Dr. Halid Hrasnica is Project and Programme Manager at Eurescom, responsible for the NEM Initiative and the ARIADNE project. He joined Eurescom in 2006.
His main areas of expertise include the design of communications protocols, development of routing algorithms, performance evaluation of broadband communications networks, network planning and optimization. He published a large number of scientific papers and is member of IEEE Technical Committee Powerline Communications, guest editor in EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, and is member of Technical Program Committees for IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), IEEE International Symposium on Power-Line Communications and its Applications (ISPLC), and SPIE’s Next-Generation Communication and Sensor Networks conference. He is main author of the book “Broadband Powerline Communications”, published by Wiley and Sons in 2004, and main contributor to Wiley Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (2002) on the same topic. He was involved as researcher and project manager in several national and international research and development projects in various national and international frameworks as well as industry projects. He was task leader on standardisation issues in the EU FP6 Integrated Project OPERA.
He graduated in 1993 in electrical engineering at the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. From 1993 to 1995 he was working in Energoinvest Communications in Sarajevo as developing software engineer for the telephone exchange systems. In 1995 he joined the Chair for Telecommunications at Dresden University of Technology, Germany, where he received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and information technology in May 2004.