Livia Ruiz

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Sep 2011

Network Consultant Engineer

LMI Ericsson Ireland

Tasks:  team leadership, customer advice, project planning, workshop delivery, design and optimisation

Travel Time/ Mobility: up to 75%Areas: core circuit switch, transmission, PCRF, PCEF, network performance.

Main projects:

  • KPN Belgium SAPC Testbed integration.
  • Nucleo Paraguay SASN/SAPC.
  • TMobile UK MGW dimensioning.
  • Airtel Africa2010 Performance improvement.
  • Vodafone Ireland 2G Optimisation Lighting.
  • Vodafone Ireland RNC Network rollout.
  • ENTEL PCS Network design audit.
  • Vodafone Ireland Iphone launch.
  • TMobile UK Network performance.
  • MTN Nigeria Modernization network design.
  • Ericsson Spain UDC Modeling.
  • MTN Nigeria Core network performance.
2005 - 2007

Research and Teaching Assistant

Institute of Microelectronics and Wireless Systems, NUIM

Tasks:

  • Preparing and delivering papers and presentations for conferences
  • Research, design, integration and implementation.
  • C programming lab assistant and tutoring.

Area: Software Defined Radio (Telecommunications), C Programming (Education).

Publications: 

  • 2007 Conference & Paper , Demonstration of a Software Defined Radio Platform for Dynamic Spectrum Allocation, DySpan , April 2007, Dublin, Ireland.
  • 2007 Conference & Paper, Platform for the Development of Software Defined Radio, IEEE PIMRC 2007, Athens, Greece.
  • 2006 Conference & Paper, Reconfigurable Radio Testbed , ISSC 2006, Dublin, Ireland.
  • 2006 Abstract, Reconfigurable Transceiver Architectures: Frontend Hardware Requirements, Colloquium on Physical Layer Wireless Communications, London UK
Jan 2004 - Jun 2004

Research Assistant / Internship

France Telecom R&D

Task: Software Optimization with Matlab and C++ of Base Station Performance.

Project: Optimization of a RF Engineering Model

Education

Education
Sep 2011 - Present

International Master in European Studies: Project and Policy Management

UCL, Belgian-Italian Chamber of Comerce

Main Areas: EU Institutional System, EU Economics, EU Policy and Structural Funds, Lobbying and Networking in the EU, EU Budget, EU Internal Market, EU Project Managment, EU Funding.

Oct 1999 - Jun 2004

Bsc in Telecommunication Engineering

EUITT, UPM
Sep 2003 - Jun 2004

ERASMUS

ESIGELEC

Final Project and Intership in Telecommunication Engineering.