Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro

Senior Researcher

José Pedro

Academic position: Full Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1995
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Wireless Circuits – 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

  • Agregação, Universidade de Aveiro, 25-03-2002
  • PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 23-11-1993
  • RF and Wireless Circuits
  • Nonlinear Circuits
  • Nonlinear System Identification
  • Active Device Modeling
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-01-1989, Fellow
  • Universidade de Aveiro, 01-10-1985, Full Professor
  • Electrónica de Rádio-Frequência, , Lic. em Eng. Electrónica e Telecomunicações
  • Electrónica IV, , Lic. Engenharia Electrónica e Telecomunicações
  • Técnicas de Rádio Frequência, , M.Sc. em Eng. Electrónica e Telecomunicações
  • Circuitos Eléctricos e Electrónicos I, , Lic. Engenharia de Computadores e Telemática
  • Circuitos Eléctricos e Electrónicos II, , Lic. Eng. de Computadores e Telemática
  • Introdução á Electrónica Digital, , Lic. Eng. de Computadores e Telemática
  • Electrónica, Universidade de Aveiro, Licenciatura em Engenharia Física
  • Electrónica II, Universidade de Aveiro, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Electrónica e Telecomunicações
  • UC-I Module on Simulation of Nonlinear Electronic , Universidade de Aveiro, PhD Program on Electrical Engineering
  • Seminar Module on The Scientific Reasearch Meethod, , 1st Year of PhD Program on Electrical Engineering
  • Seminar on Scientific Research Methods, Universidade de Aveiro, PhD Programs on Electrical Engineering and Informatics Engineering
Supervision of theses
Co-Supervision of theses
  • J. C. Pedro, T.R. Cunha, Behavioral Models for Microwave Circuit Design, Chapter in, Microwave De-embedding: From Theory to Applications, D. Schreurs and G. Crupi, Elsevier Science, 2014
  • J. C. Pedro, Behavioral Modeling of Microwave Transistors, Chapter in, Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., John Wiley & Sons, 2012
  • J. C. Pedro, Overview of Power Amplifier Modelling, Chapter in, RF Power Amplifier Behavioral Modeling, M. O’Droma, A. Goacher and M. Gadringer, CRC Press, 2008
  • J. C. Pedro, N.B.C. Carvalho, Mixed Time and Frequency Domain Behavioral Modeling and Simulation, Chapter in, Fundamentals of Nonlinear Behavioral Modeling - Foundations and Applications, J. Wood and D. Root, Artech House, Norwood, 2005
  • J. C. Pedro, Intermodulation, Chapter in, Wiley Encyclopedia of RF and Microwave Engineering, K. Chang, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2005

Currently running projects3

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
HLPA2MIMO Highly Linear Power Amplifier for Massive MIMO Ampleon 01-07-2016 01-06-2020
ORCIP Optical Radio Convergence Infrastructure for Communications and Power Delivering PO Centro 01-05-2017 01-05-2020
XiongJi Wideband Power Amplifier Design Methodologies Huawei Technologies Sweden 01-06-2019 30-06-2023

Closed Projects16

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
AME Advanced Microelectronics Engineering ICEP 01-10-2002 22-10-2003
CoLTeMEPAI Compensation of Long Term Memory Effects in Power Amplifier Intermodulation Distortion FCT/POSC 01-03-2005 28-02-2008
Digital_PAs Digital_PAs - Digital RF Power Amplifiers for Wireless Applications FCT/PTDC 01-01-2009 01-06-2012
DIPPAL Digital Predistortion for Power Amplifier Linearization IT/LA 01-01-2009 01-12-2010
LDMOSCA Low Distortion RF MOS Circuits Advances FCT/POCTI 01-01-2001 31-12-2002
Lin5GPA Power Amplifier Linearization for 5G FCT/PTDC 01-05-2016 01-04-2018
MEGaN Model Extraction of GaN Transistors FCT/POCTI 01-01-2004 31-12-2005
MOCHA MOCHA - MOdelling and CHAracterization for SiP Signal and Power Integrity Analysis EU/FP7 01-01-2008 01-03-2010
ModEx Behavioral Model Extractor IT/LA 01-07-2005 30-06-2007
OALMT Optimização de Amplificadores Linearizados em Presença de Sinais Reais Multi-Tom CRUP 01-01-2003 31-12-2004
OPAMS Optimum Power Amplifiers for Modulated Signals FCT/POCTI 01-07-2002 30-06-2004
ROOSTER Rooster - Solutions to Optimize Efficiency-Linearity in High Power Multi-Band MISO Power Amplifiers Huawei Technologies Sweden 01-07-2016 01-06-2018
SOPAS Self-Oscillating Radio Frequency Power Amplifiers FCT/PTDC 01-02-2011 01-05-2013
SWIPA Switching Mode Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications IT/LA 01-11-2008 01-11-2010
TARGET Top Amplifier Research Group in an European Team EU 01-01-2004 31-12-2006
VADONetC Simplified Volterra analysis for dynamical optical networks compensation IT/LA 01-06-2014 01-05-2016
  • J. C. Pedro, Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, José Carlos Pedro was named as the next Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, the most reputed journal of RF and microwave technology, for the term 2017-2019., 01-05-2016
  • J. C. Pedro, IEEE MTT-S Distinguished Educator Award, José Carlos Pedro was awarded with the 2016 IEEE MTT-S Distinguished Educator Award, 01-05-2016
  • J. C. Pedro, T.R. Cunha, P. M. Cabral, P.M.L. Lavrador, Annual Collaboration Team Award, O Projecto de Investigação com a empresa Huawei Technologies Sweden, AB., foi agraciado com o Prémio “Annual Collaboration Team Award” atribuído pela multinacional chinesa Huawei Technologies, Co. Ltd., 01-12-2015
  • H. Z. Zargar, A. B. Banai, J. C. Pedro, EuMC Microwave Prize 2015, The European Microwave Conference Microwave Prize is attributed to one paper presented at the EuMC Conference, has a value of 5,000€, and is sponsored by the European Microwave Association., 01-09-2015
  • J. C. Pedro, IEEE Distinguished Microwave Lecturer for the Period 2014 to 2016, José Carlos Pedro was nominated IEEE Distinguished Microwave Lecturer for the Period 2014 to 2016 when he went several academic and industry institutions around the world and delivered nearly 30 talks., 01-05-2013
  • J. C. Pedro, IEEE Fellow Member, In January 2007 he was elected, by the Board of Directors of the IEEE, IEEE Fellow Member for his outstanding contributions to nonlinear distortion analysis of microwave devices and circuits., 01-01-2007
  • J. C. Pedro, C. Fager, P. Linnér, 2002 IEEE MTT-S Student Paper Contest - 1st Prize, Christian Fager, Pos-Graduate Student of Chalmers University, and working for a period at IT-Aveiro received the 1st Prize of the 2002 IEEE MTT-S Student Paper Contest with the paper C. Fager, P. Linnér and J. C. Pedro, “Uncertainty Estimation and Optimal Extraction of Extrinsic FET Small Signal Model Parameters”, 2002 IEEE Intern. Microwave Theory and Tech. Symposium Digest, pp.729-732, Seattle, Jun. 2002, granted by IEEE Microwave Theory and Tech. Society., 05-06-2002
  • N.B.C. Carvalho, J. C. Pedro, MTT Student Paper Contest (3rd Place), Third place at the Student Paper Contest in the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Symposium, Baltimore, USA, 20-06-1998
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2012
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimitre-wave Circuits, Conference Chairman, 2006
  • Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimitre-wave Circuits, Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimitre-wave Circuits, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • International Workshop on Electronics and System Analysis, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2003
  • IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, 2002
  • Editor-in-chief, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 01-11-2017 - 31-12-2019
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Microwave Magazine, 01-01-2014 - 01-10-2014
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 01-06-2005 - 01-06-2010
  • Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering
    2013, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
    2013, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • European Microwave Conf. - EMC
    2010, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech.
    2010, 1 review(s);