Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Departamento de Ingeniería Telemática



The Networks and Communications Services (NETCOM) Research Group, led by Professor Dr. Arturo Azcorra, is part of the Telematics Engineering Department at University Carlos III of Madrid. Detailed contact information can be found here.

NETCOM Research Group works in close collaboration with the international research Institute IMDEA Networks on various research projects and scientific activities. Their symbiotic relationship provides many opportunities for researchers in both organizations to exchange ideas and to extend their knowledge. The two groups conduct complementary research in the areas of network architectures, communication protocols, wireless and mobile networks, peer-to-peer systems and distributed services.

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A career in research

We are seeking exceptional post-graduate candidates from around the World for a limited number of Research Assistant (“Ayudante”) positions within our team.  This is a unique opportunity for young talented researchers to undertake their Ph.D. with financing for up to four years, subject to satisfactory performance. Successful candidates will be supervised by an expert tutor from either NETCOM Research Group  or IMDEA Networks Institute.

08/19/2014 - Cloud computing: the last step towards technological globalization?

Cloud computing is not only the latest revolution in the ICT world, but a key enhancer of innovation and economic development. Within the framework of the project CLOUDS, Madrid-based researchers have made crucial scientific advances in the state-of-the-art of cloud computing.

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08/13/2014 - Patent granted on Network Scheduling and Energy Efficiency

A US patent has been granted to Antonio Fernández Anta, Research Professor at IMDEA Networks. Patent US 8,554,894 B2 on ‘Network scheduling for energy efficiency’ addresses the need to reduce the costs associated to the operation of an increasingly vast global telecommunication infrastructure.

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