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Researcher

Francisco Monteiro

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1998
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Radio Systems – 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, University of Cambridge, 21-07-2012
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 03-01-2003
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 15-02-1999
  • Signal processing for wireless communications
  • Multiple-input multiple output (MIMO) and Massive MIMO
  • Modulation, coding, and detection algorithms
  • Lattice problems (closest vector problem, lattice reduction, Diophantine problems)
  • Physical layer network coding
  • Non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA), Interference Cancellation, and Full-Duplex Radio
  • EURASIP - European Association for Signal Processing, 27-07-2017, Member
  • Cambridge Philosophical Society, 10-05-2016, Life Fellow
  • Lancaster University, 01-07-2014 - 31-07-2014, Visiting Researcher
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-01-2013, Member
  • IEEE Communications Society, 01-01-2013, Member
  • IEEE Information Theory Society, 01-01-2013, Member
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society, 01-01-2013, Member
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 01-01-2013, Member
  • ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, 20-09-2012, Assistant Professor
  • University of Toronto, 01-12-2007 - 31-07-2008, Visiting Scholar
  • Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 01-01-2007, Junior Member
  • Cambridge University Scientific Society, 18-10-2005, Life Member
  • Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, 17-04-2005, Life Member
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-10-1998 - 31-07-2000, Monitor and Assistente Estagiário
Supervision of theses
  • Implementation of Linear Network Coding Over a Flexible Emulator, MSc Student, Nuno Bettencourt Coelho, 12-2016
  • Physical Layer Wireless Techniques for Improved Network Throughput: Network Coding, MIMO, and Full-Duplex, MSc Student, Filipe Manuel Alves Ennes Ferreira, 12-2014
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Integer-forcing Distributed Source Coding, MSc Student, Pedro Jorge Martins Teixeira, 07-2018
  • Assessment of non-orthogonal multiple access for 5G systems, MSc Student, Ricardo José Neves Alberto, 11-2016
  • Full-duplex radio with massive MIMO relays, MSc Student, João Francisco Aragão Aboim de Sande e Lemos, 11-2015
  • Massive MIMO Processing for 5G Systems: Efficient Detection Algorithms and Applications, MSc Student, Francisco Miguel Teixeira do Rosário, 07-2015
  • The limits of MIMO with large antenna arrays, MSc Student, Pedro Valério Catarino Miguel, 12-2014
  • Interference suppression using MIMO and physical layer network coding, MSc Student, Flávio André Silva Brás, 04-2014
  • F. A. Monteiro, I. J. Wassell, N.S. Souto, MIMO Detection Methods, Chapter in, MIMO Processing for 4G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Evolution, M. Marques da Silva, and F. A. Monteiro, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2014
  • N.S. Souto, F. A. Monteiro, MIMO optimized for OFDM, Chapter in, MIMO Processing for 4G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Evolution, M. Marques da Silva, and F. A. Monteiro, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, 2014

Closed Projects4

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
COST IC1104 ICT COST Action IC1104 - Random Network Coding and Designs over GF(q) ESF/COST 01-04-2012 01-05-2016
L-DimM-NetCod Large-Dimensional MIMO Physical Layer Network Coding IT/LA 01-09-2014 01-09-2016
R2D2 Network error control for Rapid and Reliable Data Delivery Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, UK 01-01-2014 01-07-2015
RESOURCE Radio resource optimization in third generation mobile systems FCT/POSI 01-10-2000 30-09-2004
  • F. Rosário, F. A. Monteiro, A. J. Rodrigues, Paper in the Most Downloaded Papers in the IEEE Signal Processing Letters in The Last Two Years, The 2016 paper in IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL) was showcased in the list of the 10 "Most Downloaded Papers from IEEE Xplore" for the SPL during the previous two years (2015-2016). The list was showcased in the May 2017 issue of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine., 01-05-2017
  • J. S. Lemos, F. Rosário, F. A. Monteiro, A. J. Rodrigues, Luís Vidigal Prize 2015, Co-supervision of the two winners (ex aequo) of the Luís Vidigal Prize 2015 . This prize awards the Best MSc Thesis of the Year at IST in the fields of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Compute Science, and related fields, completed in 2015. Mr. Francisco Rosário and Mr. João Sande Lemos were both scholars under the L-DIMM-NetCod project in our group., 01-03-2016
  • F. A. Monteiro, Exemplary Reviewer Award 2015, From the the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, a 1st-quartile journal co-sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society, the IEEE Signal Processing Society, and the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. The prize is awarded to the top 3% best reviewers nominated by the associate editors., 01-01-2016
  • F. A. Monteiro, Exemplary Reviewer Award 2014, From the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, a 1st-quartile journal co-sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society, the IEEE Signal Processing Society, and the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. The prize is awarded to the top 3% reviewers who have performed reviews considered by the associate editors as being relevant and timely reviews, consistently for a number of papers over the year., 01-01-2015
  • F. A. Monteiro, Senior College Scholar, awarded ''on the basis of first class work” by the Tutorial Committee of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, UK, 01-11-2007
  • F. A. Monteiro, Best Paper Award (Conference Prize) at the European Conference on Wireless Technology 2007, Prize given by the European Microwave Association during the European Microwave Week 2007, Munich, Germany, 01-10-2007
  • F. A. Monteiro, Best Student Paper Award (Young Engineer Prize) at the European Conference on Wireless Technology 2004, Prize from the European Microwave Association (EuMA), delivered by it's president (Prof. R. Sorrentino) and by the conference chairman (Prof. R. Prasad) in Amsterdam, Netherlands, during the European Microwave Week, 12-10-2004
  • F. A. Monteiro, Innovation Young Engineer Prize (3rd place), Project title: ''Complexity Reduction of CPM Receivers on Wireless Communications Systems'', prize from Ordem dos Engenheiros (Portuguese Engineers Institution) sponcered by the Luso-American Fundation for Development (FLAD), Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and the Ministry for Science and Higher Education, 01-12-2002
  • F. A. Monteiro, EURASIPJournal on Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Guest Editor, Lead Guest Editor, special issue on Network Coding, 01-05-2016
  • F. A. Monteiro, Qualifying Examination Committee, PhD Thesis Jury, AUB - American University of Beirut, 01-04-2016
  • F. A. Monteiro, PhD examination committee, PhD Thesis Jury, University of Porto, 01-11-2014
  • F. A. Monteiro, PhD examination committee, PhD Thesis Jury, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 01-07-2014
  • F. A. Monteiro, Increasing the Capacity of Wireless Communications by Exploiting Signal’s Interference, Portugal, Lisbon, 02-2017
  • F. A. Monteiro, Boosting Capacity through Interference in 5G, Portugal, Lisbon, 01-2017
  • F. A. Monteiro, Signal Processing in the Upcoming Wireless Networks: Network Coding and the Rest, Turkey, Istanbul, 11-2015
  • F. A. Monteiro, Approaches to the Closest Vector Problem in MIMO Detection, Cyprus, Nicosia, 02-2014
  • F. A. Monteiro, An introduction to physical layer network coding, United Kingdom, Cambridge, 07-2013
  • F. A. Monteiro, Approaches to the Closest Vector Problem in MIMO Detection, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 05-2013
  • F. A. Monteiro, Approaches to the Closest Vector Problem in MIMO Detection, Sweden, Lund, 04-2013
  • F. A. Monteiro, Space-time wireless communications: modern signal processing with MIMO, Portugal, Lisbon, 12-2012
  • F. A. Monteiro, The closest vector problem in multi-dimensional wireless channels, Portugal, Lisbon, 03-2012
  • International Symp. on Wireless Communication Systems - ISWCS, Conference Chairman, 2018
  • 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 Communications - ICC, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing for Advanced Wireless Communications - SPAWC, Special Sessions Chairman, 2016
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • IEEE Global Conf. on Signal and Information Processing - Global SIP, Sessions Chairman, 2015
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conf. - IWCMC, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing for Advanced Wireless Communications - SPAWC, Special Sessions Chairman, 2015
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • Nordic Workshop on System and Network Optimization for Wireless - SNOW, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • IEEE International Symp. on Signal Processing and Information Technology - ISSPIT, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • International Castle Meeting on Coding Theory and Applications - ICMCTA, Sessions Chairman, 2014
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Special Sessions Chairman, 2014
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Sessions Chairman, 2014
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT, Sessions Chairman, 2014
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT, Organizing Committee, 2014
  • Global Wireless Summit - GWS, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • IEEE International Symp. on Signal Processing and Information Technology - ISSPIT, Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • Future Network and Mobile Summit, Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • Associate Editor, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 01-12-2014 - 31-05-2016
  • IEEE Communications Letters
    2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 3 review(s); 2015, 2 review(s); 2014, 4 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology
    2015, 3 review(s); 2013, 3 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Communications
    2015, 2 review(s); 2012, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications
    2015, 1 review(s); 2013, 3 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 4 review(s);
  • IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
    2017, 3 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 5 review(s);
  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing
    2016, 2 review(s);
  • Electronics Letters
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • Physical Communication-Elsevier
    2016, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
    2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 2 review(s);
  • Digital Signal Processing
    2017, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
    2017, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Communications
    2017, 3 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
    2009, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Information Theory
    2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • Intrnl. Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS)
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking
    2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s);
  • Wireless Personal Communications
    2014, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security
    2013, 2 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s);
  • Future Internet
    2013, 4 review(s);
  • Applied Soft Computing
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Signal Processing Letters
    2014, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conf. - WCNC
    2017, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. - VTC-Spring
    2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. - VTC-Fall
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Information Theory - ISIT
    2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf. - GLOBECOM
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • Future Network and Mobile Summit
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC
    2017, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Signal Processing and Information Technology - ISSPIT
    2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s);
  • International Telecommunications Symp.
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO
    2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s);
  • European Wireless - EW
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conf. - IWCMC
    2017, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing for Advanced Wireless Communications - SPAWC
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Workshop on Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing - SAM
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Wireless Communication Systems - ISWCS
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference - GLOBECOM
    2017, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symposium on Computer and Communications - ISCC
    2017, 1 review(s);