Michal Šimko

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn.
Company: McKinsey & Company, Inc.
City, State: Vienna, Austria
Time Span: August 17, 2009 - August 31, 2013


Michal Šimko was born in Bratislava, Slovakia, in October 1985. In June 2009, he received his Dipl.-Ing. degree (with highest honors) and in May 2013 his Ph.D. degree (with highest honors), both from Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria.

In June 2011, he received bachelor degree in industrial/organizational and social psychology from the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Since August 2009 he has been working as a project assistant at the Institute of Telecommunications, Vienna University of Technology.

During August and September 2010 , he was a visiting researcher at the Department of Electrical Engineering of Link¨oping University, Sweden.

From January 2012 to June 2012, he was a visiting researcher at the Signal Processing Laboratory of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

His research interests include channel estimation techniques, pilot pattern optimization, and communications under time-variant channels.

He has been awarded the Best Student Paper Award by IEEE VTS Society at IEEE VTC 2011 Spring in Budapest, Hungary.

Michal is currently a consultant at McKinsey&Company.


  • Channel Estimation
  • UMTS Long Term Evolution
  • Intercarrier Interference Mitigation
  • OFDM