- Local Info
Vol. 7, No. 06, Jun 2012
In this issue:
3. Conferences, Meetings & Seminars
Information about incoming and outgoing people, besides other related news.
GROW got 5 new members, which will start their M.Sc. Thesis work next September: Ricardo Santos, Diogo Almeida, Jaime Pereira, Joana Falcão, and Joana Fernandes.
Manuel Sete, an engineer from Hidroeletrica de Cahora Bassa (Mozambique), and a student of MERSC at ISUTC, Maputo, Mozambique, performing the M.Sc. thesis under the supervision of Luis M. Correia, visited GROW during the week 25/29 June.
Bhavies Narendra, an engineer from Vodacom (Mozambique), and a student of MERSC at ISUTC, Maputo, Mozambique, performing the M.Sc. thesis under the supervision of Luis M. Correia, will visit GROW during the week 9/13 July.
STAR WARM, Episode XII, will take place in Monsaraz on July 14th. As usual, it will be a gathering of the members of GROW and their families.
Information about publications, at both national and international levels, concerning papers submitted, accepted, or published in the period.
T. Gonçalves, F. Cardoso and L.M. Correia, “Energy Efficiency using Beamforming at the Base Station in UMTS and LTE”, submitted to SoftCOM’2012 – 20th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks, Split, Croatia, Sep. 2012.
F. Cardoso, R. Torrea-Duran, C. Desset and L.M. Correia, “MIMO Strategies for Energy Efficient Transmission in LTE Pico-cell Environments”, submitted to SoftCOM’2012 – 20th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks, Split, Croatia, Sep. 2012.
M. Mackowiak, C. Oliveira and L.M. Correia, “Radiation Pattern of Wearable Antennas: A Statistical Analysis of the Influence of the Human Body”, accepted to International Journal of Wireless Information Networks.
List of Conferences, Meetings, Seminars, and other events held and attended during this period, and to be held the following month.
Carla Oliveira, Michal Mackowiak
COST IC1004 Training School on “Wireless Body Area Networks”, Bologna, Italy
Luis M. Correia, “A Perspective of the Networks of the Future and Smart Cities”
ARC6 – Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication et Usages Informatiques Innovants, Lyon, France
Luis M. Correia
ICC’2012 – IEEE International Conference on Communications, Ottawa, Canada
Carla Oliveira, Michal Mackowiak “CST Simulations for Body Area Networks”
CST System Integrity Workshop Series 2012, Lisbon, Portugal
Slawomir J. Ambroziak, “Path Loss Modelling in Container Terminal Environment”
Rathapon Saruthirathanaworakun, “Performance of Data Services in Cellular Networks Sharing Spectrum with a Single Rotating Radar”
Luis M. Correia
Net!Works Steering Board, Lisbon, Portugal
Rathapon Saruthirathanaworakun, “Performance of Data Services in Cellular Networks Sharing Spectrum with a Single Rotating Radar”,
CORAL’2012 – 1st IEEE Workshop on Emerging Cognitive Radio Applications and Algorithms, San Francisco, CA, USA
Luisa Caeiro, Sina Khatibi
SAIL Summer School on “Future Internet explained – today!”, Santander, Spain
Meeting of all GROW members, since the beginning of activity, commemorating the 20th anniversary.
Luis M. Correia
Future Network and MobileSummit’2012, Berlin, Germany
Luis M. Correia
Ph.D. Jury of Hernan Cordova, Brussels, Belgium
Luis M. Correia, “A Perspective of the Networks of the Future and Smart Cities” (keynote)
ICETE’2012 – 9th International Joint Conference on E-business and Telecommunications, Rome, Italy
News about the several projects in which GROW is involved.
COST IC1004 – http://www.ic1004.org
Carla Oliveira and Michal Mackowiak are preparing contributions to the next MCM meeting, in Bristol, UK.
EARTH – http://www.ict-earth.eu
The project finished this month. Luis M. Correia finalised the report on dissemination.
Net!Works – http://www.networks-etp.eu
Luis M. Correia is editing the next edition of the Strategic Research Agenda.
monIT – http://monit.it.pt
Prémio monIT 2012 is reaching its final stage! The students’ projects were delivered on May 18th, the 10 finalists were announced on June 15th, and the final ceremony will be held on June 30th! Three new continuous monitoring networks are being installed in Aljezur, Póvoa de Varzim e Porto de Mós. As usual, these will be active for around 3 months.
SAIL – http://www.sail-project.eu
João Gonçalves and Daniel Sebastião continue to prepare contributions to the next Deliverable, D.A.8 “Evaluation of business models”. Lúcio Ferreira and Luisa Caeiro are working on the Open Connectivity Services (OConS) Architectural Framework, namely the OConS Orchestration function and its procedures, a contribution to deliverable D.C 2 “Architecture and Mechanisms for Connectivity Services”. Lúcio Ferreira was invited to chair a workshop on Open Connectivity Services at the MONAMI 2012 conference in Hamburg, Germany, on Sep. 2012
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