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... Antonio Luis Campos da Silva Topa

Senior Researcher

António Topa

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 03-01-1995
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Antennas and Propagation – 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

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 27-03-1998
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 18-12-1989
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 31-07-1985
  • Ordem dos Engenheiros, 01-07-1989, Membro
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-05-1989, Member
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, 04-12-1984, PhD
Supervision of theses
  • Design and Optimization for Mobile Networks in Stadium Environments, MSc Student, Carolina Pereira Lopes, 11-2019
  • Projeto de uma Rede de Emergência e Segurança para a Região Autónoma dos Açores, MSc Student, Daniel Romeu Botelho Rebelo, 11-2019
  • Projeto de Sistemas de Apoio à Navegação no Espaço Aéreo Português, MSc Student, Sara Alexandre Rodrigues, 11-2019
  • Melhoria da cobertura da rede móvel na região autónoma da Madeira, MSc Student, Alexandre Miguel Pita Gaspar, 07-2019
  • Projecto de Filtros de Microondas para Sistemas de Radar, MSc Student, André Alexandre Romero Ribeiro da Silva, 07-2019
  • Projecto de uma Rede de Comunicações de Emergência em VHF para o Território Nacional, MSc Student, João Pedro Gonçalves Rodrigues, 07-2019
  • Rede de Feixes Hertzianos na Região Autónoma da Madeira, MSc Student, Ricardo Paixão dos Santos Henriques, 07-2019
  • Acopladores Direccionais para Microondas, MSc Student, Salvador Vasques Seabra Águas, 07-2019
  • Análise das Características Temporais de Sinais Musicais, MSc Student, Diana Raquel Piteira Félix, 11-2018
  • Sistemas de Comunicações Marítimos em Cabo Verde, MSc Student, Neusa de Lourdes Alves Varela, 11-2018
  • Sistemas de Radar Automóvel Integrados, MSc Student, Rafael de Jesus Gamito Afonso da Palma, 11-2018
  • Sistemas de Comunicações de Emergência via Ionosfera, MSc Student, Rafael Dias Grou, 06-2018
  • Theorectical model assessment for indoor propagation, MSc Student, João Nuno Monteiro Avó Fole, 11-2015
  • Attenuation estimation in a ionospheric link, MSc Student, Inês Martins Manique, 10-2015
  • Gesture recognition through the reflection of electromagnetic waves, MSc Student, José Maria Caramelo Garcia, 07-2015
  • Chiral Optical Fibres and Gratings, MSc Student, Gonçalo José da Silva Pimenta, 06-2015
  • Mittigation techniques for radar clutter , MSc Student, Luís Filipe Santos de Almeida, 06-2015
  • Acousto-optic interaction and application to signal processing, MSc Student, Miguel Esteves Fernandes, 06-2015
  • A. Topa, C. R. Paiva, A. Barbosa, Dispersion and losses in metamaterial DNG H-guides, Chapter in, Metamaterials and Plasmonics: Fundamentals, Modelling and Applications, S. Zouhdi, A. Sihvola, and A. Vinogradov, Springer, 2009
  • A. Topa, C. R. Paiva, A. Barbosa, Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Omega Waveguides:Discrete Complex Modes and Application to a Ridge Waveguide, Chapter in, Progress in Electromagnetic Research, J. A. Kong, EMW Publishing, Cambridge, Massachussets, 2004
  • A. Topa, C. R. Paiva, A. Barbosa, Surface and Leaky Modes of Multilayered Omega Structures, Chapter in, Advances in Electromagnetics of Complex Media and Metamaterials, Saïd Zouhdi, Ari Sihvola, and Mohamed Arsalane, Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2002
  • A. Topa, C. R. Paiva, A. Barbosa, Complete Spectral Representation for the Electromagnetic Field of Planar Multilayered Waveguides Containing Pseudochiral Omega Media, Chapter in, Progress In Electromagnetic Research, J. A. Kong, EMW Publishing, Cambridge, Massachussets, 1998

Closed Projects5

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
CHIRAL 2D and 3D Chiral and Omega Structures:Guidance,Leakage and Radiation Behaviour FCT/POSI 01-02-2002 30-09-2005
FS Fiber Solitons: Propagation, Amplification and Switching FCT/POSI 01-10-2000 01-10-2004
MEIOS ARTIFICIAIS Propagation and Radiation in Complex Media Using Planar Technology CRUP 01-01-2002 31-12-2003
MMSUPER Metamaterial superabsorbers for harnessing wireless power IT, FCT 01-12-2016 01-12-2018
Non Linear and Chiroguides Microwave and optical devices for transmission and switching using linear and nonlinear media FCT/PRAXIS 15-05-1997 21-02-2001
  • A. Barbosa, A. Topa, 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media-BIANISOTROPICS 2000, Editor of Conference Proceedings, ISBN 972-98115-1-2, 01-09-2000
  • Encuentro Ibérico de Electromagnetismo Computacional - EIEC, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • IV Encontro Ibérico de Electromagnetismo Computacional, Technical Programme Chairman, 2005
  • ConfTele 2005 - 5th Conference on Telecommunications, Organizing Committee, 2004
  • PIRM 2001 - Problems of Interaction of Radiation with Matter, Technical Programme Committee, 2001
  • BIANISOTROPICS 2000 - 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, Organizing Committee, 2000
  • ConfTele'99 - 2nd Conference on Telecommunications, Organizing Committee, 1999
  • IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech.
    2007, 1 review(s);

  • 2007, 1 review(s);