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Roberto Battiti
28 Sep 2016
Prof. Dr. Roberto Battiti has been appointed to the eminent role of Cátedra de Excelencia (Chair of Excellence) by University Carlos III of Madrid, sponsored by Banco Santander. He has joined IMDEA Networks Institute as a Visiting Professor during his semester in Madrid.
 Ericsson’s pre-commercial 5G
22 Sep 2016
In the European race to make 5G a reality by the year 2020, time and opportunity are of the essence. At the Madrid-based 5TONIC Lab, Ericsson is already conducting viability tests of a novel networking technology that aspires to enable the prompt rollout of 5G networks.
Arturo Azcorra
21 Sep 2016
Interview with Arturo Azcorra, tenured professor in the Telematics Engineering Department at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain in the context of the European Researchers’ Night in Madrid 2016.
European 5G
21 Sep 2016
Professor Arturo Azcorra, Chairman of the Expert Advisory Group of the NetWorld2020 European Technology Platform and Vice chairman of the 5TONIC Lab, has been invited by the European Commission (EC) to join a European 5G scientific delegation to Brazil. Experts from both sides of the ocean meet this week to discuss the present and approaching future of 5G, the ultrafast mobile broadband technology that promises to become the most remarkable communications phenomenon of the decade.
Internet in 2040
19 Sep 2016
How will Internet be and how will it work a quarter of a century from now? To answer this question, Efe interviewed Spanish engineer Gonzalo Camarillo, the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society–ISOC, who tells us that by 2040, the Internet will be increasingly decentralized, intelligent, autonomous, automatic and omnipresent.
Best Student Paper award
16 Sep 2016
The publication “Speeding Up mmWave Beam Training through Low-Complexity Hybrid Transceivers”, authored by a team of IMDEA Networks researchers has been recognized with the Best Student Paper Award at the 27th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) held on 4-7 September 2016 in Valencia, Spain.
15 Sep 2016
Arturo Azcorra, Director of IMDEA Networks Institute and Full Professor at University Carlos III of Madrid, is interviewed by the radio station Radio Exterior de España on the topic of 5G communications.
09 Sep 2016
Arturo Azcorra, Director of IMDEA Networks Institute and Full Professor at University Carlos III of Madrid, was interviewed yesterday by the radio station Cadena SER MADRID SUR 94.4 FM. In this radio interview Dr. Azcorra explains the meaning and implications of 5G technology for our everyday lives, and its expected social and economic impact.
07 Sep 2016
Over the last year IMDEA Networks researchers have been part of Flex5Gware, a project launched as part of the joint European effort to make 5G communications a reality by the year 2020. IMDEA Networks has established itself firmly at the heart of the global 5G research community leading up to the hyper-connected, network society of the not-far-off future. With the tantalizing promise of a thousand times more network capacity, 5G is an unquestionable landmark in the global competition for technological leadership.
Superintelligent AI Is Theoretically Impossible
23 Aug 2016
We reproduce here in full an article published by the online magazine and video channel Motherboard of Vice Media. The article is based on the publication ‘Superintelligence cannot be contained: Lessons from Computability Theory’, co-authored by Antonio Fernández Anta, Research Professor at IMDEA Networks Institute.