Nikola Zlatanov was born in Macedonia. He received the Dipl.Ing. and Master degree in electrical engineering from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia in 2007 and 2010, respectively, and his PhD degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada in 2015. He is currently a Lecturer (US equivalent to Assistant Professor) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (ECSE) at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. His current research interests include wireless communications, information theory, and nanonetworks.
Dr. Zlatanov received several scholarships/awards/grants for his work including UBC's Four Year Doctoral Fellowship in 2010, UBC's Killam Doctoral Scholarship and Macedonia's Young Scientist of the Year in 2011, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship in 2012, best journal paper award from the German Information Technology Society (ITG) in 2014, best conference paper award at ICNC in 2016, ARC Discovery Project and ARC DECRA in 2018.
Dr. Zlatanov is an Editor of IEEE Communications Letters (since Nov. 2015).