Speakers

TUTORIALS

José Carlos PedroInstituto de Telecomunicações & Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

J. C. Pedro is currently a Full Professor with the University of Aveiro and the President of the Institute of Telecommunications, where he also leads the Wireless Circuits and Systems research group. His main research interests include active device modeling and the analysis and design of various nonlinear microwave circuits, in particular highly linear mixers and multicarrier power amplifiers. He is the leading author of two books and has contributed with more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and conference presentations.
J. C. Pedro is an IEEE Fellow. He was named Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Technology for a 3 years term, served on the IEEE Portuguese MTT/AP/ED Joint Chapter and the MTT TC-3 Microwave Measurements Committee, and on organizing and technical program committees of a number of major conferences of his field, namely MTT-IMS and EuMC. He was an IEEE MTT-S Distinguished Microwave Lecturer from 2014 to 2016, and in 2016 was awarded the Microwave Distinguished Educator Award.

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Nuno Borges CarvalhoInstituto de Telecomunicações & Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

N. B. Carvalho is currently a Full Professor with the University of Aveiro and the Director of UA’s Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, as well as a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Telecommunications where he leads the Radio Systems research group. His main research interests include software-defined radio front-ends, backscatter communications, wireless power transmission, nonlinear distortion analysis, and measurements in microwave/wireless circuits and systems, and he has been involved in the design of dedicated radios and systems for newly emerging wireless technologies. He is the co-inventor of six patents, coauthored three books and has reviewed and authored over 200 papers in magazines and conferences.
N. B. Carvalho is an IEEE Fellow. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Cambridge Wireless Power Transfer Journal, an associate editor of the IEEE Microwave Magazine, and a former associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques and IET Microwaves Antennas and Propagation Journal. He is a Distinguished Lecturer for the RFID Council and a previous Distinguished Microwave Lecturer for the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society. In 2023 he is the IEEE MTT-S President-Elect.

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André AlbuquerqueBosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A.

A. Albuquerque received his PhD in Physics Engineering (Optics) in 2017 and his MsC in Physics Engineering in 2011, both from the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He is a Team Leader and Optics Expert with expertise in fiber-based optical sensors, optical communications, non-linear optical effects, all-optical signal processing, optical metrology, diffractive optical elements and design, simulation, optothermal and tolerance analysis of optical systems. Currently he coordinates the research and development of the optical components in automotive LiDAR sensors for automated driving. He has over 15 publications in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences.

Tiago AfonsoBosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A.

T. Afonso received his MsC in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) in 2019 from the Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal. He is a Team Leader in Radar Development with expertise in 3D positioning systems, real-time FPGA based motion algorithms, image processing, object detection, radar technologies, high speed distributed control systems and embedded systems programming. Currently he coordinates a development group responsible for providing the knowledge base for Radar sensors.