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Dr. David Contreras Bárcena

Current position:
Associate Professor
Association date:
AA25. D-410
Phone extension number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 4235
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He was graduated with the degree in Computer Engineer in 1998 from the school of engineering (ICAI), Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Dr. David Contreras received his doctorate about multimedia traffic in Bluetooth networks at the Comillas Pontifical University in 2010. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, opportunistic networks and information retrieval systems. He acts as reviewer for a series of high-ranked journals such as IEEE Communications Letters, Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking and Elsevier Measurement.

Areas of interest:

Wireless Networks. Bluetooth architecture. Information Retrieval Systems. Software development. IoT, Cloud and Big Data. Blockchain.

Journal Publications

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Ph.D. Thesis

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Conference Papers

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International Exchanges

  • Jul - Aug 2017, Visiting Associate Professor at Computer Science Department, Loyola University Chicago. Chicago (United States of America).
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Invited Conferences and Seminars

  • Workshop "Workshop: Inspirations for business creation in the service of society" Guía del emprendedor social. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2013.
  • Workshop "Las Telecomunicaciones en el hogar: controla tu casa desde un teléfono móvil" Conferencias y Talleres a los Centros Educativos de la Comunidad de Madrid. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2010.
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External Training Courses

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Media and research dissemination

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Fellowships and Awards

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