Concentracion Area: Applied Computing
a. Distributed Networks and Systems
Communication protocols for interconection of systems, especially, used in supervision (Electric Energy and Telecommunication). Traffic Planning and Dimisioning. Quality of Service (QoS). Network Planning. Access Technologies.
b. Computational Intelligence
Evolutionary Computing, Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms, Bayesian Networks, Symbolic Artificial Intelligence. Applications in systems, especially, technology-related ones.
Concentracion Area: Electric Energy Systems
a. Power Systems
Static and dynamic analysis of electrical networks behavior, electric energy systems and quality of energy. Analysis of the impact of the integration of new sources of energy supplies, like renewable ones, in the Electric Power Systems.
b. Renewable Sources
Use of renewable energy (solar, Aeolic, biomass) to attend small and medium energy demands; indentify and to survey possible energy sources in the Region, in order to advise projects of energy use.
c. Control and Automation
Adaptative Control, supervised control, power systems control, non-linear control, intelligent control, System Theory, Analysis and Project of Robust Multivariate Controler, decentralized control of interconnected systems.
d. High Voltage
Analysis of the behavior of electric devices and equipments working at high and extra high voltage, like in the power grid and electric energy distribution. Analysis of the behavior of electromagnetic field and electric insulation of those devices at high and extra high voltage. Coordination of insulation in electric networks. Studies of Electromagnetic Transients and Atmospheric discharges.
Mandatory Disciplines: PPGEE0262 – High Voltage Equipments and Techniques and PPGEE0022 – Analysis of Electric Power Systems
Concentration Area: Telecommunication
a. Applied Electromagnetism
Electromagnetic propagation in complex means. Analysis and synthesis of antennas. Numeric Methods Applied to electromagnetism. Theoretical study of electric and electromagnetic properties of nanostructures. Group Theory in electromagnetism.
Mandatory Disciplines: PPGEE0002 – Stochastic Processes and PPGEE0001 – Advanced Electromagnetism.
b. Signals Processing
It includes studies in voice recognition, source coding, pattern recognition, wavelets, data mining, machine learning, image coding, signal processing techniques applied to telecommunications and electric power systems.