Arrate Alonso Gómez was born in Bilbao (Basque Country), Spain in 1985.
She received the engineer’s degree (Dipl-Ing.) in Electronic Engineering from ESIDE, Deusto University in 2008.
In 2009 she got a postgraduate master’s degree (M. Sc.) in Communication Technology, Systems and Networks from Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, respectively. Her master thesis was titled “Spectral Efficiency and Outage Performance Evaluation of Measured Vehicular Communication Radio Channels”, and was carried out at the Vienna University of Technology, under the supervision of Alberto González Salvador (UPV) and Christoph F. Mecklenbräuker (TUWien).
She has worked on her PhD thesis on the field of medium access control (MAC) layer protocol design (optimisation) for vehicular communications, specifically for delay sensitive and safety related applications, which she received in September 2013.
Arrate Alonso’s research interests include:
- Mobile ad hoc communication systems
- Vehicular communications
- MAC protocols for e-Safety applications
- Cross-layer design of wireless networks