Researchers Jorge Costa, Eduardo Lima and Carlos Fernandes from IT at Lisbon were awarded the CST University Publication Award 2010.
CST - Computer Simulation Technology is one of the world leading developers of high performance software for electromagnetic simulation. CST endows since 2003 the annual University Publication Award to encourage groundbreaking publications in the area, evaluated on a number of criteria including originality of the application or the theory, clarity of presentation, as well as the skilful usage of CST software features.
The IEEE Communications Society has recently chosen Prof. João Barros from the Universidade do Porto as the recipient of the Young Researcher Award for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Region. This award honors researchers who have been very active in IEEE ComSoc publication and conference activities over the past three years. The upper age limit is 35. The award letter states that the awards committee “had received a large number of excellent submissions, which were assessed by the Awards committee for ComSoc EMEA Region. The assessment was carried out against a very stringent set of criteria”. The awards ceremony will take place in June 2011 at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2011) in Kyoto, Japan.
João Barros is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering of the University of Porto, the Head of the Porto Delegation of the Instituto de Telecomunicações, and a Visiting Professor with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In February 2009, Dr. Barros was appointed National Director of the CMU-Portugal Program.