Ignacio Berberana has become a member of our research support team. He will be working as a Senior Research Engineer from January 2017. He will be collaborating on various research efforts at IMDEA Networks as well as contributing his expertise to the 5TONIC laboratory. Since 5TONIC is continuously expanding its membership and activities, he will be providing key innovation management skills to promote the lab’s objective to create a global open environment for research and innovation on 5G technologies.
Ignacio Berberana received his MSc degree in Mining Engineering from the Madrid Polytechnic University in 1987. That year he was awarded a National Research Grant to study adaptive control systems. In 1988 he joined Telefonica I+D (Telefonica research labs), where he has worked in areas covering satellite and wireless communications, including several European projects (CODIT, MONET, Rainbow, Artist4G, iJOIN, 5G NORMA and 5G-XHaul). Before joining IMDEA Networks, he was responsible for the Innovation unit in the Radio Access Networks Direction of Telefonica Global CTO office, which deals with the long term evolution of mobile access, including 5G systems.
He was one of the promoters of the 5TONIC lab, which was launched jointly by IMDEA Networks and Telefonica at the end of 2015.
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