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Prof. Giuseppe Thadeu Freitas de Abreu

Wireless Communications and Signal Processing
School of Computer Science & Engineering
Constructor University Bremen gGmbH, Campus Ring 1, D- 28759 Bremen, Germany
Phone number
+49 421 200-3271
Fax number
+49 421 200-3103
Email Address
gabreu@constructor.university
Office
Research I, Room 105
Research Interests

Machine Learning for Wireless Communications, Cell-Free Massive MIMO, 5G and 6G Systems, Optimization Theory for Wireless Communications, Communication Theory, Statistical Modeling of Wireless Channels, UWB and Low Power Communications, Random Matrix Theory for Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Sensing, Space-time Coding, Random Networks and Stochastic Geometry, MIMO systems, MMwave Communications, Wireless Security, Wireless Localization and Tracking and more.

University Education

2006 Docent (equivalent to Habilitation): Statistical Signal Processing and Communication Theory for Multidimensional and Distributed Wireless Systems, University of Oulu, Finland

2004 PhD: Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Yokohama National University, Japan

2001 Masters: Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Yokohama National University, Japan

1997 Latu Sensu Specialization Degree: Telecommunications Engineering Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil

1996 Bachelor: Electrical Engineering (Electronics/Telecommunications), Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil

Fellowships and Awards

Executive Editor: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 2018 - 2021

Fellow: NICT 2015

Editor: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 2014 to 2017

Fellow: Heiwa Nakajima  2013

Scholar: Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) 2010

Editor: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 2009 to 2014

IEEE: Communications and Signal Processing since 2009 Uenohara Award: Tokyo University 2001 Graduate Fellow: Honjo Foundation, Japan 2002 and 2003 Graduate Fellow: Futaba Foundation, Japan 2002 and 2003 Graduate Fellow: Takaku Foundation, Japan 2001 Graduate Fellow: Yokohama Industrial Association, Japan 2001 Graduate Fellow: Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation, Japan 2000 Graduate Fellow: Ministry of Science and Technology, Japan 1997/1998 Undergrad Fellow: Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft, Germany 1995 Undergrad Fellow: Con. Nac. de Pesquisa e Des., Brazil 1992/1995

Research and Teaching Positions

* Full Professor: Ritsumeikan University, Japan - 2015 to 2018

* Adjunct Professor: University of Oulu, Finland - 2006 to 2011

* Senior Research Fellow: University of Oulu, Finland - 2004 to 2006

* University Lecturer: Yokohama National University, Japan - 2001 and 2002

Funded Projects

* Continental AG Project ADVANTAGE Phase 2 -  2021/2024

* EIG Concert Japan Integrated Project  ORACLE - 2021/2024

* Continental AG Project ADVANTAGE - 2018/2021

* (??) Integrated Project MOVEit - 2018/2021

* EU H2020 Integrated Project HIGHTS - 2015/2018

* EU FP7 Integrated Project BUTLER - 2011/2014

* EU FP7 Integrated Project EARTH - 2010/2012

* EU FP7 Integrated Project EUWB - 2009/2011

* EU FP6 Integrated Project PULSERS Phase II - 2006/2008

* EU FP6 Integrated Project PULSERS Phase I - 2004/2005

Selected Publications

6G white paper: Research challenges for trust, security and privacy

M Ylianttila, R Kantola, A Gurtov, L Mucchi, I Oppermann, Z Yan, ...

arXiv preprint arXiv:2004.11665

Indoor positioning: A key enabling technology for IoT applications

D Macagnano, G Destino, G Abreu

2014 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 117-118

Distributed GABBA space-time codes in amplify-and-forward relay networks

B Maham, A Hjorungnes, G Abreu

IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 8 (4), 2036-2045

Physical-layer security in 6G networks

L Mucchi, S Jayousi, S Caputo, E Panayirci, S Shahabuddin, J Bechtold, ...

IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society 2, 1901-1914

M2M technologies: Enablers for a pervasive Internet of Things

S Severi, F Sottile, G Abreu, C Pastrone, M Spirito, F Berens

2014 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 1-5

On the physical layer security analysis of hybrid millimeter wave networks

S Vuppala, YJ Tolossa, G Kaddoum, G Abreu

IEEE Transactions on Communications 66 (3), 1139-1152

Spectrum sensing algorithms via finite random matrices

W Zhang, G Abreu, M Inamori, Y Sanada

IEEE Transactions on Communications 60 (1), 164-175

Robust relay selection for large-scale energy-harvesting IoT networks

H Kawabata, K Ishibashi, S Vuppala, GTF de Abreu

IEEE Internet of Things journal 4 (2), 384-392

Adaptive gating for multitarget tracking with Gaussian mixture filters

D Macagnano, GTF de Abreu

IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 60 (3), 1533-1538

On the maximum likelihood approach for source and network localization

G Destino, G Abreu

IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 59 (10), 4954-4970

6G: the wireless communications network for collaborative and AI applications

RA Stoica, GTF de Abreu

arXiv preprint arXiv:1904.03413

A modified Dolph-Chebyshev approach for the synthesis of low sidelobe beampatterns with adjustable beamwidth

GTF de Abreu, R Kohno

IEEE transactions on antennas and propagation 51 (10), 3014-3017

Jensen-Cotes upper and lower bounds on the Gaussian Q-function and related functions

GTF De Abreu

IEEE Transactions on Communications 57 (11), 3328-3338

On the design of orthogonal pulse-shape modulation for UWB systems using Hermite pulses

GTF de Abreu, CJ Mitchell, R Kohno

Journal of Communications and Networks 5 (4), 328-343

Stochastic learning robust beamforming for millimeter-wave systems with path blockage

H Iimori, GTF De Abreu, O Taghizadeh, RA Stoica, T Hara, K Ishibashi

IEEE Wireless Communications Letters 9 (9), 1557-1561

Generalized ABBA space-time block codes

GTF de Abreu

arXiv preprint cs/0510003

Generalized ABBA space-time block codes

GTF de Abreu

arXiv preprint cs/0510003

MAC performances for localization and tracking in wireless sensor networks

D Macagnano, G Destino, F Esposito, G Abreu

2007 4th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication, 297-302

MIMO beamforming schemes for hybrid SIC FD radios with imperfect hardware and CSI

H Iimori, GTF de Abreu, GC Alexandropoulos

IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 18 (10), 4816-4830

Weighing strategy for network localization under scarce ranging information

G Destino, GTF De Abreu

IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 8 (7), 3668-3678