R&D Team

Meet our R&D Team

Adam Flizikowski

Head of R&D

Adam is leading the team and managing the ECSEL JU BRAINE project (dealing with the edge for AI/ML big data processing). Adam has telecommunications background and has 20 years experience in wireless networks, with ca. 15 EU projects participated and tens of proposals contributed. He manages the IPR process in the company as well.

Md Arifur Rahman

R&D Expert

Arifur is an R&D Expert focusing on solving the radio resource management (RRM) problems of future wireless networks. Currently, he is team leader of a H2020 project called MARSAL. He holds a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ulsan, South Korea in 2019. Before he joins in ISRD, he works as a postdoctoral researcher at CentraleSupelec, Campus of Rennes, France and contribute in a ANR funded Enhanced Physical Layer for Cellular IoT (EPHYL) project and develop radio resource management algorithm for multi-cell NB-IoT network scenario. He was a co-supervisor of Master students in the area of cooperative relaying in NOMA techniques with 2 years of experience during his PhD degree. His current research interests include cell-free mMIMO, cloud computing in 5G networks, multi-access edge computing, virtual radio access networks, AI application in wireless communications, digital twins, and emerging technologies in wireless communications.

Adam Girycki

R&D Expert

Adam is R&D Expert and has particular expertise in the 3GPP standard, O-RAN alliance, 2G/3G/4G/5G Radio Network Design, Signalling and Radio Network Optimisation. Responsible for the development of the Near-Real Time RAN Intelligent Controller (Near-RT RIC) platform based on O-RAN standard, research and development of the radio resource management algorithms for xApps and MAC layer. Currently, he has also enrolled in a joint PhD degree programme in Engineering Science with Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL), Belgium and developing machine learning-based radio resource allocation algorithm for 6G cell-free mMIMO networks. He graduated in Technical Physics (1994). Completed PhD studies in Electronic and Telecommunications (1998). Have conducted telecommunications training in 34 countries on 4 continents.

Md Munjure Mowla

R&D Expert

Munjure works as an R&D Expert. He holds a Ph.D degree in Wireless Communication and is experienced on several International (EU/NSF) projects/proposals/grants. Dr Mowla has diverse experience of more than 15 years as an academician, researcher, and industry personal in wireless communication domain. He supervised several masters students and also now acts as co-supervisor of a PhD student. He is author (and co-author) of more than 50 disseminations in wireless communication areas. His current research interests include Beyond 5G and 6G Wireless Communications, Radio Resource Management, Software Defined radio RAN, Edge Computing, AI/ML algorithms, cell free massive MIMO, etc.

Maria Safianowska

Senior R&D Engineer

Maria is Senior R&D Engineer. She has experience in working as a Researcher with a focus on Edge and Fog computing as well as allocation and pricing of IoT services. Maria is responsible for the vast area of Edge computing. She manages European and NCBiR projects. Maria received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Robert Gdowski

Senior R&D Engineer

Robert works as a Senior R&D Engineer dealing with Network Function Virtualization and Orchestration topics. Previously he worked as a researcher at Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan, focusing on architectural convergence of MEC, NFV and MANO systems. Robert obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from National Chiao Tung University. His research interests include System Virtualization, NFV, MANO, O-RAN RIC, MEC and distributed networks.

Hatem OdetAlla

R&D Engineer

Hatem is a member of the research team, taking care of developing the NR Physical layer. Hatem has over 14 years of experience, working in different markets (middle East, Asia and Europe) in different roles.

Jakub Kocot

R&D Engineer

Jakub works as an R&D Engineer. He holds a master’s degree in telecommunication with a specialization in radiocommunication and multimedia technologies and an engineering degree in automation and robotics. His interests include digital signal processing, optimization techniques, and novel radio resource management.

Farinaz Kooshki IS-Wireless Architecture expert

Farinaz Kooshki

Architecture Expert

Farinaz is an architecture expert in information and communication systems. In addition, she pursues her Ph.D. under the EC-funded project “MSCA ITN” and enrolled with Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. Farinaz holds master’s degree in telecommunication systems. She is active in evolutionary areas of radio access networks (RAN) and service data business analytics. Before joining IS-Wireless, she worked at Huawei Service Technologies Company and Telecom industry at IRAN which brings her more than seven years of industrial experience. Since 2019, she is mainly involved in designing the novel architectures such as Cell-less networks as well as highly contributing to patenting innovative mobile network solutions with IS-Wireless.

Evgeniy Alkhovik

Junior Data Scientist

Evgeniy is a Junior Data Scientist. He works on the BRAINE project dealing with Deep Learning algorithms for workload placement.