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Abolfazl Mehbodniya

Research Fellow


Abolfazl Mehbodniya is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow at CONNECT in UCD.

He received his PhD degree from the National Institute of Scientific Research (Energy, Materials, and Telecommunications Research Centre (INRS-EMT)) at the University of Quebec in 2010.

From 2010 to 2017 he worked as a JSPS research fellow and assistant professor at Tohoku University in Japan and later at the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) in Kyoto, Japan, as a research scientist.

Dr. Mehbodniya has over 10 years of experience in electrical engineering, wireless communications, and project management. He has over 100 published conference and journal papers in the areas of radio resource management, sparse channel estimation, interference mitigation, short-range communications, 4G/5G design, OFDM, heterogeneous networks, artificial neural networks (ANNs) and fuzzy logic techniques with applications to algorithm and protocol design in wireless communications.

He is the recipient of several national and international grants including JSPS fellowship for foreign researchers, JSPS young faculty startup grant and KDDI foundation grant.


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