Academic supervision and visiting academics:

 

                             Visiting academics

 

1.      Prof. Martin Haardt, TU Ilmenau, Germany

 

2.      Prof. Vνtor Nascimento, USP, Brazil

 

3.      Prof. Raimundo Sampaio-Neto, PUC-RIO, Brazil

 

4.      Prof. Laura Cottatellucci, Eurecom, France

 

5.      Prof. Didier Le Ruyet, CNAM, France

 

6.      Prof. Paulo Diniz, UFRJ, Brazil

 

7.      Prof. H. Vincent Poor, Princeton University, USA

 

8.      Prof. Anke Schmeink, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

 

9.      Prof. Ricardo Zelenovsky, UNB, Brazil

 

10.  Prof. Mario Huemer, Johannes Kepler Linz University, Austria

 

11.  Prof. Yuriy Zakharov, University of York, UK

 

12.  Prof. Alister Burr, University of York, UK

 

 

                             Post-doctoral researchers and visitors

 

1.         Dr. Joγo T. Dias (2016-2019) – Channel estimation and equalization for multicarrier systems, funded by CEFET-RJ and PUC-Rio.

 

2.         Dr. Silvio Pinto (2019-2022) – Sensor signal processing for CRANs, funded by CGI.

 

3.        Dr. Saeed Mohammadzadeh (2019-2022) – Signal processing for IoT networks (co-supervised with Prof. Vνtor H. Nascimento), funded by FAPESP and ANR.

 

                             PhD  students

 

1.      Andrι Flores – Transmit processing techniques for rate-splitting-based multiple-antenna systems – PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2021.

 

2.      Roberto Brauer di Renna – Multiple-antenna techniques and detection techniques for machine-type communications – PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2021.

 

3.      Robert Mota Oliveira – Polar coding and decoding techniques – PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2022.

 

4.      Alireza Danaee (co-supervised with Prof. Vνtor H. Nascimento) – Distributed signal processing algorithms for IoT and sensor networks – PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2022.

 

5.      Wesley S. Leite – Sensor array processing techniques for non-uniform arrays  – PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2023.

 

6.      Tonny Ssettumba (co-supervised with Prof. Lukas Landau) – Multiple-antenna systems beyond 5G - PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2024.

 

7.      Saeed Mashdour – Signal processing techniques for multiple-antenna systems – PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2024.

 

 

                             MSc students

 

1.      Erick Freitas de Almeida – Resource allocation techniques for cell-free multiple-antenna systems – PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2022.

 

2.      Madaine Villegas Pozo – Opportunistic spectrum access for cognitive radios - PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2021.

 

 

                            BSc students

 

1.      Gabriel Cortines – Study of distributed learning techniques for IoT and their implementation with Arduino – IC student, CEFET-RJ, expected graduation in 2021.

 

2.      Lucas Marques de Oliveira – Study of Polar codes for CRANs - IC student, PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2022.

 

 

                             Previous post-doctoral and visiting researchers

 

1.      Dr. Masahiro Yukawa (2006-2007) – Adaptive algorithms – now an Associate Professor at University of Niigata, Japan.

 

2.      Dr. Danilo Zanatta Filho (2008) – Interference suppression in GPS systems, now at Audio AG, Lichtenstein.

 

3.      Dr. Julie Xiao (2008-2009) – Interference suppression in GPS systems, now at Fujitsu UK.

 

4.      Dr. Rui Fa (2008-2010) – Adaptive space-time processing in radar systems – now at Elsevier as a senior research engineer.

 

5.      Dr. Lei Wang (2009-2011) – Low-complexity beamforming algorithm, now at Huawei.

 

6.      Prof. Ricardo Zelenovsky (2011) - Low-complexity beamforming algorithms.

 

7.      Dr. Peng Li (2012-2013) -  Low-complexity robust beamforming algorithms, now an associate professor at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China.

 

8.      Dr. Jianwei Yang (2012-2013) - Adaptive signal processing algorithms.

 

9.       Andrι Degraf Uchτa (2013) - Design of LDPC Codes for Block Fading Channels.

 

10.  Andrι Degraf Uchτa (2014) - Design techniques for LDPC codes in block fading channels and applications to multi-antenna techniques.

 

11.  Dr. Tong Peng (2014-2015) – Space-time network coding in cooperative wireless networks, funded by the Science without Borders programme, now postdoc at the University of York, UK.

 

12.  Dr. Cornelius Healy (2015-2016) - Distributed Processing Based on Graphs: Knowledge-Aided Message Passing Algorithms, Topology Adaptation and Applications, funded by the Science without Borders programme, now postdoc at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 

 

13.  Dr. Cιsar Medina (2015-2016) – Signal processing algorithms for cloud-based radio access networks, funded by the Science without Borders programme, now postdoc at IME, Rio de Janeiro.

 

14.  Dr. Wence Zhang (2015-2018) – Signal processing techniques for 5G systems, funded by the Science without Borders programme, now an assistant professor at Jiangsu University, China.

 

15.  Dr. Lukas Landau (2016-2017) - Low-resolution signal processing techniques for 5G wireless communications, funded by CNPq.

 

16.  Dr. Renata Goldman Leibel (2018) – Novel concepts for cloud radio access networks, funded by CGI, now with Sequans, Israel.

 

 

PhD students graduated

 

1.      Zhichao Shao – Low-resolution signal processing algorithms for wireless systems (co-supervised with Prof. Lukas T. N. Landau) – PUC-Rio, expected graduation in 2020. pdf

 

2.      Flavio Luiz Duarte – Max-Link Relay Selection Techniques for Multi-Way Cooperative Multi-Antenna Systems– PUC-Rio, graduated in March 2020. pdf

 

3.      Maboud Kaloorazi – Low-rank matrix decomposition approximations and applications – PUC-Rio, graduated in July 2018. pdf

 

4.      Silvio Bernardes Pinto – High-resolution direction finding techniques exploiting prior knowledge – PUC-Rio, graduate in May 2018. pdf

 

5.      Yi Yu – Distributed signal processing algorithms for sensor networks – Southwest university / University of York, graduated in 2018.

 

6.      Qianru Jiang – Compressive sensing techniques – Zhejiang University of Technology/ University of York, graduated in 2018.

 

7.      Hang Ruan – Efficient Robust Adaptive Beamforming Algorithms for Sensor Arrays – University of York, graduated in 2017. pdf

 

8.      Jiaqi Gu – Low-cost Interference Mitigation and Relay Processing for Cooperative DS-CDMA Systems – University of York, graduated in 2016 and now with Huawei Research Centre, Shenzen, China. pdf

 

9.      Xiaotao Lu – Cost-Effective Signal Processing Algorithms for Physical-Layer Security in Wireless Networks – University of York, graduated in 2016 and now with Telecom China. pdf

 

10.  Songcen Xu – Distributed signal processing algorithms for wireless networks – University of York, expected graduated in 2014 and now with Huawei Research Centre, Shenzhen, China. pdf

 

11.  Wence Zhang – Precoding Algorithms for Large-Scale Antenna Systems – South East University/University of York, graduated with a PhD in 2015.

 

12.  Cornelius Healy – Short-length Low-density Parity-check Codes: Construction and Decoding Algorithms – University of York, graduated in 2014, now a postdoc at PUC-Rio. pdf

 

13.  Thomas Hesketh - Co-operative diversity, relaying and interference cancellation techniques for OFDM systems – University of York,  graduated in 2014, now with Roke Manor Research.  pdf

 

14.  Tong Peng – Distributed space-time coding schemes and interference suppression for wireless ad hoc networks – University of York, graduated in 2014, now a postdoctoral fellow at PUC-Rio. pdf

 

15.  Li Li – Equalization and channel estimation algorithms for MIMO-OFDM systems (jointly supervised with Prof. Alister Burr) – University of York, graduated in 2013, now a lecturer at Chengdu University of Information Technology. pdf

 

16.  Keke Zu – Novel precoding, scheduling and limited feedback algorithms for multiuser MIMO systems – University of York, graduated in 2013 and now a postdoc at TU Ilmenau pdf

 

17.  Jingjing Liu – Novel LDPC coding and decoding strategies: design, analysis, and algorithms – University of York, graduated in 2013 and now an engineer at Ofcom, UK. pdf

 

18.  Tong Wang – Cooperative diversity and resource allocation techniques for wireless sensor networks - University of York, graduated in 2012 and now a postdoc at RWTH Aachen University. pdf

 

19.  Peng Li – Low-Complexity Iterative Detection Algorithms for Multi-Antenna Systems - University of York, graduated in 2012 and now an assistant professor at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology. pdf

 

20.  Dr. Zhaocheng Yang – Space-time adaptive processing techniques for radar systems – National University of Defence Technology/University of York, graduated in 2011,  now an assistant professor with Shenzen University, China.

 

21.  Patrick Clarke – Efficient Interference Suppression and Resource Allocation in MIMO and DS-CDMA Wireless Networks - University of York, graduated with a PhD in December 2011, now in industry. pdf

 

22.  Sheng Li – Adaptive Linear Interference Suppression Algorithms for  UWB systems - University of York, graduated with a PhD in 2010, now a lecturer with Zhejiang University of Technology, China. pdf

 

23.  Yunlong Cai – Interference suppression in multi-antenna spread spectrum systems - University of York, graduated with a PhD in 2009, now a lecturer with Zhejiang University, China. pdf

 

24.  Lei Wang – Array Signal Processing Algorithms for Beamforming and Direction Finding - University of York, graduated with a PhD in 2009. pdf

 

 

Masters students graduated

 

1.      Victoria M. T. Palhares – Precoding and resource allocation for cell-free multiuser multiple-antenna systems – PUC-Rio, graduated in August 2020.

 

2.      Wesley S. Leite – Compressed Sensing Algorithms for Direction of Arrival Estimation with Non-Uniform Linear Arrays – PUC-Rio, graduated in March 2020, now a PhD student at PUC-Rio. pdf

 

3.      Dayrene F. Fonseca – Machine Learning-Based MAC Protocols for LoRa IoT Networks– PUC-Rio, graduated in March 2020. pdf

 

4.      Thiago E. B. Cunha (co-supervised with Prof. Tadeu Ferreira) - Low-resolution signal processing techniques for cloud radio access  networks - PUC-Rio, graduated in 2019. pdf

 

5.      Robert Mota – Polarization-Driven Puncturing for Polar Codes in 5G systems - PUC-Rio, graduated in 2018. pdf

 

6.      Yuneisy Garcia - Compressed Sensing Algorithms for Direction of Arrival Estimation - PUC-Rio, graduated in 2018. pdf

 

7.      Andrι Flores – Data-selective linear and kernel-based adaptive algorithms – PUC-Rio, graduated in 2017. pdf

 

8.        Tamara Guerra Miller – Distributed sparsity-aware signal processing algorithms for sensor networks – PUC-Rio, graduated in 2016. pdf

 

9.        Amelia Gully - Sparsity-aware adaptive algorithms for active noise control - University of York, graduated with an MSc in September 2013.

 

10.    Ran Meng – Sparsity-aware Adaptive Filtering Algorithms and Application to System Identification (jointly supervised with Prof. Vνtor H. Nascimento) - University of York, graduated in 2012. pdf

 

11.  Jens Steinwandt – Array processing algorithms for non-circular sources (jointly supervised with Prof. Martin Haardt) – University of York / TU Ilmenau, graduated with an MSc in June 2011. pdf

 

12.  Lukas Landau – Robust adaptive beamforming algorithms for wireless networks (jointly supervised with Prof. Martin Haardt) – University of York / TU Ilmenau, graduated with an MSc in June 2011. pdf

 

13.  Cornelius Healy – Design of LDPC codes for short blocks and iterative detection algorithms for MIMO systems - University of York, graduated with an MSc by research in 2010 (now a PhD student here). pdf

 

14.  Bernardo Costa – PUC-RIO, graduated with an MSc in December 2007.

 

15.  Carlos R. C. Ferreira – PUC-RIO, graduated with an MSc in April 2006.

 

16.  Matthew Lowe – Adaptive algorithms for smart antennas - University of York, graduated with an MEng in July 2007 – now at Roke Manor, UK.

 

17.  Laura Bolton – Frequency-domain equalisation for block transmission systems - University of York, graduated with an MEng in July 2007, now at GNER, UK.

 

18.  Philip Cregeen – Multicarrier CDMA systems - University of York, graduated with an MEng in July 2007.

 

19.  James Stringer – Cross-layer optimisation algorithms in spread spectrum systems - University of York, graduated with an MEng in July 2007, now at DSTL, UK.

 

20.  Sheng Li – Speaker Verification Techniques for Wireless Networks - University of York, – University of York, graduated with an MSc in September 2007.

 

21.  Patrick Clarke – Novel Techniques for Interference suppression in UWB systems – University of York, graduated with an MEng in July 2008, now a PhD student here.

 

22.  Evangelos Pittas – Iterative Decoding Techniques and Channel Multiplexing for UWB systems – University of York, graduated with an MEng in July 2008.

 

23.  Tong Wang – Iterative equalization for OFDM and single-carrier frequency-domain equalization systems - University of York, – University of York, graduated with an MSc in September 2008, now a PhD student here.

 

 

BSc students graduated

 

1.      Isabela Cunha Maia Nobre – Design of digital filters and applications – IC student, PUC-Rio,  graduated in 2015.

 

2.      Thiago E. Cunha - MU-MIMO systems with low resolution for cloud-based networks. - IC student, UFF, jointly supervised with Prof. Tadeu N. Ferreira, graduated in 2016. pdf

 

3.      Marcelo C. Martins – Robust principal component analysis and applications to big data analytics, PUC-Rio, graduated in 2017.

 

4.      Luνsa Matos – Study of Polar codes  – IC student, PUC-Rio,  graduated in 2018.

 

5.      Jayme de Oliveira Neto – Distributed signal processing algorithms - IC student, PUC-Rio, graduated in 2019.

 

6.      Gabriel Danilo Silva – Study of OFDM systems for CRANs  – IC student, CEFET-RJ, graduated in 2020.