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Onel Luis Alcaraz López


Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Wireless Communications

36 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 311 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 49 citations. The author has a h-index of 10.00. (Scholar Google)


Onel L. A. López (S'17-M'20) was born in Sancti-Spíritus, Cuba, in 1989. He received the B.Sc. (1st class honors, 2013), M.Sc. (2017) and D.Sc. (with distinction, 2020) degree in Electrical Engineering from the Central University of Las Villas (Cuba),  the Federal University of Paran{\'a} (Brazil) and the University of Oulu (Finland), respectively. From 2013-2015 he served as a specialist in telematics at the Cuban telecommunications company (ETECSA). He is a co-recipient of the 2019 IEEE European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC) Best Student Paper Award and a collaborator to the 2016 Research Award given by the Cuban Academy of Sciences. He currently holds an Assitant Professorship (tenure track) in sustainable wireless communications engineering in the Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), Oulu, Finland.

Research interests

  • wireless communications
  • machine-type communications
  • wireless power transfer
  • ultra-reliable communications
  • stochastic geometry
  • radio cognitive
  • detection and estimation
  • network coding


[PhD Thesis] Onel Luis Alcaraz López, “Resource allocation for machine-type communication: from massive connectivity to ultra-reliable low-latency” in Doctoral thesis, UOULU, Oulu, Finland, April 2020. [Online] Available:

Full list of publications is available here.

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