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Adrian Garcia-Rodriguez
Nokia Bell Labs

Adrian Garcia-Rodriguez is a Research Scientist in Nokia Bell Labs (Ireland) where he focuses on the design of next-generation 802.11 technologies and UAV communications. He joined Bell Labs in 2016, after receiving the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University College London (U.K.). Previously, he held research positions in the research institute for technological development and Communication Innovation (IDeTIC) at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) between 2010-2012, and in the RF group of Nokia Bell Labs (Ireland) in 2015. Adrian is co-inventor of fourteen filed patent families and co-author of 40+ technical publications in the areas of wireless communications and networking. On these topics, he frequently delivers technical tutorials (IEEE WCNC’18, IEEE ICC’18, IEEE PIMRC’18, and IEEE Globecom’18), organizes workshops and special sessions (IEEE Globecom’17, Asilomar’18, and IEEE ICC’19), and participates in industrial seminars (IEEE Globecom’18, and IEEE ICC’19). He delivered the industrial presentation “Drone Base Stations: Opportunities and Challenges Towards a Truly “Wireless” Wireless Network”, which won the Most Attended Industry Program Award at IEEE Globecom 2017. Adrian was named an Exemplary Reviewer for IEEE Communications Letters in 2016, and both IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and IEEE Transactions on Communications in 2017.

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