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Vitaly Petrov

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About me

Vitaly Petrov is an Assistant Professor with the Division of Communication Systems, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Prior to joining KTH in 2024, he was a Principal Research Scientist with Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA (2022–2024), as well as a Senior Standardization Specialist and a 3GPP RAN1 delegate with Nokia Bell Labs and later Nokia Standards (2020–2022).

Vitaly obtained his Ph.D. degree in Communications Engineering from Tampere University, Finland, in 2020. He also holds two M.Sc. degrees: one in IT and Information Systems Security from SUAI University, St. Petersburg, Russia (2011) and another one in Communications Engineering from Tampere University of Technology, Finland (2014). Vitaly has been a visiting researcher with the University of Texas at Austin (USA), Georgia Institute of Technology (USA), and King’s College London (UK).

Vitaly is an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and has also served as a Guest Editor of the IEEE Journals of Selected Areas in Communications (IEEE JSAC).

Vitaly's research interests include near-field terahertz (THz) band communications and networking, mobile and satellite wireless systems for 6G and beyond. He is a recipient of the Best Student Paper Award at IEEE VTC-Fall 2015, the Best Student Poster Award at IEEE WCNC 2017, and the Best Student Journal Paper Award from IEEE Finland in 2019.


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