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Thilina Nuwan Weerasinghe of the Faculty of Engineering and Science at the University of Agder has submitted his thesis entitled «Enabling mMTC and URLLC in 5G: Initial Access, Traffic Prediction, and User Availability» and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Tuesday 25 May 2021.
He has followed the PhD-programme at the Faculty of Engineering and Science, with spesialisation in ICT.
The trial lecture and the public defence will take place online, via the Zoom conferencing app (link below)
Head of the Department of ICT, Folke Haugland, Fakulty of Engineering and Science, University of Agder, will chair the disputation.
Given topic for trial lecture: «Coexistence Mechanisms between eMBB and URLLC in 5G Wireless Networks»
Thesis Title: «Enabling mMTC and URLLC in 5G: Initial Access, Traffic Prediction, and User Availability»
Search for the thesis in AURA - Agder University Research Archive, a digital archive of scientific papers, theses and dissertations from the academic staff and students at the University of Agder.
The Candidate: Thilina Nuwan Weerasinghe (1985, Galle, Sri Lanka) BSc Engineering- Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna (2009), MSc in Information and Communication Technology, University of Agder (2015) Master thesis: Adaptive Backbone and Link Correlation based Data Transmission Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks. He has worked as an Engineer in Radio Network Optimization in various telecommunication related projects in Sri Lanka and Maldives. Present position: Lecturer at Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Ruhuna.
The doctoral work has been funded by Center for Research-Based Innovation (SFI) Offshore Mechatronics at UiA, and the Department of ICT at UiA.
First opponent: Professor Oriol Sallent, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Second opponent: Associate Professor Katina Kralevska, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Associate Professor Martin Gerdes, Department of ICT, University of Agder, is appointed as the administrator for the assessment commitee.
The disputation is open to the public, but to follow the trial lecture and the public defence, which is transmitted via the Zoom conferencing app, you have to register as an audience member.
A Zoom-link will be returned to you.
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The chair invites members of the public to pose questions ex auditorio in the introduction to the public defense, with deadlines. It is a prerequisite that the opponent has read the thesis. Questions can be submitted to the chair Folke Haugland by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org