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... Nuno Manuel Branco Souto


Nuno Souto

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-02-2002
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Radio Systems – 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, 18-09-2006
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 31-10-2000
  • Signal processing for communications
  • Communication signal transmission, reception and detection algorithms; channel estimation and modeling
  • Optimization Techniques in Wireless Communications
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 21-09-2016, Senior
Supervision of theses
  • Sistema de aprendizagem e tradução da Língua Gestual Portuguesa em tempo real, MSc Student, Sara Cristina Martins Ferreira, 12-2019
  • Wireless UAV Restraining System, MSc Student, Diogo Dias dos Santos, 10-2019
  • Aquaponics automation for sustainable smart-aqua/agriculture, MSc Student, João Miguel Rodrigues Gonçalves, 10-2019
  • Real-Time Localization of Unauthorized UAVs, MSc Student, Jorge Rafael Santos, 10-2019
  • Spatial Modulation based Non Orthogonal Multiple Access Schemes for 5G and Beyond, MSc Student, Rui Pedro Marques Freire, 10-2019
  • Low Complexity Receivers for Single Carrier Large-Scale Spatial Modulation Systems, MSc Student, Pedro Miguel Carvalho Cristóvão, 11-2018
  • Técnicas de Jamming GPS para UAVs Não Autorizados, MSc Student, Renato Branco Ferreira, 11-2018
  • Implementação de Zonas de Acesso Proibido Para UAVs Usando Spoofing de Sinais GPS, MSc Student, Vasco Rafael Jerónimo Velez, 11-2018
  • Emissor/Receptor Acústico definido por Software para comunicações subaquáticas, MSc Student, David Martins Simões, 11-2016
  • Intelligent system for 3D vehicle communications using heterogeneous networks, MSc Student, Filipe Cardiga, 11-2016
  • Spatial Modulations for Green Heterogeneous Networks, MSc Student, Hugo André Pontes Lopes, 11-2016
  • Efficient Detection Techniques for Colliding Packets in OFDM Systems, MSc Student, Alexandre Lourenço, 07-2010
  • Robust Channel Estimation for Broadband Satellite Communications, MSc Student, Filipe Balseiro, 07-2010
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Development of New Technologies for Structural Health Monitoring and Security Applications using Millimeter Waves and THz , MSc Student, João Pedro Calado Barradas Branco Pavia, 12-2018
  • Effcicient syncronization using TCH codes, MSc Student, Sílvia Cristina da Silva Catarino, 12-2018
  • The use of Sensor Networks to create smart environments, MSc Student, André Filipe Xavier da Glória, 07-2017
  • F. A. Monteiro, I. J. Wassell, N.S. Souto, MIMO Detection Methods, Chapter in, MIMO Processing for 4G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Evolution, M. Marques da Silva, and F. A. Monteiro, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2014
  • N.S. Souto, F. A. Monteiro, MIMO optimized for OFDM, Chapter in, MIMO Processing for 4G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Evolution, M. Marques da Silva, and F. A. Monteiro, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, 2014
  • J. C. Silva, N.S. Souto, R. Dinis, MIMO optimized for WCDMA, Chapter in, IMO Processing for 4G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Evolution, Mario Marques e Francisco Monteiro, CRC Press, Lisboa, 2014
  • R. Dinis, J. C. Silva, N.S. Souto, MIMO optimized for Single Carrier Frequency Domain Equalization, Chapter in, MIMO Processing for 4G and Beyond:: Fundamentals and Evolution, M. Silva, F. Monteiro, CRC Press, 2014
  • A. Correia, R. Dinis, N.S. Souto, J. C. Silva, LTE E-MBMS capacity and inter-site gains, Chapter in, Evolved Cellular Network planning and Optimization for UMTS and LTE, L. Song and J. Shen, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, New York, 2010
  • A. Correia, N.S. Souto, J. C. Silva, Air Interface Enhancements for Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service, Chapter in, Handbook of Mobile Brodcasting, Borko Furt, Syed Ahson, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2008
  • J. C. Silva, N.S. Souto, F. Cercas, Iterative MMSE Detection for MIMO Blast DS-CDMA Systems in Frequency Sective Fading, Chapter in, E-business and Telecommunication Networks, Filipe, Joaquim; Coelhas, Helder; Saramago, Monica, Springer, 2007

Closed Projects11

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
ADCOD Advanced Code and Receiver Designs for Transmission over Selective Radio Channels FCT/PTDC 01-03-2010 01-02-2013
ADIN Advanced PHY/MAC Design for Infrastructure-less Networks FCT/PTDC 01-07-2013 01-12-2015
B-BONE Broadcasting and Multicasting Over Enhanced UMTS Mobile Broadband Networks EU 01-02-2004 30-06-2006
C-MOBILE Advanced MBMS for the Future Mobile World EU 01-03-2006 01-04-2008
COILS Comparison of WiMAX and LTE on a Personal Cell Scenario for the Provision of Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Services IT/LA 01-12-2008 01-11-2010
HETCOP Joint Cooperative and Cognitive Strategies for Heterogeneous Wireless Systems IT/LA 01-04-2014 01-07-2016
NEUF LTE-Advanced Enhancements using Femtocells FCT/PTDC 01-03-2012 01-03-2014
PURE-5GNET Cooperative Multi-band Access Strategies for 5G Ultra Dense Networks IT, FCT 01-04-2016 01-09-2018
SAAS Remote Piloted Semi-Autonomous Aerial Surveillance System Using Terrestrial Wireless Networks IT/LA 01-03-2012 01-04-2014
SATSTATION Satellite Ground Station for Study and Development of Radio Communications FCT/REEQ 01-01-2006 31-12-2006
SEACORN Simulation of Enhanced UMTS Access and Core Networks EU 01-03-2002 28-02-2004
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference - GLOBECOM, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE 2017 IEEE 86th Vehicular Technology Conference VTC2017-Fall, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Technical Programme Committee, 2014