David Manuel Gutiérrez Estévez
David Manuel Gutiérrez was born in Madrid, Spain in 1985. In July 2009 he obtained his Engineering Degree in Telecommunications from the Escuela Técnica de Ingenierías Informática y de Telecomunicación within the Universidad de Granada. In May 2011 he obtained his MS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a fellowship of “la Caixa”.
During the summer of 2007 he held a three-month long internship position at the Audio Department of Fraunhofer Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen in Erlangen, Germany, where he worked on watermarking techniques for audio signals and delay optimization for advanced audio codecs.
He received an EU-Erasmus scholarship to finish his Telecommunications Degree at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. On April 2008 his academic stay made possible to join the Broadband Mobile Communications Networks Department of the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute also in Berlin as a student research assistant where he remained until June 2009. During that time he was involved in projects linked to Long Term Evolution (LTE) cellular systems and in that context he pursued his Degree Thesis with the title “Adaptive Modulation and Coding for 3GPP LTE Systems” under the supervision of Dr. rer. nat. Volker Jungnickel.
Currently, he is a PhD student with the Broadband Wireless Networking Lab at Georgia Institute of Technology, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ian F. Akyildiz, with a fellowship of Fundación Caja Madrid. During the summer of 2013, he was an intern within the Corporate Research and Development division of Qualcomm, Inc., where he worked on interference cancellation techniques for small cell networks.
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