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Professor Luiz Da Silva

Professor of Telecommunications (Electronic & Elect. Engineering)

Luiz A. DaSilva holds the personal chair of Telecommunications at Trinity College, where he is the Director of CONNECT, a telecommunications and networks research centre funded by the Science Foundation Ireland. Prior to joining TCD, Prof DaSilva was a tenured professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. His research focuses on distributed and adaptive resource management in wireless networks, and in particular radio resource sharing and the application of game theory to wireless networks. Prof DaSilva is a principal investigator on research projects funded by the National Science Foundation, the Science Foundation Ireland, and the European Commission under Horizon 2020. Prof DaSilva is an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer, and a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin. He is also a Fellow of the IEEE, for contributions to cognitive networks and to resource management in wireless networks.
  Broadband Technologies   Communication engineering, technology   Communications engineering   Electrical Engineering   Internet technologies   Mobile Communications   Networks and telecommunications research
 FUTEBOL: Federated Union of Telecommunications Research Facilities for an EU-Brazil Open Laboratory
 The Self-Architecting Wireless Network: Transient Ownership, Information Sharing, and Learning
 CONNECT: The Centre for Future Networks and Communications
 WiSHFUL: Wireless Software and Hardware platforms for Flexible and Unified radio and network control
 eWINE: Elastic Wireless Networking Experimentation

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J. Kibiłda, Y. J. Chun, F. Firyaguna, S. K. Yoo, L. A. DaSilva, and S. L. Cotton, Performance Evaluation of Millimeter-Wave Networks in the Context of Generalized Fading, IEEE Globecom Workshops, Abu Dhabi, 9/12/2018, edited by IEEE , 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Marques, P. and Do Carmo, A.P. and Frascolla, V. and Silva, C. and Sena, E.D.R. and Braga, R. and Pinheiro, J. and Astudillo, C.A. and De Andrade, T.P.C. and Gama, E.S. and Bittencourt, L.F. and Villas, L.A. and Madeira, E.R.M. and Da Fonseca, N.L.S. and Both, C. and Lando, G. and Schimuneck, M. and Wickboldt, J. and Trevisan, A.P.V. and De Jesus Martins, R. and Vassallo, R.F. and De Queiroz, F.M. and Picoreti, R. and Gomes, R.L. and Dominicini, C.K. and Garcia, V. and Guimaraes, R.S. and Villaca, R. and Martinello, M. and Ribeiro, M.R.N. and Macedo, D.F. and Silva, V.F. and Guimaraes, J.C.T. and Colman-Meixner, C. and Nejabati, R. and Simeonidou, D. and Zhang, Y. and Slyne, F. and Alvarez, P. and Collins, D. and Ruffini, M. and DaSilva, L.A. and Marquez-Barja, J.M., Optical and wireless network convergence in 5G systems - An experimental approach, 2018-September, (8514972), 2018, Notes: [cited By 0], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
Y. Zhang, F. Barusso, D. Collins, M. Ruffini and L. A. DaSilva, Dynamic Allocation of Processing Resources in Cloud-RAN for a Virtualised 5G Mobile Network, European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2018, pp1 - 5, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
G. Ropokis, N. Marchetti, L. DaSilva, Cooperative Beamforming Exploiting Energy Recycling, International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
Marinescu, A. and Macaluso, I. and Dasilva, L.A., A multi-agent neural network for dynamic frequency reuse in LTE Networks, 2018, pp1-6 , Notes: [cited By 0], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
Galkin B., Kibilda J., DaSilva L.A., Backhaul for low-altitude UAVs in urban environments, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Kansas City, USA, 20-24 May 2018, edited by IEEE , 2018-May, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
Kist M., Rochol J., Dasilva L.A., Both C.B., SDR Virtualization in Future Mobile Networks: Enabling Multi-Programmable Air-Interfaces, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Kansas City, USA, edited by IEEE , 2018-May, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
C. K. Dominicini, M. Martinello, C. B. Both, J. Wickboldt, R. Nejabati, D. Macedo, J. M. Marquez-Barja, and L. A. DaSilva, Enabling experimental research through converged orchestration of optical, wireless, and cloud domains, European Conference on Networks and Communications, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 18-21 June 2018, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Pedro Alvarez, Frank Slyne, Christian Bluemm, Johann M. Marquez-Barja, Luiz A. DaSilva, Marco Ruffini, Experimental Demonstration of SDN-controlled Variable-rate Fronthaul for Converged LTE-over-PON, Optical Fibre Communications (OFC), 2018, pp1 - 3, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Marotta, M.A. and Ahmadi, H. and Rochol, J. and Da Silva, L. and Both, C.B., Characterizing the Relation between Processing Power and Distance between BBU and RRH in a Cloud RAN, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 7, (3), 2018, p472 - 475, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI

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G. A. Ropokis, M. M. Butt, N. Marchetti, and L. A. DaSilva, Optimal Power Allocation for Energy Recycling Assisted Cooperative Communications, IEEE WCNC Workshops, San Francisco, CA, USA, 19-22 March, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
G. A. Ropokis, M. C. Filippou, A. A. Rontogiannis, L. A. DaSilva, N. Marchetti, V. Frascolla, and P. T. Mathiopoulos, Optimal Sensing and Power Allocation in Pilot-Aided Shared Access Systems: A BER Minimization Approach, Intl. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Edinburgh, UK, 3-6 July 2016, 2016, pp7536899-, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
L. A. DaSilva, S. F. Midkiff, N. J. Davis, J. S. Park, G. C. Hadjichristofi, K. Phanse, and T. Lin, Interoperable Security, Routing and Quality of Service for Ad Hoc Network Mobility, IST-054 Symposium on Military Communications, Rome, Italy, April 18-19, 2005, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED


Award Date
IEEE Fellow 2016
IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer 2014-2018