Cristian Vaca


Space and Resilient Communications and Systems (SRCOM)

Phd , Researcher

Phone: +34 93 645 29 00

Cristian Jesús Vaca Rubio (Málaga, 1996) is currently a Researcher at the Centre Tecnològic de Telecommunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) in Barcelona, Spain. He received the Telematics Engineering degree, and the master’s degree in Telematics and Telecommunication Networks from University of Malaga (UMA), Malaga, Spain, in 2018, and 2019, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in Wireless Communications from Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark in 2023.

In parallel to his telematics and master studies, he worked as a research assistant with the Communication Engineering Department at University of Malaga from February 2018 until July 2019. He pursued the Ph.D. degree with the Connectivity Section, Electronic Systems Department, Aalborg University, under a Marie Curie Fellowship as an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) in the H2020 ITN WindMill Project, where he joined in September 2019. During his Ph.D., he was a visiting researcher at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), Cambridge, USA for a period of 9 months. His main research activities are in wireless communications and sensing, machine learning, mobile networks, telematics, and applied statistics in video streaming.

He received the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing top 3% paper award in 2023. He is also the author of one patent along with MERL co-authors.

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