Department of Telecommunications and Systems Engineering

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    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Telecommunications and Systems Engineering was created on 19 December 2001. It is attached to the School of Engineering of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and is located on the Bellaterra and Sabadell campuses. It comprises the areas of knowledge of Signal Theory and Communications, Systems and Automation Engineering and Transport Engineering and Infrastructures.

In the field of teaching, it coordinates the teaching in areas of expertise on the different degrees of the School of Engineering, organises and offers Master's degree courses and participates in the coordination and offer of an interdepartmental PhD programme.

The department promotes and supports the research and knowledge transfer activities and initiatives of its academic and research staff.

Research lines

  • Research lines:
  • Security of classical and quantum information
  • Signal and data analysis
  • Global satellite navigation systems
  • Positioning techniques for 5G
  • Decision support tools for air traffic management
  • Socio-technical simulation models
  • Unmanned air traffic management and U-space services
  • Control of environmental systems and renewable energies
  • Epidemic control
  • Antennae at device level
  • System level antennas

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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