Luis M. Correia was born in Portugal, in 1958. He received the Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from IST (University of Lisbon) in 1991, where he is currently a Professor in Wireless&Mobile Communications, with the research activities developed in the INESC-ID institute. He has acted as a consultant for the Portuguese telecommunications operators and regulator, besides other public and private entities, and has been in the Board of Directors of a telecommunications company. Besides being responsible for research projects at the national level, he has participated in 31 projects within European frameworks, having coordinated 5. He has supervised more than 200 M.Sc./Ph.D. students, having edited 6 books, contribute to European strategic documents, and authored more than 500 papers in international and national journals and conferences, for which served also as a reviewer, editor and board member. Internationally, he was part of 36 Ph.D. juries, and 63 research projects and institutions evaluation committees for funding agencies in 10 countries and the European Commission. He has been the Chairman of Conference, of the Technical Programme Committee and of the Steering Committee of various major conferences. He was active in the European Net!Works platform, by being an elected member of its Expert Advisory Group and of its Steering Board, and the Chairman of its Working Group on Applications.
A View into Mobile Communications in 2030
The talk intends to present a view of a possible evolution of Mobile and Wireless communications towards 2030. One starts by looking at the history of other areas, in order to get a perspective of that evolution. Then, an analysis of the evolution of services and applications is presented, so that constraints and requirements are obtained. Afterwards, the evolution of several technologies is addressed, taking the ones foreseen for 5G as a reference. The bridging with other economic sectors is also addressed, enabling a look into another set of constraints and requirements. Conclusions are presented at the end.