Nikola Zlatanov

Professor, PhD

  • Education:

    University of British Columbia (UBC)

Nikola Zlatanov was born in Macedonia. He received his Dipl.Ing. and Master degrees in electrical engineering fr om Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia in 2007 and 2010, respectively, and his PhD degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada in 2015. Immediately after his PhD, he became a Lecturer (US equivalent to Assistant Professor) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, wh ere he was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2020. Since 2022, Dr Zlatanov has been a Professor at Innopolis University, Russia. His current research interests include machine learning and wireless communications. Dr. Zlatanov received several scholarships/awards/grants for his work including UBC's Four Year Doctoral Fellowship in 2010, UBC's Killam Doctoral Scholarship and Macedonia's Young Scientist of the Year in 2011, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship in 2012, best journal paper award from the German Information Technology Society (ITG) in 2014, best conference paper award at ICNC in 2016, and ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) in 2018. Dr. Zlatanov served as an Editor of IEEE Communications Letters in the period 2015-2018, and as an Editor of IEEE Wireless Communications Letters 2020-2023.