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PhD. D. Pablo Piñol defended his Thesis with honors at the Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Elche, Spain.

September 11th, 2015 D. Pablo Piñol defended his PhD. entitled “Robust Video Streaming over Vehicular Networks” The PhD. was supervised by professors Manuel Pérez and Otoniel López and Juan Carlos Cano acted as the President of the Committee. It was a pleasure to share the evaluation committee with professors Francisco Martínez (Zaragoza), Jose Luis Martínez (Albacete), Vicente Galiano (Elche) and Adriana Dapena (A Coruña). After the defense we enjoyed a traditional and awesome lunch at “Spazio” restaurant.

Congratulations Pablo!

Pablo Piñol PhD!

Pablo Piñol PhD!

The GRC Group attended to the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC) in Las Vegas, EEUU.

Juan-Carlos Cano and Francisco Martinez attended to the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference 2015 Conference, which was held in the outstanding city of Las Vegas, in particular at the world famous Ballys Hotel in the heart of the Strip. It was a super Conference, not only the perfect organization but also the venue and the opportunity to meet there with my Best Friend Prof. D. Kim from South Corea, as well as professor Claudio Palazzy from Italy. We also meet there with our good friend prof. Peppino from Calabria. We have the opportunity also to visit the CES exposition where our students presented the company they have just created in the area of Home networking products. If you go to Las Vegas never miss the Strip, as well as visiting The Great Canyon! Just Awesome.

CCNC2015. The work is done. Five presentations in three days. Not bad!!

CCNC2015. The work is done. Five presentations in three days. Not bad!!

Visiting my students at CES. They founded the Baintex company. I wish you all the best!

Visiting my students at CES. They founded the Baintex company. I wish you all the best!

Lot of fun in the Strip!!!

Lot of fun in the Strip!!!

Visiting the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona!!!

Visiting the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona!!!

The GRC Group attended to the Wireless Days Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

Juan-Carlos Cano and Miguel Báguena (PhD Student) attended to the Wireless Days 2014 Conference, which was held in the outstanding  city of Rio de Janeiro, in particular at the world famous Copacabana beach. At the Conference we presented two papers at the main conference.  It is really refreshing to attend a conference with students from whom one always can enjoy, teach and learn life experiences. It was also a pleasure to expend some time with my good friend professor Floriano from Calabria University. At the same time as a member of the steering committee of Wireless Days Conference, we decided that next Wireless Days edition will be held in Toulouse, France, organized by my good friend professor Thierry Gayraud. We enjoy the city, the food, and of course COPACABANA beach!!!

Cristo Corcovado & Copacabana Beach

Cristo Corcovado & Copacabana Beach

Copacabana Beach & Pan de Azucar

Copacabana Beach & Pan de Azucar

Maracana!!

Maracana!!

The GRC Group attended to the XXV Jornadas de Paralelismo in Valladolid.

The GRC Group attended to the “Jornadas de Paralelismo 2014”, which took place in Valladolid. As every year we enjoyed quite a lot with our young but promising research students, and meeting with colleagues form others Spanish University. Our group presented our last research finding under the Walkie Talkie project related to the area of Intelligent Transport System. We also had time to enjoy Valladolid, The city, museums and its gastronomy, specially Lechazo.

The GRC Group lands in Valladolid!

The GRC Group lands in Valladolid!

The GRC team did and excellent job. Congrats Guys!!

The GRC team did and excellent job. Congrats Guys!!

Enjoying with good friends!!

Enjoying with good friends!!

Amazing Lechazo in La Parrilla de San Lorenzo restaurant!

Amazing Lechazo in La Parrilla de San Lorenzo restaurant!

At the Oriental Museum!

At the Oriental Museum!

PhD. D. Javier Barrachina Villalba defended his Thesis with honors at the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain.

July 8th, 2014 D. Javier Barrachina defended his PhD. entitled “Using Ontologies and Intelligent Systems for Traffic Accident Assistance in Vehicular Environments” The PhD. was supervised by professors Piedad Garrido (University of Zaragoza) and Juan Carlos Cano (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia), and it was graded with Cum Laude. It was a pleasure to meet my good friend Prof. Toni Jimeno from Alicante University and share experiences with professors Francisco Seron and Pedro Gil, the Committee of the PhD. After the defense we enjoyed a traditional mediterranean lunch at “La Alquería del Pi” restaurant.

Congratulations Javier!

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Javier’s PhD Committee and advisors!

With my friend prof. Antonio Jimeno and prof. Pedro Gil!

With my friend prof. Antonio Jimeno and prof. Pedro Gil!

With prof. Francisco Serón from Zaragoza University

With prof. Francisco Serón from Zaragoza University

Some more rice please?

Some more rice please?

PhD. D. Jose Vicente Benlloch Dualde defended his Thesis with honors at the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain.

June 6th, 2014 D. Jose Vicente Benlloch Dualde defended his PhD. entitled “Propuesta Metodológica para el uso de las Tecnologías de Tinta Digital en los Procesos Formativos del Ámbito de la Educación Superior” The PhD. was supervised by professors Felix Buendía and Juan Carlos Cano, and it was graded with Cum Laude. It was a pleasure to meet professors Juan Carlos Burgillo from Vigo University, Prof. Edmundo Tovar, and prof. Pedro Lopez, the Committee of the PhD. After the defense we enjoyed a typical Arroz a Banda at “La Rosa” restaurant in Malvarrosa Beach.

Congratulations Pepe!

Pepe’s PhD Committee and advisors!, at the Malvarrosa Beach.

Pepe’s PhD Committee and advisors!, at the Malvarrosa Beach.

Enjoying Arroz a Banda. The defense is done!

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Pepe’s PhD Committee and advisors!.

 

 

PhD. D. Julio Sanguesa defended his Thesis with honors at the University of Zaragoza in Teruel, Spain.

April 11th, 2014 I was invited to be one of the committee members evaluating the thesis of Julio Sanguesa at University of Zaragoza in Teruel. The PhD entitled “Adaptive Mechanisms to Improve Message Dissemination in Vehicular Networks”, supervised by professors Piedad Garrido and Francisco Martínez, was graded with Cum Laude. I had the opportunity to be one of the “Rapporteurs” of the thesis, and it was more than a pleasure to visit again the very nice city of Teruel. It was a pleasure to meet professors Manuel Pérez and Joaquin Ezpeleta. After the defense we enjoyed Teruel Cuisine in Yain Restaurant, managed by Raul Igual, prized Best Sumiller of Spain in 2010.

Congratulations Julio!

Julio's PhD Committee and advisors!. [Source: Diario de Teruel, 13/04/2014]

Julio’s PhD Committee and advisors!. [Source: Diario de Teruel, 13/04/2014]

PhD. Julio Sanguesa Defending his PhD!

PhD. Julio Sanguesa Defending his PhD!

Juan-Carlos Cano and Alvaro Torres attended to the WCNC 2014 Conference in Istanbul, Turkey

April 5th – 10th, 2014, Juan-Carlos Cano and Alvaro Torres (PhD Student) attended to the WCNC 2014 Conference, which was held in the beautiful city of Istambul. At the Conference they presented 2 papers at the main conference.  It is really refreshing to attend a conference with students from whom one always can enjoy, teach and learn life experiences. It was also a pleasure to expend some time with my good friend professor D. Kim from South Korea. Good trip to Istanbul city!!! We enjoy the old city: Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Great Bazaar and of course the food: Fresh fish, kebap, Efes bear, and baghlava…

Attending WCNC 2014

Attending WCNC 2014

Traditional Istanbul!

Traditional Istanbul!

Visiting Istanbul!

Visiting Istanbul!

Enjoying with friends!

Enjoying with friends!

At the Great Bazaar!

At the Great Bazaar!

Enjoying Istanbul cuisine

Enjoying Istanbul cuisine

PhD. Dña. Karen Miranda defended his Thesis with honors at the University Lille 1 and Inria in France.

December 10th, 2013 I was invited to be one of the committee members evaluating the thesis of Karen Miranda at Lille University in France. The PhD entitled “adaptive Self-Deployment Algorithms for Mobile Wireless Substitution Networks”, supervised by professors Tahiry Razafindralambo and David Simplot Ryl proposed a novel algorithm to deploy mobile routers creating a mesh network backbone to offers connectivity in a target area. I had the opportunity to be one of the “Rapporteurs” of the thesis, and it was more than a pleasure to visit the very nice city of Lille where I enjoy the Christmas atmosphere in December. I met the Director of Inria, Lille Nord Europe, Dr. David Simplot-Ryl as well as professors Isabelle Guerin-Lassous, Anne FladenMuller, Thierry Deliot and my Colleague from Madagascar Dr. Tahiry Razafindralambo. Hope to visit Lille again, but if possible in Summer:-)

Congratulations Karen!

Karen with hes PhD. Advisors and Committee Members. Congratulation Karen!

Karen with her PhD. Advisors and Committee Members. Congratulation Karen!

Lille @ night!. Xmas market!

Lille @ night!. Xmas market!

With my colleague Tahiry!

With my colleague Tahiry!

Really enjoying Lille:-)

Really enjoying Lille:-)

The GRC Group organized the 6th Edition of the IEEE/IFIP Wireless Days 2013 Conference in Valencia, Spain

Juan-Carlos Cano, The General Chair of Wireless Days 2013, headed the organization of the 6th IFIP/IEEE Wireless Days Conference (WDays 2013) which took place in the beautiful city of Valencia, Spain, November 13th -15th.

Wireless Days Opening Session. With D. Francisco Mora the Rector of the UPV and D. Carlos Calafate, TPC Chair.

Wireless Days Opening Session. With D. Francisco Mora the Rector of the UPV and Carlos Calafate, TPC Chair.

The WD’13 Technical Program Committee received 184 technical paper submissions from 30 different countries: Algeria, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan, Portugal, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, and Venezuela. From these 184 submissions, 63 full papers were selected for presentation at the 2013 edition in Valencia. The overall acceptance ratio was 34.24%.

Juan Carlos Cano, General Chair, and Pietro Manzoni Keynote Session Chair.

Juan Carlos Cano, General Chair, and Pietro Manzoni Keynote Session Chair.

The conference featured five distinguished keynote speakers that are international leaders and pioneers in their respective research areas, both from academia and industry. Prof. C-K. Toh, Honor Chair Professor in Tsinghua University, Dr. Lukas Kencl, Director of the CTU-Ericsson-Vodafone Research and Development Centre in Prague; Prof. Laura Marie Feeney, researcher at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Dr. David Gascón, Libelium’s Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, and finally Dr. John Baekelmans, Chief Technology Officer for Cisco.

Professor C.K.Toh, Keynote Speech. The Future Internet.

Professor C.K.Toh Keynote Speech.  Future of Wireless.

With my friend and pioneer professor C-K. Toh. IEEE Fellow.

With my friend and pioneer professor C-K. Toh. IEEE Fellow.

With my colleagues prof. Carlos Calafate, and Floriano De Rango, and my PhD student Ali.

With my colleagues prof. Carlos Calafate, and Floriano De Rango, and my PhD student Ali.

WD John

With Dr. John Baekelmans, Chief Technology Officer from Cisco

My Dear TPC Chairs and TPC Track Chairs. Thank you so much!!!

My Dear TPC Chairs and TPC Track Chairs. Thank you so much!!!

Last but not least, the conference committee has also prepared an exciting social program with the aim of making your stay in the city of Valencia more enjoyable.

At the Gala dinner with the TPC Chairs and some PhD Students.

At the Gala dinner with the TPC Chairs and some PhD Students.

Ana and me announcing the the Students Grants.

Ana and me announcing the the Students Grants.

After the Gala Dinner:-) With my friends Profs. Thierry, Kim, Yoo, Floriano and Paco...

After the Gala Dinner:-)

WIth Khaled Bouseta. Representative of the Steering Committee.

WIth Khaled Bouseta. Representative of the Steering Committee.

Traditional valencian dances by "Danses d´Albalat"

Traditional valencian dances by “Danses d´Albalat”

Alog the conference, WD’2013 got the attention from the media appearing in TV as well as national newspapers such as El Mundo and El Levante. Here you can see the UPV-TV document ...

Our program would not have been possible without the dedicated efforts of the entire WD’13 Technical Program Committee. We are most grateful to the track co-chairs, TPC members, and the reviewers who worked so hard to complete the peer-review process on schedule. We also thank IFIP and IEEE for their technical sponsorship, which, without any doubt, improve the reputation of this conference. We are very grateful to our sponsors and supporting institutions, especially the Universitat Politècnica de València, for all the support provided.

Finally, we are sincerely grateful to all authors who submitted their manuscripts to WD’13. We hope that the whole program will be interesting and stimulating to you all.

The Conference was inaugurated by D. Francisco Mora, The Rector of the Universitat Politécnica de Valencia, and at the closing ceremony the Steering Committee announced next edition of Wireless Days Conference, taking place in Rio de Janeiro Brasil.

Wireless Days 2013, Closing ceremony.

Wireless Days 2013, Closing ceremony.

See you all in Wireless Days 2014!!

See you all in Wireless Days 2014!!

Wireless Days 2013. VIP dinner!!

Wireless Days 2013. VIP dinner!!

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