Mário Marques da Silva [email@example.com] is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Department of Sciences and Technologies, as well as the Director of the Research Center on Technologias – Autonoma Techlab, both from Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. He is also a Researcher at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Lisbon, Portugal. He received his B.Sc in Electrical Engineering in 1992, and the M.Sc and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computers Engineering (Telecommunications), respectively in 1999 and 2005, both from Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon.
Between 2005 and 2008 he was with NATO Air Command Control & Management Agency (NACMA) in Brussels (Belgium), where he was responsible for the implementation of the deployable communications of the new Air Command and Control System Program. He has been involved in multiple computer networks and telecommunications projects. His research interests include networking and mobile communications, namely block transmission techniques (OFDM, SC-FDE), interference cancellation, space-time coding, MIMO systems, smart and adaptive antennas, channel estimation, software defined radio, IP technologies and network security. Mário Marques da Silva is also a Cisco certified CCNA instructor.
He is the author of five books entitled Multimedia Communications and Networking, Transmission Techniques for Emergent Multicast and Broadcast Systems, Transmission Techniques for 4G Systems, MIMO Processing for 4G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Evolution and Cable and Wireless Networks: Theory & Practice (all from CRC Press). Moreover, he is author of several dozens of journal and conference papers, a member of IEEE and AFCEA, and reviewer for a number of international scientific IEEE journals and conferences. Finally, he has chaired many conference sessions and has been serving in the organizing committee of relevant EURASIP and IEEE conferences.