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Dr Paul Patras

Chancellor's Fellow

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Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

Ph.D. in Future Mobile Networks

Research Interests

My research seeks to bridge the gap between fundamental mathematical models and real-world applications of computer networks. I focus on problems related to performance optimisation in wireless networks, network protocols and architectures, prototyping and test beds.

Qualifications

2011PhD in Telematics Engineering with honours, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
2008MSc in Telematics Engineering with honours, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain

Biography

I am a Chancellor's Fellow / Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh and a member of the Institute for Computing Systems Architecture (ICSA). I am also affiliated to the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Pervasive Parallelism and the Li-Fi R&D Centre. Previously, I was a research fellow at the Hamilton Institute of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Between 2007–2011 I was a research assistant at Institute IMDEA Networks (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies in Networks) and in 2010 I was a visiting researcher in the Networks Group at Rice University, Houston, USA.

Research outputs

  1. WiHaul: Max-Min Fair Wireless Backhauling over Multi-Hop Millimetre-Wave Links

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  2. Imola: A decentralised learning-driven protocol for multi-hop White-Fi

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Breaking Fitness Records without Moving: Reverse Engineering and Spoofing Fitbit

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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