Dr. Luis Blanco received his MSc and PhD in Telecommunications engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain, in 2006 and 2017, respectively. He holds a MSc degree in Research on Information and Communications Technologies (MERIT) from the UPC since 2012. Furthermore, he also has a degree in Data Science and Big Data from the University of Barcelona (UB) and a postgraduate degree in quantitative techniques for financial markets from the UPC, obtained in 2016 and 2012, respectively.
Luis was recipient of the INNOVATIA award from IDE?CESEM (Instituto de Directivos de Empresa, Madrid). In 2007, he joined the Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), where he currently holds a position as a researcher. He has actively participated in more than twenty research projects funded by public and private entities, including EC?funded projects (MONB5G, SEMANTIC, EMPhAtic, BeFEMTO, COOPCOM), national projects (e.g., FBMC?SILAN, GRE3N), networks of excellence in research (SATNEX IV) with the European Space Agency (ESA) and a plethora of industrial projects with international companies (e.g, HUAWEI, Keysight technologies, Inmarsat, Hispasat, etc) . His current research interests include machine learning for big data in 5G wireless systems, M2M/IoT over satellite networks, massive M2M communications for Internet of Things and dense wireless networks.
2014 SGR 1551
Contract code: TEC2011-29006-C03-01
Project contract code: TEC2008-06327-C03-03/TEC
Project contract/code: IST 033533