Leyre Azpilicueta, Ph.D.

Leyre Azpilicueta, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Research Areas:

  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless networks
  • Intelligent transportation systems

Leyre Azpilicueta received her degree in telecommunications engineering (2009), her master degree in communications (2011) and her Ph.D. degree in telecommunications engineering (2015), at the Public University of Navarre (UPNa), Pamplona, Spain. In 2010, she worked in the R&D department of RFID Osés as radio engineer. In 2013, she obtained a master degree in Secondary School Training, held by the National University of Distance Education (UNED), in Spain. She is associate editor of the 'Open Engineering' journal, 'Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing' journal, and guest editor of the Special Issue on 'Cognitive Radio Sensing and Sensor Networks' of the Sensors Journal. She is a reviewer of several journals, such as IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Journal of Sensors, Ad Hoc Networks, or IET Electronic Letters. She has also been reviewer of several conferences and Technical Program Committee (TPC) of IEEE Second International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), organized in Trento, Italy.

She has 51 contributions in relevant journals, 4 book chapters and around 100 international conferences. Her work has been cited more than 100 times in the last four years.

She is currently working as a research professor at School of Engineering and Sciences of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Mexico. She has been co-thesis advisor of four students for the master degree in telecommunication engineering, and she is an active member of IEEE-HKN Engineer Honor Society (Lamda Rho Chapter) at Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Her research interests are on radio propagation, mobile radio systems, ray tracing, channel modeling, wireless sensor networks and vehicular communications. She has been awarded with the 'Best PhD 2015' awarded by the 'Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación', the 'IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award 2014', the 'Young Professors and Researchers Santander Universities 2014 mobility award' and Best Paper Award at '1st International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA 2014)' and 'Sixth International IEEE Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA 2015)'.

Email: leyre.azpilicueta@itesm.mx



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