8 PhD thesis have been defended during 2014. The main information, together with a short abstract is offered in the following:
Beamforming Design and Power Control for Spectrum Sharing Systems , Thesis advisor: Prof. Ana Pérez-Neira, January 24, 2014.
K. Niotaki, Design of Efficient Microwave Power Amplifier Systems, Thesis advisor: Apostolos Georgiadis , December 15, 2014.
L. Nadal, Design and implementation of low complexity adaptive optical OFDM systems for software-defined transmission in elastic optical networks, Thesis advisor: Michella Svaluto, November 21, 2014.
T. Predojev, Energy-efficient Wireless Communication Schemes and Real-Time Middleware for Machine-to-Machine Networks, Thesis advisor: Jesús Alonso-Zárate, October 6, 2014.
N. Devanthéry, High-resolution deformation measurement using Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, Thesis advisor: Michelle Crosetto, October 31, 2014.
J. Núñez, Self-Organized Backpressure Routing for the Wireless Mesh Backhaul of Small Cells , Thesis advisor: Josep Mangues Bafalluy, July 16, 2014.
J. Ferragut, Traffic and Mobility Management in Large-Scale Networks of Small Cells , Thesis advisor: Josep Mangues Bafalluy, July 29, 2014.
M. Gregori, Transmission strategies for wireless energy harvesting nodes, Thesis advisor: Miquel Payaró, July 24, 2014.
Additionaly, three CTTC theses are the top 10 ranking of downloaded in the EURASIP Library of PHD Theses from January 2014.
We congratulate our researchers, Javier Arribas (GNSS Array-based Acquisition: Theory and Implementation ), Pau Closas (Bayesian Signal Processing Techniques for GNSS Receivers: from multipath mitigation to positioning) and Musbah Shaat (Resource Management in Multicarrier Based Cognitive Radio Systems) for this achievement.
In the same list, among the 25 most downloaded theses, 6 correspond to CTTC researchers: Javier Arribas, Pau Closas, Musbah Shaat, Màrius Caus (MIMO Designs for filter bank multicarrier and multiantenna systems based on OQAM ), Oriol Font-Bach (Digital design and experimental validation of high-performance real-time OFDM systems ) and Carles Fernández (Advanced Signal Processing Techniques for Global Navigation Satellite Systems ).