Recently appointed Chair of Networld2020 European Technology Platform (ETP), Rui Aguiar has now been also appointed Distinguished Lecturer of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Professor of the Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics of the University of Aveiro (DETI-UA) and researcher at the Telecommunications Institute (IT-Aveiro), Rui Aguiar is the third academic of the UA to be honoured by IEEE as “distinguished lecturer”.
With a sports car concept projected for 2030 that focus on safety, Miguel Rodrigues, former student in Design at the UA, received a special mention at the "Michelin Challenge Design: Le Mans 2030 Design for the win".
Artur Silva, professor at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Aveiro (UA) and president of the Portuguese Chemical Society, was elected to the Executive Board of the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS). This institution, operating since 1970, gathers the societies of chemistry and molecular sciences of each European country.
Huawei Technologies, the largest world company in the area of infrastructures for mobile communications, has granted a group of researchers from the Telecommunications Institute (IT) of the University of Aveiro (UA) with the “Annual Collaboration Team Award”. This award is a tribute to the work of the scientists of the UA involved in the project “RF PA Distortion Modelling and Predistortion Cooperation Project” carried out in collaboration with the Chinese company and successfully completed.
A forecasting module for desert dust spread, from North Africa, in national territory was recently integrated in the system of air quality forecast developed within the framework of a partnership between the Portuguese Environment Agency and the University of Aveiro (UA). This way, it is possible to do and integrate a forecast of these natural events, so frequent in Portugal, enabling warnings to be made to the population and avoiding health problems.