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Dr Miguel Rodrigues
911
UCL Roberts Building
Torrington Place
London
WC1E 7JE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 3957
Fax: +44 (0)20 7679 3985
Appointment
  • Reader of Information Theory and Information Processing
  • Dept of Electronic & Electrical Eng
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
Biography

Dr. Rodrigues is a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, U.K. He was previously with the Department of Computer Science, University of Porto, Portugal, rising through the ranks from Assistant to Associate Professor, where I also led the Information Theory and Communications Research Group at Instituto de Telecomunicações – Porto.

He has received the Licenciatura degree in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal in 1998 and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from University College London, U.K. in 2002. He has carried out postdoctoral research work both at Cambridge University, U.K., as well as Princeton University, U.S.A, in the period 2003 to 2007. He has also held visiting research appointments at Princeton University, U.S.A., Duke University, U.S.A. Cambridge University, U.K in the period 2007 to 2014.

His research interests are in the general areas of information theory, communications theory and signal processing. He has over 100 publications in international journals and conference proceedings in the areas.

He was the recipient of the IEEE Joint Comsoc and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award in 2011 for the work on Wireless Information-Theoretic Security (jointly with M. Bloch, J. Barros and S. W. McLaughlin). He was also the recipient of the the Prize Engenheiro António de Almeida, the Prize Engenheiro Cristiano Spratley, and the Merit Scholarship from the University of Porto, and the best student poster prize at the 2nd IMA Conference on Mathematics in Communications. He has also been awarded doctoral and postdoctoral research fellowships from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, and research fellowships from Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian. Dr Rodrigues is Associate Editor of the IEEE Communications Letters.

Research Summary


- information theory

- communications theory

- signal processing

- compressive sensing

Academic Background
2002 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Electronic and Electrical Engineering University College London
1998 LIC Licentiate – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Universidade do Porto
1998 MSc Master of Science – Communications Engineering University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
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