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... Armando Humberto Moreira Nolasco Pinto

Senior Researcher

Armando Pinto

Academic position: Associate Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Thematic Line: Optics and Photonics
Group: Optical Quantum Communications and Technologies – Av

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Address: IT – Aveiro
Instituto de Telecomunicações
Campus Universitário de Santiago
P-3810-193 AVEIRO - PORTUGAL
Tel: +351 234 377 900
Fax: +351 234 377 901

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 01-01-1999
  • University of Aveiro, 01-01-2013, Associate Professor
  • University of Aveiro, 01-01-2000, Assistant Professor
  • University of Aveiro, 01-01-1997, Assistant Lecturer
As Supervisor
As Co-supervisor
As Supervisor
  • D. Faulkner, M. C. R. Medeiros, R. Neat, A. N. Pinto, NOC/OC&I 2010 Proceedings - 15th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications and 5th Conference on Optical Cabling and Infrastructure, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, 2010,
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  • Método de Equalização Não-Linear do Canal Óptico no Domínio da Frequência, 105765, PCT, 17-06-2011
  • Método e mecanismo para controlo e mitigação do efeito transitório em amplificadores ópticos de Raman com reflexão das bombas (granted), 104930, Granted, 30-12-2009

Currently running projects9

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
DigCORE Digital Compensation of Inter Crosstalk in Multicore Fibers IT/LA 01-05-2020 30-04-2022
DISCRETION Disruptive SDN secure communications for European Defence EC 01-11-2021 30-04-2025
DSPMetroNet DSP Functions for Simplified Coherent Transceivers in Optical Metropolitan Networks FCT/POCI 01-07-2018 31-12-2021
MCTechs Multicore fibers technologies for high-capacity Optical Networks FCT/POCI 14-05-2018 14-10-2021
ORCIP Optical Radio Convergence Infrastructure for Communications and Power Delivering PO Centro 01-05-2017 30-04-2029
QuantumMining Quantum Primitives for Privacy Preserving Data Mining FCT 01-09-2018 28-02-2022
QuantumPrime Generation of Prime Numbers Enabled by Quantum Technologies for Cryptographic Applications FCT 01-02-2021 31-01-2024
QUESTS QUANTUM ENABLED SECURITY AND PRIVACY IN VEHICULAR NETWORKS FCT 01-02-2020 31-01-2022
QuGENOME Quantum Enabled Private Recognition of Composite Signals in Genome EU 01-12-2020 30-09-2021

Closed Projects31

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
AdaptDig Adaptive Digital Compensation in Access and Transport Optical Networks PT Inovação 01-01-2011 01-12-2012
ATLAS All-optical Terabit per second Lambda-Shifted transmission EU 01-01-2000 31-12-2002
CONLUZ Steering of light in nonlinear waveguides with resonant interactions FCT/PTDC 01-01-2011 01-12-2013
CRT Control of Transient Response of Fiber Raman Amplifiers PT Inovação 01-03-2008 01-11-2009
CV-Quantum Improving Security and Capacity Using Continuous Variables Quantum Communications IT/LA 01-02-2014 01-06-2016
DiNEq Digital Nonlinear Equalization in Very-High Speed Coherent Optical Transmission Systems FCT/PTDC 01-07-2013 01-06-2015
DOPTNET Highly Dispersive Pulses in Dense WDM Optical Network FCT/POSI 01-04-2002 31-10-2004
DROM-TELESAL Dimensioning of Multi-Layer Optical Networks ADI 01-03-2007 01-06-2008
GPON GPON-IN-A-BOX PT Inovação 01-01-2010 01-12-2011
IP over WDM Integration Strategies for IP over WDM Networks FCT/POSC 01-10-2005 30-09-2008
ISIS InfraStructures for broadband access in wireless/photonics and Integration of Strengths in Europe EU 01-01-2006 31-12-2008
MULTIDIM Dimensioning Multi-Service and Multi-Layer Networks: Optimization Models FCT/POSI 01-01-2002 31-12-2004
NET-OPT NET-OPT - Network Optimization Nokia Siemens Networks 01-01-2011 01-12-2013
NG-COS Next-Generation Coherent Optical Communication Systems IT/LA 01-09-2011 01-08-2013
NGPON2 NGPON2 ADI, PT Inovação 01-01-2013 01-12-2014
ONECI ONECI - Optimizing Next-generation Elastic Core Network Infrastructure FCT/PTDC 01-05-2013 01-04-2015
OSP-HNLF OSP-HNLF - Optical Signal Processing Using Highly Nonlinear Fibers FCT/PTDC 01-05-2010 01-04-2013
Panorama Desenvolvimento de um Sistema de Telecomunicações sustentado em Plataformas Ópticas e de Rádio Avançadas com gestão integrada PT Inovação 01-01-2009 01-06-2011
PANORAMA II Desenvolvimento de um Sistema de Telecomunicações sustentado em Plataformas Ópticas e de Rádio Avançadas com gestão integrada PT Inovação 01-01-2013 01-01-2015
PIC Photonic Integrated Circuits for NGPON2 PT Inovação 01-05-2013 01-12-2014
PMD Polarization Mode Dispersion in High-Speed Optical Communication Systems FCT/POSI 01-01-2004 31-07-2007
PosDig Digital Post-Compensation of Chromatic Dispersion and Nonlinearities in Optical Communication Systems PT Inovação 01-03-2010 01-12-2011
P-Quantum Practical Quantum Communications IT/LA 01-09-2011 01-08-2013
Q.DOT SI I&DT Copromoção Nr. 039728 - Distributed Quantum Oblivious Transfer P2020 17-07-2019 16-07-2021
QuantPrivTel QuantPrivTel: Quantum PrivateTelecommunications FCT/PTDC 01-01-2010 01-06-2013
QuantTel Quantum Secure Telecommunications IT/LA 01-11-2008 01-10-2010
Quantum Quantum Effects in High Speed Optical Communication Systems IT/LA 01-07-2005 01-06-2008
Raman Raman Amplification for CWDM Systems PT Inovação 01-03-2005 31-07-2007
RETIOT Utilização de Tecnologias de Reflectometría no melhoramento do futuro Internet das Coisas e Sistemas Ciber-Físicos P2020 09-01-2017 30-06-2021
SoftTransceiver Software Defined Transceiver for Flexible Optical Networks IT 01-04-2016 01-12-2018
VADONetC Simplified Volterra analysis for dynamical optical networks compensation IT/LA 01-06-2014 01-05-2016
  • MJF Ferreira, D. Pereira, N. J. Muga, N. A. Silva, A. N. Pinto, Best paper in Workshop, Best paper in the Workshop de Comunicação e Computação Quântica – Time-interleaved quantum random number generation within a coherent classical communication channel, received in the 1st Communication and Quantum Computing Workshop (WQuantum), 16 August, Uberlândia, Brazil, 01-08-2021
  • S. T. Mantey, M. F. Ramos, N. A. Silva, N. J. Muga, A. N. Pinto, Best Paper Award, Best Paper Award For the paper entitled Algorithm for State-Of-Polarization Generation in Polarization-Encoding Quantum Key Distribution, presented at the 2021 Telecoms Conference (ConfTELE), the 12th conference on telecommunications, held in Leiria Portugal, 11-12 February 2021., 01-02-2021
  • M. F. Ramos, N. A. Silva, A. N. Pinto, Best PhD oral communication, "Fast and Secure Multiparty Computation Enabled by Quantum Communication Technologies" presented at Research Summit 2019, held at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, July 3-5 2019. The award has been attributed for the scientific quality and organization of the work., 01-07-2019
  • D. Pereira, M. Facão, N. A. Silva, A. N. Pinto, Best PhD oral communication, Best PhD oral communication for the Symposium on Engineering Physics: Daniel Pereira – Quantum Key Distribution with Continuous Variables, received in the 2nd Doctoral Congress in Engineering, 8-9 June, Porto, Portugal, 01-06-2017
  • N. A. Silva, A. N. Pinto, Best Student Paper Award, for the paper entitled ''Photon-Pair Generation in Chalcogenide Glass - Role of Waveguide Linear Absorption'' presented at the International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology (PHOTOPTICS), held in Lisbon - Portugal, 01-01-2014
  • A. Almeida, N. J. Muga, N. A. Silva, P.S André, A. N. Pinto, SEONS Best Student Paper, Best Student Paper on Optical Communication in the X SEONS, in Porto, 01-06-2012
  • European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications and Conf. on Optical Cabling and Infrastructure - NOC/OC, Conference Chairman, 2010