Research Fellows Directory
Dr Alex Alvarado
University of Cambridge
Dr. Alvarado's research focuses on developing fundamental theoretical understandings of current telecommunication systems and lies on the frontier of communication theory, information theory, signal processing, and optical communications. In the past, Dr. Alvarado has developed techniques to optimize the performance of telecommunication systems and proposed novel designs strategies.
Dr. Alvarado's has authored more than 60 papers in leading peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He has received two best poster awards and given multiple invited talks, tutorials, and lectures in the field around the world. Dr. Alvarado has co-authored one book about communication theory aspects of coded modulation (Wiley & Sons 2015, with Prof. L. Szczecinski). Currently, Dr. Alvarado is a Senior Research Associate at UCL and part of the EPSRC-funded UNLOC project focused on techniques to unlock the capacity of optical communication systems.