Rui L. Aguiar

Rui L. Aguiar received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in

2001 from the University of Aveiro. He is currently a Full Professor at the University of Aveiro, responsible for the networking area, and has been previously an adjunct professor at the INI, Carnegie Mellon University. He was a Visiting Research Scholar at Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Brazil. He is coordinating a research line nationwide in Instituto de Telecomunicações, on the area of Networks and Multimedia, and is serving as Chair of the Steering Board of the Networld2020 ETP.

He is senior member of IEEE, Portugal ComSoc Chapter Chair, and a member of ACM.. His current research interests are centred on the implementation of advanced wireless networks and systems, with special emphasis on 5G networks and the Future Internet. He has more than 450 published papers in those areas, including standardization contributions to IEEE and IETF.

IEEE 5G Summit 25 March, 2019

Networld2020 views on the path to 6G

The presentation will provide an overview of the current Strategic Research Agenda to be pursued under the scope of Networld2020, and which will be used as reference orientation to structure communication research in communications in Europe. The talk will also briefly describe the outcomes of previous research under this framework.



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