Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Cátia Manuela Rodrigues Pinho

PhD Student

Cátia Pinho

Academic position: PhD Student
Joining date: 30-09-2014
Roles in IT: PhD Student
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Networking - Av

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Address: IT – Aveiro
Instituto de Telecomunicações
Campus Universitário de Santiago
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Cátia Pinho has a 5-year degree (equivalent to integrated Master) in Engineering Physics and a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. She is currently working toward the conclusion of her Ph.D. (2014-2019) under the MAP-tele Doctoral Programme in Telecommunications at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. Research experience and skills include Optics (e.g., photonic integrated circuits, fiber optics and optical systems design/testing), Biomedical Engineering (e.g., signal processing and development of health information technologies), Leadership and Teamwork. Pinho has participated in several national/international funded projects and has authored/co-authored up to 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences, and three book chapters.

In the scope of her Ph.D. studies performed supplementary research/training at the Optical Communications and Photonic Integration (OCPI) group from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE) - Electrical Engineering Division of the University of Cambridge, and the Photonic Research Labs - iTEAM Research Institute from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV).

Scientific Achievements

Closed Projects1

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
OPTICAL 5G High-Capacity SDM Solutions for Optical Backhaul in 5G Networks and Optical Data Center Connectivity IT 01-07-2016 01-12-2018