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Lúcio Studer Ferreira (Senior Member, IEEE) is a lecturer, researcher and project manager working in the fields of wireless communications and computer science. His areas of expertise are wireless and mobile communications (involving radio access, mesh, sensor and cloud-based networks), as well as web-based integrated IT solutions. He received the Licenciado (1997) and Ph.D. (2013) degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the IST/Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. He holds certifications in Project Management (2015, IPMA) and IT Service Management (2015, ITIL), and has attended 27 certified courses in the area of IT and telecommunications. As researcher and project manager, he worked at Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories, IST, Instituto de Telecomunicações, INOV-INESC, INESC-ID and Multivision Consulting, COMEGI and COPELABS. He participated in 17 projects within European frameworks as researcher and project manager. As editor and author he contributed in more than 60 technical reports and and 15 prototypes, peer reviewed, approved and funded by the EC. He has been consultant for ANACOM national regulator, Portuguese mobile operators (Optimus, Vodafone and TMN) and transports (Metropolitano de Lisboa). As assistant professor, he has been with Universidade da Beira Interior, Universidade Lusiada de Lisboa, ISTEC and Universidade Lusófona. He is/was supervisor of 3 PhD and 14 MSc thesis and 17 final projects in IST. UBI and ISCTE. He authored more than 60 papers in international and national journals and conferences. He was invited reviewer of international research partnerships. He served as chair in 12 international conferences, and was technical committee member and reviewer of 26 international conferences and workshops. He is board member of IEEE Communications Society Portugal Chapter.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Lucio Studer Ferreira

Citation names

  • Ferreira, Lucio
  • Lucio Studer Ferreira

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
4216-231C-3E37
ORCID iD
0000-0002-0235-2531
Scopus Author Id
8918824200

Websites

  • https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0235-2531 (Professional)

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
French Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
German Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Italian Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Education
Degree Classification
2013/07/24
Concluded
Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores (Doutoramento)
Major in Sem especialidade
Universidade de Lisboa - Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
"Radio Resource Management of Wireless Mesh Networks " (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
2013
Concluded
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Doutoramento)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
"management of radio resources of wireless mesh networks" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Muito Bom
1999
Concluded
Instrumentista de Orquestra - viola d'arco (Bacharelato)
Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra, Portugal
1997
Concluded
Electrical and Computer Engineering (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
"Cellular Planning Optimization for non-uniform traffic distributions in GSM" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/02 - Current Researcher (Research) Universidade Lusófona Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Cognição e Computação Centrado nas Pessoas, Portugal
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2016/01/01 - Current Researcher (Research) Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa, Portugal
1998 - Current Researcher (Research) Universidade de Lisboa - Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2018 - 2020 Principal Investigator (Research) Multivision, Consultoria em Telecomunicações e Informática, Lda, Portugal
2012 - 2015 Contracted Researcher (Research) INOV INESC INOVAÇÃO - Instituto de Novas Tecnologias, Portugal
1999 - 2012 Contracted Researcher (Research) Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
1997 - 1997 Research Trainee (Research) Deutsche Telekom AG, Research and Technological Center , Germany

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/02 - Current Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2014/02/01 - Current Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Portugal
2017/10/01 - 2020/08 Adjunct Teacher (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Superior de Tecnologias Avançadas de Lisboa, Portugal
2016 - 2020 Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2021 - Current COST CA20120 INTERACT - Intelligence-Enabling Radio Communications for Seamless Inclusive Interactions
Researcher
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias - Cognitive and People-centric Computing (COPELABS), Portugal
European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Ongoing
2020 - Current Fostering And Assessing Students' Creative And Critical Thinking Skills In Higher Education
Researcher
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias - Cognitive and People-centric Computing (COPELABS), Portugal
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Ongoing
2022 - 2023 MentHA Digital - Mental Health and Aging
Principal investigator
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias - Cognitive and People-centric Computing (COPELABS), Portugal
Direção-Geral da Saúde
Ongoing
2016 - 2020/05 COST CA15104 IRACON - Inclusive Radio Communication NEtworks for 5G and Beyond
Researcher
Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa, Portugal

Universidade de Lisboa - Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Concluded
2018 - 2020 OptiNet5G - Planning and Optimization Framework of 5G Heterogeneous Networks in a Cloud Environment
Principal investigator
Multivision, Lda, Portugal
Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional (FEDER), Portugal 2020
Ongoing
2011 - 2015/12 COST IC1004 – Cooperative Radio Communications for Green Smart Environments
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
European Cooperation in Science and Technology
2012 - 2015/10 MCN - Mobile Cloud Networking
Researcher
INOV INESC INOVAÇÃO - Instituto de Novas Tecnologias, Portugal
European Commission
2012 - 2015/10 NEWCOM# - Network of Excellence in Wireless Communications
Researcher
INOV INESC INOVAÇÃO - Instituto de Novas Tecnologias, Portugal

Universidade de Lisboa - Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Concluded
2010 - 2012/12 SAIL - Scalable & Adaptive Internet Solutions
Researcher
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

Universidade de Lisboa - Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2008 - 2011/04 NEWCOM++ – Network of Excellence in Wireless Communications
Researcher
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

Universidade de Lisboa - Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
European Cooperation in Science and Technology
2008 - 2010/12 4WARD - Architecture and Design for the Future Internet
Researcher
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

Universidade de Lisboa - Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
European Commission
2006 - 2009 COST 2100 - Pervasive Mobile & Ambient Wireless Communications
Researcher
European Cooperation in Science and Technology
2006 - 2009 WIP - An All-Wireless Mobile Network Architecture
Researcher
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2004 - 2007 NEWCOM - Network of Excellence in Wireless Communications
Researcher
European Commission
Concluded
2002 - 2004 ANWIRE - Academic Network on Wireless Internet Research in Europe European Commission
Concluded
2002 - 2004 FLOWS – Flexible Convergence of Wireless Standards and Systems
Researcher
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2001 - 2004 COST 273 – Towards Mobile Broadband Multimedia Communications European Cooperation in Science and Technology
2001 - 2004 MOMENTUM – Models and Simulations for Network Planning and Control of UMTS
Researcher
Universidade de Lisboa - Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
European Commission
2000 - 2001 ASILUM - Advanced Signal Processing Schemes for Link Capacity Increase in UMTS
Research Fellow
Universidade de Lisboa - Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
1997 - 2000 COST 259 – Flexible Wireless Personalised Communications
Research Fellow
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Sergio Benedetto; Luis M. Correia; Marco Luise. The Newcom++ Vision Book. Springer Nature. 2012.
    10.1007/978-88-470-1983-6
  2. Verdone, R.; Cardona, N.; Boqué, S.R.A.; Tralli, V.; Orriss, J.; Ferreira, L.A.S.; Correia, L.A.M.; et al. Radio network aspects. 2006.
    10.1016/B978-012369422-5/50010-5
  3. Ferreira, Lucio. Mobile Broadband Multimedia Networks. Elsevier {BV. 2006.
    10.1016/b978-0-12-369422-5.x5000-3
Book chapter
  1. Ferreira, Lucio. "Virtualised and Cloud-Based Architectures". 1-666. Netherlands: River Publishers, 2016.
    10.13052/rp-9788793379145
  2. Ruiz, S.; Garcia-Lozano, M.; Gonzalez, D.; Lema, M.; Papaj, J.; Joseph, W.; Deruyck, M.; et al. "Green and efficient RAN architectures". 195-270. 2016.
  3. Ferreira, Lucio. "Modeling, Prediction, and Classification of Traffic". In Section Modeling, Prediction, and Classification of Traffic, edited by Roberto Verdone; Alberto Zanella. United Kingdom: Springer London, 2012.
    10.1007/978-1-4471-2315-6
  4. Ferreira, Lucio. "How Connectivity Is Established and Managed". In Mechanisms for Generic Paths, 173-199. United Kingdom: Springer Nature, 2011.
    10.1007/978-90-481-9346-2_9
Conference paper
  1. Lucio Studer Ferreira. "An Efficient QoS-Aware Computational Resource Allocation Scheme in C-RAN". 2020.
    10.1109/wcnc45663.2020.9120606
  2. Lucio Studer Ferreira. "Cloud-based Cellular Network Planning System: Proof-of-Concept Implementation for GSM in AWS". 2019.
    10.1109/WPMC48795.2019.9096082
  3. Lucio Studer Ferreira. "Cloud-based Implementation of an Automatic Pixel-based Neighbour Identification System for Cellular Networks". 2019.
    10.1109/WPMC48795.2019.9096084
  4. Lucio Studer Ferreira. "Cloud-based Implementation of a SON Automatic Planning System: a proof-of-concept for UMTS". 2019.
    10.1109/WPMC48795.2019.9096060
  5. Lucio Studer Ferreira. "Integration of a Cloud-Based Realistic and Automatic Coverage Estimation Methodology in Metric SaaS". 2019.
    10.1109/WPMC48795.2019.9096207
  6. Lucio Studer Ferreira. "Assessment of Traffic Prediction Models for Mobile Communication Networks". 2019.
    10.1109/WPMC48795.2019.9096098
  7. Ferreira, Lucio. "Combining Measurements and Propagation Models for Estimation of Coverage in Wireless Networks". 2019.
    10.1109/VTCFall.2019.8891451
  8. Ferreira, Lucio. "Traffic Forecast in Mobile Networks: Classification System Using Machine Learning". 2019.
    10.1109/VTCFall.2019.8891348
  9. Ferreira, Lucio. "Implementation of a Cloud-based, Traffic Aware and Energy Efficient Management of Base Stations’ Activity". 2018.
    10.1109/wpmc.2018.8713106
  10. Ferreira, Lucio. "Combining Drive Tests and Automatically Tuned Propagation Models in the Construction of Path Loss Grids". 2018.
    10.1109/PIMRC.2018.8580708
  11. Ferreira, Lucio. "A Fair Computational Resource Management Strategy in C-RAN". 2018.
    10.1109/cobcom.2018.8443982
  12. Ferreira, L.S.; Pichon, D.; Hatefi, A.; Gomes, A.; Dimitrova, D.; Braun, T.; Karagiannis, G.; et al. "An architecture to offer cloud-based radio access network as a service". 2014.
    10.1109/EuCNC.2014.6882627
  13. Ferreira, L.S.; Aguero, R.; Caeiro, L.; Miron, A.; Soellner, M.; Schoo, P.; Suciu, L.; et al. "Open connectivity services for the future internet". 2013.
    10.1109/WCNC.2013.6554930
  14. Ferreira, L.S.; Correia, L.M.. "Radio resource management for optimising multi-radio wireless mesh networks deployments". 2011.
  15. Sifalakis, M.; Tschudin, C.; Martin, S.; Ferreira, L.S.; Correia, L.M.. "A generic service interface for cloud networks". 2011.
  16. Ferreira, L.S.; Correia, L.M.; Lucio Studer Ferreira; Luis M. Correia. "Energy-efficient radio resource management in self-organised multi-radio wireless mesh networks". 2011.
    10.1109/PIMRC.2011.6139935
  17. Lucio Ferreira; Martijn Kuipers; Carlos Rodrigues; Luis M. Correia; Ferreira, L.; Kuipers, M.; Rodrigues, C.; Correia, L.M.. "Characterisation of Signal Penetration into Buildings for GSM and UMTS". 2006.
    10.1109/iswcs.2006.4362260
  18. Serrador, A.; Galvano, G.; Ferreira, L.; Correia, L.M.; Ferreira, Lucio. "Parameters for the definition of scenarios for CRRM performance evaluation". 2006.
    10.1109/MELCON.2006.1653166
  19. Ferreira, L.; Serrador, A.; Correia, L.M.; Ferreira, Lucio. "Simultaneous use in mobile communications". 2005.
    10.1109/VETECS.2005.1543563
  20. Ferreira, Lucio. "User-centric analysis of perceived QoS in 4G IP mobile/wireless networks.". 2003.
    10.1109/PIMRC.2003.1259074
  21. Ferreira, Lucio. "Implementation of a wideband directional channel model for link level simulations". 2001.
    10.1049/ic:20010204
  22. Santos, Livio; Ferreira, Lucio Studer; Garcia, Valentina; Correia, Luis M.. "Cellular planning optimisation for non-uniform traffic distributions". 1998.
    10.1109/pimrc.1998.731369
Journal article
  1. Lucio Studer Ferreira; Rodrigo cortesao; Daniel F. S. Fernandes; Gabriela E. Soares; Diogo J. A. Clemente; Pedro J. A. Sebastiao; Lucio S. Ferreira. "Cloud-based Implementation of a SON Radio Resources Planning System for Mobile Networks and Integration in SaaS Metric". IEEE Access 9 (2021): 1-1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/access.2021.3087398.
    10.1109/access.2021.3087398
  2. Lucio Studer Ferreira; Daniel F. S. Fernandes; Antonio Raimundo; Francisco Cercas; Pedro J. A. Sebastiao; Rui Dinis; Lucio S. Ferreira. "Comparison of Artificial Intelligence and Semi-Empirical Methodologies for Estimation of Coverage in Mobile Networks". IEEE Access 8 (2020): 139803-139812. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.3013036.
    10.1109/access.2020.3013036
  3. Ferreira, Lucio. "A Novel Way to Automatically Plan Cellular Networks Supported by Linear Programming and Cloud Computing". Applied Sciences (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app10093072.
    10.3390/app10093072
  4. Daniel Fernandes; Diogo Clemente; Gabriela Soares; Pedro Sebastiao; Francisco Cercas; Rui Dinis; Lucio S. Ferreira; Ferreira, Lucio. "Cloud-Based Implementation of an Automatic Coverage Estimation Methodology for Self-Organising Network". IEEE Access 8 (2020): 66456-66474. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2986437.
    10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2986437
  5. Ferreira, Lucio. "Automatic Coverage Based Neighbour Estimation System: A Cloud-Based Implementation". IEEE Access (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.2986755.
    10.1109/access.2020.2986755
  6. Mojgan Barahman; Luis M. Correia; Lucio Studer Ferreira; Lucio Studer Ferreira. "A QoS-Demand-Aware Computing Resource Management Scheme in Cloud-RAN". IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society 1 (2020): 1850-1863. https://doi.org/10.1109/OJCOMS.2020.3034297.
    10.1109/OJCOMS.2020.3034297
  7. Ferreira, Lucio. "Evolução e Desafios das Redes de Comunicações Móveis". Kriativ-tech (2018):
    https://doi.org/10.31112/kriativ-tech-2018-01-11
  8. Khatibi, S.; Caeiro, L.; Ferreira, L.S.; Correia, L.M.; Nikaein, N.. "Modelling and implementation of virtual radio resources management for 5G Cloud RAN". Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2017 1 (2017): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85025107938&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1186/s13638-017-0908-1
  9. Lúcio Studer Ferreira; Luís M. Correia. "An Efficient and Fair Strategy for Radio Resources Allocation in Multi-radio Wireless Mesh Networks". Wireless Personal Communications 75 2 (2013): 1463-1487. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11277-013-1433-0.
    10.1007/s11277-013-1433-0
  10. Lucio Ferreira; Marcelo De Amorim; Luigi Iannone; Lars Berlemann; Luis Correia; Ferreira, L.; De Amorim, M.D.; et al. "Opportunistic management of spontaneous and heterogeneous wireless mesh networks [Accepted from Open Call". IEEE Wireless Communications 17 2 (2010): 41-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/mwc.2010.5450659.
    10.1109/mwc.2010.5450659
  11. Lúcio Ferreira; António Serrador; Luís M. Correia. "Concepts of Simultaneous Use in Mobile and Wireless Communications". Wireless Personal Communications 37 3-4 (2006): 317-328. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11277-006-9045-6.
    10.1007/s11277-006-9045-6
  12. Ferreira, L.; Marques, M.G.; Correia, L.M.. "Implementation of a wideband directional channel model for link level simulations". IEE Colloquium (Digest) 175 (2001): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-30844459928&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
Journal issue
  1. Ferreira, Lucio. "Evolution of Mobile Networks towards the Cloud". kriativ-tech (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.31112/kriativ-tech-2018-01-24.
    10.31112/kriativ-tech-2018-01-24

Other

Other output
  1. Service for Management of Connectivity in Spontaneous Community-Based Wireless Mesh Networks. 2013. Lúcio Studer Ferreira; Luís M. Correia. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37935-2_14.
    10.1007/978-3-642-37935-2_14
  2. OConS: Towards Open Connectivity Services in the Future Internet. 2012. Ramón Agüero; Luisa Caeiro; Luís M. Correia; Lúcio S. Ferreira; Marta García-Arranz; Lucian Suciu; Andreas Timm-Giel. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30422-4_7.
    10.1007/978-3-642-30422-4_7
Activities

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2019 - Current Machine leaning system for self organised radio resource management - a cloud based implementation
Supervisor
Ciências e Tecnologias da Informação (PhD)
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
2018/09 - 2020/12/05 Sistema para a estimativa de relações de vizinhança em redes móveis baseada na cobertura geográfica
Co-supervisor of Paulo Vítor Mateus de Pina
Mestrado em Engenharia Informática (Master)
Instituto de Telecomunicações ISCTE-IUL, Portugal
2019/09 - 2020/12 Um novo sistema automático de planeamento de frequências de redes celulares, suportado por programação linear e ambiente cloud
Co-supervisor of André Frias Godinho
mestrado em engenharia informática (Master)
Instituto de Telecomunicações ISCTE-IUL, Portugal
2019/09/01 - 2020/07/21 Recolha de Informação de Eventos Desportivos usando Técnicas de Mineração de Dados: Investigação, Desenho e Implementação de uma Solução Web baseada na Nuvem
Supervisor of Fábio Alexandre Teodoro Mota
Mestrado em Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
2018/09 - 2019/11 Efficient Cloud-based Cellular Planning Algorithms for 3G and 4G Networks
Co-supervisor
MEstrado em Engenharia Informática (Master)
Instituto de Telecomunicações ISCTE-IUL, Portugal
2018 - 2018 Investigação, Desenho e Implementação de Soluções de Redes Sem Fios para a Indústria Hoteleira
Supervisor
Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
2018 - 2018 Investigação, desenho e implementação de soluções de comunicação de Voz sobre IP
Co-supervisor
Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
2018 - 2018 Investigação e desenho de uma solução empresarial de alojamento web para Angola
Co-supervisor
Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
Distinctions

Award

1997 2º Prémio Concurso Comunicações
Autoridade Nacional de Comunicacoes, Portugal

Title

2018 IEEE Senior Member
IEEE, United States