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... Rui Manuel Rodrigues Rocha

Senior Researcher

Rui Rocha

Academic position: Associate Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Network Architecture and Protocols – 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, 04-07-1995
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 28-07-1987
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 18-12-1981
  • Ordem dos Engenheiros, 05-06-1993, Membro Efectivo
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-01-1988, Senior Member
Supervision of theses
  • Modeling and Analysis of Wireless Networks, PhD Student, Nelson Antunes, 12-2001
  • ISTNanosat-1 - Heart - Processing and Digital Communications unit, MSc Student, João André H. Ferreira, 11-2012
  • Domo Zonse - Integrating Sensor Networks into Home Networking Architectures, MSc Student, Carlos Rodrigues, 11-2011
  • Sistema de Recuperação de Energia do Ambiente para Redes de Sensores, MSc Student, Alexandre Lima Correia, 12-2010
  • SARDA: Service Augmented Resource Description Architecture, MSc Student, Miguel Duarte de Mora Barroso, 11-2010
  • GolfSense - WSN-based monitoring system for golf courses, MSc Student, João Vicente, 06-2009
  • WiMAX QoS - QoS dynamic management system based on WiMAX service flows, MSc Student, Nuno Rodrigues, 12-2008
Co-Supervision of theses
  • AppGym - Applying Embedded Systems and Sensor Technologies to Trampoline Gymnastics, MSc Student, Diogo Ferreira Tribolet de Abreu, 12-2017
  • AidDis - Embedded Systems In The Aid of People with Motor Disabilities, MSc Student, Maria Margarida Dias dos Reis, 05-2017
  • Sistema de Recuperação de Energia do Ambiente para Redes de Sensores, MSc Student, Alexandre Lima Correia, 12-2010
  • Aplicações em tecnologia RFID para a realização de inventários de objectos em escritórios , MSc Student, Ricardo Sousa, 11-2009
  • P. Fernandes, R. Rocha, TSD: Tiny Service Discovery, Chapter in, Lecture Notes in Computer Science-Information Networking. Towards Ubiquitous Networking and Services, Teresa Vazão, Mário M. Freire, Ilyoung Chong, Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg, 2008
  • T. A. Camilo, P. Melo, A. Rodrigues, L. Pedrosa, J. Silva, R. Neves, R. Rocha, F. B. Boavida, WM2Snet Deployment: An Experimental Approach, Chapter in, Wireless Mesh Networking with 802.16, 802.11 and ZigBEE, George Aggelou, McGraw Hill, New York, USA, 2008
  • R. Rocha, A. Casaca, Residential Oriented Customer Premises Network based on ATM principles, Chapter in, High-Speed Networking for Multimedia Applications, W. Effelsberg, O. Spaniol, A. Danthine, D. Ferrari, Kluwer Academic, Netherlands, 1996
  • J. Teixeira, R. Rocha, M. S. Piedade, MoteIST: A Modular Low-Power Approach to Wireless Sensor Networks Nodes, International Journal of Adaptive, Resilient and Autonomic Systems, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 82 - 101, December, 2013 | BibTex
  • ALC Correia, J. Teixeira, M. S. Piedade, R. Rocha, Smart Ultra Low Power Energy Harvesting System, International Journal of Adaptive, Resilient and Autonomic Systems, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 102 - 118, December, 2013 | BibTex
  • A. C. S. Santos, L. Pedrosa, B.W.M. Kuipers, R. Rocha, Resource Description Language: A Unified Description Language for Network Embedded Resources, Intrnl. Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Vol. 2012, No. 860864, pp. - - -, July, 2012,
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  • J. M. Soares, M. Franceschinis, R. Rocha, W. Zhang, M. A. Spirito, Opportunistic Data Collection in Sparse Wireless Sensor Networks, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Vol. 2011, No. 401802, pp. - - -, January, 2011,
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  • J. M. Soares, B. Gonçalves, R. Rocha, Practical Issues in the Development of a Minimalistic Power Management Solution for WSNs, Intrnl. Journal of Sensor Networks, Vol. 8, No. 3/4, pp. 136 - 146, November, 2010,
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  • L. Pedrosa, P. Melo, R. Rocha, R. Neves, A Flexible Approach to WSN Development and Deployment, Intrnl. Journal of Sensor Networks, Vol. 6, No. 3/4, pp. 199 - 211, October, 2009,
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  • N. Antunes, A. Pacheco, R. Rocha, A Markov Renewal Based Model for Wireless Networks, Queueing Systems, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 247 - 281, April, 2002,
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  • R. Rocha, A. Pacheco, N. Antunes, An Integrated Traffic Model for Multimedia Wireless Networks, Computer Networks & ISDN Systems, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 25 - 41, January, 2002 | BibTex
  • N. Antunes, R. Rocha, P. Pinto, A. Pacheco, Impact of Next-Generation Wireless Networks Requirements on Teletraffic Modeling, Interoperable Communication Networks Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2-4, pp. 706 - 715, July, 1998 | BibTex
  • J. Teixeira, R. Rocha, M. S. Piedade, Arquitetura Reconfigurável para Sistemas Embebidos Orientados-à-missão, PT 107370, December, 2013, (Pending)

Closed Projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
NEWCOM++ Network of Excellence in Wireless Communications ++ EU/FP7 01-12-2007 01-12-2010
WIP An All-Wireless Mobile Network Architecture EU 01-01-2006 31-12-2008
  • R. Rocha, A. Pacheco, N. Antunes, An Integrated Traffic Model for Multimedia Wireless Networks, 3M /TULisbon Prize for inovation in the area of EE engineering, 06-06-2002
  • 6th IEEE International Conference on High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications, Technical Programme Committee, 2003
  • 6th IEEE International Conference on High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications, Organizing Committee, 2003
  • Conferência de Redes de Computadores (CRC’2002), Scientific Committee, 2002
  • 13th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’2002), Organizing Committee, 2002