GROW News Jan/2012

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GROW News Jan/2012

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Vol. 7, No. 01, Jan. 2012

In this issue:
1. Conferences, Meetings & Seminars
2. Projects


1. 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, 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

Lucio Studer Ferreira “Radio Resource Management in Self-Organised Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Networks”
Michal Mackowiak “Towards a Radio Channel Model for Off-Body Communications in a Multipath Environment”
Carla Oliveira “Radiation Pattern of Wearable Antennas: A Statistical Analysis of the Influence of the Human Body”
Luís M. Correia
COST IC 1004 Meeting, Barcelona, Spain


2. Projects

News about the several projects in which GROW is involved.

COST IC1004 –
Lúcio Ferreira, Carla Oliveira and Michal Mackowiak presented their work at the meeting in Barcelona.

Filipe Cardoso is preparing a contribution, based on the work developed by Tiago Gonçalves. António Serrador is progressing the work on multi-RAT networks.

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

monIT –
Six actions were held in secondary schools during January, and more are scheduled for the upcoming months. The monIT team is also giving talks to secondary schools students visiting the electrical engineering department. A cooperation agreement with the municipality of Pombal has been signed. A new continuous measurement network will be installed in Sines, in cooperation with the municipality. Regarding Prémio monIT, 25 teams were excluded from the competition after the 1st report stage. The remaining 58 groups are now working for the chance to be in the final competition. In the meantime, training actions on the measurement equipment are being carried on with some of the groups.

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