Martha Suárez (Dr)
General Director, Agencia Nacional del Espectro (ANE), Colombia
Dr Martha Suárez joined the National Spectrum Agency in Colombia, ANE in 2013, where she worked as Senior Adviser to the General Director and supported international activities of the Agency. In December 2015 Dr Suárez was appointed the General Director of ANE and she continues promoting the efficient use of the Spectrum and the mobile broadband connectivity in Colombia.
Dr Suárez was previously worked in the department of Telecommunications and Signal Processing at École Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Électronique et Électrotechnique de Paris ESIEE and the Esycom Research Center where she worked on wireless transmitter architectures. In 2011 she was awarded with a Marie Curie Fellowship and worked at the Instytut Technologii Elektronowej ITE in Poland for the Partnership for Cognitive Radio Par4CR European Project. Her research interests were in the areas of wireless system architectures and the design of high performance RF transceivers.
Dr Suárez received her degree as Electronics Engineer from the Universidad Industrial de Santander in 2004. During her undergraduate studies she participated in an exchange program with the Ecole Superieure Chimie Physique Electronique de Lyon CPE in 2001 in Lyon, France. She received her Master degree in high frequency communication systems from the University of Marne-la-Vallee, France in 2006 and her PhD degree from the University Paris-Est in 2009.