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Vol. 2, No. 6, June 2007


In this issue:

1. People

2. Publications

3. Conferences & Seminars

4. Projects




1. People

Information about incoming and outgoing people, besides other related news.


As mentioned at the last issue of this NewsLetter, GROW has 6 more members, which will work on their Master theses, to be developed jointly with industry (Vodafone, Optimus and Celfinet):

— Armando Marques

— Filipe Leonardo

— Pedro Rocha

— Ricardo Preguiça

— Sara Duarte

— Telmo Batista

Actually, one of these (Pedro Rocha) is a former member of GROW, coming back to the University to do the Master. It is always good to have some one back.


António Serrador’s paper was accepted to PIMRC’2007 – IEEE 18th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications. Congratulations.



2. Publications

Information about publications, at both national and international levels, concerning papers submitted, accepted, or published in the period.


António Serrador and Luís M. Correia, “Policies for a Cost Function for Heterogeneous Networks Performance Evaluation”, accepted to PIMRC’2007 – IEEE 18th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Athens, Greece, Sep. 2007.



3. Conferences and Seminars

List of Conferences, Seminars and other events held and attended during this period, and to be held next month.



Luis M. Correia

eMobility Steering Board meeting, Brussels, Belgium



Luis M. Correia

Mobility 2008-2020: Spectrum Growth and Availability. Challenges in the Context of ITU-R WRC 2007. XV Encontro Ericsson/Semanário Económico. Lisbon, Portugal.



Prof. Marcelo Sampaio Alencar (Federal University of Campina Grande, Campina Grande, Brazil) visit to GROW.



Moe Win, “Recent Advances in Ultrawide Bandwidth Communications and Networks”

IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer Tour, IST, Lisbon, Portugal



Prof. Moe Win (MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA) visit to GROW.



António Serrador, “A Cost Function for Heterogeneous Networks Performance Evaluation Based on Different Perspectives”,

16th IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit, Budapest, Hungary.



Luis M. Correia

COST ICT Domain Committee meeting, Budapest, Hungary.



4. Projects

News about the several projects in which GROW is involved.



António Serrador and Luis M. Correia attended the meeting in Malmo, Sweden, on 2007-06-13/14. António Serrador presented the latest results on CRRM combined with MIMO.



A collaboration under Cluster D is being started with France Telecom R&D, on channel modelling for Body Area Networks.


monIT –

The project performed measurements in several schools in Santarém and Braga districts. Measurements were also performed in the stadium “Estádio Cidade de Coimbra”, in Coimbra. A continuous monitoring network has also been installed in Almada.



Contributions by Lúcio Ferreira to Deliverable D1.3 “Solutions: mesh networking, multi-hop relaying, cross-layer design, communities, operator/cellular assistance” have been finalised. The Deliverable is expected to be finished by the next month of July.


GROW has submitted 6 project proposals in EU’s R&D FP7. It seems that half of these proposals will be funded, but definitive results will be known only by the end of July.