ESR 7

NOKIA

Francesco La Marca

Biography

Francesco La Marca is a Marie-Curie Early Stage Researcher at Nokia Bell Labs (Dublin, Ireland) and Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain), where his Ph.D. research work focuses on the design of wireless networks for autonomous robots. Francesco received the Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (2015) and the Master’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering (2019) from Politecnico of Milan University (Milan, Italy). He completed an internship with Samsung Electronics Italy in summer 2016 where he was part of the Technical Product Team supporting the development and the finalization of mobile products by testing all the functionalities and providing relevant Field Test Reports and feedback to R&D and HQ. In April 2018, he was one of the 10 Italian Master students selected by Huawei Technologies for participating in the Seeds for the Future Program for a two weeks study trip to China in Huawei’s global headquarters in Shenzhen, where he received a training on wireless and core network technologies. He was a visitor student with Nokia Bell Labs (Dublin, Ireland) from October 2018 to April 2019 where he conducted research on UAV cellular communications and wrote a quantitative master’s thesis on the topic.

Contacts

francesco.la_marca@nokia.com

Supervisor

David Lopez-Perez, david.lopez-perez@nokia-bell-labs.com

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