Raül Muñoz

Raül Muñoz

Division Manager, Senior Researcher, Head of Department

Division: Communication Networks
Category: Research
Phone: +34 93 645 29 00     Ext: 2129
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Raul Munoz is graduated in telecommunications engineering in 2001 and received a Ph.D. degree in telecommunications in 2005, both from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain. After working as undergraduate researcher at Telecom Italia Lab (Turin, Italy) in 2000, and as assistant professor at the UPC in 2001, he joined the Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) in 2002. Currently, he is Senior Researcher (since February 2007), and Head of the Optical Network and System Department and Manager of the Communication Networks Division (since April 2013). Previously, he was the CTTC representative at the Board of the 5G Infrastructure Association (5GIA), and the Steering Board of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) and the Networld2020 ETP form January 2015 to September 2018. He was the Coordinator from the Optical Networking Area from July 2005 to March 2013. He was also the Coordinator of ADRENALINE testbed® since 2002 to 2009.

Since 2000, he has participated in over 40 R&D projects funded by the European Commission’s Framework Programmes (H2020, FP7, FP6, FP5, CELTIC and ITEA) and the Spanish National research programmes (Proyecto I+D, Red Temática, CENIT, PROFIT, CYCIT).  He has been the Principal Investigator (PI) of several Spanish research projects (four Proyectos I+D/CYCIT: RESPLANDOR, DORADO, FARO and DESTELLO; one International Complementary Action (ACI) with the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology – NICT-  in Japan). He has also been the Project Manager (PM) of two European projects, the coordinated EU-Japan STREP project (STRAUSS, 608528) within FP7, and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (MSCA-ITN) project (ONFIRE,  765275) within the H2020 framework programme. Additionally, he has been the CTTC researcher in charge of seven European projects (H2020 blueSPACE, FP7 IDEALIST, STRONGEST, NOBEL2, NOBEL, and BONE, ITEA TBONES). He has also participated and led research projects with the industry.

He has participated in the organization of several conferences (ONDM 2020 General chair, ONDM2019 TPC chair, WWRF39 chair, ECOC 2015 TPC chair, EUCNC 2014 Track chair, NOC 2012 TPC chair), as well as panels, special sessions and symposia (EUCNC 2015, EUCNC 2017, ONDM2019). He also served as vice-chair of the EU FP7 Technology Cluster on Converged and Optical Networks (CaON). He has been an active member of the technical program committee of various networking conferences such as ICC, GLOBECOM, IPOP, ONDM, EUCNC and ECOC, as well as frequent reviewer of top-leading journals in the field such as IEEE journal of Lightwave Technologies (JLT) and Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN). He also served as Associate Editor for the ECOC2015 special issue for JLT.

He has served as evaluator for the National research agencies of Spain (ANEP, Comisiones TEC-TCM), and Luxemburg (FNR). His research interests include control and service management architectures (SDN, NFV, GMPLS, PCE, MEC) for future optical transport networks with cloud and edge computing. He has published over 70 journal papers, 240 international conference papers, and 2 patents in this field. He is IEEE Senior Member since 2012, and member of the IEEE communications society and Photonics society.

Thesis supervised: 3 (2 on-going)

Total citations: 3190

Total JCR articles: 78

Total JCR articles in Q1: 61

h-index: 30

Source: Google Scholar. https://scholar.google.es/citations?user=pB5RinkAAAAJ&hl=es&oi=sra

ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4651-4499

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A. Mayoral, , , , , , , A. Aguado, S. Yan, D. Simeonidou, J. M. Gran, V. López, P. Kaczmarek, R. Szwedowski, T. Szyrkowiec, A. Autenrieth, N. Yoshikane, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, M. Shiraiwa, N. Wada, M. Nishihara, T. Tanaka, T. Takahara, J. C. Rasmussen, Y. Yoshida, K. Kitayama, Control Orchestration Protocol: unified transport API for distributed cloud and network orchestration , JOURNAL OF OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. A216-A222, February 2017, https://www.osapublishing.org/jocn/viewmedia.cfm?uri=jocn-9-2-A216.
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Journals & magazines
, , , , , , A. Georgiadis, , , , , J. Núñez, , , O. Font-Bach, , , , The CTTC 5G end-to-end experimental platform: Integrating heterogeneous wireless/optical networks, distributed cloud, and IoT devices , IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 50-63, Mach 2016.
Y. Yoshida, A. Maruta, K. Kitayama, M. Nishihara, T. Takahara, T. Tanaka, J. Rasmussen, N. Yoshikane, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, S. Yan, Y. Shu, Y. Yan, R. Nejabati, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou, , , , , V. López, A. Aguado, J. Marhuenda, SDN-based Network Orchestration of Variable-capacity Optical Packet Switching Network over Programmable Flexi-grid Elastic Optical Path Network , Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 609-617, February 2015.
A. Mayoral, , , , , , , S. Yan, A. Aguado, E. Hugues-Salas, S. Peng, F. Meng, Y. Shu, G. Zervas, R. Nejabati, D. Simeonidou, J. Manuel Gran, V. López, O. Gonzalez de Dios, J. Pedro Fernández-Palacios, P. Kaczmarek, R. Szwedowski, T. Szyrkowiec, A. Autenrieth, N. Yoshikane, X. Cao, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, M. Shiraiwa, N. Wada, M. Nichihara, T. Tanaka, T. Takahara, J. C. Rasmussen, Y. Yoshida, K. Kitayama, First experimental demonstration of a distributed cloud and heterogeneous network orchestration with a common Transport API for E2E services with QoS , in Proceedings of the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC), 20-24 March 2016, Anaheim, California (USA).
Y. Yoshida, K.-I. Kitayama, Y. Kai, M. Nishihahra, R. Okabe, T. Tanaka, T. Takahara, J. C. Rasmussen, N. Yoshikane, X. Cao, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, A. Mayoral, , , , , , , K. Habel, R. Freund, V. Lopez, A. Aguado, S. Yan, D. Simeonidou, T. Szyrkowiec, A. Authenrieth, M. Shiraiwa, Y. Awaji, N. Wada, First Demonstration of Cognitive SDN Orchestration: A Real-time Congestion-aware Services Provisioning over OFDM-based 400G OPS and Flexi-WDM OCS Networks , in Proceedings of Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2016, 20-22 March 2016, Anaheim, California (USA).
, , , , A. Mayoral, , , , , M. Nishihara, T. Tanaka, T. Takahara, J. C. Rasmussen, C. Kottke, M. Schlosser, R. Freund, F. Meng, S. Yan, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou, Y. Yoshida, K. Kitayama, SDN-enabled Sliceable BVT Based on Multicarrier Technology for Multi-Flow Rate/Distance and Grid Adaptation , invited paper in Proceedings of the 41st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2015), 27 September-1 October 2015, Valencia (Spain).
Int'l conferences
O. González de Dios, , F. Paolucci, A. Napoli, L. Gifre, S. Annoni, S. Belotti, U. Feiste, D. Rafique, M. Bohn, S. Bigo, A. Dupas, E. Dutisseuil, F. Fresi, B. Guo, E. Hugues, P. Layec, V. López, G. Meloni, S. Misto, R. Morro, T. Rahman, G. Khanna, , , F. Cugini, L. Poti, , Y. Shu, S. Yan, Y. Yan, G. Zervas, R. Nejabati, D. simeonidou, L. Velasco, A. D\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'Errico, First Demonstration of Multi-vendor and Multi-domain EON with S-BVT and Control Interoperability over Pan-European Testbed , in Proceedings of 41st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2015), 27-1 October 2015, Valencia (Spain).
Int'l conferences
Y.Yoshida, A. Maruta, K. Kitayama, M. Nishihara, T. Tanaka, T. Takahara, J. C. Rasmussen, N. Yoshikane, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, S. Yan, Y. Shu, M. Channegowda, Y. Yan, B.R. Rofoee, E. Hugues-Salas, G. Saridis, G. Zervas, R. Nejabati, D. Simeonidou, , , , , , , A. Aguado, V. López, J. Marhuenda, O. González de Dios, J. P. Fernández-Palacios, First international SDN-based Network Orchestration of Variable capacity OPS over Programmable Flexi-grid EON , PDP Optical Fiber Conference (OFC), March 2014.
M. Channegowda, R. Nejabati, M.Rashidifard, S. Peng, N. Amaya, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou, , , , , L. .Liu, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, A. Autenrieth, J.P. Elbers, P. Kostecki, P. Kaczmarek, First Demonstration of an OpenFlow based Software-Defined Optical Network Employing Packet, Fixed and Flexible DWDM Grid Technologies on an International Multi-Domain Testbed , in Proceedings of 38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2012), 16-20 September 2012, Amsterdam (The Netherlands).