Santa Clara, USA
Meral Shirazipour is a Research engineer in the AI area at Ericsson Research in Silicon Valley. Her research interests include network function virtualization, software-defined networking and monitoring, as well as optical transport network control, protocols and standardization. In recent times, she’s been focusing on 5G network architecture and design for emerging technologies, as well as on the use of data analytics and machine learning for automated network management. Earlier, Meral has been involved in 5G strategy and innovation initiatives such as the Ericsson Garage, now part of EricssonONE. She holds a Ph.D. in telecommunications from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada.