Andrej Mihailovic

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    Research interests (short)

    - 5G & 6G networks, backhaul networking, routing, autonomic networking, self-management and cognitive systems, network architecture design issues

    - Internet Protocol (IP) Routing, Mobility management, Multi-homing, Network Mobility, Software Defined Networking (SDN) 

    - Internet of Things (IoT), Future Internet topics: Tactile Internet & haptics communications, Smart Cities

    Biographical details

    Biographical details

    Received his education from King’s College:  PhD in Telecommunications 2004, M.Sc in Telecommunications in 1997 and B.Eng in Electronic Engineering in 1996.

    (completed 4 PhD students' thesis supervisions as included here).

    Researcher at King's College London from 1998 and ongoing. Also, Lecturer at King's College London in 2022:

    - 2022: Lecturer in Mobile and Personal Communications Systems Full course teaching contract as a replacement for Prof. Hamid Aghvami in semester winters/spring 2022. The course Mobile and Personal Communications Systems provides a comprehensive and deep knowledge and understanding of all technical aspects, operations, and applications, from the first generation to 2G (second generation), 3G, 4G and 5G cellular mobile systems. Taught technical aspects include digital communications, end-to end network elements (user equipment, radio access network and core network), protocols and interfaces in 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G cellular systems and their incremental progressions in capabilities over time.

    Research Fellow: Full-time from 1998 to 2012, currently Visiting from 2012 and ongoing. Ensuring research, representation, funding and working in various collaborative and industrial projects and institutions:

    - Since 2012 – ongoing as Visiting Research Fellow: resaerch activites, project initiation, PhD and MSc student supervisions. Outside consultancy and research work in academic, industrial, commercial and governmental environments. Extensive know-how in: long/short-term research projects of large scales, specifications/designs/visions, standards/forums, strategies, IPRs etc. Key technical areas include emerging telecommunications (ICT) such as Future Internet, cellular networks (5G) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications (Smart Cities).

    Full-time Research Fellow/Associate/Assistant from 1998 to 2012. List of project contracts:

    - 2011 to 2012: (full time, not bound to a specific project). Member of European Telecommunication Standardisation Institute (ETSI) industry specification group called AFI “Autonomic network engineering for the self-managing Future Internet” .

    - 2008 to -2011: Self-NET (Self-Management of Cognitive Future InterNET Elements) project FP7 project (STREP type) of the European Commission, addressing the core of the Strategic Objective for Future Networks, ICT-2007.1.6 "New paradigms and experimental facilities" from Challenge 1 "Pervasive and Trusted Network and Service Infrastructures" (ICT-2007-2-224344, Coordinators UoA (Greece)/ Thales (France), Budget: 3.7M€, resources: 10.2PersonY/Y, Consortium: 7 partners in 5 countries University of Athens, Thales, Fraunhofer FOKUS, OTE, Vodafone, Telecom Austria and King’s College London). His main roles included: (a) Leader of Work Package 1: System Architecture for Cognitive Network Management; (b) leader of subWP 5.3 Dissemination and Results Exploitations

    - 2006 to 2008: End-to-end Reconfigurability – Phase 2 (E2R II) project. FP6 project (IP type) of the European Commission, addressing the core of the strategic objective "Mobile and wireless systems beyond 3G". E2R II is the second phase of the E2R project (see below) (IST-2004-2.4.5-027714, Project coordinator: Motorola, France, Budget: 18.8 M€, resources: 67 Person Y/Y, Consortium: 32partners). His main roles included: (a) Project representative in the World Wide Initiative (WWI) Cross Issues group on System Interfaces synchronising and unifying results and work of major European projects (other involved projects: Ambient Networks, SPICE, WINNER and Mobilife). (b) eMobility initiative: contributing member of the Working Group Roadmap for Beyond 3G (4G) Networks and Strategic Research Agenda; (c) IEEE P1900.4 Standardisation – Working Group on “Architectural Building Blocks Enabling Network-Device Distributed Decision Making for Optimized Radio Resource Usage in Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks”. Contributed as King’s College London’s DRA (Designated Representative Alternate) in 2007; (d) worked in WP2 System Architecture and WP6 Cognitive Networks.

    - 2004 to 2006: End-to-end Reconfigurability – Phase 1 (E2R) project. Same strategic objective as E2RII.  (IST-2002-2.3.1.4-507995, Project coordinator Motorola, France, Budget 15.9 M€, Resources: 55PersonY/Y, Consortium: 29 partners). Some of his roles included: (a) Leader of sub-Work Package 1.2 “Architecture, Models and Reconfigurability Management” of WP1 E2R System Research; (b) E2R project representative in the WWI Cross Issues group (see E2R II) on System Architecture

    - 2002 to 2004: Siemens (AG, Munich, Germany) Research Fellow at King’s College. Siemens individual contract focused on development of IP-based short-term research solutions, intellectual property rights, technical specifications and commercial and service aspects for moving networks (trains, buses, airplanes…). Project was called ASCOT (Architecture for Self-COntained moving Networks) and done in collaboration with British Telecom.

    - 2001-2002: MIND project (Mobile IP-based Network Developments, IST-2000-4.5.4-28584). European Commission FP5 project and the follow-up of the BRAIN project (same consortium, see below, budget 8.7M€).Emphasis on beyond-3G / 4G systems, ad-hoc, self-organising and wireless IP networks. His roles included leading multi-homing development and self-organisation activities in WP2 Access Network Architectures and liaison with IRTF Micro Mobility Subgroup of IETF.

    - 2000 to 2001: BRAIN project (Broadband Radio Access for IP-based Networks, IST-1999-10050-BRAIN). European Commission FP5 project (Consortium: Siemens, BT, Agora Systems, Ericsson, France Telecom, King’s College London, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Sony, T-Systems Nova Deutsche Telekom, University of Madrid, INRIA and Infineon Technologies AG, total budget 6.6 M€). The project was concerned with the development of 4G (beyond 3G) IP-based Access Networks. He was mainly active in WP 2 Access Network Architectures: coordination of simulations activity, technical leadership of the mobility management task.

    - 1998-1999: British Telecom Research Student / BT Student Engineer. PhD project sponsorship: main topic on development of IP mobility management.  

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    • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
    • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action

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