Josep Mangues-Bafalluy received the PhD degree in Telecommunications in 2003 from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). He is Senior Researcher and Head of the Communication Networks Division of the Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), which is currently composed of 28 people working on optical networks and systems and mobile networks. Prior to that, he coordinated the activities of the IP Technologies Area of the CTTC since June 2003. Before joining CTTC, he worked as assistant professor at the Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB) of UPC, where he taught topics related with computer networking and computer architecture, as researcher in the Department of Computer Architecture and the Advanced Broadband Communications Center (CCABA) of UPC, and as developer in a software SME.
He has participated in several EU, Spanish, and industrial research projects, such as 5G-Crosshaul (proof-of-concept workpackage leader), Flex5Gware, SANSA (H2020), BeFEMTO, COMBO (FP7) and others in previous framework programs. He has also participated, among others, in the research projects 5GNORM, SYMBIOSIS, ARTICO, DISTORSION, and EXTREME Testbed®, and industrial SCALE (Aviat Networks), DESSERT (Cisco), Freedom (Orange). A number of these projects were led by him.
He has also taken part in several TPCs of conferences such as Globecom, PIMRC, WOWMOM, Broadnets, and acted in various roles in other conferences (panel organizer, financial chair, advisory committee, publicity chair, vice-chair). He is vice-chair of IEEE WCNC’18. He has also refereed research projects and participated in expert groups of various European platforms (e.g., networld2020). In addition to in academia, he has also given talks in various industrial events (e.g., LTE World Summit, Small Cells World Summit).
His research interest areas include software-defined networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) applied to mobile networks as well as how they can self-organize.
ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4960-9434
Grant number 645047
Project contract/code: TEC2008-06826/TEC
Project Contract/Code: Cost Action IC073
Project contract/code: 216715
Project contract/code: IST 27402
Project contract/code: FIT-330225-2007-14