Escuela Técnica Superior de
Ingeniería y Sistemas de Telecomunicación
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Seminarios de investigación curso 2023/2024

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Semestre de PRIMAVERA / SPRING semester

  • Introduction to RFID/NFC technology in transport systems (Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 March 2024, 19:30-21:30 hours).
  • 1st International Radio Engineering Seminar (Friday 26 April 2024, 9:45h to 13:30h).

 

Semestre de PRIMAVERA / SPRING semester

 

Introduction to RFID/NFC technology in transport systems

Kerlos Atia Abdalmalak (Margarita Salas-Postdoc Researcher, Carlos III University)

About lecturer:

Kerlos Atia Abdamalak is a Margarita Salas-Postdoc Researcher at Carlos III University, Madrid. He has a research and development experience of 13 years in UWB antenna design, 5G technology, mobile base stations, array feeds, RF circuit design, radio astronomy receivers, and mm-wave/THz technologies, as well as 9 years of experience in antenna and RF measurements for different mobile telecommunication companies. He has received several prestige awards and honors such as the Erasmus Mundus GreenIT grant in 2014, the European School of Antennas (ESoA) registration fee grant in 2015, and the Young Scientists Award (2nd prize) by URSI/Spain in 2017.

Table of contents:

Session 1:

  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) systems, communications, and frequencies
  • Tag and reader classifications
  • Standard and future applications
  • Communications protocols

Session 2:

  • Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • Communication modes and data exchange in NFC
  • Inductive coupling used in transmission data
  • RFID/NFC privacy

Date and time:

Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 March 2024, 19:30 to 21:30 hours (4 hours).

Room:

Room 8411, ETSI Sistemas de Telecomunicación, UPM South Campus.

Language:

English.

Registration:

Send an email from your XXX@alumnos.upm.es address to antonio.perez@upm.es including your name and the degree that you are enrolled in, not later than Friday 8th March 2024.

Workload for attendants with certificate of achievement (*):

  • Students of the PhD Program in Systems and Services for the Information Society: 5 hours' worth of "specific seminars".

Additional information:

Offered to graduate students (Master and PhD).

 

1st International Radio Engineering Seminar

Frederick H. Raab (Chief Engineer and Owner of "Green Mountain Radio Research").
José Ángel García García (Universidad de Cantabria).
Arturo Mediano Heredia (Universidad de Zaragoza).
Francisco Javier Ortega González (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid).
José Luis Jiiménez Martín (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid).

Program:

  • OPENING SESSION (9:45 - 10:00 h.).
    Dr. Amador M. González Crespo (Director of the School of Telecommunication Engineering and Systems) & Dr. Antonio Pérez Yuste (coordinator of the Master in Wireless Communications). U. Politécnica de Madrid.
  • TECHNICAL SESSIONS (10:00-11:30 h).
    • "UHF Class-E power rectifiers and converters". José Ángel García García. U. de Cantabria.
    • "Nathan O. Sokal's first class E amplifier" (The original prototype will be shown at the presentation). Arturo Mediano Heredia. U. de Zaragoza.
    • "Two different high efficiency technologies for the same service" (prototypes will be shown at the presentation). Francisco Javier Ortega González. U. Politécnica de Madrid.
    • "MMIC RF Power design at the ETSIST". José Luis Jiménez Martín. U. Politécnica de Madrid.
  • Coffee Break (11:30 – 12:00 h).
  • KEYNOTE SESSION (12:00 – 13:30 h).
    "Wonderful World of RF Power". Frederick H. Raab, Chief Engineer and Owner of "Green Mountain Radio Research".

Date and time:

Friday 26th April 2024, 9:45h to 13:30h (4 hours).

Room:

Aula Magna A3005, ETSI Sistemas de Telecomunicación, UPM South Campus.

Language:

English.

Registration:

Send an email from your XXX@upm.es or XXX@alumnos.upm.es address to franciscojavier.ortega@upm.es, including your name and, if you are a student, the degree that you are enrolled in, not later than Thursday 25th April 2024.

Workload for attendants with certificate of achievement (*):

  • Students of the PhD Program in Systems and Services for the Information Society: 5 hours' worth of "specific seminars".

  • Undergraduate students: 0.5 ECTS.

Additional information:

Attendants who want to receive a certificate of attendance with achievement have to register beforehand and pass the short assessment test that will be proposed by the coordinator of the seminar.

Certificates of attendance will be issued for registered attendants who do not need the certification of achievement and do not do the test.