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Michael Barros

Research Fellow


Dr. Michael Taynnan Barros was born in Campina Grande, Brazil, 1990. He is currently an Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Research Fellow associated with TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology.

Michael received his PhD in Telecommunication Software at the Waterford Institute of Technology in 2016, MSc degree in Computer Science at the Federal University of Campina Grande in 2012 and BTech degree in Telematics at the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Paraiba in 2011.

He has published over 40 research papers in diverse journals such as IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, and conferences in the area of wireless communications, optical communications, ad-hoc networks, as well as molecular and nanoscale communications. He is also a reviewer for many journals and participated as a member of technical program committees and as a reviewer for various international conferences.

In 2017, he served as the Technical Program Co-chair for the 3rd International Workshop on Nanoscale Computing and Communications (NsCC) held in conjuction with NEW2AN conference, the chair of the 5GPPP Network Management, QoS and Security Working Group and the Chair of the 2nd Network Management, QoS and Security for 5G Networks held in conjunction with the EuCNC.

His research interests include Molecular Communications, Nanonetworks and 5G Technology for Connected Health.


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