Prizes awarded

The Best Student Paper Award (2018 edition) was given out by Luísa Mendes, President of the Portuguese Committee of URSI, at the 12th Congress of this Committee.

First place was awarded to Solange Silva, a PhD student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Coimbra University for the work "Trapping light in open nanocavities with spatial dispersion".

Second place was awarded to Filipa Fernandes, from Instituto Superior Técnico (Higher Technical Institute), for the work "Simulation of MIMO channel for 5G in millimetre waves", and third place was awarded to Daniela Marques Godinho, from the Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon University, who submitted the paper "Classification of Microwave Imaging Signals to Assist Breast Cancer Diagnosis".