Luis M. Correia

Luis M. Correia was born in Portugal, on 1958.  He received the Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from IST (University of Lisbon) in 1991, where he is currently a Professor in Telecommunications, with his work focused in Wireless/Mobile Communications in the areas of propagation, channel characterisation, radio networks, traffic, and applications, with the research activities developed in the INOV-INESC institute.  He has acted as a consultant for Portuguese mobile communications operators and the telecommunications regulator, besides other public and private entities, and he is on the board of a telecommunications company.  Besides being responsible for research projects at the national level, he has participated in 28 ones within the European frameworks of RACE, ACTS, IST, ICT and COST, where he also served as evaluator and auditor, having coordinated 3 of them and taken leadership responsibilities at various levels in many others.  He has supervised more than 160 M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, having edited 6 books and authored more than 380 papers in international and national journals and conferences, for which he has served also as a reviewer, editor, and board member.  At the international level, he has been part of 26 Ph.D. juries, and evaluated research projects and institutions for funding agencies in 8 countries.  He has been the Chairman of the Technical Programme Committee and a member of the Steering Committees of several major conferences.  He was a National Delegate to the COST Domain Committee on ICT.  He has been active in the European Net!Works platform, by being a member of its Expert Advisory Group, and was a member of its Steering Board and the Chairman of its Working Group on Applications.