Denys Nikolayev received the joint Ph.D. degrees in electronics from the IETR laboratory of French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France and in electrical engineering from the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czechia in 2017, and the “Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches” degree from the University of Rennes in 2023. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Imec / Ghent University, Belgium until 2018, a Scientist at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) until 2020, and then joined the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) as a permanent researcher.

Academic Appointments

Honors & Awards

  • Best Ph.D. dissertation award (2nd prize) — Foundation Rennes 1, 2018
  • Eiffel excellence scholarship — French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2016
  • Best paper award (1st place) — URSI “Radio Science for Humanity,” 2017
  • Young investigator award — Int. Joint Conf. EMBEC/NBC, 2017
  • Poster and paper award (3rd place) — Int. Conf. BioEM, 2015

Professional Education

  • HDR (fr. Habilitation à diriger des recherches), University of Rennes (FR), Jan. 2023
  • Ph.D., IETR laboratory of the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS, FR), Electronics, 2014–17
  • Ph.D., University of West Bohemia (CZ), Electrical Engineering, 2012–2017
  • M.Sc. (summa cum laude), Lviv Polytechnic National University (UA), 2008