Short Bio

David López-Pérez  (M’12 SM´17) is currently a member of Technical Staff at Nokia Bell Laboratories. Prior to this, David received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in telecommunication from Miguel Hernandez University, Spain, in 2003 and 2006, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in wireless networking from the University of Bedfordshire, U.K., in 2011. David was also a RF Engineer with Vodafone, Spain, from 2005 to 2006, and a Research Associate with King’s College London, U.K., from 2010 to 2011. David has authored the book Heterogeneous Cellular Networks: Theory, Simulation and Deployment (Cambridge University Press, 2012), as well as over 100 book chapters, journal, and conference papers, all in recognized venues. He also holds over 36 patents applications. David received the Ph.D. Marie-Curie Fellowship in 2007 and the IEEE ComSoc Best Young Professional Industry Award in 2016. He was also a finalist for the Scientist of the Year prize in The Irish Laboratory Awards in 2013 and 2015. He is an editor of IEEE TRANSACTION on WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS since 2016, and he was awarded as Exemplary Reviewer of the IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS in 2011. He is or has also  been a Guest Editor of a number of journals, e.g., the IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS, the IEEE Communication Magazine and the IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine.