Hirley Alves

Hirley Alves, D.Sc. (Tech) , Assistant Professor , University of Oulu

Short Bio

Hirley Alves received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Federal University of Technology-Paraná (UTFPR), Brazil, in 2010 and 2011, respectively, both in electrical engineering, and the dual D.Sc. degree from the University of Oulu and UTFPR, in 2015. In 2017, he received the title of Adjunct Professor in machine-type wireless communications with the Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), University of Oulu, Finland. In 2019, he joined as Assistant Professor and is the Head of the Machine-type Wireless Communications Group. He is actively working on massive connectivity and ultra-reliable low latency communications for future wireless networks, 5GB and 6G, full-duplex communications, and physical-layer security. He leads the URLLC activities for the 6G Flagship Program. He is a co-recipient of the 2017 ISWCS Best Student Paper Award and a co-recipient of the 2016 Research Award from the Cuban Academy of Sciences. He has been the organizer, chair, and TPC and tutorial lecturer for several renowned international conferences. He is the General Chair of the ISWCS’2019 and the Co-Chair at the General Co-Chair of the 1st 6G Summit, Levi 2019.

Research interests

  • Machine-type communications (MTC)
  • Ultra-reliable low latency communication (URLLC)
  • Massive machine type communications (mMTC)
  • Communications networks for IoT
  • Enhanced broadband and 5G
  • Full-duplex wireless communications
  • PHY-security
  • Cooperative diversity and HARQ mechanisms

Hirley Alves, Assist. Prof

6G Flagship, CWC

University of Oulu

email: firstname.lastname (at) oulu (dot) fi

Activities & News!

2nd 6G Summit, Levi! CFP open