Olga Muñoz Medina
Position:Associate Professor
Office:D5 114
Email:olga.munozupc.edu
Telephone:+ 34 93 401 72 45
Fax:+ 34 93 401 64 47

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Advised Students:Alexios Aravanis

Biography

Dr. Olga Muñoz-Medina received the M.S. degree in 1993 and the PhD degree in 1998, both in Electrical Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain. In 1994 she joined the Department of Signal Theory and Communications at the same University, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses related to signal processing and communications. She became an Associate Professor in 2001.

She has participated in European Commission funded projects such as FIREWORKS, ROCKET, FREEDOM, TROPIC and TUCAN3G in the topics of cooperative communications for multihop systems, coordinated radio resource allocation among multiple base stations, and joint allocation of radio and computational resources in small base stations enhanced with computational capabilities. Currently, she is leading the Spanish Government funded project MOSAIC, devoted to interference-aware coordination and cooperation techniques for macrocell and femtocell systems.

She has participated as a reviewer for the Spanish Research Council. She is member of IEEE and has served as a reviewer in several journals and conferences, and as a chair at VTC and Globecom conferences. She has made several contributions to 3GPP RAN3 in the topic of interference coordination in small cells.

Her interests are in signal processing and communication systems, areas where she has published over 40 papers in books, international conferences, and journals.

Olga Muñoz public profile at Google Scholar

 

 

Latest Projects

Project nameAcronymFunderStart dateEnd date
Radio techologies for ultra-dense networks in the 5G and beyond (5G&B) eraRUNNERSpanish GovernmentDec 2016Dec 2019
Técnicas distribuidas para la gestión y operación de redes de comunicaciones celulares inalámbricas, de sensores y de la red eléctrica inteligenteDISNETSpanish GovernmentJan 2014Oct 2017
Signal Processing for Communications2014 SGR 60Catalan GovernmentJan 2014Dec 2016

Latest Journal publications

[1] J. Rubio, O. Muñoz Medina and A. Pascual Iserte, "A Stochastic Approach for Resource Allocation with Backhaul and Energy Harvesting Constraints", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 65, July 2016, pp. 5788 - 5797. | Full document | BibTex

[2] O. Muñoz Medina, A. Pascual Iserte and J. Vidal, "Optimization of Radio and Computational Resources for Energy Efficiency in Latency-Constrained Application Offloading", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 64, October 2015, pp. 4738 - 4755. | Full document | BibTex

[3] J. Rubio, J Del Olmo, A. Pascual Iserte, J. Vidal, O. Muñoz Medina and A. Agustin de Dios, "Network Dimensioning and Base Station On/Off Switching Strategies for Sustainable Deployments in Remote Areas", Computer Networks, April 2015. | BibTex


Latest Conference publications

[1] Alexis I. Aravanis, O. Muñoz Medina, A. Pascual Iserte and J. Vidal, "Analysis of Downlink and Uplink Decoupling in Dense Cellular Networks", IEEE International Workshop on Computer-Aided Modeling Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks , October 2016, pp. 219 - 224. | Details | Full document | BibTex

[2] J. Rubio, O. Muñoz Medina, A. Pascual Iserte and J. Vidal, "Stochastic Resource Allocation with a Backhaul Constraint for the Uplink", IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, September 2016. | BibTex

[3] S. Lagén, O. Muñoz Medina, A. Pascual Iserte, J. Vidal and A. Agustin de Dios, "Long-term Provisioning of Radio Resources Based on their Utilization in Dense OFDMA Networks", IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, September 2016. | Details | Full document | BibTex


Latest Books

[1] O. Muñoz Medina, J. Vidal, E. Calvo Page and A. Agustin de Dios, "Radio Resource Management in WiMAX. RRM strategies in multihop and cooperative transmission", John Wiley & Sons, July 2009, pp. 315 - 368. | BibTex

[2] O. Muñoz Medina, J. Vidal, A. Agustin de Dios, S. Simoens, E. Calvo Page, R. Hoshyar and Y. Liu, "Radio Resource Management in WiMAX. Relaying techniques for OFDM-MIMO systems", John Wiley & Sons, July 2009, pp. 271 - 314. | BibTex

Latest Advised Theses

[1] S. Simoens, "Cooperative MIMO Communications - Information Theoretical Limits and Practical Coding Strategies", Dpt. of Signal Theory and Communications, UPC, July 2009. Advisor: O. Muñoz Medina and J. Vidal. | Details | Full document | BibTex

Latest Patents

[1] J. R. Fonollosa, A. Agustin de Dios, O. Muñoz Medina and J. Vidal, "Methods and systems for decentralized managing of neighboring femtocells OEPM" April 2015. | Details | Full document

[2] J. R. Fonollosa, A. Agustin de Dios, O. Muñoz Medina and J. Vidal, "Methods and systems for decentralized managing of neighboring femtocells USPTO" August 2013. | Details | Full document

Research activity

Olga Muñoz has conducted research in cooperative communications for multihop MIMO systems and coordinated radio resource allocation, interference-aware coordination and cooperation techniques for macrocell and femtocell systems, and joint allocation of communication and computational resources in small cells enhanced with computational capabilities. In addition to these topics, she is interested in  optimum solutions for the self-organization of the access network and for the interaction between the access and the backhaul network.

 





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