Henrique Silva


ORCIP Coimbra

Project Position

Management Team

Management Team Member

Member of the Board for Direction and supervision as representative of Coimbra site of IT.


Henrique J. A. da Silva received the Ph. D. degree in communication systems engineering from the University of Wales, United Kingdom, in 1988. Since then he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Coimbra, where he is currently an associate professor and leader of the local Optical Communications and Photonics research group of Instituto de Telecomunicações. He has participated in six EU ICT projects and initiatives, as well as in more than ten National R&D projects. His research interests include optical and mobile communication systems, with emphasis on photonic devices for telecommunications and optical transmission systems. He has co-authored more than 150 publications in international journals and conference proceedings. He is a member of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and of the IEEE Communications and Photonics Societies.