Awards

  • M. Vala, J. R. Reis, Rafael Caldeirinha, On the Practical Limitations of SCalable Electronic 2D Beamsteering Using Metamaterials at MIcro and Millimetre-wave Frequencies, ConfTELE 2021 Top 10% Best Paper Award. Seven papers (10%) were nominated for consideration for this award by the Reviewers and the Technical Program Committee., 01-02-2021
  • S. Faria, M. Vala, P. Coimbra, N. Leonor, J.F. Felício, C. A. Fernandes, C. Salema, Rafael Caldeirinha, Radiowave Propagation Modelling of Dual Wildfire Front Spreading Over Hilly Terrain at 700 MHz, ConfTELE 2021 Top 10% Best Paper Award. Seven papers (10%) were nominated for consideration for this award by the Reviewers and the Technical Program Committee., 01-02-2021
  • Rafael Caldeirinha, Top Peer Reviewer in the Global Peer Review Awards 2019, For placing in the top 1% of reviewers in Cross-Field on Publons global reviewer database., 01-09-2019
  • A. Abraray, T. Fernandes, S. Maslovski, Best Non-Student Poster Award at LAPC2018, Best Non-Student Poster Award at Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference., 01-11-2018
  • Rafael Caldeirinha, Publons Peer Review Awards 2018, Top 1% Reviewers for Engineering, 31-08-2018
  • D. Ferreira, I. Cuinas, Rafael Caldeirinha, T. Fernandes, 2018 IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation Premium Award, Each year the IET awards a prize to the authors of the best paper published within the last two years in each of the IET’s journals. 2018 IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation Premium Award Ferreira, D., Cuiñas, I., Caldeirinha, R.F.S., Fernandes, T.R.: ‘ Dual-band single-layer quarter ring frequency selective surface for Wi-Fi applications’, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, 2016, 10, (4), pp. 435–441, 30-06-2018
  • N. Leonor, Rafael Caldeirinha, M. Sanchez, T. Fernandes, A feasibility study on the extension of the point scatterer formulation to raised canopy forests, Best Non-Student Paper (1st place) award at 2016 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation, 01-11-2016
  • Rafael Caldeirinha, Fellow Member of the IET (FIET), Awarded Fellowship of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, an UK academic award. IET Fellowship is awarded to individuals who have sustained high levels of achievement., 01-11-2015
  • Rafael Caldeirinha, N. Leonor, Semi-finalist of the IEEE AP-S Student Design Contest 2011: Radiation Patterns on a Budget, This paper presents a radiation pattern measurement system in order to evaluate 2.4GHz antennas. This measurement system was built with the demand of being an inexpensive and easily reproducible system, lightweight and visually and user friendly. Prize of $1,500, 01-06-2011
  • Rafael Caldeirinha, B. Feitor, T. Fernandes, D. Ferreira, N. Leonor, Estimation of Dielectric Concrete Properties from Power Measurements at 18.7 and 60 GHz, Nominated for the IET best student paper competition at Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conf. – LAPC, Loughborough, United Kingdom, November, 2011., 01-11-2010
  • Rafael Caldeirinha, M. Antunes, SGF - Sistema multi-funcional de gestão de frotas, 2009-2011 Innovation program - PT Inovação, 01-03-2009
  • T. Fernandes, Rafael Caldeirinha, M. AL-Nuaimi, J. Richter, Modelling Radiowave Propagation through Vegetation media: a comparison between RET and dRET models, Best Propagation Poster Prize at EuCAP 07 - European Conference on Antennas and Propagation - 11 - 16 November 2007, EICC, Edinburgh, UK, 01-11-2007
  • Rafael Caldeirinha, T. Fernandes, M. AL-Nuaimi, J. Richter, Parameter extraction and sensitivity analysis for the discrete RET model for radiowave propagation in inhomogeneous forests, Nominated best student paper contest at the Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Peniche, Portugal, May, 2007., 01-05-2007
  • T. Fernandes, Rafael Caldeirinha, M. AL-Nuaimi, J. Richter, Directional Spectrum Modelling in Inhomogeneous Forests at 20 and 62.4 GHz, Awarded Best Paper in the WINSYS 2006 -International Conference Wireless Information Networks and Systems, to be published by Springer., 22-12-2006