ROBERT GUIRADO (PH.D. CANDIDATE, FUNDED BY “LA CAIXA FOUNDATION”)
Robert Guirado received his B.S. and M.S. in Telecommunication Systems Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain) in 2019 and 2021, respectively. Between February 2019 and August 2019, he was a visiting research student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. From September 2019 to January 2021, he worked as research assistant at the NaNoNetworking Center in Catalonia. He conducted his Master Thesis at IBM Research Zurich from February 2021 to July 2021. Both during his undergraduate and graduate studies, he worked as intern at different Barcelona-based telecom companies. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree on reconfigurable intelligent surfaces based on liquid crystals, funded by a “La Caixa” foundation fellowship.