Head of Science Operations, COST Association
Prof Dr Tatiana Kovacikova received her diploma in telecommunication engineering from the University of Transport and Telecommunications in Zilina, former Czechoslovakia. In 1996, she received her PhD in telecommunication systems from the same university. 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 ICT and ITS, in particular network architectures, services and applications. She have been involved in a number national and international research projects including 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, ITS and CABLE Technical Committees. Since June 2013, she has been holding the position of the Head of Science Operations in the COST Association in Brussels.