Director: Narcís Cardona

Prof. Narcís CardonaMsC (1990), PhD (1995), Prof.(2001). Since October 1990 he is with the Communications Department of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), currently Full Professor on Signal Theory and Communications. Prof. Cardona is in head of the Mobile Communications Group at the UPV, with 30 researchers including assistant professors & research fellows. Additionally he is the Director of the Mobile Communications Master Degree (since 2006) and Director of the Research Institute of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications (iTEAM) since 2016.

Prof. Cardona has led National and European research projects, Networks of Excellence and other research forums in FP6, FP7 and H2020, always in Mobile Communications aspects. At European scale he has been Vice-Chairman of COST273 Action (2003-2006), Chairman of the EU Action COST IC1004 (2011-2015), coordinator of the National Network of Excellence ARCO5G since January 2015, Vice-Chairman of the COST Action IRACON from March 2016, member of the Steering Board of METIS (7FP; 2011-2015), METIS-II (H2020 5GPPP; 2015-2017), and WIBEC (H2020 ITN; 2016-2019).

His current research topics are Radio wave propagation, Planning and Optimisation of Mobile Access Networks, Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, Dynamic Spectrum Management and Wireless Body Environment Communications.