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... Adão Paulo Soares Silva

Senior Researcher

Adão Silva

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Mobile Networks – 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

  • PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 01-01-2007
  • MSc, Universidade de Aveiro, 08-04-2002
  • Licenciatura, Universidade de Aveiro, 15-07-1999
  • MIMO systems
  • OFDM based systems
  • Space-Time/Frequency Coding
  • Precoding techniques for MIMO
  • Cooperative communications
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-01-2003, Member
  • Universidade de Aveiro, 01-01-2003, Assistant Professor
Supervision of theses
  • Análise e Simulação de um Sistemas 5G de Comunicação na Banda das Ondas Milimétricas , MSc Student, CARLOS DIOGO MENDONCA SALGUEIRO, 07-2019
  • Técnicas de Beamforming e Equalização Hibridas para Sistemas de Comunicação na Banda das Ondas Milimétricas , MSc Student, RICARDO JORGE BARREIRO ENES, 07-2019
  • Integração de Radares em Sistemas de Comunicações para os Futuros Sistemas da Internet das Coisas (IoT) , MSc Student, João Nuno Pinheiro Maciel, 07-2018
  • Transmit and receive beamforming approaches for Sub-Connected Hybrid mmWave Systems, MSc Student, Ricardo Simões, 07-2018
  • Channel Quantization Techniques for Hybrid Massive MIMO Millimeter Wave Systems, MSc Student, André Lopes, 12-2017
  • Hybrid Transmit and Receive Designs for Massive MIMO Millimeter-Wave Heterogeneous Systems, MSc Student, Pedro Lopes, 12-2017
  • Iterative Equalization Scheme for Sub-Connected Hybrid mmWave Massive MIMO Architecture, MSc Student, Vasco Manuel Nunes Mendes, 12-2017
  • Linear Equalization Techniques for Hybrid Systems in the Millimeter-Wave Band of Communications, MSc Student, Gordana-Raluca Barb, 07-2017
  • HEVC Video Coding and Transmission through Wireless MIMO Networks, MSc Student, Luis da Graça Magalhães, 12-2016
  • Performance Evaluation of Cooperative Techniques with Limited Information for the LTE-Advance/5G system, MSc Student, Rui Miguel Fernandes Caseiro, 12-2016
  • Performance comparison of Hybrid Architectures for millimeter wave communications, MSc Student, Daniel Filipe Pinheiro de Azevdo, 07-2016
  • MIMO Processing Techniques for Heterogeneous Cellular Systems, MSc Student, Jorge André Fernandes Aido, 07-2015
  • Técnicas de Cooperação entre Estações Base para os Futuros Sistemas Celulares, MSc Student, Alicia João, 07-2014
  • Equalização Iterativa para sistemas Multicelulares no Sentido Ascendente: LTE-Adv, MSc Student, Francisco Oliveira, 07-2014
  • IB-DFE with interference alignment precoding scheme for MC-CDMA systems, MSc Student, JOSE EDUARDO LEAL MOREIRA, 12-2013
  • Implementação numa FPGA de Técnicas MIMO Projectadas para Sistemas de 4G, MSc Student, TIAGO MIGUEL DE PINA CORREIA, 12-2013
  • Técnicas de Equalização Iterativas no Espaço-Frequência para Sistemas de 4G, MSc Student, LUIS PEDRO SANTOS LOUÇÃO, 07-2013
  • Técnicas de detecção para o sistema LTE no sentido ascendente , MSc Student, Eduardo Conde, 12-2012
  • Técnicas de Processamento com Múltiplas Antenas Para o Sistema LTE , MSc Student, Pedro Dias, 12-2012
  • Implementação de um Sistema de Comunicações Móveis de 4G para o Uplink, MSc Student, Paulo Serralheiro, 07-2011
  • Técnicas de Cooperação entre Estações Base para Sistemas Celulares de Portadora Múltipla, MSc Student, VASCO MIGUEL BARROSO DA SILVEIRA E CARVALHO, 07-2011
  • Técnicas com Múltiplas Antenas Distribuídas para Sistemas sem Fios, MSc Student, Duarte Polonia Rodrigues, 12-2010
  • Pré-Codificação para Sistemas Distribuídos sem Fios, MSc Student, Ruben Wilmar Gonçalves, 12-2010
  • Técnicas de Diversidade Cooperativa para o Sistema Mobile WiMAX, MSc Student, Hugo Lima, 11-2009
  • Cooperative diversity schemes for wireless, MSc Student, Andreia Moço, 11-2008
  • Técnicas de Transmissão para Sistemas de Portadora Múltipla, MSc Student, Élidio Silva, 11-2008
Co-Supervision of theses
  • S. Ali Ali, D. Castanheira, A. Silva, A. Gameiro, Physical-Layer Transmission Cooperative Strategies for Heterogeneous Networks, Chapter in, Towards 5G Wireless Networks - A Physical Layer Perspective, Hossein Khaleghi Bizaki, Intech Open, Croatia, 2016
  • E. Castañeda, A. Silva, A. Gameiro, User Selection and Precoding Techniques for Rate Maximization in Broadcast MISO Systems, Chapter in, Wireless Communications, M. Khatib, In-Tech, 2014
  • D. Neves, C. Ribeiro, A. Silva, A. Gameiro, Channel and Parameters Acquisition in Cooperative OFDM Schemes, Chapter in, Chapter in Wireless Technologies, I-Tech Education and Publishing, In-Tech, 2011
  • A. Silva, R. Holakouei Holakouei, A. Gameiro, Multi-Cell Cooperation for Future Wireless Systems, Chapter in, Recent Advances in Wireless Communications and Networks, Jia-Chin Lin, In-Tech, 2011
  • A. Silva, A. Gameiro, Prefiltering techniques using antenna arrays for downlink tdd mc-cdma systems, Chapter in, Multi-Carrier Spread Spectrum-For Future Wireless Systems, Khaled Fazel and Stefan Kaiser, Kluwer Academic, Boston, 2004

Currently running projects6

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
5G SI I&DT Copromoção Nr. 024539 - Componentes e serviços para redes 5G P2020 01-01-2018 31-12-2020
MASSIVE5G Multi-band Access Strategies for 5G Cooperative Networks FCT/POCI 01-06-2018 01-05-2021
ORCIP Optical Radio Convergence Infrastructure for Communications and Power Delivering PO Centro 01-05-2017 01-05-2020
PES3N Power-Efficient Solutions for Secure wireless Sensor Networks - PES3N FCT/COMPETE/FEDER 01-07-2018 01-07-2021
SWING2 Securing Wireless Networks with Coding and Jamming FCT/COMPETE/FEDER 01-05-2016 01-05-2019
TeamUp5G New RAN TEchniques for 5G UltrA-dense Mobile networks EU/H2020 01-01-2019 01-12-2022

Closed Projects13

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
4MORE 4G Multiple Antenna System On Chip for Radio Enhancements EU 01-01-2004 30-06-2006
ADIN Advanced PHY/MAC Design for Infrastructure-less Networks FCT/PTDC 01-07-2013 01-12-2015
CADWIN Cooperative and Antenna Diversity for Broadband Wireless Networks FCT/PTDC 01-01-2010 01-12-2012
CelCop Multicell Cooperation for Future Wireless Systems IT/LA 01-06-2011 01-10-2013
COPWIN Coordinated MultiPoint Strategies for Future Wireless Networks FCT/PTDC 01-07-2013 01-01-2016
CROWN Co-operative Radio over Fibre for Wireless Networks FCT/PTDC 01-03-2011 01-02-2014
FUTON Fibre Optic Networks for Distributed, Extendible Heterogeneous Radio Architectures and Service Provisioning EU/FP7 01-01-2008 01-06-2010
HETCOP Joint Cooperative and Cognitive Strategies for Heterogeneous Wireless Systems IT/LA 01-04-2014 01-07-2016
MATRICE MC-CDMA Transmission Techniques for Integrated Broadband Cellular Systems EU 01-01-2002 31-12-2004
MC-CDMA MC-CDMA FCT/POSI 01-12-2003 30-11-2006
PHOTON Distributed and Extendible Heterogeneous Radio Architectures using FCT/PTDC 01-11-2007 01-11-2010
PURE-5GNET Cooperative Multi-band Access Strategies for 5G Ultra Dense Networks IT, FCT 01-04-2016 01-09-2018
VLCLighting Visible Light Communications for LED based Public Lighting Systems IT/LA 01-11-2014 01-11-2016
  • A. Silva, Best Reviewer Award, "The Best Reviewer Award" is established by the Radioengineering Journal to thank reviewers providing high-quality reviews., 01-02-2017
  • IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems ANTS, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE International Conf. on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing - (WCSP), Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. - VTC-Fall, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • EURASIP 25th European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO 2017, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology & Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE International Symposium on Computer and Communications - ISCC, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems ANTS, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • International Conference on Connected Vehicles, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conf. - WCNC, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • ACM and IEEE International Conf. on Connected Vehicles & Expo - ICCVE, Technical Programme Chairman, 2012
  • IARIA International Conf. on Systems and Networks Communications - ICNS, 2012
  • IARIA-International Conf. on Wireless and Mobile Communications - ICWMC, Technical Programme Committee, 2012
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. - VTC-Fall, Sessions Chairman, 2012
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. - VTC-Fall, Sessions Chairman, 2012
  • IARIA International Conf. on Systems and Networks Communications - ICNS, Technical Programme Chairman, 2011
  • IARIA-International Conf. on Wireless and Mobile Communications - ICWMC, Technical Programme Chairman, 2011
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. - VTC-Spring, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • IARIA International Conf. on Systems and Networks Communications - ICNS, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • IARIA-International Conf. on Wireless and Mobile Communications - ICWMC, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • IEEE Vehicular Networking Conf. (VNC), Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. - VTC-Spring, Technical Programme Chairman, 2010
  • IARIA International Conf. on Networking and Services - ICNS, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • IARIA-International Conf. on Wireless and Mobile Communications - ICWMC, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. - VTC-Spring, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • International Workshop on Telecommunications, Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • International Workshop on Telecommunications, Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • International Workshop on Telecommunications, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • Editorial Board, Radioengineering, 01-01-2015 - 31-12-2016
  • IEEE Trans. on Communications
    2007, 1 review(s);

  • 2008, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
    2010, 1 review(s);
  • Telecommunication Systems
    2010, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Tech.
    2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s);
  • Physical Communication-Elsevier
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking
    2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Communications Magazine
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • China Communications
    2012, 2 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s);
  • Computer Communications Journal
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Communications Letters
    2012, 1 review(s);
  • Mobile Networks and Applications
    2012, 1 review(s);
  • Intrnl. Journal on Advances in Telecommunications
    2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s);
  • Intrnl. Journal On Advances in Networks and Services - IARIA
    2012, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC
    2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);

  • 2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 2 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 2 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit
    2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • International Workshop on Telecommunications
    2008, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC
    2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conf. - WCNC
    2010, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Computers and Communications - ISCC
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf. - GLOBECOM
    2009, 1 review(s);
  • IARIA-International Conf. on Wireless and Mobile Communications - ICWMC
    2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. - VTC-Spring
    2011, 1 review(s);