José Juan Pedreño Manresa - Biography

José Juan Pedreño Manresa was born in Cartagena, Spain in 1984. He received the Diploma in Telematics and B.Sc in Telecommunications in 2013 and 2014 respectively from Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT), Spain.

He is currently working toward the Ph.D degree in Information and Communication Technologies at the same university. His research interests include SDN (Software Defined Networks) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization) techniques for optical networks orchestration.

Research Stays

Professional Affiliations


  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • Graduate Student Member, April 2015 - to the present
  • IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc)
    • Graduate Student Member, April 2015 - to the present
  • IEEE Software Defined Networks Technical Community (IEEE SDN)
    • Graduate Student Member, May 2015 - to the present

Honors, Grants and Awards

  • UPCT Mobility Grant (ref. PMPDI-UPCT-2017), Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa/CNIT, September 2017 - December 2017
  • Ph.D. Fellowship FPU/MECD (the most prestigious Spanish Ph.D. fellowship), granted by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports. October 2015 - to the present
  • Outstanding Student Award at Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena. Academic years 2013/2014
  • Best Final Degree Thesis at Telecommunications Engineering School (Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena). Academic years 2013/2014, 2012/2013

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