Wireless Communications: Radio, Sensor and Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks


  • Efficient deployments of wireless sensor and radio networks.
  • Novel algorithms for QoS-based Vertical Handoff decision in heterogeneous wireless access networks.
  • Applications for environmental monitoring, e-health, smart cities and industrial control.
  • Reliable, low-power and long-lifetime sensor networks.
  • Optimization of the DFCN Broadcasting in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks.
  • Location Area and Management in Mobile Networks.
  • Architectures and integration.


  • WISENEP: A wireless sensor network in the Polytechnic School, Univ. of Extremadura, for temperature control in critical infraestructures.
  • SENSOLOG: A New Technology Based Firm speciallized on WSN, where we have a close relationship.
  • "Redes de Sensores Inalámbricas en Aplicaciones Medioambientales". XII edición de los Cursos de Verano Internacionales de la Universidad de Extremadura. Read about this new in the HOY newsletter.
  • Conference "Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks for Future Scenarios". Jorge Sá Silva, Univ. of Coimbra, Portugal. May 11, 2011. Polytechnic School, Caceres, Spain.
  • Related thesis, degree and master final projects (past and ongoing):
    • Multiobjective optimization for the placement of relay nodes in heterogeneous wireless sensor networks by means of evolutionary computation for energy efficiency.
    • Heuristics Effectiveness Analysis for the Radio Network Design Problem.
    • Application of Evolutionary and High Performance Computing to Solve Optimization Problems in Mobile Wireless Communications.
    • Application of Evolutionary Algorithms to the Location Areas Problem in Management of Mobile Networks.
    • Planning, deployment and management of a distributed network of heat sensors in a building.
    • Programming monitoring applications for wireless sensor networks in Contiki OS.
    • Empirical analysis of ZigBee propagation in variable environments for the efficient deployment of wireless sensor networks.
    • Wireless domotic application by means of SunSpot devices.
    • Software for online monitoring of wireless health sensors for heart disease.
    • Programming handled wireless devices for control purposes used by handicapped.
    • Visual application for determining the coverage ranges of heterogeneous wireless sensors in heterogeneuos indoor environments.
    • Intelligent system for efficient watering by means of wireless sensor networks.

Available resources.

  • Motes and sensors (temperature, light, humidity, infrared, CO2, proximity).
  • Relay nodes and routers.
  • Biomedical wireless sensors.