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GROW News Dec/2011

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Vol. 6, No. 11, Dec. 2011

In this issue:
1. People
2. Publications
3. Conferences, Meetings & Seminars
4. Projects


1. People

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

One more GROW member finalised his M.Sc. thesis, Tiago Gonçalves. We wish him good luck as well in his professional career.


2. Publications

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

Carla Oliveira, Michal Mackowiak and Luís M. Correia, “Correlation Analysis in On-Body Communications”, accepted to EuCAP’2012 – 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Prague, Czech Republic, Mar. 2012.

Michal Mackowiak, Carla Oliveira and Luís M. Correia, “Signal Correlation between Wearable Antennas in Body Area Networks in Multipath Environment”, accepted to EuCAP’2012 – 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Prague, Czech Republic, Mar. 2012.

Filipe Cardoso and Luís M. Correia, “MIMO Gain and Energy Efficiency in LTE”, accepted to WCNC’2012 – IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Paris, France, Apr. 2012.

Michal Mackowiak and Luís M. Correia, “Statistical Characterisation of Antennas in BANs”, submitted to EW’2012 – 18th European Wireless Conference, Poznan, Poland, Apr. 2012.

António Serrador has submitted his Ph.D. thesis for evaluation.


3. Conferences, Meetings & Seminars

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

Luis M. Correia
Net!Works Steering Board, Munich, Germany

Tiago Gonçalves, “Energy efficient solutions based on beamforming for UMTS and LTE”
GROW meeting

Luis M. Correia, “ICT for ITS”
Seminar on Transports Ecosystems, Lisbon, Portugal

Luis M. Correia, “A View into the Participation in EC Framework R&D Projects”
EC Digital Agenda going Local, Lisbon, Portugal

Luis M. Correia, “A Perspective of the Networks of the Future and Smart Cities”
Palestras do DEEC/IST, Lisbon, Portugal

Luis M. Correia, Daniel Sebastião, João Gonçalves, Lúcio Studer Ferreira, Luisa Caeiro
SAIL Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal

Carla Oliveira and Michal Mackowiak
Winter School on Technology Challenges for the Internet of Things, Aveiro, Portugal


4. Projects

News about the several projects in which GROW is involved.

COST IC1004 –
Papers are being prepared for the incoming meeting, in Feb. 2012, in Barcelona.

Filipe Cardoso was followed the Power Model ongoing discussions and phone conferences. António Serrador is progressing the work on multi-RAT networks.

Net!Works –
Luis M. Correia is preparing contributions to the FIA workshop.

monIT –
Three actions were held in secondary schools during December, and more are scheduled for the upcoming months. Regarding Prémio monIT, 58 teams delivered the first progress report. The updated participants list is published Jan. 6th. Also, training actions on the measurement equipment are being carried on with the interested groups.

Lúcio Ferreira and Luisa Caeiro are working for the next milestone report on the redefinition of the OConS architecture. Daniel Sebastião and João Gonçalves are working on the interim report of WP-A in the business modelling of the use cases.