Lucio Studer Ferreira

Lucio Studer Ferreira


Lúcio Studer Ferreira (Ph.D., IEEE Senior Member) is a lecturer and researcher at Lusófona University, Portugal working in the fields of computer science and wireless communications. He is the director of the Computer Engineering Undergraduate Course and head of the Computer Science Department at Lusófona University. He obtained Engineering (1997) and Ph.D. (2013) degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Técnico/Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. He holds certifications in Project Management (2015, IPMA) and IT Service Management (2015, ITIL), and has attended 27 certified courses in the area of IT and telecommunications. His areas of expertise are wireless and mobile communications as well as web-based integrated IT solutions. As a professor, he has been a lecturer at Universidade Lusófona, Universidade da Beira Interior, Universidade Lusíada, and ISTEC. He is/was a supervisor of 3 Ph.D. and 17 M.Sc. theses, as well as 30 final projects in Lusófona, Técnico, UBI, and ISCTE. He authored more than 60 papers in international and national journals and conferences. He was invited reviewer of international research partnerships. He served as chair in 21 international conferences and was a technical committee member and reviewer of 36 international conferences and workshops. As a researcher and project manager, he worked at Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories, IST, Instituto de Telecomunicações, INOV-INESC, INESC-ID, COMEGI, Multivision Consulting, and COPELABS. He participated in 18 projects within European frameworks as a researcher and project manager. As editor and as author he contributed to more than 66 technical reports and 20 prototypes, peer-reviewed, approved, and funded by the EC. He also acted as a consultant for ANACOM national regulator, mobile operators (NOS, Vodafone, and MEO), and transport operators (Metropolitano de Lisboa, Transportes Metropolitanos de Lisboa). He was elected IEEE senior member in 2018 and is currently a board member of the IEEE Communications Society Portugal Chapter.


  • Licenciatura
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Doutoramento
    Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Bacharelato
    Instrumentista de Orquestra - viola d'arco


Edição de número de revista

  • Evolution of Mobile Networks towards the Cloud

Artigo em revista

  • 2021-06, Cloud-based Implementation of a SON Radio Resources Planning System for Mobile Networks and Integration in SaaS Metric, IEEE Access
  • 2020-06, Comparison of Artificial Intelligence and Semi-Empirical Methodologies for Estimation of Coverage in Mobile Networks, IEEE Access
  • 2020-04-28, A Novel Way to Automatically Plan Cellular Networks Supported by Linear Programming and Cloud Computing, Applied Sciences
  • 2020, Cloud-Based Implementation of an Automatic Coverage Estimation Methodology for Self-Organising Network, IEEE Access
  • 2020, Automatic Coverage Based Neighbour Estimation System: A Cloud-Based Implementation, IEEE Access
  • 2020, A QoS-Demand-Aware Computing Resource Management Scheme in Cloud-RAN, IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society
  • 2018-03, Evolução e Desafios das Redes de Comunicações Móveis, Kriativ-tech
  • 2017, Modelling and implementation of virtual radio resources management for 5G Cloud RAN, Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking
  • 2013-10, An Efficient and Fair Strategy for Radio Resources Allocation in Multi-radio Wireless Mesh Networks, Wireless Personal Communications
  • 2010-04, Opportunistic management of spontaneous and heterogeneous wireless mesh networks [Accepted from Open Call, IEEE Wireless Communications
  • 2006-05, Concepts of Simultaneous Use in Mobile and Wireless Communications, Wireless Personal Communications
  • 2001, Implementation of a wideband directional channel model for link level simulations, IEE Colloquium (Digest)


  • 2012, The Newcom++ Vision Book, Sergio Benedetto; Luis M. Correia; Marco Luise, Springer Nature
  • 2006, Radio network aspects, Verdone, R.; Cardona, N.; Boqué, S.R.A.; Tralli, V.; Orriss, J.; Ferreira, L.A.S.; Correia, L.A.M.; et al
  • 2006, Mobile Broadband Multimedia Networks, Ferreira, Lucio, Elsevier {BV

Capítulo de livro

  • 2016, Virtualised and Cloud-Based Architectures, River Publishers
  • 2016, Green and efficient RAN architectures
  • 2012, Modeling, Prediction, and Classification of Traffic, Section Modeling, Prediction, and Classification of Traffic, Springer London
  • 2011, How Connectivity Is Established and Managed, Mechanisms for Generic Paths, Springer Nature

Artigo em conferência

  • 2020-05, An Efficient QoS-Aware Computational Resource Allocation Scheme in C-RAN
  • 2019-11-26, Integration of a Cloud-Based Realistic and Automatic Coverage Estimation Methodology in Metric SaaS
  • 2019-11-26, Cloud-based Implementation of an Automatic Pixel-based Neighbour Identification System for Cellular Networks
  • 2019-11-26, Cloud-based Implementation of a SON Automatic Planning System: a proof-of-concept for UMTS
  • 2019-11-26, Cloud-based Cellular Network Planning System: Proof-of-Concept Implementation for GSM in AWS
  • 2019-11-26, Assessment of Traffic Prediction Models for Mobile Communication Networks
  • 2019, Traffic Forecast in Mobile Networks: Classification System Using Machine Learning
  • 2019, Combining Measurements and Propagation Models for Estimation of Coverage in Wireless Networks
  • 2018-11, Implementation of a Cloud-based, Traffic Aware and Energy Efficient Management of Base Stations’ Activity
  • 2018-08, Combining Drive Tests and Automatically Tuned Propagation Models in the Construction of Path Loss Grids
  • 2018-07, A Fair Computational Resource Management Strategy in C-RAN
  • 2014, An architecture to offer cloud-based radio access network as a service
  • 2013, Open connectivity services for the future internet
  • 2011, Radio resource management for optimising multi-radio wireless mesh networks deployments
  • 2011, Energy-efficient radio resource management in self-organised multi-radio wireless mesh networks
  • 2011, A generic service interface for cloud networks
  • 2006-09, Characterisation of Signal Penetration into Buildings for GSM and UMTS
  • 2006, Parameters for the definition of scenarios for CRRM performance evaluation
  • 2005, Simultaneous use in mobile communications
  • 2003, User-centric analysis of perceived QoS in 4G IP mobile/wireless networks.
  • 2001, Implementation of a wideband directional channel model for link level simulations
  • 1998, Cellular planning optimisation for non-uniform traffic distributions

Outra produção

  • 2013, Service for Management of Connectivity in Spontaneous Community-Based Wireless Mesh Networks
  • 2012, OConS: Towards Open Connectivity Services in the Future Internet


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