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  • Signal Processing for 5G Wireless Communications Using Massive MIMO Systems (2018-2021)                                                         
    • Keywords: massive MIMO systems, tensor modeling, channel estimation, resource allocation.
    • Coordinator: André L. F. de Almeida
    • Funded by: CAPES (Brazilian Ministry of Education)     
    • Partners: Ilmenau University of Technology  & Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany.
    • Members: 5 professors and 7 PhD students

  • Distributed Optimization and Massive MIMO Transceivers for 5G Wireless Communications (2014-present)

    • Keywords: transceiver design, distributed parameter optimization, massive MIMO networks, channel estimation, feedback.
    • Principal investigator: André L. F. de Almeida
    • Funded by: Ericsson Telecommunications S/A, Brazil
    • Partner: Ericsson Research Labs, Sweden
    • Members: 2 professors and 4 PhD students

  • Signal Processing for Cooperative MIMO Communication Systems (2014-present).

    • Keywords: cooperative networks, channel modeling and estimation, resource allocation, interference mitigation and alignment.
    • Coordinator and principal investigator: André L. F. de Almeida
    • Funded by: Foundation for Scientific and Technological Development of Ceará (FUNCAP)
    • Partners: Darmstadt University of Technology & Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
    • Members: 3 professors and 4 PhD students

  • Massive MIMO Systems: Design and Modelling of MIMO Systems at Large Scale (2013-present).

    • Keywords: massive MIMO, multiuser systems, distributed receiver processing, channel modeling, beamforming.
    • Coordinator: João C. M. Mota
    • Principal investigator: Luc Deneire
    • Senior Researcher: André L. F. de Almeida
    • Funded by: Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)
    • Partner: University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France & I3S Laboratory, CNRS, France
    • Members: 4 professors and 3 PhD students, 1 post-doc

  • Single- and Dual-Polarization Sensor Array Signal Processing for Multipath and Interference Mitigation for Global Navigation Satellite Systems (2013-present).

    • Keywords: interference mitigation, satellite systems, parameter estimation, multi-antenna systms, array processing.
    • Funded by: Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), Brazil
    • Partner: German Aerospace Center (DLR)
    • Members: 4 professors and 4 PhD students

  • Tensor Modelling and Information Processing (2012-2013)

    • Keywords: tensor signal processing, multilinear algebra, cooperative sensor networks, MIMO systems, space-time-frequency processing.
    • Coordinator: André L. F. de Almeida
    • Funded by: Foundation for Scientific and Technological Development of Ceará (FUNCAP) & National Institute for Research in Informatics and Automatics (INRIA), France
    • Partner: University of Grenoble & GIPSA-Lab, CNRS, France
    • Members: 4 professors and 2 PhD students