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... Telmo Rui Carvalhinho Cunha Fernandes

Researcher

Telmo Fernandes

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Antennas and Propagation – Lr

Email: Send Email
Address: IT Branch – Leiria
Morro do Lena - Alto do Vieiro
Leiria
2411 - 901
Tel: 244820340
Fax: 244820310

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, University of Glamorgan, 01-01-2007
  • MSc, Universidade de Coimbra, 23-12-2000
  • Licenciatura, Universidade de Coimbra, 24-06-1996
  • CINAMIL - Centro de Investigação da Academia Militar, 01-01-2014, Researcher
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-01-2004, Senior Member
  • Radiowave Propagation and System Design Research Unit, University of Glamorgan, CF 37 1DL, Wales, UK, 25-09-2002, Researcher
  • Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, 23-03-1997, Assistant Professor
  • Comunicações Móveis, , Bacharelato en Eng. Electrotécnica
  • Comunicações por Microondas I, , Bacharelato em Eng. Electrotécnica
  • Electronica para Telecomunicações I, , Lic. em Eng. Electrotécnica
  • Electric Circuits II, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Electrical Engineering
  • Microwave Communications, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Electrical Engineering
  • Telecommunication Systems, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Electrical Engineering
  • Cellular Network Planning, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, MSc in Electrical Engineering
  • Antennas and Radiowave Propagation, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, MSc in Electrical Engineering
  • Vehicle Communications, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, MSc in Automotive Enginnering
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, MSc in Electrical Engineering
  • Telecommunications Laboratory, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Electrical Engineering
  • Project, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Electrical Engineering
  • Digital Systems, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Electrical Engineering
  • Radio Frequency Electronics, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Msc in Electrical Engineering
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Sistema rádio de recolha de imagens da Estação Espacial Internacional, BSc Student, Mário António Patrício Carreira Vala, 12-2017
  • BACrono – Sistema de cronometragem para natação, BSc Student, , 09-2015
  • Projeto de circuitos de conversão RF-DC para sistemas de transmissão de energia sem fios 2, BSc Student, Adelino Ferreira, 09-2015
  • Projeto de circuitos de conversão RF-DC para sistemas de transmissão de energia sem fios, BSc Student, Luís Sismeiro, 09-2015
  • Phase conjugated antenna array, BSc Student, Rodolfo Vitorino Gomes, 09-2012
  • Study of the reflection and transmission in smooth and rough surfaces, BSc Student, Bruno Feitor, 08-2011
  • Agregado de antenas em ondas milimétricas para utilização em sistemas de radar de veículos, BSc Student, Sérgio Alves, 09-2010
  • Propagação de ondas de rádio em florestas de copas elevadas a 18 e 36 GHZ, BSc Student, Nuno Ricardo Cordeiro Leonor, 07-2010
  • Sistema de ID de Morcegos, BSc Student, Miguel Santos, 07-2009
  • Alternativas à implementação do HSPA , BSc Student, André Ricardo Carvalho Nunes, 07-2008
  • S.M.M. Faria, T. Fernandes, F. Perdigoto, DISPOSITIVO PORTÁTIL SEM FIOS PARA MONITORIZAÇÃO E ASSISTÊNCIA MÉDICA REMOTA DE PACIENTES, PT104068, August, 2010

Currently running projects3

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
5G TESTBED Hardware Testbed for 5G (mmWave) Wireless Communications based on FPGA Software Defined Radio IT/LA 01-02-2017 01-03-2018
e-Beaming Electronically Reconfigurable FSS-inspired Transmitarray for Two Dimensional Beamsteering IT/LA 01-02-2017 01-03-2018
MMSUPER Metamaterial superabsorbers for harnessing wireless power IT, FCT 01-12-2016 01-12-2018

Closed Projects13

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
ADCOD Advanced Code and Receiver Designs for Transmission over Selective Radio Channels FCT/PTDC 01-03-2010 01-02-2013
BenchProM Benchmarks for High-resolution Mobile Radiowave Propagation Models IT/LA 01-10-2014 01-09-2016
DVB-Probe DVB-Probe - Sistema de monitorização portá¡til para DVB-T e DVB-S2 PT Inovação 01-03-2009 01-03-2010
DVB-T Trials DVB-T Trials IT/LA 01-05-2009 01-12-2009
e-DRET Enhancement of dRET input parameter extraction using deconvolution IT/LA 01-07-2009 01-06-2010
GRINFOREST A generic radio channel model for propagation in inhomogeneous forests at 40 GHz FCT/POSC 01-07-2005 30-06-2008
MultiSound Improvement of a multi-frequency swept-time delay cross-correlation channel sounder for propagation studies and SAR imagery IT/LA 01-10-2014 01-09-2016
P3DTV Performance Optimisation in 3D TV Broadcasting Services IPLeiria 01-11-2009 01-10-2011
PROVEG Propagation Channel Modelling in Vegetation Media for Future Fixed and Mobile Radio Systems British Council, CCISP 01-04-2004 31-03-2005
Ray-BaM Ray trace based model for micro- and millimeter-wave propagation through vegetation IT/LA 01-10-2014 01-10-2016
RFWALL RF transparency control of building wall structures in the Iberian context IT/LA 01-10-2014 01-09-2016
STDCC-IF Development of a swept-time delay cross-correlation channel sounder – IF Stage IT/LA 01-05-2009 01-04-2010
UDICMI Ultra High Definition Image Communication for Medical Imaging QREN 01-01-2013 01-03-2015
  • N. Leonor, R. F. S. Caldeirinha, M. Sanchez, T. Fernandes, A feasibility study on the extension of the point scatterer formulation to raised canopy forests, Best Non-Student Paper (1st place) award at 2016 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation, 01-11-2016
  • R. F. S. Caldeirinha, B. Feitor, T. Fernandes, D. Ferreira, N. Leonor, Estimation of Dielectric Concrete Properties from Power Measurements at 18.7 and 60 GHz, Nominated for the IET best student paper competition at Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conf. – LAPC, Loughborough, United Kingdom, November, 2011., 01-11-2010
  • T. Fernandes, R. F. S. Caldeirinha, M. AL-Nuaimi, J. Richter, Modelling Radiowave Propagation through Vegetation media: a comparison between RET and dRET models, Best Propagation Poster Prize at EuCAP 07 - European Conference on Antennas and Propagation - 11 - 16 November 2007, EICC, Edinburgh, UK, 01-11-2007
  • R. F. S. Caldeirinha, T. Fernandes, M. AL-Nuaimi, J. Richter, Parameter extraction and sensitivity analysis for the discrete RET model for radiowave propagation in inhomogeneous forests, Nominated best student paper contest at the Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Peniche, Portugal, May, 2007., 01-05-2007
  • T. Fernandes, R. F. S. Caldeirinha, M. AL-Nuaimi, J. Richter, Directional Spectrum Modelling in Inhomogeneous Forests at 20 and 62.4 GHz, Awarded Best Paper in the WINSYS 2006 -International Conference Wireless Information Networks and Systems, to be published by Springer., 22-12-2006
  • R. F. S. Caldeirinha, T. Fernandes, Electromagnetic scattering from vegetation: modelling including DRET models for applications in present and future wireless communication systems, Seminars, University of Glamorgan, 01-11-2007
  • IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Tech.
    2010, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE PIMRC 2008 Workshop
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC
    2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s);
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • European Conf. on Antennas & Propagation - EUCAP
    2015, 1 review(s);