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... João Manuel Ferreira Pedro

Researcher

João Pedro

Academic position: Researcher
Joining date: 01-01-2002
Roles in IT: Researcher
Thematic Line: Optics and Photonics
Group: Optical Communication Systems and Networking – Lx

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Address: IT – Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico - Torre Norte - Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
1049 - 001 Lisboa
Tel: +351 21 841 84 54
Fax: +351 21 841 84 72


Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-01-2011
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 29-07-2004
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 27-12-2001
  • IEEE Communications Society, 01-02-2007,
  • Optical Networking
  • Network Optimization
  • Transport Network Architectures
  • Machine Learning
As Co-supervisor
As Co-supervisor
  • J. M. Pedro, A. Eira, Hybrid Backup Resource Optimization for VNF Placement over Optical Transport Networks, Chapter in, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11616, Springer, --, 2020
  • J. M. Pedro, BG Gangopadhyay, S. S. Spaelter, Next-Generation Transport Networks Leveraging Universal Traffic Switching and Flexible Optical Transponders, Chapter in, Optical Fiber and Wireless Communications, Intech Open, London, 2017 | Full text (PDF 4 MBs)
  • J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, Optical Burst-Switched Networks exploiting Traffic Engineering in the Wavelength Domain, Chapter in, Telecommunications Networks, Jesus Hamilton Ortiz, In-Tech, 2012
  • S. Pato, J. M. Pedro, Optical Network Architectures for the support of Future Wireless Systems, Chapter in, Next Generation Wireless Communications Using Radio over Fiber, Nathan J. Gomes, Paulo P. Monteiro, Atílio Gameiro, Wiley, 2012
  • J. M. Pedro, Autonomous and Energy Efficient Lightpath Operation Based on Digital Subcarrier Multiplexing, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 39, No. 9, pp. 2864 - 2877, September, 2021,
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  • J. M. Pedro, Power control strategies and network performance assessment for C+L+S multiband optical transport, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 13, No. 7, pp. 147 - 147, April, 2021,
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  • J. M. Pedro, A. Eira, Comprehensive model for technoeconomic studies of next-generation central offices for metro networks, OSA/IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN), Vol. 12, No. 12, pp. 414 - 427, December, 2020,
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  • J. M. Pedro, N. Costa, Assessment on the Achievable Throughput of Multi-Band ITU-T G.652.D Fiber Transmission Systems, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 38, No. 16, pp. 4279 - 4291, August, 2020,
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  • J. M. Pedro, N. Costa, Provisioning in Multi-Band Optical Networks, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 38, No. 9, pp. 2598 - 2605, May, 2020,
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  • J. M. Pedro, N. Costa, D. Moniz, Optimized Design and Challenges for C&L Band Optical Line Systems, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 1080 - 1091, March, 2020,
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  • J. M. Pedro, N. Costa, S. Pato, Optical transport network design beyond 100 Gbaud [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. A123 - A134, February, 2020,
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  • J. M. Pedro, A. Eira, Hybrid Backup Resource Optimization for VNF Placement Over Optical Transport Networks, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 11616, No. --, pp. 3 - 14, February, 2020,
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  • J. M. Pedro, A. Eira, N. Costa, Disaggregated edge-enabled C+L-band filterless metro networks, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 2 - 2, December, 2019,
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  • D. Moniz, J. M. Pedro, N. Horta, J. J. O. Pires, Multi-objective framework for cost-effective OTN switch placement using NSGA-II with embedded domain knowledge, Applied Soft Computing Journal, Vol. 83, No. 105608, pp. - - -, October, 2019 | BibTex
  • BG Gangopadhyay, J. M. Pedro, S. S. Spaelter, 5G-Ready Multi-Failure Resilient and Cost-Effective Transport Networks, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 37, No. 16, pp. 4062 - 4072, August, 2019,
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  • D. Moniz, J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, Network Design Framework to Optimally Provision Services Using Higher-Symbol Rate Line Interfaces, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. A174 - A185, February, 2019,
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  • A. Eira, J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, Modeling Cost Versus Flexibility in Optical Transport Networks, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 61 - 74, January, 2019,
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  • R.M. Morais, J. M. Pedro, Machine Learning Models for Estimating Quality of Transmission in DWDM Networks, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 10, No. 10, pp. D84 - D99, October, 2018 | BibTex
  • J. M. Pedro, N. Costa, Optimized Hybrid Raman/EDFA Amplifier Placement for DWDM Mesh Networks, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 36, No. 9, pp. 1552 - 1561, May, 2018,
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  • J. M. Pedro, J. Santos, N. Costa, On the Impact of Deploying Optical Transport Networks Using Disaggregated Line Systems, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. A60 - A68, January, 2018,
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  • A. Eira, A. M. F. P. Pereira, J. J. O. Pires, J. M. Pedro, On the Efficiency of Flexible Ethernet Client Architectures in Optical Transport Networks [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. A133 - A133, January, 2018 | BibTex
  • J. M. Pedro, Designing Transparent Flexible-Grid Optical Networks for Maximum Spectral Efficiency [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. C35 - C44, April, 2017,
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  • R.M. Morais, J. M. Pedro, T. Rarick, Evaluating Modular Node Architectures with Limited Shelf Interconnection [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. A176 - A188, February, 2017 | BibTex
  • A. Eira, J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, Traffic Grooming Policies Under Switching Constraints in Next-Generation Transport Networks, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. A125 - A134, January, 2017 | BibTex
  • J. M. Pedro, N. Costa, Networking Aspects for Next-Generation Elastic Optical Interfaces, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 8, No. 7, pp. A116 - A125, July, 2016,
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  • A. Eira, M. Quagliotti, J. M. Pedro, Impact of Client- and Line-Side Flexibility in the Lifecycle of Next-Generation Transport Networks, OSA/IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN), Vol. 8, No. 7, pp. A101 - A115, July, 2016 | BibTex
  • J. M. Pedro, Analisi Tecnico Economica di una Rete Fotonica Europea, Rivista AEIT, Vol. --, No. 1/2, pp. 12 - 19, January, 2016,
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  • R.M. Morais, J. M. Pedro, A. N. Pinto, Techno-Economic Analysis of Fixed and Flexible Node Architectures in Multiperiod Scenarios [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7, No. 12, pp. B108 - B121, December, 2015 | BibTex
  • A. Eira, J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, J. P. Fernandez-Palacios, Optimized Client and Line Hardware for Multiperiod Traffic in Optical Networks With Sliceable Bandwidth-Variable Transponders [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7, No. 12, pp. B212 - B212, December, 2015 | BibTex
  • -- Gunkel, -- Mattheus, -- Wissel, -- Napoli, J. M. Pedro, N. Costa, -- Rahman, G. Meloni, F. Fresi, F. Cugini, N. Sambo, M. Bohn, Vendor-Interoperable Elastic Optical Interfaces – standards, experiments and challenges [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7, No. 12, pp. B184 - B193, December, 2015,
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  • J. M. Pedro, J. Santos, Support of superchannel formats in optical networks with legacy services and traffic churn [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7, No. 12, pp. B122 - B130, December, 2015,
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  • R.M. Morais, J. M. Pedro, P. Monteiro, A. N. Pinto, Benefits of Node Architecture Flexibility and Hitless Re-Grooming in Transport Networks, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, No. 21, pp. 4424 - 4436, November, 2015 | Full text (PDF 588 KBs) | BibTex
  • A. Eira, J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, Optimal Multi-Period Provisioning of Fixed and Flex-Rate Modular Line Interfaces in DWDM Networks, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 223 - 234, April, 2015 | BibTex
  • J. M. Pedro, Predeployment of Regenerators for Fast Service Provisioning in DWDM Transport Networks [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. A190 - A199, February, 2015,
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  • A. Eira, J. Santos, J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, Multi-Objective Design of Survivable Flexible-Grid DWDM Networks, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 326 - 339, March, 2014 | BibTex
  • R.M. Morais, J. M. Pedro, P. Monteiro, A. N. Pinto, Impact of Node Architecture in the Power Consumption and Footprint Requirements of Optical Transport Networks, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 421 - 436, May, 2013 | BibTex
  • J. M. Pedro, S. Pato, Impact of Add/Drop Port Utilization Flexibility in DWDM Networks [Invited], Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 4, No. 11, pp. B142 - B150, November, 2012,
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  • J. Santos, J. M. Pedro, P. Monteiro, J. J. O. Pires, Optimization Framework for Supporting 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Services over Heterogeneous Optical Transport Networks, Journal of Networks, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 31 - 38, May, 2012 | BibTex
  • A. Eira, J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, Optimized Design of Multistage Passive Optical Networks, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 402 - 411, May, 2012 | BibTex
  • J. Santos, J. M. Pedro, P. Monteiro, J. J. O. Pires, Optimized Routing and Buffer Design for Optical Transport Networks Based on Virtual Concatenation, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 3, No. 9, pp. 725 - 738, September, 2011 | BibTex
  • J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, P. Monteiro, An Overview of Routing Methods in Optical Burst Switching Networks, Optical Switching and Networking, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 41 - 53, April, 2010,
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  • J. M. Pedro, P. Monteiro, J. J. O. Pires, Traffic Engineering in the Wavelength Domain for Optical Burst-Switched Networks, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 27, No. 15, pp. 3075 - 3091, August, 2009,
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  • J. M. Pedro, P. Monteiro, J. J. O. Pires, Contention Minimisation in Optical Burst-Switched Networks Combining Traffic Engineering in the Wavelength Domain and Delayed Ingress Burst Scheduling, IET Communications, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 372 - 380, March, 2009,
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  • J. M. Pedro, P. Monteiro, J. J. O. Pires, Improving the Performance of Optical Burst-Switched Networks with Limited-Range Wavelength Conversion through Traffic Engineering in the Wavelength Domain, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5200, No. --, pp. 21 - 30, November, 2008,
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  • J. Santos, J. M. Pedro, J. J. O. Pires, P. Monteiro, Self-Protected Long-Reach 10 Gbit/s EPONs based on a Ring Architecture, Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 1 - 20, May, 2008,
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  • J. J. O. Pires, J. M. Pedro, Evaluating the Impact of Phsical Impairments on the Blocking Performance of an All-optical WDM Ring under Dynamic Traffic, Journal of Optical Communications, Vol. 28, No. 1/2007, pp. 66 - 72, March, 2007 | BibTex

Closed Projects1

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
ImpAr Physical Impairment Modelling in Flexible Optical Node Architectures IT/LA 01-07-2016 01-07-2018
  • J. M. Pedro, Designing the Next-Generation of Flexible and Reliable Optical Transport Networks
  • OSA Advanced Photonics Congress, Technical Programme Committee, 2020
  • OSA Advanced Photonics Congress, Technical Programme Committee, 2020
  • OSA Advanced Photonics Congress, Technical Programme Committee, 2020
  • OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, Technical Programme Chairman, 2018
  • OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
    2016, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Optical Communications and Networking
    2018, 4 review(s); 2016, 4 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 3 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Lightwave Technology
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Communications Letters
    2018, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Communication and Information Systems
    2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • Computer Networks & ISDN Systems
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Networks
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Optical Networking
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IET Optoelectronics
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • Optics and Laser Technology
    2009, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of High Speed Networks
    2012, 1 review(s);
  • Optical Switching and Networking
    2012, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC
    2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Computer Communication and Networks - ICCCN
    2009, 1 review(s);
  • Simpósio Brasileiro de Telecomunicações SBrT
    2013, 1 review(s);