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Nuno Lourenço

Academic position: Post. Doc.
Joining date: 09-02-2011
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Integrated Circuits - 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


Bio

Nuno Lourenço received Licenciado, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal, in 2005, 2007, and 2014 respectively. He is with Instituto de Telecomunicações in Lisbon since 2005, where he now holds a postdoctoral research position. He is also an invited Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of IST-UL since 2015. He has authored or co-authored over 50 publications, including patents, books, book chapters, international journals and conferences papers. His current research interests include analog and mixed-signal IC design, electronic design automation tools, applied computational intelligence, and deep learning.


Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 12-12-2014
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 28-11-2007
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-01-2005
  • Analog IC design automation
  • Multi -objective evolutionary optimization
  • Analog IC sizing and Layout Optimization
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-01-2014, Young Professional
Supervision of theses
  • Combining Many-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms in a distributed environment using Many Objectives, Many Processors, MSc Student, Francisco Miguel Gonçalves António de Campos Leal, 12-2019
  • Applied Bayesian optimization, MSc Student, Filipe Cláudio de Sousa, 05-2018
  • Deep learning in analog IC automatic sizing, MSc Student, João Pedro da Silva Rosa, 05-2018
  • EDA to the cloud –a case study to increase both effectiveness and user experience of EDA tools., MSc Student, Pedro Baptista Sacadura Biscaia, 05-2018
  • Enhanced Analog and RF IC Sizing Methodology using PCA and NSGA-II Optimization Kernel, MSc Student, Tiago Claro Oliveira Miranda Pessoa, 11-2017
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Deep Learning and Analog Layout Synthesis , MSc Student, Daniel José Domingos Guerra, 10-2018
  • E-CONF: Sistema de Gestão de Conferências, MSc Student, João Pedro Martins Morais Luís, 11-2016
  • AIDA-C: Evolutionary Optimization Techniques applied to Analog IC Design, MSc Student, André Ferreira, 06-2016
  • AIDA-C: Cluster Computing applied to Circuit Level Synthesis and Simulation, MSc Student, David Neves, 10-2015
  • AIDA-X: Aplicação de Software para Extracção de Netlists de Layouts de Circuitos Interados Analógicos, MSc Student, Bruno Cardoso, 05-2015
  • A. Canelas, R. M. Martins, R. Póvoa, N. Lourenço, J.G. Guilherme, N. Horta, Enhancing an Automatic Analog IC Design Flow by using a Technology-Independent Module Generator, Chapter in, Performance Optimization Techniques in Analog, Mixed-Signal, and Radio-Frequency Circuit Design, Mourad Fakhfakh, Esteban Tlelo-Cuautle, Maria Helena Fino, IGI global, Medical Information Science Reference, 2014
  • R. Póvoa, N. Lourenço, A. Canelas, R. M. Martins, N. Horta, Synthesis of LC-Oscillators using Rival Multi-Objective/Multi-Constraint Optimization Kernels, Chapter in, Performance Optimization Techniques in Analog, Mixed-Signal, and Radio-Frequency Circuit Design, Mourad Fakhfakh, Esteban Tlelo-Cuautle, Maria Helena Fino, IGI global, Medical Information Science Reference, 2014
  • N. Lourenço, R. M. Martins, M.B. Barros, N. Horta, Analog Circuit Design based on Robust POFs using an Enhanced MOEA with SVM Models, Chapter in, Analog/RF and Mixed-Signal Circuit Systematic Design, Mourad Fakhfakh, Esteban Tlelo-Cuautle, Rafael Castro-Lopez, Springer, Heidelberg, 2013

Currently running projects1

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
AIDA-C AIDA-C: Analog IC Optimizer Thales Alenia Space 01-10-2013 01-11-2021

Closed Projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
DISRUPTIVE DISRUPTIVE - A Paradigm Shift in the Design of Analog and Mixed-Signal Nanoelectronic Circuits and Systems FCT 01-04-2013 01-12-2016
OPERA OPERA - Layout-Aware Analog IC Design Automation IT/LA 01-03-2014 01-02-2016
  • R. M. Martins, A. Canelas, N. Lourenço, N. Horta, Best Paper Award at International Conference on Synthesis, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Methods and Applications to Circuit Design (SMACD), "On-the-fly exploration of placement templates for analog IC layout-aware sizing methodologies," , in International Conference on Synthesis, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Methods and Applications to Circuit Design (SMACD), Lisboa, Portugal, June 2016., 01-06-2016
  • R. M. Martins, N. Lourenço, A. Canelas, R. Póvoa, N. Horta, 1st Ranked on “Design Automation Competition” at International Conference on Synthesis, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Methods and Applications to Circuit Design (SMACD), "AIDA: Robust Layout-Aware Synthesis of Analog ICs including Sizing and Layout Generation" at International Conference on Synthesis, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Methods and Applications to Circuit Design (SMACD), Istanbul, Turkey., 01-09-2015
  • R. M. Martins, N. Lourenço, N. Horta, Silver Leaf Best Paper Award at IEEE Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), “Analog IC Placement using Absolute Coordinates and a Hierarchical Combination of Pareto Optimal Fronts”, in IEEE Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), Glasgow, Scotland, June 2015., 01-07-2015
  • R. Póvoa, R. Lourenço Lourenço, N. Lourenço, A. Canelas, R. M. Martins, N. Horta, Best Student Paper Award Runner-Up at IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems - ISCAS, LC-VCO Automatic Synthesis Using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Techniques, 01-06-2014
  • R. M. Martins, N. Lourenço, S. R. Rodrigues, J.G. Guilherme, N. Horta, Honourable Mention on “Design Automation Competition” at International Conference on Synthesis, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Methods and Applications to Circuit Design (SMACD), “AIDA: Automated Analog IC Design Flow from Circuit Level to Layout”, in International Conference on Synthesis, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Methods and Applications to Circuit Design (SMACD), Seville, Spain, Sep. 2012., 01-09-2012
  • International Conf. on Synthesis, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Methods and Applications to Circuit Design - SMACD, Conference co-chair, 2017