Alexios Aravanis
Position:Research Assistant
Office:D5 119
Telephone:+ 34 93 401 10 66
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Advisor:Olga Muñoz Medina and Antonio Pascual Iserte


Alexis I. Aravanis was born in Athens, Greece in 1988. He graduated from the German School of Athens and received the Dipl.-Ing. (MSc ECE) Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 2012. From 2011 to 2012, he completed his master´s thesis and subsequently held a Junior Research Associate position with the SIGCOM group of Prof. Björn Ottersten in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg.

In 2013 he began his mandatory military service in the Research and Informatics Corps of the Hellenic Army. From 2014 to 2015, he was a Telecommunications Engineer at Synelixis Solutions Ltd., while being a Teaching Assistant with the Mobile Radiocommunications Laboratory of NTUA. During 2016 he was a Visiting Researcher at SnT.

Since May 2016 he holds a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (ESR) position in the 5Gwireless International Training Network (ITN) in the SPCOM research group at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain.

He has been involved in numerous ESA, FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects in the area of telecommunications and energy efficiency. His research interests include resource allocation, stochastic optimization, wireless and satellite communications. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE).

Latest Projects

Project nameAcronymFunderStart dateEnd date
Signal Processing and Communications2017 SGR 578Catalan GovernmentJan 2017Dec 2019
Radio techologies for ultra-dense networks in the 5G and beyond (5G&B) eraRUNNERSpanish GovernmentDec 2016Dec 2019
Innovative Architectures, Wireless Technologies and Tools for High Capacity and Sustainable 5G Ultra-Dense Cellular Networks5G WIRELESSEuropean CommissionJan 2015Dec 2018

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

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