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Early Stage Researchers

Wai Yan
Wai YanESR1-Design and analysis of massive MIMO antennas for the mmW
Wai Yan (Warren) Yong received the Bachelor’s Degree (First Class Hons.) in Electronic Engineering from Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia in 2016 and Master of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2018. He was the recipient for UTHM Chancellor’s Award during the 16th UTHM Convocation. He also received the Best Postgraduate Student Award from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia for his master’s degree which presented during the 60th UTM Convocation. He is currently working toward his Doctor of Philosophy with the Department of Telecommunication Engineering, University of Twente, Netherland under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr. Andres Alayon Glazunov. His PhD research is focused on the development of the massive MIMO Antenna at millimetre wave band for future communication. His research interest include but not limited to antenna design, frequency selective surface, new materials for antenna and microwave devices, antenna and microwave devices with flexible features, electromagnetic compatibility and electromagnetic for biomedical applications.
Mohammad Poordaraee
Mohammad Poordaraee ESR2-Numerical and experimental verification of the Over-The-Air (OTA) performance of massive MIMO antennas
Mohammad Poordaraee received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran, in 2013 and 2017, respectively. Where he was Microwave Lab instructor in 2017. From 2015 to 2018 he was with Electromagnetic Engineering Research Laboratory (EMER Lab) at IUST as Antenna and Microwave component designer.
He served as invited reviewer at IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (AWPL) and also as scientific committee member of 4th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Engineering and Innovation in 2017. He won the bronze medal in Iranian National Physics Olympiad and was enrolled as member of Iran’s National Elites Foundation in 2007.
He is currently pursuing his PhD studies under supervision of Professor Andrés Alayón Glazunov at University of Twente, Netherlands. His PhD research is focused on development of the massive MIMO antenna systems at mm-wave band. His research interests include, but are not limited to mm-wave antennas, Massive MIMO and 5G systems, Over-The-Air evaluation of Antenna systems, Characteristic Modes Theory and Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSS).
Alireza Bagheri
Alireza BagheriESR3 - OTA-aided design and characterization of distributed massive MIMO antennas for the mmW
Alireza Bagheri Moghim is currently a researcher in Gapwaves AB, Sweden and a PhD student in the Telecommunication Engineering group at the University of Twente, Netherlands. He holds MSc and BSc degrees all in Electrical Engineering from the Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran. His PhD research is focused on developing an indoor distributed antenna system based on the massive MIMO concept at mmW. His research interests include antenna design, phased arrays, beamforming and electromagnetic metamaterials.
Amar Al Jzari
Amar Al JzariESR4 - MIMO characterisation and modelling at mmWave bands
Amar Al-jzari, borns in Basrah, Iraq. He graduated from Basrah Engineering Technical college in 2009. He earned his master degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology, USA, Florida. His master degree was in field of Wireless Communication System. Currently, He’s an assistant lecturer at Basrah Oil Training Institute. His research interest are in the area of wireless communication, cellular system design, wireless channel modeling, digital signal processing, and system level simulation of wireless networks.
Samuel Romero
Samuel Romero ESR6 - Characterisation and modelling of human body scattering in mmWave in-building channels
He started his career as telecommunications engineer at the Santo Tomas university in Bucaramanga-Colombia until the halfway through then he went to Valencia, Spain to finish his telecommunications degree at the polytechnic university of Valencia with the double degree exchange program among these two universities. When he finished the engineering he went to Madrid -Spain to continue his academic preparation by completing a Master degree in telecommunications at the polytechnic university of Madrid. Then he came back to his country to work with the largest telecommunications company in Colombia called Claro-Telmex, this company is within the consortium of the largest telecommunications company in Latin America (America Móvil), when its owner is the Mexican magnate Carlos Slim. In his professional experience they worked to improve the telecommunications network to offer the best service to their customers, changing the telecommunications equipment and infrastructure like optic fibre and mobile stations (3G-4G). Then he decided to return to Spain to complete his academic knowledge as a PhD student with the final purpose to contribute in the telecommunication research in his country.
Danaisy Prado Alvarez
Danaisy Prado Alvarez ESR7 - Design of precoders for real time tracking in massive MIMO digital beamforming for mmW
Danaisy Prado Alvarez graduated in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering in 2015 at Technological University of Havana “José Antonio Echeverría”, Cuba. She received her M.Sc. in Telecommunication Technologies, Systems and Networks in 2017 from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV). In 2018, she joined the iTEAM Research Institute of the Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain, as a Ph.D student. Her current research interests are focused on 5G wireless technologies design and network planning for indoor environments.
Chen Chen
Chen ChenESR8 - Network modelling and optimization for the dense deployment of millimetre wave small cells in indoor and outdoor built environments
Chen Chen received the B.S. degree from East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China, in 2018. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Wireless Communications at the University of Sheffield, UK. His current research interests lie in the area of network modelling and optimization for the dense deployment of millimetre wave small cells in built environments.
Yixing Zhang
Yixing ZhangESR9 - Design and optimization of MIMO antenna configurations for millimetre wave small cells in indoor and outdoor built environments
Yixin Zhang received the B.S. degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), Beijing, China, in 2017. From September 2016 to September 2018, she was doing research in Key Laboratory of Universal Wireless Communications, Ministry of Education, BUPT, Beijing, China. She is currently working toward the PhD degree in the Communications Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom. Her research interests include spectrum sensing technologies in cognitive radio systems, multiple-input multiple-output configurations for small cell deployment, and optimization and performance analysis of millimeter wave communication networks.
Chunxia Qin
Chunxia QinESR10 - Joint optimization of mmW MIMO small cell (SC) deployment and the built environment (BE)
Chunxia Qin received her B.S. degree in Electronic Information Engineering in 2005, and M.S. degree in Signal and Information Processing in 2008, in Shandong University, P.R. China. From 2008-2011, she worked in Alcatel Lucent, China. From 2011 to 2018, she worked in Shandong Ruixin Communication Chunxia Qin received her B.S. degree in Electronic Information Engineering in 2005, and M.S. degree in Signal and Information Processing in 2008, in Shandong University, P.R. China. From 2008-2011, she worked in Alcatel Lucent, China. From 2011 to 2018, she worked in Shandong Ruixin Communication Technology Co., Ltd., China. She is currently a researcher in Ranplan Wireless Network Design Ltd, UK and a PhD student in the Telecommunication Engineering group at the University of Twente, Netherlands. Her research interests are in radio communications and mmWave small cell communications, joint deployment of mmWave small cell in typical building environments.
Shadi Eltanani
Shadi Eltanani ESR11 - Intelligent design of mmWave conference networks in built environments
Shadi Eltanani received the BSc degree in Electrical Engineering, majoring in Communications and Control from the Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine in 2009 and the MSc degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Staffordshire University, UK in 2015. Currently, he is a PhD researcher at the University of Sheffield, UK and collaborating with Televic Conference; an industrial Belgian company. His current research interests include 5G Wireless Networks, mmWave Communications and Signal Processing.