Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Paulo Miguel Nepomuceno Pereira Monteiro

Senior Researcher

Paulo Monteiro

Academic position: Associate Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Communications and Photonics – Av

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Address: IT – Aveiro
Instituto de Telecomunicações
Campus Universitário de Santiago
P-3810-193 AVEIRO - PORTUGAL
Tel: +351 234 377 900
Fax: +351 234 377 901


Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 17-11-1999
  • MSc, University College of North Wales, 14-12-1990
  • Licenciatura, Universidade de Aveiro, 30-09-1988
  • Nokia Siemens Netowrks, 01-01-2007 - 30-06-2012, Optical Networks
  • Universidade de Aveiro, 15-03-2005, Associate Professor
  • Institituto de Telecomunicações, 10-04-1992,
Supervision of theses
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Frequency-modulated (FM) signals for LIDAR, MSc Student, Mariana Rocha, 01-2020
  • Radio over Ethernet (RoE) based Fronthaul , MSc Student, David António Sacadura de Melo, 12-2017
  • Highly-sensitive MIMO receiver for LIDAR, Research Grant, Renato Afonso, 01-2020
  • Novel modulator enabling data parallelization, Research Grant, Pedro Martins, 01-2017
  • I. Alimi, A. Shahpari, A. Sousa Sousa, RMF Ferreira, P. Monteiro, A. Teixeira, Challenges and Opportunities of Optical Wireless Communication Technologies, Chapter in, Optical Communication Technology, Pedro Pinho, Intech Open, Rijeka, 2017
  • P. Monteiro, A. Gameiro, Convergence of Optical and Wireless Technologies for 5G, Chapter in, Opportunities in 5G Networks: A Research and Development Perspective, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2016 | Full text (PDF 2 MBs)
  • J. V. Gomes, P.R.M. Inácio, M. Freire, M. Sousa, P. Monteiro, The Nature of Peer-to-Peer Traffic, Chapter in, The Handbook of Peer-to-Peer Networking, Xuemin Shen, Heather Yu, John Buford and Mursalin Akon, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2010
  • J. R. Rodrigues, M. Freire, P. Monteiro, P. Lorenz, Optical Burst Switch as a New Switching Paradigm for High-Speed Internet, Chapter in, Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Second Edition, Vol. III, Margherita Pagani, Idea-Group Inc., 2008
  • D. Fonseca, A. Cartaxo, P. Monteiro, Topics on OSSB modulation for 40 Gb/s transmission systems, Chapter in, Advanced technologies for high-speed optical communications, Lei Xu, Research Signpost, 2007
  • J. R. Rodrigues, M. Freire, P. Monteiro, P. Lorenz, Optical Burst Switching: A New Switching Paradigm for High-Speed Internet, Chapter in, Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Margherita Pagani, New York, 2005
  • J. R. Rodrigues, M. Freire, P. Monteiro, P. Lorenz, Optical Burst Switching: A New Switching Paradigm for High-Speed Internet, Chapter in, Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Margherita Pagani, Idea-Group Inc., 2005

Currently running projects4

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
Mob-5G Componentes e serviços para redes 5G P2020 01-01-2018 01-12-2020
ORCIP Optical Radio Convergence Infrastructure for Communications and Power Delivering PO Centro 01-05-2017 01-05-2020
PhoTech-5G/60GHz Photonic Technologies to support 5G/60GHz WLANS IT 01-11-2016 01-10-2018
RETIOT Utilização de Tecnologias de Reflectometría no melhoramento do futuro Internet das Coisas e Sistemas Ciber-Físicos P2020 01-01-2017 01-12-2019

Closed Projects21

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
ARPA Techniques and Algorithms for Raman Multi-Pump Allocation FCT/POSC 01-06-2005 01-12-2007
CONDENSA IPv4/IPv6-Compliant Optical Burst Switching Network Design with Enhanced Signaling Architectures FCT/POSC 01-01-2005 31-12-2007
CONPAC CONtention free all-optical PACket switch (CONPAC) FCT/POSC 15-06-2005 16-06-2007
CONTACT Components and techniques for high capacity optical communications FCT/PTDC 01-01-2011 01-12-2012
ConvOCO Wavelength Optical Conversion ADI 01-10-2003 30-09-2005
CONVOCO Optical Wavelength CONVersiOn Siemens Networks SA 01-03-2004 31-12-2006
ETOBLU Terminal Equipments for Optical Single Side Band Transmission Siemens Networks SA 01-10-2004 31-12-2006
FLEXICELL FLEXICELL ADI/QREN 01-01-2014 01-06-2015
FUTON Fibre Optic Networks for Distributed, Extendible Heterogeneous Radio Architectures and Service Provisioning EU/FP7 01-01-2008 01-06-2010
HYDRA-ROF Hybrid Dynamic Radio Access supported by Radio over Fiber IT/LA 01-02-2014 01-03-2016
NGPON Next Generation Passive Optical Networks ASI, Nokia Siemens Networks SA 01-04-2007 01-12-2008
ONECI ONECI - Optimizing Next-generation Elastic Core Network Infrastructure FCT/PTDC 01-05-2013 01-04-2015
OPTRONET OPtimized Transponders for Robust Optical NETworks ADI 01-01-2006 01-06-2008
ROPE Ethernet Passive Optical Networks Nokia Siemens Networks 01-07-2004 31-12-2007
SHOTS Super High-capacity Optical Transmission Systems FCT/POSC 01-04-2005 31-12-2007
SUPRESSOR All Optical Side band SUPRESSOR based on SOA’s to operate at 40GBit/s Siemens SA 01-07-2005 02-07-2006
THE MOST Transimpedance Highly Efficient Micro & millimetrewave Optical Smart Transceiver ADI 01-01-2003 31-12-2006
THRONE Devices and techniques for optical processing in high bit-rate networks FCT/PTDC 01-11-2007 01-10-2010
TOBLU Single Side Band Optical Transmission FCT/POSI 01-01-2001 30-06-2004
TRAMANET TRAMANET – Traffic and Trust Management in Peer-to-Peer Networks FCT/PTDC 01-01-2008 01-06-2011
TWave Phase conjugated twin waves to unlock the potential of future spatial division multiplexed systems (TWave) FCT/COMPETE/FEDER 01-03-2014 01-03-2015
  • N. M. Garcia, M. Freire, P. Monteiro, Best paper award, Best paper award for the paper in ICOIN 2008, intitled "The Ethernet frame payload size and its effect on IPv4 and IPv6 traffic",
  • N. M. Garcia, M.H. Hajduczenia, P. Monteiro, Siemens Innovation and Excelence Award, Siemens Innovation and Excelence R&D Award for their work on self-similiarity of data signals,
  • Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • International Conference on Service Assurance with Partial and Intermittent Resources [SAPIR 2005]., Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • Advanced Industrial Conference on Telecommunications [A-ICT 2005]., Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • Electronics Letters
    2016, 5 review(s); 2015, 4 review(s); 2014, 5 review(s);
  • IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology
    2013, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech.
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 3 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s);
  • Photonics
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • Optical Engineering
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
    2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Communications Magazine
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • Optical and Quantum Electronics
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation
    2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 5 review(s); 2005, 3 review(s); 2003, 2 review(s); 2002, 3 review(s);
  • Journal of Optical Networking
    2006, 2 review(s);
  • Optics Letters
    2007, 2 review(s);
  • Optics Express
    2012, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Computers and Communications - ISCC
    2007, 1 review(s);

  • 2006, 1 review(s);