The main purpose of CFTMN is to facilitate research and educational activities in the fields of traditional and emerging communication technologies. Its vision is to create an open platform for research, education and innovation leading towards new applications and converged info-communication services.
The Centre's mission is achieved through cross disciplinary cooperation, joint research projects and publications, staff and student exchange, PhD and other educational programs, industrial partnerships, participation in national and international forums and conferences.
As a part of its consulting services, Centre for Telecommunications makes studies, development, research and technological projects, and adequate revisions. Users of the Centre's services include: telecom operators, private companies, government agencies, regulatory bodies, professional and scientific entities.
A fully equiped and certified Laboratory for electromagnetic field measurements also operates within CFTMN.
Furthermore, CFTMN is a part of the CTIF Global Network South East Europe Division. The CTIF Global Network consists of members throughout the world and works as a gateway to international partnerships and cooperation, providing an international platform for the purpose of strengthening competiveness in the global market.
Research and development activities are performed through: Wireless Communications Group and Telecommunication Networks Group.
Wireless Communications Group is focused on the following main fields of research:
- Evolution of wireless communication technologies
- Cross layer design for broadband wireless networks
- Multiple access techniques in wireless communications
- Multi-carrier techniques for the next generation of mobile communication systems
- OFDM based relay systems for the next generation of wireless communication systems
- Diversity techniques in mobile communication systems
- Coding techniques for the wireless communication systems
- MIMO systems.
Telecommunication Networks Group in its research activities deals with:
- Switch and router architecture
- OpenFlow and Software Defined Network implementations
- Programmable and high performance networking platforms
- Performance Measurement of High Performance Networking systems
- Network Traffic Classification
- Network Traffic Generation
- Virtualized Networking Infrastructures
- Single-chip network architectures
- Quality of service (multimedia delivery networks, cross layer design, ...)
- Congestion control mechanisms
- Development and implementation of scientific and educational tools to provide the possibility for students to work on Internet infrastructure
For a full list of the Centre's members please click here.