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Full Name: 
Senka Hadzic
Academic Role: 
Postdoctoral Researcher
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Senka Hadzic is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Cape Town. She obtained her PhD in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering at the Instituto de Telecomunicações / University of Aveiro, Portugal in 2014. She received the Marie Curie ERCIM fellowship to conduct postdoctoral research at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) in Germany, where she was working on wireless backhaul deployments for rural areas and developing countries. During this tenure she participated in two Research Exchange Programs - at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (September 2014) and the University of Cyprus (March 2015). She joined the ICT4D Networking group at the Computer Science Department in March 2016, where she participates in R&D activities in cutting edge wireless communications and novel network infrastructures for poorly connected areas to expand access or improve network performance in these regions. The research focus is on the use of technologies such as Mesh Networks, Software Defined Networks and Dynamic Spectrum Access including TV White Spaces and Software Defined Radios.

Research Project / Interests: 

Wireless communications for underserved areas, TVWS, mesh networking.

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