Editorial Board Positions

  • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Editor, 2019present

  • IEEE Communications Letters, Editor, 2018present

  • IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology, Special Issue on “UAV Communications for Safe Aerial Integration and Spectrum Coexistence”, Guest Editor, 2021

Conference Organizing Committees

  • IEEE ICC 2022 Wireless Communications Symposium, Technical Co-Chair.

  • IEEE ICC 2021 Workshop on “Integrating UAVs into 5G and Beyond”, Co-Chair.

  • IEEE VTC Spring 2021 Track on “IoV, IoT, M2M, Sensor Networks, and Ad-Hoc Networking”, Co-Chair.

  • IEEE PIMRC 2020 Workshop on “UAV communications for 5G and Beyond”, Co-Chair.

  • IEEE ICC 2020 Workshop on “Integrating UAVs into 5G and Beyond”, Co-Chair.

  • IEEE ICC 2019 Workshop on “Integrating UAVs into 5G and Beyond”, Co-Chair.

  • Asilomar 2018 Special Session on “UAV Cellular Communications in 5G”, Co-Chair.

  • IEEE PIMRC 2018 Workshop on “UAV Communications for 5G and Beyond”, Steering Committee Member.

  • IEEE Globecom 2017 Workshop on “Large-Scale Antenna Systems in Licensed and Unlicensed Bands”, Co-Chair.

Selected Funding

  • Ayudas Ramón y Cajal on “Tecnologías de la información y de las comunicaciones” (308k for UPF, 20212026), Principal Investigator.

  • MINECO Project RTI2018-101040-A-I00 on “Wireless Networks for Drones” (46k for UPF, 20192021), Principal Investigator.

  • “la Caixa” Banking Foundation Junior Leader Fellowship on “Cellular Networks for Drone Communications” (305 for UPF, 20182021), Principal Investigator.

  • H2020-MSCA-ITN-2018 “PAINLESS” on “Energy-Autonomous Portable Access Points for Infrastructureless Networks” (4.1m for the Consortium, 549k for Nokia Bell Labs, 20182022), Beneficiary.

University Appointments

  • Coordinator of the Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications Network Engineering, UPF Barcelona, 2020–present

  • Course Coordinator and Lecturer for “Signals and Systems 2” (in English and Spanish/Catalan), UPF Barcelona, 2019–present

  • Laboratory Demonstrator for “Circuits and Signals”, “Trusted Networks”, “Mobile and Satellite Communication Systems”, “Digital Modulation and Coding”, and “Wireless Communication Techniques”, UNSW Sydney, 2010–2012 

  • Tutor for “Calculus”, “Physics”, and “Computer Programming”, Politecnico di Milano, 2007-2008

Invited Lectures & Panels

  • “Cellular UAV-to-UAV communications”, 5G International PhD School, Rome, Italy, Dec. 2019.

  • “How to prepare the ground for drone communications,” KU Leuven, Belgium, July 2019.

  • “How to prepare the ground for drone communications,” Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China, May 2019.

  • “How to prepare the ground for drone communications”, 5G International PhD School, Rome, Italy, Dec. 2018.

  • “An ’unlicensed’ marriage for massive MIMO”, 5G International PhD School, Rome, Italy, Dec. 2018.

  • “Exploring exciting career paths for young engineers and scientists”, panel discussion at IEEE ICC 2018 Young Engineer & Scientist Education Track, Kansas City MO, USA, May 2018.

  • “Massive MIMO unlicensed – A new approach to dynamic spectrum access,”Wireless Networks and Decision Systems Group, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore, June 2017.

  • “Massive MIMO unlicensed – A new approach to dynamic spectrum access,” School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, June 2017.

  • “Massive MIMO unlicensed: Enhanced coexistence and spatial reuse,” Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Università di Palermo, Italy, Feb. 2017.

  • “Massive MIMO unlicensed: Enhanced coexistence and spatial reuse,” Institute of Electronics, Communications, and Information Technology, Queen’s University Belfast, UK, Nov. 2016.

  • “Massive MIMO: More than more antennas,” Tyrrhenian InternationalWorkshop on Digital Communications, Livorno, Italy, Sept. 2016.

  • “Towards 5G communications: Five research directions for the next five years,” College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, Oct. 2015.

  • “Towards 5G communications: Five research directions for the next five years,” School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, Oct. 2015.

  • “Secrecy sum-rates for multi-user MIMO linear precoding,” École Supérieure d’Électricité, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, Sept. 2012.

  • “Secrecy sum-rates for multi-user MIMO linear precoding,” Australian Communication Theory Workshop, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, Jan. 2012.