Adão Silva, a researcher from the Mobile Networks group of IT in Aveiro, was awarded the prize of “Best Reviewer of the Year 2017” by the Radioengineering Journal (RJ), published by the Radioengineering Society, Czech Republic.
Since 1992, the Radioengineering Journal has been publishing original scientific and engineering papers from the area of wireless communication and application of wireless technologies. Established to recognize reviewers who provide high-quality reviews, this year, the associate editors distinguished six of their reviewers with this award, among whom is the IT researcher.
Being a reviewer for RJ since 2015, with more than 10 articles reviewed, the associate editors recognized Adão e Silva for his “time and energy to devote a careful evaluation of submitted papers”, along with his “competence recommendations for authors to improve their submissions”. For Adão Silva, along with time management skills, technical competence is the main key, “It is vital that you only accept to review articles that are within your area of research, only this way can you produce high quality reviews”.