Highlights

This page lists my awards and recognitions, advisory and board positions, media and press coverage, as well as keynotes and panels.

1. Awards and Recognitions

  • Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, September 2017.
  • Artist-verified account on Spotify, April 2017.
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), June 2016.
  • Doctor Honoris Causa (Ph.D. DHC), INSA, France, June 2015.
  • Best Personal Tutor Award, Faculty of NMS, KCL, 2015.
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE Globecom 2014, for pioneering work on 5G systems.
  • IEEE Fellow for “contributions to machine-to-machine communications”, 2014.
  • Nomination to “Media Personality of the Year” at King’s College London, 2014.
  • IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, Communications Society, 2012-2013 & 2014-2015.
  • Significant Contribution as Editorial Board member of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials from 2008-2011.
  • Top Associate Editor for IEEE TVT for first submissions in 2008.
  • Award of personal Spanish national grant Torres Quevedo, PTQ-08-01-06440.
  • Nominated to MIT’s Technology Review’s 2004 list of 100 young inventors, whose invention will profoundly change the world for the invention of Virtual Antenna Arrays, US, 2004.
  • Visiting Lecturer Girling Watson Fellowship, Sydney University with Prof. Branka Vucetic, Australia, 2004.
  • IEEE Award for outstanding leadership in student activities in the UKRI Section, UK, 2002.
  • National Scholarship from Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, (top 1% graduates only), Germany, 1995 – 2000.
  • Unique 1-year grant from Siemens for exceptional performance, 1994.
  • 3rd round of the International Olympics in Physics, Germany, 1993.
  • 2nd round of German Olympics in Mathematics, Germany, 1992.
  • Winner of the Olympics in Physics in Thuringia, Germany (twice), 1990 & 1991.

2. Advisory and Board Appointments

  • Ofcom (UK Regulator) Advisory Board, 2016-ongoing.
  • EPSRC Strategic Advisory Team (SAT), UK, 2014-ongoing.
  • RUSI Futures Advisory Board, 2017-ongoing
  • Global Change Ambassador @ Round Table, 2017 – ongoing.
  • “Leonardo Advisory Group” to King’s Science Gallery, 2016-ongoing.
  • IEEE ComSoc Strategic Planning Committee, 2016.
  • IEEE ComSoc Emerging Technologies Committee, 2016.
  • KTH International Scientific Advisory Board, Sweden, 2014-2016.
  • Tech London Advocate, London, UK, 2015-2016.
  • TechUK IoT Council, 2015-2016.
  • 21st Century’s Technology Stars, 2015-2016.
  • CAPITA’s Create Tomorrow Smart City Group, 2015-2016.
  • Digital Catapult Advisory Network (CAN), WG on IoT, 2014-2016.
  • Project Auditor/Reviewer for the EC, 2006-2016.
  • Project Proposal Evaluator for the EC, ANR and EPSRC, 2006-2016.
  • Advisory Board “RAN World” with ETSI, 3GPP and NGMN, 2014-2016.
  • Digital Catapult “IoT Expert” Advisor, UK, 2014-2016.
  • mVCE Company Board, UK, 2014-2016.
  • International Advisory Board of ICST Trans. on INIS, 2014-2016.
  • Advisory Board of Intern. Symp. on Future Mobile Networks: 5G and Beyond, 2015.
  • Evaluator Expert on the Finnish IoT Program, 2014.
  • BEREC Brussels regulator consultation on M2M, 2014.
  • Expert Contributor to the EC’s Horizon 2020 Program, 2012.

3. Media and Press Coverage

  • “King’s College London 5G Achievements,” DigiAnalysys, 14 October 2017.
  • “New IEEE 5G and Beyond Technology Roadmap White Paper Published,” Business Wire, 4 October 2017.
  • “What will stop these self-driving lorries colliding?,” BBC, 3 October 2017.
  • “First commercial 5G rollout will begin in 2020—Report,” RS-Tech, 3 October 2017.
  • “IMC 2017: UK eyes partnerships with Indian telcos, Digital India,” Business Standard, 27 September 2017.
  • “Internet de las habilidades, una tecnología para humanizar,” El Espectador, Colombia, 6 September 2017.
  • “Cidades inteligentes precisam que ‘big data’ se torne ‘big action’,” FAPESP, 7 August 2017.
  • “Smart Cities need ‘Big Data’ to Become ‘Big Action’,” Revista Amazonia, 7 August 2017.
  • “Benvinguts al future,” Entreacte, 21 July 2017.
  • “Trials of 5G in the UK will start in early 2018 as £16m funding handed out by government,” many important outlets, 7 July 2017.
  • “Reshaping our world with 5G research,” Ericsson Press, June 2017.
  • “Fellowship in Action: Music for Mental Wealth,” Royal Society of Arts (RSA), 15 June 2017.
  • “Future Technologies Now – 5G Internet of Skills,” Kommersant (Russia’s leading business journal), 1 June 2017.
  • “5G Mobile Networks to Revolutionize How We Create & Consume Media + Content,” TechMutiny, June-Sept 2017.
  • “Benefits of 5G innovation may outweigh costs for NHS, says top surgeon,” Computer Weekly, 31 May 2017.
  • “Can connected health be the lifeblood of 5G?,” various venues such as Mobile World, Digital Health, TelecomTV & LightReading, 31 May 2017.
  • “Could Surgeons Operate Using the Internet?,” Voice of America (>200m audience per week), 1st April 2017.
  • “400,000 extra phone masts needed to bring 5g network to rural Britain,” The Telegraph, 31 March 2017.
  • “Could ‘Internet of Skills’ Be Next Technological Leap?,” Voice of America (>200m audience per week), 24 March 2017.
  • “How Optical & Wireless Could Build the ‘Internet of Skills’,” LightReading (and many others)m 22 March 2017.
  • “I want to hear you breathing: A conversation with Mischa Dohler,” The Theatre Times, 4 March 2017.
  • “BT, Ericsson, King’s College London Team Up on 5G R&D, Testing,” Lightreading, 24 February 2017.
  • “Meet the pioneers keeping hackers out of your home, phone and car,” WIRED, 21 February 2017.
  • mentioned inBristol joins race to be test bed for ultra-fast 5G technology,” BBC News, 8 February 2017.
  • ‘Netflix for the performance arts’ aims to revolutionise the world of theatre and dance,” The i newspaper online iNews, 29 January 2017.
  • “5G Can Create a Healthier Internet of Medicine,” Wireless Mag, 18 November 2016.
  • “Broadband Speeds in the UK,” Sky News Morning Show, 16 November 2016.
  • “Forget smart devices, soon entire homes could be built to be connected from the ground up,” Wired Hive Future Thinkers, 9 November 2016.
  • “Sky Views: My frustration with an internet we still can’t touch,” Sky News, 5 October 2016.
  • “Smart city dream held back by siloed networks,” Total Telecom, 5 October 2016.
  • “5G Summit: Work on the Mobile Future,” Mopo24 (in German), 30 September 2016.
  • “Launch of London’s Free LPWAN IoT Network,” Wireless, The Stack, Government Computing, The Register, Computer WeeklyIT Pro,  on King’s involvement in the deployment, 20 September 2016.
  • “Are we prepared for 5G and Smart Cities?,” Sky News Business Program, 19 September 2016.
  • “Launch of Amazon Echo – Implications for Privacy, Internet of Things and Home Automation,” on BBC World GMT, 14 September 2016.
  • “Why do mobile phone batteries catch fire?,” on Sky News Tech Show, 9 September 2016.
  • “A Step Closer to 5G Technology That Evokes Connected Cars, Virtual Surgery,” ABC News, 14 July 2016.
  • “Ericsson and King’s College London give tactile robotic surgery the finger with 5G” in various media outlets after the 5G World Summit, e.g. Fierce Wireless/iTWire/TelecomTV, 28-29 June 2016.
  • “IoT industry should focus on demand rather than need” on Wireless Magazine, 24 June 2016.
  • “5G Applications & Technologies” on BBC World TV, 3 June 2016.
  • “The tiny sensors transforming our lives” on CNBC online, 19 May 2016.
  • “The tech saving lives in Africa” on CNBC online, 12 May 2016.
  • “Stefan Means Business” on Soho Radio, 12 May 2016.
  • “Past, Presence and Future of Digital Communications” on Risk Group PLC, 11 May 2016.
  • “Changing the world with tech – Part I & II” televised globally on CNBC (showing our 5G and Tactile Internet developments), 4 May 2016.
  • “Who is protecting the internet of things from cyberattacks?” on Wired, 4 May 2016.
  • “How safe is your personal information on the internet?” on Al Jazeera Inside Story, 28 April 2016.
  • “What does 5G mean for IoT?” on Telecom TV, 12 April 2016.
  • “Banks and Cyber Crime” on Sky Business News, 24 March 2016.
  • “Six Ways to avoid missing plane” on BBC Future, Chinese Edition, 1 March 2016.
  • “Ericsson launches 5G Collaboration with King’s College London,” Telecoms, 29 February 2016.
  • Unencrypted sensor data allows hackers free reign to control valves and drones” on Danish Media (in Danish), November 2015.
  • “TalkTalk Security Hack” on LBC Radio, October 2015.
  • “Why Bristol’s ship-shape for starting a business,” on Start-Ups, 25 August 2015.
  • “Who will lead the push to a smarter way of life in cities?” in The Guardian, 3 August, 2015.
  • “Key to a connected lifestyle and 5G” on Finanzen (in German), 25 June 2015.
  • “Ericsson Announces Live 5G Test Networks” on various media outlets, May/June 2015.
  • “The Tactile Internet: Touch Me, Now You Can!” at TEDxKingsCollegeLondon, May 2015.
  • “5G Professor backed by Ericsson calls for no more Gs” on Inside 5G, April 2015.
  • “The encouraging entrepreneurial environment in China” on China Daily, April 2015.
  • “Difficulty of doing startup” on China Daily, April 2015.
  • “Web of Insecurity: Hacked Baby Monitors Highlight Perils of Internet of Things” on Newsweek, April 2015.
  • “Why the Internet of Things will be the Internet of YOU” on Telefonica Digital Futures, March 2015.
  • “Tactile internet: 5G and the Cloud on steroids,” Engineering & Technology Magazine, March 2015.
  • “Three wireless technologies that could make 5G even faster” on The Conversation, March 2015.
  • “A closer look at the disruptive state of the industry” on Ericsson, March 2015.
  • “5G is disrupting the Telco industry” on Mobile World, Borneo Post and others after MWC 2015 5G Panel, March 2015.
  • “Future of black box technologies” on Sky News Technology Program, City AM, March 2015.
  • “Black box technology of GermanWing crash” on Sky News, March 2015.
  • “Mobile Industry’s 5G Revolution Heralds the Rise of the Machines,” Bloomberg, February 2015.
  • “UK/US cyber security agreement” on Sky News, London Radio, Feb 2015.
  • “The Future 100: Trends and Change to Watch in 2015” on US Exchange Magazine, entry 49, December 2014.
  • “Smart Cities, Tactile Internet, 5G and Entrepreneurship – some digital policy thoughts” on Digitising Europe Berlin, December 2014.
  • “Is car technology creating stupid drivers?” on BBC Future, November 2014.
  • “Webcam cyber security breach” on Sky News and other outlets, 2014.
  • “5G will be big business for telecom operators” on The Frontline, September 2014.
  • “Tactile Internet – 5G mobile networks will support an internet that’s so good you can feel it” on The Conversation, September 2014.
  • “Why entrepreneurship in universities” on Fresh Business Thinking, September 2014.
  • “The Smart City Business” on La Vanguardia, September 2014.
  • “Cause of crash of MH17” on Sky News, RTTC, Al Jazeera, July 2014.
  • “The Internet of Things” on BBC Radio 5, 29 June 2014.
  • “Smart Cities – Ask the Expert” on The IEEE Institute, June 2014.
  • “Can a city ever be traffic jam-free?” on BBC Future, June 2014.
  • “6 ways to avoid losing a plane” on BBC FutureEl Periodico Ecuador, May 2014.
  • “Satellite data of MH370 – mystery?” on Sky News, May 2014.
  • Role of communications in disappearance of MH370” on BBC News, Sky News, Al Jazeera, BBC Radio 5, LBC Radio, etc; throughout 2014.
  • Prime Minister at CeBIT: UK and Germany can lead technological revolution” on No 10 Government Website, March 2014.
  • “Smart Cities – The Untold Story” on TEDxLondon City 2.0, December 2013.
  • Smart Cities” on 30 January 2012, Barcelona, Spain: Catalunya Radio.
  • After/On Telefonica 2021 Networking Summit presentation “10 Times Beyond LTE-A – Business Case, Technologies, Challenges” on 15 December 2011, Madrid, Spain: e.g. El Pais, [more].
  • Making Smart Cities Happen,” Wall Street Journal, September 2011 [reporting on Worldsensing].
  • Privacy in the IoT,” BBC, September 2011.
  • Talking Shop – Machine-to-Machine Communications,” Wall Street Journal, June 2011 [reporting on Worldsensing].
  • “Docitive Networks – The Next Femto Evolution” on 1 February 2011, Communications Technology.
  • After/On XALOC project dedicated to “Smart Parking in Smart Cities” around June/July 2010: El Mundo, La Vanguardia, El Periodico, AVUI Newspaper, TV3, BTV, [more].

4. Keynotes

  • “Internet of Skills – Where Communications, Robotics and AI Meet,” Plenary Keynote, 7th International Spectrum Congress 2017, 5 September 2017, Bogota, Colombia.
  • Internet of Skills – Where Communications, Robotics and AI Meet,” Plenary Keynote (4,000 people), OFC 2017, 21 March 2017, Los Angeles, USA.
  • “Internet of Skills – Where 5G, Robotics and AI Meet,” Plenary Keynote, NCC 2017, 3 March 2017, Chennai, India.
  • “Future of Wireless Trends & Policy Recommendations,” Keynote at Cambridge Policy Workshop, 1 February 2017, Cambridge, UK.
  • “Internet of Skills – Where 5G IoT Communications, Robotics and AI Meet,” Keynote at IET 5G event, 25 January 2017, London, UK.
  • “Internet of Skills – Where 5G IoT Communications, Robotics and AI Meet,” Plenary Keynote at IEEE CloudCom 2016, 13 December 2016, Luxembourg.
  • “Internet of Skills – Where 5G IoT Communications, Robotics and AI Meet,” Intel Research Conference, 12 October, Dublin, Ireland.
  • “The Future of Bandwidth,Towards an Internet of Things & Internet of Skills,” Berenberg CTO Conference, 5 October 2016, London, UK.
  • “Internet of Skills The Era of 5G, Tactile Internet, Robotics and AI has come,” IEEE 5G Dresden Summit, 29 September 2016, Dresden, Germany.
  • “Narrow Band IoT… without the hot air,” Deutsche Telekom NB-IoT Kick-Off, Hub:Raum, 5 September 2016, Berlin, Germany.
  • “5G … What if?,” IEEE 5G Initiative KickOff Workshop, 29 August, 2016, Princeton, USA.
  • “An Internet of Skills, where Robotics meets AI, 5G and the Tactile Internet,” Plenary Keynote at IEEE ICUFN 2016, 6 July 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Host of the Night Speech on 5G,” Awards Event, 5G Global Summit, 29 June 2016, London, UK.
  • “Smart Cities – without the hot air,” Cambridge Wireless Conference, 21 June 2016, London, UK.
  • “The Future of Tech,” Plenary Keynote at IFCLA 2016, 10 June 2016, London, UK [blog].
  • “An Internet of Skills, where Robotics meets AI and the Tactile Internet,” Plenary Keynote at IEEE ICC 2016, 26 May 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, [PDF].
  • “5G Vertical Industry Requirements,” IEEE ICC 2016, Workshop 5G Arch, 23 May 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “The 21st Century’s Changing Innovation Cycles,” Webit Festival 2016, 19 April 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • “Smart Cities without the hot air,” IoT Tech Expo London, 10 Feb 2016, London, UK.
  • “Internet of Things The Untold Story,” M2M Symposium, Telia Sonera, 19 November 2015, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • “Disruptive Tech – Is 5G The Next Frontier?” Plenary Keynote, IEEE 5G Summit, 16 November 2015, Google, Silicon Valley, US.
  • “The Tactile Internet – Transforming the Planet’s Energy Budget,” Plenary Keynote, IEEE GreenComm, 11 November 2015, online.
  • “IoT Innovation & Entrepreneurship out of a 21st Century University,” Plenary Keynote, IOT360, 27 October 2015, Rome, Italy.
  • “The Tactile Internet – IoT, 5G and Cloud on Steroids,” Plenary Keynote, ICUMT 2015, 6 October 2015, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • “Connecting your IoT – The Untold Story,” The Tech Expo, 5 October 2015, London, UK.
  • “Postcards from the Future,” Retail Week Tech and Ecomm, 15 September 2015, London UK.
  • “Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in a 21st Century Ecosystem,” Plenary Keynote, Latvian National Innovation Conference in front of Latvian President, 10 September 2015, Latvia.
  • “The Tactile Internet – IoT, 5G and Cloud on Steroids,” Plenary Keynote, NGMAST 2015, 9 September 2015, Cambridge, UK.
  • “The Tactile Internet – IoT, 5G and Cloud on Steroids,” Plenary Keynote, SBrT 2015, 3 September 2015, Brazil.
  • “Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in a 21st Century University,” SBrT 2015, 3 September 2015, Brazil.
  • “Disruptive Tech – The Next Frontier,” Plenary Keynote, IEEE PIMRC 2015, 1 September 2015, Hong Kong.
  • “Internet of Things, 5G and Big Data – Procuring in the 21st Century,” Procurements Innovation Event, 10 July 2015, Dublin, Ireland.
  • “Smart Cities – The Untold Story,” Bristol Smart City event, 7 July 2015, Bristol, UK.
  • “The Tactile Internet – IoT, 5G and Cloud on Steroids,” FiWiN5G Vision of 5G Workshop @ UCL, 30 June 2015, London, UK.
  • “Key to a Connected Lifestyle,” Ericsson Innovation Day, 23 June 2015, Aachen, Germany.
  • “Disruptive Technology – The Next Frontier,” Doctor Honoris Causa Keynote, INSA Lyon, 18 June 2015, Lyon, France.
  • “Green 5G Tactile Internet – Academic Myth or Industrial Necessity,” Green 5G Workshop at IEEE ICC 2015, 12 June 2015, London, UK.
  • “What if? Some Disruptive Design Approaches for Cellular,” 5G Architecture Workshop at IEEE ICC 2015, 8 June 2015, London, UK (together with Dr Toktam Mahmoodi).
  • “Smart City Transition from Concepts to Reality,” 21st GCC Smart Government and Smart Services Conference, 18 May 2015, Dubai, UAE.
  • “Smart Cities, IoT and Big Data – The Untold Story,” ICTRF 2015, 17 May 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • What if? Some Disruptive Design Approaches for Cellular,” Johannesberg Summit 2015, 11 May 2015, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • “The Tactile Internet – IoT, 5G and Cloud on Steroids,” SIECPC 2015, 27 April 2015, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • “London: The Connected City,” Joining the Dots – the Infrastructure for London Tech Event, Tech London Advocates, London, UK, 17 April 2015.
  • “Unleashing Innovation in Academia,” Innovation Leader Conference, 16 April 2015, Cambridge, UK.”
  • “5G Research and Innovation at King’s,” ITRI Taiwan Government event, 23 March 2015, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • “The Tactile Internet – IoT, 5G and Cloud on Steroids,” IET 5G Radio Technology Seminar, 17 March 2015, London, UK.
  • “The 5G Tactile Internet – hear it, see it and now touch it!” Ericsson Leadership Event, 24 February 2015, Windsor, UK.
  • “Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in a 21st Century University,” National Innovation Congress, 19 February 2015, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
  • “IoT, Big Data & Smart Cities – The Untold Story,” Smart City & IoT Workshop, 18 February 2015, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • IoT, Big Data & Smart Cities – The Untold Story,” SENSORNETS 2015, 11 February 2015, Angers, France.
  • “Will 5G Power the IoT?” NSysS 2015, 7 January 2015, Bangladesh.
  • Smart Cities, Tactile Internet, 5G and Entrepreneurship – some digital policy thoughts,” Digitising Europe, speaking along Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, December 2014, Berlin, Germany.
  • “Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in a 21st Century University,” Government National Innovation Congress, 25 November 2014, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • “Data Quality – What’s Next?” Experian General Technical Meeting, 20 November 2014, London, UK.
  • “IoT, Big Data & Smart Cities – The Untold Story,” WORKTECH 2014, 19 November 2014, London, UK.
  • Innovation in 5G – Rethinking Cellular” Digital Catapult 5G Event, 14 November 2014, London, UK.
  • Big Data – What’s Next?” Big Data Analytics Conference, 13 November 2014, London, UK.
  • “IoT, M2M & Smart Cities – The Untold Story,” M2M Forum Europe, 11 November 2014, London, UK.
  • “The Dawn of Connected Machines in 5G Networks,” IET 5G Conference, 30 October 2014, Birmingham, UK.
  • “IoT, Big Data & Smart Cities – The Untold Story,” Urban-IoT, 28 October 2014, Rome, Italy.
  • “50 Billion M2M Devices in 5G?,” BodyNets, 30 September 2014, London, UK.
  • “50 Billion M2M Devices in 5G?,” IEEE WPMC, 8 September 2014, Sydney, Australia.
  • The Dawn of Connected Machines,” SAI Conference, 28 August 2014, London, UK.
  • “Big Data – overcoming the challenges,” Bird & Bird’s IT Breakfast Briefing Keynote, 10 July 2014, London, UK.
  • “Machine-to-Machine and Big Data in Smart Cities – Vision, Technologies and Applications,” Future of SIT Conference, 26 June 2014, Salford, UK.
  • “The path to excellence – reflections on personal career,” REF 2020 – Achieving Excellence, 14 May 2014, Coventry, UK.
  • “Challenges and visions of how to get M2M into 5G,” weM2M Workshop, 25 April 2014, London, UK
  • “Smart Cities – Technologies, Big Data & Privacy,” URSI, 26 March 2014, Paris, France.
  • “M2M in Smart Cities – Technologies & Vision,” Plenary Keynote IEEE WiMob 2013, 9 October 2013, Lyon, France.
  • “M2M in Smart Cities -Technologies & Vision,” MONAMI 2013, 24 September 2013, Cork, Ireland.
  • “Internet of Things,Technologies & Predictions,” Internet of Things PhD School, 16 Sept 2013, Lerice/Pisa, Italy.
  • “Designing Smart Cities – Challenges & Opportunities,” Design Council Keynote, 7 September 2013, London, UK.
  • “Machine-to-Machine in Smart Cities & Smart Grids:,Vision, Technologies & Applications,” WiFlex, September 2013, Kaliningrad, Russia.
  • “Smart Cities – Technologies, Big Data and Citizens,” Plenary Keynote IEEE WoWMoM, 7 June 2013, Madrid, Spain.
  • “Implementations & Lessons learned from Smart Cities Moscow & Barcelona,” ETSI Smart City Workshop, 3-4 June 2013, Sophia Antipolis, France.
  • “Machine-to-Machine in Smart Cities & Smart Grids – Vision, Technologies & Applications,” SWICOM, 22 May 2013, Luton, UK.
  • “Machine-to-Machine in Smart Cities & Smart Grids – Vision, Technologies & Applications,” ITU Workshop on M2M, 21 May 2013, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • “M2M & Big Data: Will the Wireless Industry miss out again?,” Johannesberg Summit, May 2013, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • “Machine-to-Machine & Sensor Technologies in Smart Cities – Vision, Standards and Applications,” Future Internet Alliance (FIA), 7 May 2013, Dublin, Ireland.
  • “Siliconification of Urban Environments – The Price for Smart Cities,” Urban Prototyping London 2013, April 2013, Imperial College, London, UK.
  • “Smart Cities – Technologies, Big Data and Citizens,” Plenary Keynote IEEE ICICS 2013, 8 March 2013, Vancouver, Canada.
  • “Sensors and Machine-to-Machine Technologies for Smarter Cities,” Sensornets 2013, February 2013, Barcelona, Spain.
  • “Machine-to-Machine in Smart Cities – Shift of Industries,” IEEE Globecom 2012, IWM2M, 7 December 2012, Anaheim, USA.
  • “10 Times Beyond LTE-A – Business Case, Technologies, Challenges for Emerging 5G Networks,” IFIP Wireless Days, 22 November 2012, Dublin, Ireland.
  • “Machine-to-Machine Facilitating the IoT for Smart Homes: Vision, Standards and Technologies,” Home Networking Summit, Austin, Texas, USA, 12 November 2012.
  • 10 Times Beyond LTE-A – Business Case, Technologies, Challenges,” Telefonica 2021 Networking Summit, 15 December 2011, Madrid, Spain.
  • “Cellular & Capillary Machine-to-Machine Networks: Industrial Cross-Layer Designs,” IEEE IWCLD, 30 Nov.-1 Dec. 2011, Rennes, France.
  • “Smart Cities – Technologies, Drivers and Major Challenges,” Plenary Keynote IEEE MASS, 17-22 October 2011, Valencia, Spain.
  • Why ad hoc networking has been the wrong way,” Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks (ADHOC 2011), 10-11 May 2011, Johannesberg Castle, Stockholm.
  • “Docitive Networks – A Step Beyond Cognition,” ISABEL 2009, November 2009, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • “Docitive Radios – Centroid of Cognition and Cooperation,” WWRF23, October 2009, Beijing, China.
  • “Standards & Alliances – Wireless Sensor Networks,” WCO Concertation Day, October 2009, Brussels, European Commission.
  • “Researching Research: Are we going the right way?,” UBICOMM 2008, Valencia, Spain.
  • “Machines Learn To Cooperate,” International Workshop on Wireless Distributed Networks, part of IEEE PIMRC 2008, Cannes, France.
  • “Large-Scale Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks – Challenges & Opportunities,” International Conference on WSNs, November 2006, Paris, France.
  • “UWB – An Operator’s View,” IEE UWB Conference, April 2006, London, UK.

5. Panels

  • “Internet of Skills – Future of Work?” Digitec EC Parliamentary Event, 29 November 2016, Brussels, Belgium.
  • “Smart Cities, 5G and the IoT,” Total Telecom Congress 2016, 5 October 2016, London, UK
  • “Internet of Things/IoT & 5G,” Policy UK IoT Forum, 22 September 2016, London, UK.
  • “5G Industry Verticals,” IEEE ICC 2016, 25 May 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Backhaul and Fronthaul Tradeoffs in 5G,” IEEE ICC 2016, Workshop, 23 May 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “What should 5G look like: standards, spectrum and rollout,” Westminster eForum Keynote Seminar on The future of mobile: networks, devices and 5G, 16 July 2015, London, UK
  • “Big Data,” Wragge-Law panel, 7 July 2015, London, UK.
  • “The road to 5G: the next biggest step in mobile connectivity?” Connected Britain, 16 June 2015, London, UK.
  • “Opening the data highway to a Digital Single Market,” InnovateUK Brussels, 15 June 2015, Brussels, Belgium.
  • “Future Technology Network 5G Panel,” IEEE ICC 2015, 9 June 2015, London, UK.
  • “5G Architecture Panel,” IEEE ICC 2015, 9 June 2015, London, UK.
  • “Information is Power – How Data is Changing the Built Environment,” L39 CogniCity Fire-Chat Panel, 14 May 2015, London, UK.
  • Panel Chair of “Applications and Drivers,” Johannesberg Summit 2015, 11 May 2015, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 5G Spectrum Panel at Ofcom, 12 March 2015, London, UK.
  • TrueStart R:evolution 2.0 panel, 5 March 2015, London, UK.
  • “5G Requirements,” Mobile World Congress 2015, GSMA Session, 4 March 2015, Barcelona, Spain.
  • “Industrial IoT – Why did it take so long?” Mobile World Congress 2015, CDEC Session, 3 March 2015, Barcelona, Spain.
  • IoT & Smart Cities panel, Sensornets 2015, 11 February 2015, Angers, France.
  • “Exploiting Big Data in Support of Non-Proliferation,” The International Centre for Security Analysis, 26-27 January 2015, Vienna, Austria.
  • “Will 5G Power the IoT?” IEEE Globecom Industry Workshop, December 2014, Austin, US.
  • “Futures Rountable” at the World Humanitarian Summit, 12-13 November 2014, London, UK.
  • Panel Chair of IoT Panel at The Web Summit, 4000 attendees, November 2014, Dublin, Ireland.
  • IoT panel at IOT360 with Usman Haque, 29 October 2014, Rome, Italy.
  • “Modelling a Future World City,” InnovateUK 2014, Innovation Conference, 23 October 2014, London, UK.
  • “Future of UK’s Digital Infrastructure & Innovation,” Round-Table at House of Commons, 20 October 2014, London, UK.
  • Round-Table with British Ambassador to Germany in Berlin on “Foresight Europe 2030”,  6 October 2014, Berlin, Germany.
  • “5G Services in Action,” 5G Huddle, WWRF, 22 September 2014, London, UK.
  • “Your Life in Your Hands: Living our Lives through our Mobile Phones,” Ipsos MORI & KCL Panel, together with Ben Page (Chief Exec of Ipsos MORI) and Ben Hammersley (Editor at Large of Wired), 24 June 2014, London, UK.
  • City Hall event on Smart Cities, panel after Mayor Boris Johnson’s keynote, 24 June 2014, London, UK.
  • “5G challenges and what must the UK do to overcome them?” Royal Academy of Engineering, 5G stakeholders’ meeting, 19 June 2014, London, UK.
  • IoT Breakfast Event, Telefonica, 17 June 2014, London, UK.
  • “The Snowden Revelations – One Year On,” Round-Table at the Chatham House, 12 June 2014, London, UK.
  • Internet of Things  Ecosystem Event, NESTA, 3 June 2014, London, UK.
  • Panel Organizer and Moderator, “Is there a future in M2M?” Johanesberg Summit, May 2014, Sweden.
  • Panel Organizer and Moderator, “How to scale M2M connectivity provisioning?” IEEE WCNC 2014, April 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • “5G- Rethinking Wireless Infrastructure,” IWPC Industry Workshop, April 2014, Oxford, UK.
  • “Financing the Internet of Things,” Internet of Things EU Summit, 3 March 2014, Brussels, Belgium.
  • “Machine-to-Machine Technologies in 5G,” M2M/IoT conference, February 2014, Oxford, UK.
  • “Sustainable Technologies,” Sustainability Panel at King’s College London, February 2014, London, UK.
  • “Designing Smart Cities in 2013,” Re.Work Cities, 13 December 2013, London, UK.
  • “M2M Trends – Should we believe the forecast?” BEREC M2M Workshop, 19 November 2013, Brussels, Belgium.
  • “Emerging ICT Technologies,” IEEE WoWMoM, 7 June 2013, Madrid, Spain.
  • “Smart Cities – Shift of Technologies,” Smart Cities Workshop, 3 June 2013, Sophia Antipolis, France.
  • Future Internet Technologies,” Future Internet Assembly, 6 May 2013, Dublin, Ireland.
  • From Static to Dynamic” Urban Prototyping London 2013, April 2013, Imperial College, London, UK.
  • Wireless Sensor Networks – Unexpected Shift of Industries” Sensornets 2013, February 2013, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Future of M2M Technologies” IEEE Globecom 2012, IWM2M, 7 December 2012, Anaheim, USA.
  • Home Networking Technologies” Home Networking Summit, Austin, Texas, USA, 12 November 2012.
  • Panel Organizer and Moderator in “Green Wireless Networking – Ecological Bubble or Financial Drive?” IEEE CAMAD 2012, September 2012, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Disruptive Technologies – 1Gbps/km2 BuNGee Architecture,” LTE World Summit 2012, May 2012, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Pervasive Computing: Is the Devil in the Details?,” IEEE PerCom 2012 (NSF Panel), March 2012, Lugano, Switzerland.
  • Panel Moderator in “Green Communications and the Smart Grid,” IEEE CTW 2011, June 2011, Sitges/Barcelona, Spain.
  • Panel Organizer and Moderator in “A Glimpse of the Future of Wireless Communications,” IEEE Globecom 2010, December 2010, Miami, US.
  • The Impact Of Communication Theory On Technology Development: Is The Best Behind Us, Or Ahead?,” IEEE CTW 2011, Cancun, Mexico, May 2010.
  • “IP and Wavenis: Utopia or Reality?,” Orange M2M Wavenis, Paris, France, May 2009.
  • Panel Organizer and Panelist in “The PHY Layer is Dead,” IEEE VTC-Spring 2009, Barcelona, Spain.
  • “Cognitive Networking,” WPMC 2008, Lapland, Finland.
  • Panel Organizer of “Wireless Sensor Networks – Ripe or Hype? An Industrial View,” IEEE ICC 2008, Beijing, China.
  • “Cooperative Strategies for Future Wireless Communication Systems,” IEEE PIMRC 2006, Helsinki, Finland.