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Angel Lozano

Angel Lozano is a Professor at Univ. Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in Barcelona. He received the Ph.D. degree from Stanford University in 1998. In 1999, he joined Bell Labs (Lucent Technologies, now Nokia), where he was a member of the Wireless Communications Research Department until 2008. Between 2005 and 2008 he was also an Adj. Associate Professor at Columbia University.

Prof. Lozano is a Fellow of the IEEE. He has been Area Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and an Editor for the IEEE ComSoc Technology News, the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, the IEEE Transactions on Communications, and the Journal of Communications & Networks; he has guest-edited various journal special issues and is actively involved in committees and conference organization tasks for the IEEE. In particular, he has been Chair of the IEEE Communication Theory Technical Committee and an elected member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Communications Society.

Prof. Lozano has published extensively, holds 16 patents, and is the coauthor of the textbook “Foundations of MIMO Communication,” released by Cambridge University Press in 2019. His papers have received several awards, including the 2009 Stephen O. Rice prize to the best paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Communications, the 2016 Fred W. Ellersick prize to the best paper published in the IEEE Communications Magazine, and the 2016 Communications Society & Information Theory Society joint paper award. He also received the Bell Labs President’s Gold Award in 2002 and an ERC Advanced Grant for the period 2016-2022. He was a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher.

Prof. Lozano has held visiting appointments at the University of Texas at Austin (USA), New York University (USA), University of Minnesota (USA), University of Toronto (Canada), Imperial College (UK), The University of Edinburgh (UK), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), and Southeast University (China).

Lecture Topics
  • MIMO and Smart Surfaces: A Marriage Made in Heaven
  • Wide-Aperture MIMO: When Multipath Becomes Dispensable
  • Random Thoughts on 6G
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