Editor-in-Chief of IRECAP

Biographical note of the Editor-in-Chief:


Professor Taufik ABRÃO (IEEE-M’97–SM’12, PQ-1D CNPq) received the B.S., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic School, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, in 1992, 1996, and 2001, respectively. Since 1997, he has been with the Communications Group, Department of Electrical Engineering, Londrina State University (UEL), Paraná, Brazil, where he is currently an Associate Professor in telecommunications and the Head of the Telecommunication & Signal Processing Laboratory (TSP Lab).

In 2012, he was an Academic Visitor with the Southampton Wireless Research Group, University of Southampton, Southampton, U.K. From 2007 to 2008 he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the Department of Signal Theory and Communications, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain. He has participated in several projects funded by government agencies and industrial companies.

Prof. Abrão has supervised 22 M.Sc., 4 Ph.D. students, and three postdocs. He co-authored eleven book chapters on mobile radio communications and over +200 research papers published in specialized/international journals and conferences.

His current research interests include communications and signal processing, specially Massive-MIMO systems, multi-user detection and estimation, MC-CDMA, cooperative communication and relaying, Resource Allocation, Convex optimization aspects of 5G and 4G wireless systems.

He is involved in editorial board activities of six journals in the telecommunications and wireless networks. He has served as a TPC member for several IEEE conferences. Prof. Abrão is a senior member of the IEEE and Telecommunication Brazilian Society (SBrT), and a PQ-1D Research Fellow of the Brazilian CNPq Research Agency. He has also been served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials since 2013, the IEEE Access since 2016, the IET Journal of Engineering (JoE) since 2014. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal on Computer and Communications Networks, Computational Intelligence and Data Analytics.

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