Hirley Alves received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Federal University of Technology-Paraná (UTFPR), Brazil, in 2010 and 2011, respectively, and double D.Sc. degree from the Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), University of Oulu, and UTFPR, in 2015.
In 2019, he joined Assistant Professor and is the Head of the Machine-type Wireless Communications Group. He is actively working on massive connectivity and ultra-reliable low latency communications for future wireless networks, 5GB and 6G, full-duplex communications, and physical-layer security.
He leads the MTC Group and the MTC/URLLC activities for the 6G Flagship Program.
He is a co-recipient of the 2017 ISWCS and 2019 EUCNC Best Student Paper Awards, and 2016 Research Award from the Cuban Academy of Sciences.
He has been the organizer, chair, and TPC and tutorial lecturer for several renowned international conferences. He is the chair of the workshop series “Full-Duplex Communications for Future Networks”.
He is the General Chair of the ISWCS’2019, Co-general Chair of ISWCS’2021, and the Co-Chair at the General Co-Chair of the 1st 6G Summit, Levi 2019.