Waleed Bin Qaim is an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) in the A-WEAR European joint Ph.D. degree program at Tampere University (TAU), Finland. He received his M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Koc University, Turkey in 2018. He completed his B.Sc. in Telecommunication Engineering from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Pakistan in 2011. His research interests include the Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks, Wearable Networks, and Distributed Computing Systems.
Lucie Klus is the Early Stage Researcher of A-WEAR project since September 2019. She received her master’s degree from Electronics and Communications at Brno University of Technology in 2019. During her studies she spent a semester at Tampere University of Technology, Finland, and two semesters at Vienna University of Technology, Austria. Her research interests include modern approaches in wireless communications, data analytics, optimization and machine learning techniques. Also, she has a background in mathematics, statistics, and physics. Her current research topic aims to improve the efficiency of data transfer and storage of the wearable-originated data.
Viktoriia Shubina received her Double M.Sc. in Engineering from University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, (Vienna) Austria and M.Sc. in Business Informatics from National Research University Higher School of Economics, (Moscow) Russia in 2019. Topics, which interest her most are data privacy, location privacy, indoor and outdoor positioning, wearable technologies.
Asad Ali pursued his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with majors in Telecommunication from COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan in 2015. He pursued his Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rostock, Germany in 2019. In September 2019, he started in Tampere University (TAU), Finland, as an early stage researcher (ESR4) in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Project A-WEAR, for which he will work on the topic of 5G and mmWave capabilities in wearable applications. His research interests include, but are not limited to, mmWave communication, wearable applications, IoT, and 5G.
Darwin P. Quezada Gaibor is an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) and PhD student at Universitat Jaume I (Spain) and Tampere University (Finland). He received his bachelor’s degree in Mechatronic Engineering from Universidad Tecnológica América, Ecuador, 2013 and his Master’s Degree in Radioengineering – GNSS receivers: Hardware and Software from Samara National Research University, Russia, 2017. His main interests are VoIP, Cloud Computing, Networking, Servers, and open-source software.
Pável Pascacio De Los Santos is an ESR of the A-WEAR project and is pursuing a European Joint Doctorate in Computer Science and Communications Engineering in the Universitat Jaume I (Spain) and Tampere University (Finland) respectively. He received his Master’s Degree in Automation and Control Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, in 2019 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Tuxtla Gutiérrez, México, in 2009. He worked at the National Institute of Electricity and Clean Energy in a multidisciplinary research group dedicated to developing Mechatronics devices for the Mexican Electricity Sector. His main research interests are in the areas of infrastructure-less Indoor Location & Positioning, Machine Learning, Collaborative Indoor Positioning Systems, Peer-to-Peer Communication and Mesh Network.
Sylvia Holcer is currently an Early Stage Researcher and a PhD student at Universitat Jaume I (UJI) in Castellón, Spain with a secondment at Brno University of Technology (BUT) in Brno, Czech Republic. She is focusing her work on location privacy in wearables. She majored in Geoinformation for her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at UAM in Poznań, Poland. Her primary research interests are new technologies, machine learning, and spatial analysis.
Laura Fluerătoru obtained her Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from ETH Zürich in 2019. During her Master’s thesis, she designed a high-accuracy indoor localization system based on the novel ultra-low-power Ultra-Wideband (UWB) integrated circuit developed by the ETH Zürich spin-off 3db Access. As an early-stage researcher, she will continue her work to achieve centimeter-level accuracy for the localization of wearable devices in the Internet of Things. During her studies, she gained experience in both industry and research from internships at Freescale Semiconductor, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), and Schindler Group. Her research interests include wireless and mobile communications, embedded systems, signal processing, and machine learning.
Ekaterina Svertoka is a PhD candidate at Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania as part of H2020 ITN/EJD A-WEAR project. She received her M.Sc. degree in Radioengineering from Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University (LETI), Russia in 2018. Her research interests are wireless communications and wearable technology for work safety.
Ms. Asma Channa occupies ESR-10 position. In 2015, she graduated Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro, Pakistan with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering. She holds a Master degree in Electronic Systems Engineering from the same university (2018). Under the supervision of Prof.Dr.Rahime Ceylan of Selcuk University Konya Turkey, she finished her master’s research project which was titled as “Analyzing gait in Parkinsons Patients using Machine Learning”. She currently has four publications and her research interests are biomedical signal processing, wearables, ehealth and artificial intelligence. Her current research topic is focused on designing eHealth applications based on wearable devices under the supervision team: Prof. Dr. Nirvana Popescu (UPB), Prof. Dr. Antonio Iera (UNIRC), Dr. Giuseppe Ruggeri (UNIRC) and Industrial Supervisors Dr. Bogdan Cramariuc (CITST) and Dr. Oana Cramariuc (CITST).
Justyna Skibińska is a joint-Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic, and Tampere University, Finland, working as an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within the A-WEAR project. She received her MSc. (2018) at AGH University of Science and Technology in Poland. Her field of study was the Biomedical Engineering with specialization in Computer Science and Electronics in Medicine. She was working at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Krakow (Poland). Her research focus is low-latency machine learning and wearable technologies.
Salwa Saafi is a joint-PhD student at Brno University of Technology (BUT) and Tampere University (TAU), working as an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within the A-WEAR project. She received a telecommunications engineering degree (2017) from the Higher School of Communications of Tunis (SUP’COM), Tunisia. Her current research topic is focusing on reliable and low-latency communication technologies for industrial wearable applications. Her main research interests are in wireless communications, future radio access networks technologies, and architectures.
Raúl Casanova Marqués is a joint-Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology (BUT) and Universitat Jaume I (UJI), working as an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within the A-WEAR project. He graduated (2017) in Computer Engineering at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) in Spain and he received a M.Sc. (2018) in Information and Communication Technology Security from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), and a M.Sc. (2018) Indra Master’s in Cybersecurity from U-tad. His research interests include novel cryptographic protocols for attribute-based authentication, privacy protection mechanisms of users in electronic systems and secure algorithms on wearable devices.
Olga Chukhno is an Early Stage Researcher within A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network, and PhD student at Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Italy and Tampere University, Finland. She received Master degree (2019) in Fundamental Informatics and Information Technologies and Bachelor degree (2017) in Business Informatics from RUDN University, Russia. Her present research interests include Edge/Fog computing, software-defined networks, Social-IoT, IoWT.
Nadezhda Chukhno is a Marie Curie Fellow, Early Stage Researcher at A-WEAR and Doctoral Researcher at University of Reggio Calabria, Italy and Jaume I University, Spain. She graduated from RUDN University, Russia and received bachelor diploma in Business Informatics (2017) and Master diploma in Fundamental Informatics and Information technologies (2019). Her current research activity mainly focuses on 5G networks, heterogeneous radio access technologies, device-to-device communications (D2D) and Internet of Wearable Things (IoWT).