Management Team

Senior Researchers

Christos Masouros

UCL

Christos Masouros (SMIEEE, MIET) received the Diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece, in 2004, and MSc by research and PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK in 2006 and 2009 respectively. Between 2009-2010 he was a Research Associate in the University of Manchester and between 2010-2012 a Research Fellow in Queen’s University Belfast. He has held a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship between 2011-2016. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Communications and Information Systems research group, Dept. Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University College London.

He is PAINLESS Network Coordinator, responsible for the overall implementation of the project

Read more: https://www.ee.ucl.ac.uk/staff/academic/uceecm0

Marco Di Renzo

CNRS

He received the Laurea (cum laude) and the Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Information Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of L’Aquila, Italy, in April 2003 and in January 2007, respectively. In October 2013, he received the Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (Doctor of Science) degree from the University Paris-Sud, Paris, France.

He is PAINLESS’ Training Coordinator, responsible for supervision, training and career development

Read more: http://www.h2020-msca-etn-5gwireless.eu/management-team

Constantinos Papadias

AIT

Constantinos B. Papadias is the Scientific Director of Athens Information Technology (AIT), in Athens, Greece, where he is also Professor and Head of its Broadband Wireless and Sensor Networks (B-WiSE) Research Group. He is also Adjunct Professor at Aalborg University. He received the Diploma of Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 1991 and the Doctorate degree in Signal Processing (highest honors) from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST), Paris, France, in 1995. He was a researcher at Institut Eurecom (1992-1995), Stanford University (1995-1997) and Bell Labs (as Member of Technical Staff from 1997-2001 and as Technical Manager from 2001-2006). He was also Adjunct Professor at Columbia University (2004-2005) and Carnegie Mellon University (2006-2011).

He is PAINLESS Research Coordinator responsible for research program and partner interactions, ensuring ESR projects are coherent

Read more: https://www.ait.gr/team/constantinos-papadias/

David Lopez-Perez

NOKIA

David López-Pérez (M’12 SM´17) is currently a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Nokia Bell Laboratories, and the lead of the Wireless Stream at the Future Indoor Network Research Department. Prior to this, David received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in telecommunication from Miguel Hernandez University, Spain, in 2003 and 2006, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in wireless networking from the University of Bedfordshire, U.K., in 2011. David was also a RF Engineer with Vodafone, Spain, from 2005 to 2006, and a Research Associate with King’s College London, U.K., from 2010 to 2011.

David is PAINLESS Exploitation Coordinator, responsible for IP exploitation, standardization, commercialization activities

Read more: https://www.bell-labs.com/usr/david.lopez-perez

Rebecca Tod

UMAN

Rebecca is a Senior Lecturer with the Power Conversion Research Group at The University of Manchester, UK. After completing her Engineering Doctorate (Eng.D.) in 2006, she was a Research Associate in the Rolls-Royce UTC. She was appointed to Lecturer in 2010, and Senior Lecturer in 2017. Since 2016, she is the Course Director for the Power Electronics, Machines and Drives MSc She has experience of leading research with a diverse range of industries, including gas-engine manufacturers, wide band gap device developers, vehicle manufacturers, and energy storage system suppliers and aggregators. This collaborative research has been funded from a variety of sources including, direct industry funding, consultancy, EU FP7, EPSRC and Innovate UK.

Rebecca is PAINLESS Gender Balance Coordinator, responsible for monitor recruitment regarding gender equality

Read more: https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/rebecca.todd.html

Emad Alsusa

UMAN

Emad Alsusa completed a PhD in Telecommunications from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom in 2000 and in the same year he was appointed to work on developing high data rates systems as part of an industrial project based at Edinburgh University. He joined Manchester University (then UMIST) in September 2003 as a faculty member where his current rank is a Reader in the Communication Engineering Group.

Emad is PAINLESS Secondment Coordinator, responsible for Monitor recruitment regarding gender equality

Read more: https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/e.alsusa.html

Ioannis Krikidis

UCY

Ioannis is Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cyprus. He is the director of the Mobile Communications and Networking (MCN) laboratory, which conducts research in the broad area of communication theory, communication signal processing, wireless communications and networks.

Read more: http://www.eng.ucy.ac.cy/krikidis/

Deszo Sera

AAU

Dezso is Associate Professor in the Department of Energy Technology at the Aalborg University.
He conducts research in Photovoltaic systems, Power Electronics, PV systems modelling, diagnostics & monitoring and PV grid integration

Read more: http://vbn.aau.dk/en/persons/dezso-sera(6ed4419e-1d54-4943-8487-896a2f7a63d9).html

Jimmy Nielsen

AAU

Jimmy obtained his M.Sc. in Computer Engineering and his Ph.D. degree in Wireless Communications from Aalborg University, Denmark. He is currently working as a postdoc researcher at the Department of Electronic Systems, Aalborg University. His research interests are on traffic models for M2M systems, reliable communications, wireless networks, and performance analysis of communication systems. He has served as reviewer for IEEE Communications Letters, and various IEEE conferences. He has also served as a technical program committee member on various conferences

Read more: http://personprofil.aau.dk/112991#/minside

Pete James

LYRA

Peter is Technical Specialist and Director specialising in electric and hybrid vehicles and green energy systems. Prior to Lyra Electronics he worked for Prodrive Ltd and Lucas Ltd in roles varying from Senior Engineer to Chief Engineer and Technical Specialist. During his career he has designed and developed 3 phase brushless motor drive, high and low power DC-DC converters, battery cell monitoring and balancing systems, power distribution module, control ECUs, and software for both embedded and desktop applications.

Read more: http://www.lyraelectronics.com/about/meet-the-team/

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