Professor Vladimir Poulkov has received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Technical University of Sofia (TUS), Sofia, Bulgaria. He has more than 30 years of teaching, research, and industrial experience in the field of telecommunications. He has
successfully managed numerous industrial, engineering, R&D and educational projects. He has been Dean of the Faculty of the
Telecommunications and Vice Chairman of the General Assembly of the European Telecommunications Standardization Institute
(ETSI). Currently the Head of the Teleinfrastructure R&D at TUS and Chairman of Cluster for Digital Transformation and Innovation, Bulgaria. He is Fellow of the European Alliance for Innovation; Senior IEEE Member. He has authored many scientific publications and is tutoring BSc, MSc, and PhD courses in the field of Information Transmission Theory and Wireless Access Networks.