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... Armando Humberto Moreira Nolasco Pinto

Senior Researcher

Armando Pinto

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

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 01-01-1999
  • University of Aveiro, 01-01-2013, Associate Professor
  • University of Aveiro, 01-01-2000, Assistant Professor
  • University of Aveiro, 01-01-1997, Assistant Lecturer
Supervision of theses
  • Desenvolvimento de Heurísticas para o Dimensionamento de Redes Óticas de Transporte, MSc Student, Eduardo José Domingues Fernandes, 07-2019
  • Desenvolvimento de Heurísticas para o Modo de Transporte Ópaco em Redes Óticas de Transporte, MSc Student, Elio Tiago Sousa Coelho, 07-2019
  • Dimensioning of Translucent Optical Networks, MSc Student, Tiago Duarte Esteves, 12-2018
  • Gestão de Recursos de Rádio em Redes WiFi, MSc Student, Pedro Brigas Valente, 07-2017
  • Equalização Digital em Sistemas de Transmissão Coerentes Sobre Fibras Óticas, MSc Student, Inês do Vale Marques Oliveira, 12-2016
  • Estratégias de Planeamento Multi-Período em Redes de Transporte Óticas, MSc Student, Rogério Sandro Abreu Afonso, 12-2016
  • Dimensionamento de Optimização da Arquitetura dos Nós em Redes Óticas, MSc Student, Vasco Rafael Brites dos Santos Braz, 12-2016
  • Dimensionamento otimizado de nós de redes óticas de transporte baseados em comutação de pacotes, comutação de circuitos, e mistos, MSc Student, Pedro Miguel Marques Martins, 12-2015
  • Genetic Algorithm for fiber-FROG using Simulated Pulse Propagation, MSc Student, Edgar António Policarpo Wright, 12-2014
  • Compensação Digital da Dispersão Cromática, MSc Student, Luís Filipe Ferrão Brito, 12-2014
  • Análise Tecno-Económica de Redes de Acesso Óticas, MSc Student, Somayeh Ziaie, 12-2013
  • Production and Characterization of Narrow Diameter Optical Fibers, MSc Student, Gil Gonçalo Martins Fernandes, 12-2010
  • Transmission of Quantum Information, MSc Student, Steven Ramos Carneiro, 12-2010
  • Control Transient Effects in Optical Raman Amplifiers, MSc Student, Pedro Reis, 10-2010
  • Optimum Optical Networks Topologies, MSc Student, Rui Manuel Dias Morais, 12-2008
  • D. Faulkner, M. C. R. Medeiros, R. Neat, A. N. Pinto, NOC/OC&I 2010 Proceedings - 15th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications and 5th Conference on Optical Cabling and Infrastructure, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, 2010,
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  • G. Fernandes, N. J. Muga, A. N. Pinto, Space-Division Multiplexing in Fiber-Optic Transmission Systems, Chapter in, Optical Fibers: Technology, Communications and Recent Advances, Mário F. S. Ferreira, Nova Publisher, New York, 2017
  • R.M. Morais, A. N. Pinto, chapter 7, Topological Design Using Genetic Algorithms, pp. 153-173,, Chapter in, Intelligent Systems for Optical Networks Design: Advancing Techniques, Yousef S. Kavian and Z. Ghassemlooy, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3652-1, ISBN13: 9781466636521, ISBN10: 1466636521, EISBN13: 9781466636538, IGI global, Medical Information Science Reference, Hershey, USA, 2013
  • P.S André, A. N. Pinto, A. Teixeira, B. Neto, S. Junior, R. F. Rocha, J. L. Pinto, M.C.F. Fugihara, New Challenges in Raman Amplification for Fiber Communication Systems, Chapter in, Telecommunications Research Trends, Hans F. Ulrich and Ernst P. Lehrmann, Nova Publisher, -, 2008
  • P.S André, A. N. Pinto, A. Teixeira, B. Neto, S. Junior, R. F. Rocha, J. L. Pinto, M.C.F. Fugihara, New Challenges in Raman Amplification for Fiber Communication Systems, Chapter in, Optical Fibers Research Advances, Jurgen C. Schlesinger, Nova Publisher, -, 2007
  • A. N. Pinto, J. Ferreira, P. Mão-Cheia, Método e mecanismo para controlo e mitigação do efeito transitório em amplificadores ópticos de Raman com reflexão das bombas (granted), 104930, December, 2009, (status granted), Ownership: Instituto de Telecomunicações
  • C.Rodrigues Rodrigues, P. Mão-Cheia, F. P. Guiomar, A. N. Pinto, J.D. Reis, A. Teixeira, Método de Equalização Não-Linear do Canal Óptico no Domínio da Frequência, 105765, -1, (status pending), Ownership: Instituto de Telecomunicações

Currently running projects5

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
DSPMetroNet DSP Functions for Simplified Coherent Transceivers in Optical Metropolitan Networks FCT/POCI 01-07-2018 01-07-2021
MCTechs Multicore fibers technologies for high-capacity Optical Networks FCT/POCI 01-05-2018 01-05-2021
ORCIP Optical Radio Convergence Infrastructure for Communications and Power Delivering PO Centro 01-05-2017 01-05-2020
QuantumMining Quantum Primitives for Privacy Preserving Data Mining FCT 01-09-2018 31-08-2021
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 Projects29

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
AdaptDig Adaptive Digital Compensation in Access and Transport Optical Networks PT Inovação 01-01-2011 01-12-2012
ATLAS All-optical Terabit per second Lambda-Shifted transmission EU 01-01-2000 31-12-2002
CONLUZ Steering of light in nonlinear waveguides with resonant interactions FCT/PTDC 01-01-2011 01-12-2013
CRT Control of Transient Response of Fiber Raman Amplifiers PT Inovação 01-03-2008 01-11-2009
CV-Quantum Improving Security and Capacity Using Continuous Variables Quantum Communications IT/LA 01-02-2014 01-06-2016
DiNEq Digital Nonlinear Equalization in Very-High Speed Coherent Optical Transmission Systems FCT/PTDC 01-07-2013 01-06-2015
DOPTNET Highly Dispersive Pulses in Dense WDM Optical Network FCT/POSI 01-04-2002 31-10-2004
DROM-TELESAL Dimensioning of Multi-Layer Optical Networks ADI 01-03-2007 01-06-2008
GPON GPON-IN-A-BOX PT Inovação 01-01-2010 01-12-2011
IP over WDM Integration Strategies for IP over WDM Networks FCT/POSC 01-10-2005 30-09-2008
ISIS InfraStructures for broadband access in wireless/photonics and Integration of Strengths in Europe EU 01-01-2006 31-12-2008
MULTIDIM Dimensioning Multi-Service and Multi-Layer Networks: Optimization Models FCT/POSI 01-01-2002 31-12-2004
NET-OPT NET-OPT - Network Optimization Nokia Siemens Networks 01-01-2011 01-12-2013
NG-COS Next-Generation Coherent Optical Communication Systems IT/LA 01-09-2011 01-08-2013
NGPON2 NGPON2 ADI, PT Inovação 01-01-2013 01-12-2014
ONECI ONECI - Optimizing Next-generation Elastic Core Network Infrastructure FCT/PTDC 01-05-2013 01-04-2015
OSP-HNLF OSP-HNLF - Optical Signal Processing Using Highly Nonlinear Fibers FCT/PTDC 01-05-2010 01-04-2013
Panorama Desenvolvimento de um Sistema de Telecomunicações sustentado em Plataformas Ópticas e de Rádio Avançadas com gestão integrada PT Inovação 01-01-2009 01-06-2011
PANORAMA II Desenvolvimento de um Sistema de Telecomunicações sustentado em Plataformas Ópticas e de Rádio Avançadas com gestão integrada PT Inovação 01-01-2013 01-01-2015
PIC Photonic Integrated Circuits for NGPON2 PT Inovação 01-05-2013 01-12-2014
PMD Polarization Mode Dispersion in High-Speed Optical Communication Systems FCT/POSI 01-01-2004 31-07-2007
PosDig Digital Post-Compensation of Chromatic Dispersion and Nonlinearities in Optical Communication Systems PT Inovação 01-03-2010 01-12-2011
P-Quantum Practical Quantum Communications IT/LA 01-09-2011 01-08-2013
QuantPrivTel QuantPrivTel: Quantum PrivateTelecommunications FCT/PTDC 01-01-2010 01-06-2013
QuantTel Quantum Secure Telecommunications IT/LA 01-11-2008 01-10-2010
Quantum Quantum Effects in High Speed Optical Communication Systems IT/LA 01-07-2005 01-06-2008
Raman Raman Amplification for CWDM Systems PT Inovação 01-03-2005 31-07-2007
SoftTransceiver Software Defined Transceiver for Flexible Optical Networks IT 01-04-2016 01-12-2018
VADONetC Simplified Volterra analysis for dynamical optical networks compensation IT/LA 01-06-2014 01-05-2016
  • D. Periera, M. Facão, N. A. Silva, A. N. Pinto, Best PhD oral communication, Best PhD oral communication for the Symposium on Engineering Physics: Daniel Pereira – Quantum Key Distribution with Continuous Variables, received in the 2nd Doctoral Congress in Engineering, 8-9 June, Porto, Portugal, 01-06-2017
  • N. A. Silva, A. N. Pinto, Best Student Paper Award, for the paper entitled ''Photon-Pair Generation in Chalcogenide Glass - Role of Waveguide Linear Absorption'' presented at the International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology (PHOTOPTICS), held in Lisbon - Portugal, 01-01-2014
  • A. Almeida, N. J. Muga, N. A. Silva, P.S André, A. N. Pinto, SEONS Best Student Paper, Best Student Paper on Optical Communication in the X SEONS, in Porto, 01-06-2012
  • European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications and Conf. on Optical Cabling and Infrastructure - NOC/OC, Conference Chairman, 2010