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... João José de Oliveira Pires

Senior Researcher

João Pires

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

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Address: IT – Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico - Torre Norte - Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
1049 - 001 Lisboa
Tel: +351 21 841 84 54
Fax: +351 21 841 84 72

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 02-10-1993
  • Design and optimization of optical networks
  • Sistemas de Comunicação Óptica, , Mestrado Engenharia Electr. e Computadores
  • Redes de Telecomunicações, , Mestrado Engenharia Electr. e Computadores
  • Sistemas de Telecomunicações I, , Lic. Engenharia Electr. e Computadores
Supervision of theses
  • J. Rebola, L. Cancela, J. J. O. Pires, DQPSK Optical Networks Impaired by Multi Line Rates and Mixed Modulation Formats Interferers, Chapter in, Photooptics 2014, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2016
  • J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, Optical Burst-Switched Networks exploiting Traffic Engineering in the Wavelength Domain, Chapter in, Telecommunications Networks, Jesus Hamilton Ortiz, In-Tech, 2012
  • J. J. O. Pires, L. Cancela, Crosstalk effects in large stricly non-blocking optical switches based on directional couplers, Chapter in, High-Speed Networsk and Multimedia Communications, Mário Narques Freire, Pascoal Lorenz e Mike Myung-OK Lee, Springer, 2003

Closed Projects5

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
AMEN Analysis and Mitigation of crosstalk Effects in multicore fibre -based Networks FCT 01-04-2016 01-12-2018
CABRAL CooperAção BRasil – PortugAL em redes ópticas FCT/GRICES 01-03-2006 28-02-2008
E-Photon I Optical Networks: Towards Bandwidth Manageability and Cost efficiency EU/FP6 01-03-2004 01-03-2006
ImpAr Physical Impairment Modelling in Flexible Optical Node Architectures IT/LA 01-07-2016 01-07-2018
IXOS3D In-band crosstalk in optical communications systems with differential direct detection IT/LA 01-05-2011 01-05-2013