Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... João José Lopes da Costa Freire

Senior Researcher

João Costa Freire

Academic position: Associate Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Wireless Circuits – Lx

Email: Send Email
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

  • Agregação, Instituto Superior Técnico, 05-12-1992
  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 04-07-1984
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 30-03-1975
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-04-1975, Associate Professor

Currently running projects1

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
WSN_EM Wireless Sensor Network for Environmental Monitoring FCT 01-09-2018 31-08-2021

Closed Projects8

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
ACTFIL Active filters IT/LA 01-01-2004 31-12-2005
AILAIA Smart Active Printed Antennas CRUP 01-01-2007 31-12-2008
AME Advanced Microelectronics Engineering ICEP 01-10-2002 22-10-2003
GALACTIC Innovative GaAs MMICs and Avanced LTCC packaging technologies for multicomponents Ka Band subsystems EU 01-01-2002 31-12-2004
IRFDCMOS Integration of high-frequency dc-dc converters in RF CMOS SoC IT/LA 01-09-2005 01-06-2008
NLRFCMOS Desenvolvimento de modelos não lineares de dispositivos para microondas e integração monolítica de circuitos não lineares em silício para telecomunicações CRUP 01-01-2003 31-12-2004
SiGeM Silicon Germanium MMICs for RF Front End Transceivers IT/LA 01-10-2005 01-07-2008
SiMTraMil Silicon Monolithic Transceiver for Portable Communication Systems in Millimetre Wave FCT/PTDC 01-03-2010 01-11-2012
  • J. Costa Freire, IEEE Region 8 Committee, Member of Technical Committee, Chairman of Educational Activities Subcommittee, 01-01-2009
  • J. Costa Freire, PhD Jury at IST, PhD Thesis Jury, Jerzy Guterman, 01-09-2008
  • J. Costa Freire, Chair of MSc Jury at IST, MSc Thesis Jury, João Vinagre, 01-07-2008
  • J. Costa Freire, IEEE Portugal Section, National Delegate, 01-06-2008
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Conference Chairman, 2011
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Conference Chairman, 2011
  • Mediterranean Microwave Symp. - MMS, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • IEEE International Engineering Management Conf. - IEMC Europe, Organizing Committee, 2008
  • IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Worshop Series (IMWS) on Art of Miniaturizing RF and Microwave Passive Components, Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • VII Mediterranean Microwave Symposium, Scientific Committee, 2007
  • International Conf. on Electrical Engineering, Scientific Committee, 2007
  • VI Mediterranean Microwave Symposium, Scientific Committee, 2006
  • 1st International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Scientific Committee, 2005
  • XIVèmes Journées Nationales Microondes, Scientific Committee, 2005
  • XIIIèmes Journées Nationales Microondes, Scientific Committee, 2003
  • XIIèmes Journées Nationales Microondes, Scientific Committee, 2002
  • IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech.
    2009, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Electrical Engineering
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • Mediterranean Microwave Symp. - MMS
    2010, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT
    2009, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Worshop Series (IMWS) on Art of Miniaturizing RF and Microwave Passive Components
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • Conf. on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems
    2010, 1 review(s);

  • 2010, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s);