Marco Hernández

Division of Engineering
Department of Digital Systems

Marco Hernández

Full time professor

He is a full time professor at ITAM and technical editor of the International Standard IEEE 802.15.8 (Peer-Aware Communications) pertaining to device-to-device communications with distributed control. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands. He was an International Young Graduate Trainee with the European Space Research and Technology Center (ESTEC) of the European Space Agency, in The Netherlands; research assistant at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Delft University of Technology; visiting researcher at the Center for Communications and Signal Processing Research Laboratory, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, in the USA; and researcher with the Mobile Communications Group, at Institute Eurecom in Sophia-Antipolis, France. He joined the Center of Excellence at the Graduate School of Electrical Engineering of Yokohama National University, in Japan, as a research associate; and afterwards he was an expert researcher at the Medical Information and Communications Technology Group of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), in Yokosuka Research Park, Japan, where he collaborated as technical editor of the UWB PHY in the IEEE802.15.6 (Body Area Networks) standard.  He has also been a senior researcher at the Dependable Wireless Laboratory, and at the Wireless Systems Laboratory, at NICT, Japan.

Academic Studies

BE in Electronics, Universidad Autónoma de Puebla
MS in Electronics Engineering, Instituto Politécnico Nacional
PhD in Electronics Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands


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Topics of Interest

  • IEEE 802.15 Speciality Networks
  • Medium Access Control Protocols
  • Communication System Design
  • Information Theory

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