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... Henrique José Almeida Silva

Senior Researcher

Henrique Silva

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

Email: Send Email
Address: IT – Coimbra
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Coimbra - Pole II
P-3030-290 COIMBRA
Tel: +351 239 796 236
Fax: +351 239 796 293


Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, University College of North Wales, 15-12-1988
  • Optical Society of America (OSA), 01-01-2008, Member
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 01-01-1986, Member
  • Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 03-01-1983, Associate Professor
  • M.H. Hajduczenia, H. A. Silva, Next generation Ethernet Passive Optical Networks: 10G-EPON, Chapter in, Convergence of Mobile and Stationary Next-Generation Networks, Krzysztof (Kris) Iniewski, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2010
  • M. Freire, P.P. Monteiro, H. A. Silva, Ethernet Passive Optical Networks: A High-Speed and Low-Cost Solution for Residential Access, Chapter in, Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Margherita Pagani, Idea-Group Inc., 2005

Currently running projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
MMSUPER Metamaterial superabsorbers for harnessing wireless power IT, FCT 01-12-2016 01-12-2018
ORCIP Optical Radio Convergence Infrastructure for Communications and Power Delivering PO Centro 01-05-2017 01-05-2020

Closed Projects12

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
BONE BONE EU/FP7 01-01-2008 01-12-2010
CONDENSA IPv4/IPv6-Compliant Optical Burst Switching Network Design with Enhanced Signaling Architectures FCT/POSC 01-01-2005 31-12-2007
HYDRA-ROF Hybrid Dynamic Radio Access supported by Radio over Fiber IT/LA 01-02-2014 01-03-2016
Incentivo/EEI/LA0008/2013 Incentivo 2013 FCT 01-01-2013 01-12-2013
Incentivo/EEI/LA0008/2014 Incentivo 2014 FCT 01-01-2014 01-03-2015
MDM-FMF Mode-Diversity Multiplexing over Few-Mode Fibres Coriant Portugal, FCT 01-09-2010 01-09-2014
NGPON Next Generation Passive Optical Networks ASI, Nokia Siemens Networks SA 01-04-2007 01-12-2008
Pest-OE/EEI/LA0008/2011 IT Laboratório Associado FCT 01-01-2011 01-12-2012
Pest-OE/EEI/LA0008/2013 IT Laboratório Associado FCT 01-01-2013 01-03-2015
PIONEER PIONEER - Performance Issues in Optical NEtworks with intErnet tRaffic IT/LA 01-01-2003 01-12-2005
RoFnet Reconfigurable Radio over Fiber network – RoFnet FCT/PTDC 01-11-2007 01-04-2011
ROPE Ethernet Passive Optical Networks Nokia Siemens Networks 01-07-2004 31-12-2007
  • HSNMC 2003: 6th IEEE International Conference on High-Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications, Organizing Committee, 2003
  • IEEE Trans. on Intelligent Transportation Systems
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Tech.
    2011, 1 review(s);