Dr. David López-Pérez is a telecommunications engineer, who has devoted most of his career to the study of both cellular and Wi-Fi networks, where his main research interests are in network performance analysis, both theoretical and simulation-based, network planning and optimisation as well as technology and feature development. David's main contributions are around the understanding of small cells and ultra-dense networks. He has also pioneered work on cellular and Wi-Fi inter-working, and investigated both multi-antenna capabilities and ultra-reliable low latency features for future indoor networks. David was recognised as Bell Labs Distinguished Member of Staff in 2019, has authored 1 book on small cells, and has published more than 150 research manuscripts on a variety of related topics. David has filed 52 patents applications with more than 25 granted as of today, and has received a number of prestigious awards. He is an editor of IEEE TWC.