Prof. Tatiana Kováčiková, PhD.

Prof. Tatiana Kováčiková, PhD. is senior researcher in the ERA Chair project on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) at the University of Zilina, Slovakia.

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From June 2013 till October 2015, she hold the position of the Head of Science Operations at the COST Association in Brussels. In 2013, she was appointed Full Professor in the Applied Informatics. From 2009 to 2013 she was the Head of the Department of InfoCom Networks at the University of Zilina, Slovakia. Her research interests include Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), in particular network architectures, services and applications. She has been involved in a number of national and international research projects including COPERNICUS, INCO-COPERNICUS, EURESCOM and  EC FP6 and FP7 projects.

From 2002 to 2013, she was involved in the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) as a leader or member of Specialist Task Forces for CLOUD, TISPAN (Telecommunications and Internet converged Services and Protocols for Advanced Networking) and ITS Technical Committees. In 2003, she got the SIEMENS AWARD for leading the research group in the field of IP telephony.

In 1996, she received her PhD in telecommunication systems from the University of Transport and Telecommunications in Zilina, former Czechoslovakia. She received her diploma in telecommunication engineering from the same university.