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... Paulo Sérgio de Brito André

Senior Researcher

Paulo André

Academic position: Associate Professor
Joining date: 01-12-2002
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Communications and Photonics – 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
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Scientific Achievements

  • Agregação, Universidade de Aveiro, 01-01-2011
  • PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 12-09-2002
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-01-2013,
  • Departamento de Física da Universidade de Aveiro, 01-01-2003, Invited Partial time
Supervision of theses
  • Módulo de comunicações óticas para IoT baseado em redes de Bragg, MSc Student, Tiago Filipe Belém de Brites Ribeiro, 06-2018
  • Embedding visible light communication in smart phones for downstream traffic, MSc Student, Inês Alexandra Marques Gil, 05-2018
  • Implementação de um sistema de comunicações óticas em espaço livre com modulação directa de lasers, MSc Student, Rui Miguel Coelho do Carmo, 06-2017
  • Exploring the optical angular momentum for communications , MSc Student, João David Ventura Sabino, 12-2016
  • Desenvolvimento de micro acelerómetros ópticos para monitorização de infraestruturas, MSc Student, Robert Serrão, 12-2016
  • Graphene Photonic Devices for optical communications, MSc Student, Carlos Manuel Tavares Cabeças, 12-2015
  • Study of Photons Angular momentum for optical communication, MSc Student, André Madeira Bastos da Cunha, 11-2015
  • A planned amplification approach at WDM systems simulators, MSc Student, João Pedro Acciaioli Valverde, 11-2015
  • Spectral Multiplexing of QR codes, MSc Student, Tiago Nuno Pereira Mota, 11-2015
  • Estudo dos limites de transmissão em fibras ópticas de plástico, MSc Student, Joao Alberto Gomes da Silva Gaspar, 05-2015
  • Low-cost optical reflection techniques for the assessment of intra-office optical channel quality, MSc Student, João António Pires Mendes de Campos Pereira, 05-2015
  • Avaliação da relação sinal-ruído e mitigação da sua influência em redes óticas de acesso coerentes, MSc Student, João Costa, 05-2015
  • Transdermal Optical Communications, MSc Student, Manuel Francisco Faria, 05-2015
  • Híbridos orgânicos-inorgânicos para monitorização óptica biomédica, MSc Student, Sandra Correia, 08-2012
  • Transporte de energia em fibras ópticas 2, MSc Student, Marco Granada, 05-2012
  • Efeito do envelhecimento por elipsometria de filmes finos para óptica integrada, MSc Student, Bruno Ferreira, 12-2010
  • Caracterização por elipsometria de filmes finos para aplicações em óptica integrada, MSc Student, Vasco R. Fernandes, 12-2010
Co-Supervision of theses
  • M. Faria, L. Alves, P.S André, Transdermal Optical Communications, Chapter in, Visible Light Communications: Theory and Applications, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Luis Nero Alves, Stanislav Zvanovec, Mohammad-Ali Khalighi, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2017
  • N. Alberto, L. Bilro, P. Antunes, C. Leitão Leitão, H. Lima, P.S André, R.N. Nogueira, J. L. Pinto, Optical Fiber Technology for eHealthcare, Chapter in, Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care, Maria Cruz-Cunha, Isabel Miranda, and Patricia Gonçalves, IGI global, Medical Information Science Reference, USA, 2013
  • P. Antunes, C. Leitão Leitão, H. Rodrigues Rodrigues, R Travanca, J. L. Pinto, A. Costa, H Varum, P.S André, Optical Fiber Bragg Grating Based Accelerometers and Applications, Chapter in, Accelerometers: Principles, Structure and Applications, Paulo Sérgio de Brito André and Humberto Varum, Nova Publisher, New York, 2013
  • H. Rodrigues Rodrigues, P. Antunes, A. Costa, P.S André, H Varum, Dynamic Measurements as Support to the Analysis and Condition Assessment of Structures, Chapter in, Accelerometers: Principles, Structure and Applications, Paulo Sérgio de Brito André and Humberto Varum, Nova Publisher, New York, 2013
  • P.S André, N. Fernandes, Ana M. Rocha, F Granada, M. J. N. Lima, A. Teixeira, POWER TRANSMISSION OVER OPTICAL FIBERS, Chapter in, Advances in Energy Research – Volume 8, Morena V. Acosta, Nova Publisher, New York, 2011
  • g Bonifácio, P.S André, N.B.C. Carvalho, RESONANT WIRELESS POWER TRANSMISSION, Chapter in, Advances in Energy Research – Volume 8, Morena V. Acosta, Nova Publisher, New york, 2011
  • P. Antunes, H. Lima, N. Alberto, L. Bilro, A. Costa, H. Rodrigues Rodrigues, J. L. Pinto, R.N. Nogueira, H Varum, P.S André, Optical sensors based on FBG for structural health monitoring, Chapter in, New Developments in Sensing Technology for Structural Health Monitoring, Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay, Springer, 2011
  • P. Antunes, M. F. Domingues, F Granada, P.S André, Mechanical properties of optical fibers, Chapter in, Optical Fibers, Yasin Moh, Sulaiman W. Harun e Hamzah Arof, In-Tech, -, 2011
  • P.S André, Ana M. Rocha, M. Facão, Thermal effects in optical fibers, Chapter in, Heat Transfer - Book 1, Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes, In-Tech, 2011
  • R.S. Luis, Costa, L. N. Costa, A. Teixeira, P.S André, Optical performance monitoring based on asynchronous amplitude histograms, Chapter in, Optical Performance Monitoring, Calvin Chan, Academic Press, 2010
  • D. Forin, G. I. Incerti, G. Beleffi, A. Teixeira, Costa, L. N. Costa, P.S André, B Geiger, E. Leitgeb, F Nadeem, Free Space Optical Technologies, Chapter in, Trends in Telecommunications Technologies, Christos J Bouras, In-Tech, London, 2010
  • P.S André, A. N. Pinto, A. Teixeira, B. Neto, S. Junior, R. F. Rocha, J. L. Pinto, M.C.F. Fugihara, New Challenges in Raman Amplification for Fiber Communication Systems, Chapter in, Telecommunications Research Trends, Hans F. Ulrich and Ernst P. Lehrmann, Nova Publisher, -, 2008
  • P.S André, A. Teixeira, Enhanced Transmission Techniques, Chapter in, Next-Generation FTTH Passive Optical Networks, Prat, Josep, Springer, Amesterdan, 2008
  • P.S André, A. N. Pinto, A. Teixeira, B. Neto, S. Junior, R. F. Rocha, J. L. Pinto, M.C.F. Fugihara, New Challenges in Raman Amplification for Fiber Communication Systems, Chapter in, Optical Fibers Research Advances, Jurgen C. Schlesinger, Nova Publisher, -, 2007
  • P.S André, Ana M. Rocha, P. Antunes, A. Martins, MÉTODO PARA A DETERMINAÇÃO DA OCORRÊNCIA DO EFEITO DE FUSÍVEL EM REDES ÓPTICAS E MONITOR CORRESPONDENTE, PT 104875, January, 2013
  • M.R. Ferreira, P.S André, P. Antunes, E. Pecoraro, L. D. Carlos, N. Santos, J. Santos, A. Barros Barros, Sensor óptico baseado em fibras fotónicas e materiais híbridos orgânicos-inorgânicos para monitorização do nível de humidade relativa, Pendente, September, 2011, (Pending)
  • P.S André, H Varum, P. Antunes, E. Pecoraro, M.R. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, Sensor óptico baseado em redes de difracção para monitorização do nível de humidade relativa e temperatura em estruturas de engenharia civil, Pendente, September, 2011, (Pending)
  • P.S André, P. Antunes, H Varum, Acelerómetro e inclinómetro bidimensional óptico baseado em redes de difracção gravadas em fibras ópticas, Pendente, August, 2011, (Pending)
  • P.S André, Ana M. Rocha, P. Antunes, Method and monitor to determined the presence of fuse effect in optical networks, WO/2011/071405, June, 2011, (Pending)
  • P.S André, H Varum, P. Antunes, Method and device for the monitorization of the concrete curing process based in optical fibers, PCt/IB2010/055743, December, 2010, (Pending)
  • P.S André, H Varum, P. Antunes, L. Ferreira Ferreira, M. Sousa Sousa, Method and device for the monitorization of the concrete curing process based in optical fibers, PCt/IB2010/055743, December, 2010, (Pending)
  • P.S André, H Varum, P. Antunes, Monitor e método e dispositivo para a determinação do processo de cura do betão baseado em fibras ópticas de plástico, 105.424, December, 2010, (Pending)
  • , P.S André, P. Antunes, H Varum, L. Ferreira Ferreira, M. Sousa Sousa, Monitor e método e dispositivo para a determinação do processo de cura do betão baseado em fibras ópticas de plástico, PT 105.424, December, 2010, (Pending)
  • P.S André, Ana M. Rocha, P. Antunes, Method and monitor to determined the presence of fuse effect in optical networks, PCT/PT2009/00076, December, 2009, (Pending)
  • P.S André, Ana M. Rocha, P. Antunes, Monitor e método para a determinação da ocorrência do efeito de fusível em redes ópticas, baseados em redes de difracção escritas numa fibra óptica, PT 104.975, December, 2009, (Pending)

Currently running projects3

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
COSTMP1401 COST Action MP1401 Advanced fibre laser and coherent source as tools for society, manufacturing and lifescience ESF/COST 01-12-2014 01-12-2018
OPTICAL 5G High-Capacity SDM Solutions for Optical Backhaul in 5G Networks and Optical Data Center Connectivity IT 01-07-2016 01-06-2018
RETIOT Utilização de Tecnologias de Reflectometría no melhoramento do futuro Internet das Coisas e Sistemas Ciber-Físicos P2020 01-01-2017 01-12-2019

Closed Projects49

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
(NeCiRA) New Challenges in Raman amplification FCT/GRICES 01-11-2010 01-10-2013
AdaptDig Adaptive Digital Compensation in Access and Transport Optical Networks PT Inovação 01-01-2011 01-12-2012
ARPA Techniques and Algorithms for Raman Multi-Pump Allocation FCT/POSC 01-06-2005 01-12-2007
BIOSTIRLING-4SKA A COST EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT APPROACH FOR A NEW GENERATION OF SOLAR DISH-STIRLING PLANTS BASED ON STORAGE AND HYBRIDIZATION EC/FP7 01-03-2013 01-03-2015
BONE BONE EU/FP7 01-01-2008 01-12-2010
BRISA Breaking waves Interaction with SAnd transport FCT/PTDC 01-01-2009 01-12-2011
CITO CITO IT/LA 01-03-2011 01-10-2014
CONPAC CONtention free all-optical PACket switch (CONPAC) FCT/POSC 15-06-2005 16-06-2007
ConvOCO Wavelength Optical Conversion ADI 01-10-2003 30-09-2005
CONVOCO Optical Wavelength CONVersiOn Siemens Networks SA 01-03-2004 31-12-2006
CRT Control of Transient Response of Fiber Raman Amplifiers PT Inovação 01-03-2008 01-11-2009
DiNEq Digital Nonlinear Equalization in Very-High Speed Coherent Optical Transmission Systems FCT/PTDC 01-07-2013 01-06-2015
DOPTNET Highly Dispersive Pulses in Dense WDM Optical Network FCT/POSI 01-04-2002 31-10-2004
E-Photon I Optical Networks: Towards Bandwidth Manageability and Cost efficiency EU/FP6 01-03-2004 01-03-2006
e-Photon ONe + e-Photon/ONe + – Optical Networks:Towards Bandwidth Manageability and Cost Efficiency EU 01-03-2006 28-02-2008
EURO-FOS EURO-FOS EU/FP7 01-05-2008 01-06-2010
FEFOF Fuse effect on optical fibers FCT/PTDC 01-11-2007 01-10-2010
GPON GPON-IN-A-BOX PT Inovação 01-01-2010 01-12-2011
IC1101 COST IC1101 - Optical Wireless Communications - An Emerging Technology ESF/COST 01-10-2011 01-10-2016
LoCOPON LOCO-PON(LOw COst PON) PT Inovação 01-10-2006 01-03-2008
MOTION Monitoring and compensaTion of Impairments in Optical Networks FCT/PTDC 01-11-2007 01-05-2010
MP0702 COST MP0702 - Towards functional sub-wavelength photonic structures ESF/COST 01-01-2008 01-12-2011
MP1205 COST Advances in Optofluidics: Integration of Optical Control and Photonics with Microfluidics ESF/COST 01-10-2012 01-10-2016
NESH Development of novel sensors for hemodynamics characterization FCT/PTDC 01-05-2010 01-05-2013
NG-COS Next-Generation Coherent Optical Communication Systems IT/LA 01-09-2011 01-08-2013
NGPON Next Generation Passive Optical Networks ASI, Nokia Siemens Networks SA 01-04-2007 01-12-2008
NGPON2 NGPON2 ADI, PT Inovação 01-01-2013 01-12-2014
OreO Organic/Inorganic hybrids for Integrated Optics FCT/POCI 01-03-2005 01-12-2007
Oreo2 Organic/Inorganic hybrids for Integrated Optics - 2 FCT/PTDC 01-12-2007 01-11-2010
OREO3 Organic-inorganic hybrids with enhanced light properties for the new generation of optical communications FCT/PTDC 01-01-2010 01-12-2012
Ormosil Integrated optic passive devices by Ormosil-on-Silicon technology financiado pela FCT FCT 01-01-2010 01-12-2012
Panorama Desenvolvimento de um Sistema de Telecomunicações sustentado em Plataformas Ópticas e de Rádio Avançadas com gestão integrada PT Inovação 01-01-2009 01-06-2011
PANORAMA II Desenvolvimento de um Sistema de Telecomunicações sustentado em Plataformas Ópticas e de Rádio Avançadas com gestão integrada PT Inovação 01-01-2013 01-01-2015
PIC Photonic Integrated Circuits for NGPON2 PT Inovação 01-05-2013 01-12-2014
PMD Polarization Mode Dispersion in High-Speed Optical Communication Systems FCT/POSI 01-01-2004 31-07-2007
PosDig Digital Post-Compensation of Chromatic Dispersion and Nonlinearities in Optical Communication Systems PT Inovação 01-03-2010 01-12-2011
P-Quantum Practical Quantum Communications IT/LA 01-09-2011 01-08-2013
QuantPrivTel QuantPrivTel: Quantum PrivateTelecommunications FCT/PTDC 01-01-2010 01-06-2013
Quantum Quantum Effects in High Speed Optical Communication Systems IT/LA 01-07-2005 01-06-2008
Raman Raman Amplification for CWDM Systems PT Inovação 01-03-2005 31-07-2007
RaTON Radio Techniques over Optical access Networks IT/LA 01-09-2005 01-05-2007
ROTA Advanced Optical Network Nokia Siemens Networks 01-07-2007 01-12-2008
SARDANA Scalable Advanced Ring-based passive Dense Access Network Architecture (SARDANA) EU/FP7 01-01-2008 01-12-2010
SMART Remote Structure Health Monitoring JustBit 01-11-2007 01-04-2011
SUPRESSOR All Optical Side band SUPRESSOR based on SOA’s to operate at 40GBit/s Siemens SA 01-07-2005 02-07-2006
Teclar Alternative techniques for Raman amplification FCT/POCI 01-10-2005 30-09-2007
THRONE Devices and techniques for optical processing in high bit-rate networks FCT/PTDC 01-11-2007 01-10-2010
WIDECOM Amplificador de banda larga para DWDM FCT/POSI 01-01-2001 31-12-2002
WoNet Wavelength Division Multiplexing and OCDMA for broadcast and Select Networks FCT/POSI 01-05-2002 30-04-2004
  • Advanced Laser Technologies (ALT), Conference Chairman, 2016
  • SEON 2005, Organizing Committee, 2005
  • II SEON, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • I SITE-ON, Scientific Committee, 2003
  • Optics Communications
    2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 2 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids
    2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 2 review(s);
  • Journal of Communication and Information Systems
    2006, 1 review(s);
  • The Handbook of Computer Networks
    2006, 1 review(s);
  • Optical Engineering
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology
    2004, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Microwaves and Optoelectronics
    2004, 1 review(s);
  • Optical Fiber Technology
    2003, 1 review(s);
  • Optics and Laser Technology
    2005, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
    2004, 1 review(s);
  • Symp. on Enabling Optical Networks - SEON
    2005, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT
    2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • Simpósio Brasileiro de Microondas e Optoelectrónica
    2006, 1 review(s);

  • 2007, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);
  • International Microwave and Optoelectronics Conf. - IMOC
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • Symp. on Computers and Communications
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • Annual Simulation Symp.
    2003, 1 review(s);
  • International Microwave and Optics Conf.
    2003, 1 review(s);