Brief Curriculum Vitae

Alexander Kocian was born in Vienna, Austria on January 22, 1971, and received the Dipl. Ing. Degree in Electrical Engineering with major in telecommunications from the Vienna University of Technology, Austria, in 1997. He finished his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Aalborg University, Denmark, in 2003.

Since 2014 he has been a Research Fellow with the University of Pisa, Italy. He was a Research Fellow (2012-2014) with the Institute of Informatics and Telematics at the Italian National Research Council in Pisa, and (2008-2012) with the Department of Electronics Engineering at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, both in Italy. He was a Reader (2005-2008) with the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering at Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), offshore campus Muscat, Oman. Before that he was working (1999-2005) in the Digital Communication Laboratory at Aalborg University, Denmark. During his stay at Aalborg University, he joined the Wireless Systems Laboratory at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA as visiting research scholar (2001).

He worked on numerous projects funded by industry, the European Space agency, the Italian National Research Council, and the university. He has co-authored dozens peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, and he has been member of numerous program committees of international conferences. He was co-organizer (together with Bernard H. Fleury) of the Master program in Mobile Internet Communications at Aalborg University from 2001-2005.

Current research interests


Selected Professional Service

Program Chair

EAI Int. Conf. on Intelligent Transport Systems (INTSYS): 2019.

Program Committee Member

IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Geoscience (AGERS): 2019.

Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence (DCAI): 2018.

International Symposium on Ambient Intellidence (ISAmI): 2018, 2019.

IEEE International Symposium on Geoinformatics (ISYG): 2017.

IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE): 2014, 2015.

IEEE Int. Conf. on Aerospace Electronics and Remote Sensing Technology (ICARES): 2014, 2018, 2019.

Editorial Board Member

MDPI Switzerland - Stats, Open Access Journal, 2019 - 2021