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Emeritus Sl Máirtín Ó Droma

Research Interests

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In telecommunication networks: Wireless network and protocol infrastructural innovations for next generation networks (NGNs), the Ubiquitous Consumer Wireless World (UCWW), Cognitive Networks, software define radio (SDR), Internet of Things (IoT); mobile cloud communications and service; & Internet tomography.

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In RF microwave and millimeterwave circuits and systems: behavioural modelling of complex wireless telecommunication systems and subsystems especially linearization & energy efficiency issues in wireless multimode, multiband, multicarrier broadband nonlinear RF power amplifiers for LTEa & other advanced wireless communications interfacces. 

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He also has research interests in mobile wireless eLearning technology and systems.

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2008 - ITU (United Nations) Best Paper Award Nomination.
  • 2000 - IEEE Comm Society, 'Certificate of Appreciation' award
  • 1999 - IEEE Distinguished Speaker Award
  • 1996 - NEC University Faculty Grant
  • 1992 - Best New Product/Enterprise Idea
  • 1992 - NEC University Faculty Grant
  • 1991 - First Prize Shannon Development's Technology Awards
  • - IEEE Subject Matter Expert

Association

  • 2004 Founding Member and Section Leader, (Linearisation and Nonlinear Amplifier Modelling), TARGET, Top Amplifier Research Groups in a European Team. An EU FP6 Network of Excellence. 46 partners. 8 mEuro.
  • 2003 Founding Member and Irish delegate, ¿Modelling and Simulation Tools for Research in Emerging Multi-service Telecommunications¿, the European Concerted Research Action within European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research programme designated Cost Action 285.
  • 2002 National Official Member & Representative, Union of Radio Science International (U.R.S.I.) Commission on Wave Propagation and Remote Sensing
  • 2002 National delegate (Appointed by the Royal Irish Academy on the proposal of the Irish U.R.S.I. subcommittee.), XXVIIth General Assembly of the International Union of Radio Science U.R.S.I., Maastricht,
  • 2002 Founding Member, ANWIRE Academic Network of Excellence in Wireless Internet Research, an European Union FP5-IST Thematic Network. 16 Universities and Industries from 10 countries. Budget 1.26mEuro.
  • 2000 Student Counsellor, IEE
  • 1999 Academic Delegate, International Engineering Consortium, to SUPERCOMM 99, Atlanta, USA.
  • 1986 Student Liaison Officer, IEEE (UK-RI Section), Ireland West

Employment

  • 1988 University of Limerick - Senior Lecturer

Publications

Book

2013
2009

RF Power Amplifier Behavioural Modeling. Editors.
Schreurs, D; O'Droma, M; Goacher, A; Gadringer, M;

2005

eServices and eLearning (Eds.)
Stojanov, S; O'Droma, M; Schmietendorf, A; et al

Book Chapter

2013

Low-coefficient accurate microwave and millimetre-wave nonlinear transmitter power amplifier behavioural models
O'Droma, M., Lei Y.
Microwave and Millimeter Wave Circuits and Systems: Emerging Design, Technologies, and Applications

2012

Device-independent and User-tailored Delivery of Mobile Library Service Content within a Multi-agent Environment
Meere D., I. Ganchev, M. O’Droma, M. O’hAodha, S. Stojanov
M-Libraries 3: Transforming Libraries with Mobile Technology

2011

Semantic Multi-Agent mLearning System". In Studies in Computational Intelligence
Stoyanov, S., I. Ganchev, M. O’Droma, H. Zedan, D. Meere, V. Valkanova
Semantic Agent Systems: Foundations and Applications DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-18308-9_11

2009

Services: Optimisation and Economic Aspects" (Chapter 6; 43pgs)"
Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M; Siris, V; Stiller, B
Traffic and QoS Management in Multimedia Wireless Networks.

2008

M-learning and m-teaching architectures and the integration of evolving multi-campus educational support e-services
Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M; Meere, D; Ó hAodha, M; Stojanov, S
M-libraries: libraries on the move to provide virtual access.

2008

Flexible Consumer-Controlled Incoming Call Connection Service Provision in UCWW
Wang, N; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M
Annual Review of Wireless Communications, Volume 3

2007

Flexible Consumer-Controlled Incoming Call Connection Service Provision in UCWW
Wang, N; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M
Annual Review of Communications, Volume 60

2007

Wireless Billboard Channels: Vehicle and Infrastructural Support for Advertisement, Discovery, and Association of UCWW Services
Flynn, P; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M
Annual Review of Wireless Communications, Volume 2

2007

Internet Tomography in Support of Internet and Network Simulation and Emulation Modeling
Moloisane, A; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M
Recent Advances in Modeling and Simulation Tools for Communication Networks and Services

2006

Internet Tomography in 4G System Architecture - On the Role of Network Performance Infrastructures
O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Moloisane, A; Dadarlat, V
Annual Review of Network Management and Security

2006

On Incoming Call Connection Service in a Ubiquitous Consumer Wireless World
O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Wang, N
Next Generation Teletraffic and Wired/Wireless Advanced Networking

2006

Network Simulator NS2: Shortcomings, Potential Development and Enhancement Strategies
Kubinidze, N; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M
Modeling and Simulation Tools for Emerging Telecommunications Networks: Needs, Trends, Challenges and Solutions.

2005

Design of RF power amplifier linearisers using H-infinity control theory
Montoro, G; Bertran, E; O'Droma, M; Gilabert, P; Berenguer, J
Characterization and Modelling Approaches for Advanced Linearisation Techniques

2005

Percentage linearisation - A new measure for RF power amplifier linearisation analysis
O'Droma, M; Mgebrishvili, N; Bertran, E; Goacher, AA; Bunz, B; Lei,Y
Characterization and Modelling Approaches for Advanced Linearisation Techniques

2005

Internet Tomography in 4G System Architecture - On the Role of Network Performance Infrastructures
O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Moloisane, A; Dadarlat, V
Annual Review of Communications, Volume 58

2004

Enabling an Always Best-Connected Defined 4G Wireless World
O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I
Annual Review of Communications, Volume 57

2003

DeLC - Distributed eLearning Center.
Stojanov, S; Ganchev, I; Popchev, I; O'Droma, M; Venkov, R
Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

2003

Wireless, Mobile and Always Best Connected.
O'Droma, M
Proceedings of the 1st International ANWIRE Workshop, Co-sponsored by IEE. Glasgow Scotland.

2002

Component-Based Platform for a Virtual University Information System
Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M; McDonnell, F
Recent Advances in Computers, Computing and Communications

2001

Modification and Efficient Implementation of the SKHNE Algorithm for Adaptive Data Protection
O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I
Topics in Applied and Theoretical Mathematics and Computer Science

Conference Publication

2011

Studies in Computational Intelligence
Stoyanov S., Ganchev I., O'Droma M., Zedan H., Meere D., Valkanova V.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-18308-9_11

2010
2010

2010 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems, IS 2010 - Proceedings
Stoyanov S., Ganchev I., Popchev I., O'Droma M., Valkanova V.
DOI: 10.1109/IS.2010.5548397

2009

IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
O'Droma M., Lei Y., Bertran E., Gilabert P.
DOI: 10.1109/VETECS.2009.5073392

2009
2009

2009 IEEE VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-5
ODroma, M; Lei, YM; Bertran, E; Gilabert, P

2008

8TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES, PROCEEDINGS
Ganchev, I; Meere, D; Stojanov, S; O hAodha, M; ODroma, M

2008

APMC: 2008 ASIA PACIFIC MICROWAVE CONFERENCE (APMC 2008), VOLS 1-5
Lei, YM; ODroma, M; Bertran, E; Gilabert, P

2008
2007
2006
2006

IET Seminar Digest
O'Droma M., Bertran E., Portilla J., Donati S., Brazil T.J., Magerl G.
DOI: 10.1049/ic:20060005

2005

IEEE XVIIth Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, APMC05
E. Bertran, M. S. ¿ Droma, J. Portilla, S. Donati, T.J. Brazil, & G. Magerl

2005

13th European Gallium Arsenide and Other Compound Semiconductors Application Symposium,GAAS05, European Microwave Week, EuMW2005
O¿Droma,M.; E. Bertran, M. Gadringer, S. Donati, A. Zhu, P. L. Gilabert, J. Portilla

2005

GAAS 2005: 13th European Gallium Arsenide and Other Compound Semiconductors Application Symposium, Conference Proceedings
ODroma, M; Bertran, E; Gadringer, M; Donati, S; Zhu, A; Gilabert, PL; Portilla, J

2005

Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference Proceedings, APMC
Bertran E., O'Droma M.S., Portilla J., Donati S., Brazil T.J., Magerl G.
DOI: 10.1109/APMC.2005.1606971

2005

IEEE WICON 2005 -1st int. Conf. on Wireless Internet - Workshop Convergence of Heterogenous Wireless Networks (ConWin05)
Chaouchi H., F. Bader, J. Manques, N. Kubinidze, I. Ganchev, M. O¿Droma, I. Armuelles

2005

2nd Annual Intel Ireland Research Conference Workshop
McEvoy F., I. Ganchev, M. O'Droma.

2004

IEEE 59th VTC¿04, IEEE-04CH37514, ISBN 0-7803-8256-0
I. Ganchev, M. O¿Droma, H. Chaouchi, M. Siebert, I. Armuelles, & N. Houssos

2004
2004

European Microwave Week, 12th GAAS International Symposium
O¿Droma, M.; E. Bertran Albert¿; T. J. Brazil; J. Portilla; T. Parra; R. Quay; M. Rupp, and S. Donati Guerrieri

2004

Int. EU/IST FP6 TARGET Tutorial on Microwave PA Linearisation
O¿Droma,M.; N. Mgebrishvili; A. A. Goacher.

2004

IEEE 59th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2004-Spring)
Chaouchi H., Pujolle G., Carlos B., Annuelles I., Ganchev I., O'Droma M., Siebert M., Houssos N.

2004

IEEE 59th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2004-Spring)
Ganchev, I; ODroma, M; Chaouchi, H; Armuelles, I; Siebert, M; Houssos, N

2004

The EuMA¿s 34th European Microwave Conference, EMWC¿04
O¿Droma,M. S.; N. Mgebrishvili, A. A. Goacher.

2004

5th European Wireless Conference on Mobile and Wireless Systems beyond 3G (EW04). ISBN 84-7653-847-2
Siebert, M., H. Chaouchi, I. Armuelles, N. Passas, I. Ganchev, M. O'Droma

2004

IEEE 59th VTC¿04; IEEE-04CH37514, ISBN 0-7803-8256-0
H. Chaouchi, B. Carlos, I. Armuelles, M. O¿Droma, I. Ganchev, M. Siebert, N.Houssos, & G. Pujolle

2004

3rd Int. Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop, MedHocNet (IEEE)
Armuelles,I.; H. Chaouchi, T. Robles, I. Ganchev, M. O¿Droma, M. Siebert, and C. Bader

2003

Proc. of the 12th IST Summit on Mobile and Wireless Communications
O Droma M., I. Ganchev, G. Morabito, R. Narcisi, N. Passas, S. Paskalis, V. Friderikos, A. S. Jahan, E. Tsontsis, C. F. Bader, J. Rotrou, H. Chaouchi

2003

12th IST Summit on Mobile and Wireless Communications
O’Droma M., I. Ganchev, G. Morabito, R. Narcisi, N. Passas, S. Paskalis, V. Friderikos, A. S. Jahan, E. Tsontsis, C. F. Bader, J. Rotrou, H. Chaouchi

2000

IEEE Int. Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems and Computer
J. Mao, B. Champagne, M. O¿Droma & K. Kwiat.

1998

IASTED & IEEE. Int. Conf. Signal and Image Processing, SIP¿98.
Mao, J., M. ¿ Droma and G. Ji (Motorola, USA).

1998

Proc. IEE 6th Int. Conf. on Telecommunications.
¿ Droma, M. S. and M. F. Keaveney (ADBV, Limerick).

1997

IEEE Globecom Telecommunications Conf.
¿ Droma, M. and J. Zeng (NIC, Vancouver).

1991

14th ARMMS Int. Conf.
O'Droma, M.

1991

3rd IEE Int. Conf. on Telecommunications.
O'Droma, M., P. Lucey and Dr. H. Unterberger (Siemens AG, Munich)

1989

39th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference.
O'Donoghue, C., C. Burkley and M. O'Droma

1986
1979

Other Publication

2012

NEW DATA COMMUNICATION STANDARDS
Aguiar, J,Bagnulo, M,Bellavista, P,Bocci, M,Brisk, P,Brungard, D,Burakowsky, W,Choudhury, G,D'Souza, K,Greaco, PS,Kavehrad, M,Kihl, M,Little, T,O'Brien, D,O'Droma, M,Sargento, S,Savola, R,Sharafeddine, S,Shi, MH
Ieee Communications Magazine

2010

Advances in Quality and Performance Assessment for Future Wireless Communication Services
O'Droma, M; Rupp, M; Koucheryavy, Y; Kassler, A
Eurasip Journal On Wireless Communications And Networking DOI: 10.1155/2010/389728

2004

System and Service Integration: Migration Map
Siebert, M; Chaouchi, H;Armuelles, I; Robles, T; Passas, N; O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Jahan, AS; Friderikos, V; Demeure, I; Boufidis, Z; Kaloxylos, A; Ferreira, L; Correia, LM

2004

System and Service Integration: Functional Entities and Reference Model
Siebert, M; Bader, CF; Chaouchi, H; Xing, W; Dikaiakos, M; Passas, N; O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Jahan, AS; Wong, S; Friderikos, V; Armuelles, I; Robles, T; Demeure, I; Boufidis, Z; Kaloxylos, A; Pinart, C

2004

Report on Co-ordination of Integrated Thematic Efforts related to Application Architectures for the Support of Reconfigurability and Adaptability
Houssos, N; Boufidis, Z; Alonistioti, N; Anagnostopoulos, C; Gazis, V; Koutsopoulou, M; Foukalas, F; Robles, T; Armuelles, I; Demeure, I; Chaouchi, H; Christophi, C; Tsiakkouri, E; Bohoris, C; Yew, A; Pinart, C; Ganchev, I; Kubinidze, N; O'Droma, M; Moloisane, A

2003

On the co-ordination of integrated thematic efforts related to System Concepts
Evangelos, T; Jahan, AS; Demeure, I; Pabst, R; Aguiar, J; Correia, LM; Christophi, C; Dikaiakos, M; O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Kubinidze, N; Armuelles, I; Robles, T; Passas, N; Bohoris, C; Yew, A; Morabito, G; Narcisi, R

2003

Integrated System and Service Architecture
Siebert, M; Liu, J; Pinart, C; Bader, CF; Demeure, I; Chaouchi, H; Correia, LM; Ferreira, L; Aguiar, J; Palma, L; Armuelles, I; Jahan, AS: Friderikos, V; Passas, N; Alonistioti, N; Houssos, N; Raatikainen, K; O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Dadarlat, V; Xing, W; Pabst, P; Schultz, D

2003

On the coordination of integrated thematic efforts related to Generic Requirements for Reconfigurability, Adaptability and Always-on connected features
Evangelos, T; Jahan, A; Demeure, I; Pabst, R; Liu, J; Pinart, C; Bader, CF; Christophi, C; Dikaiakos, M; O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Kubinidze, N; Armuelles, I; Robles, T; Passas, N; Bohoris, C; Yew, A

2003

An overview on AAA servers and protocols.
Vanshikrishna, S; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M;

2003

Flexible QoS.
Kubinidze, N; O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Moloisane, A

2003

Identification and Evaluation of Mobility and QoS Support Mechanisms for Multi-Access Networks
Bader, C; Chaouchi, H; Ganchev, I; Kubinidze, N; Moloisane, A; Morabito, G; Narcisi, R; O'Droma, M; Paskalis, S; Rotrou, J; Schultz, DC

2003

Definition of the Always Best Connected" Concepts"
Bader, C; Chaouchi, H; Friderikos, V; Ganchev, I; Jahan, AS; Morabito, G; Narcisi, R; O'Droma, M; Paskalis, S; Passas, N; Rotrou, J

2003

Mechanisms proposed for the support of QoS in multi-access networks.
Kubinidze, N; O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Moloisane, A

2003
2003

Report on co-ordination of integrated thematic efforts related to Application architectures for the support of Reconfigurability and Adaptability
Houssos, N; Alonistioti, N; Foukalas, F; Gazis, V; Koutsopoulou, M; Boufidis, Z; Robles, T; Armuelles, I; Demeure, I; H Chaouchi, H; Christophi, C; Tsiakkouri, E; Bohoris, C; Yew, A; Pinart, C; Ganchev, I; Kubinidze, N; O'Droma, M; Moloisane, A

2001

Lesotho's National Internet Hub
Van der Veer, A; Moloisane, A; Tlebere, G; O'Droma, M;

1996

ISDN WAN/LAN product demonstration
O'Droma, M; Mirza, A; Kawano, M; Chayamichi,F

1988

ISDN Basic Access implementation
O'Droma, M; O'Rourke, M

1988
1981

FDM/FM system simulator.
O'Droma, M; Scanlan, JO; Jennings, D

Peer Reviewed Journal

2015
2014

A Cloud-Based X73 Ubiquitous Mobile Healthcare System: Design and Implementation
Ji, ZL,Ganchev, I,O'Droma, M,Zhang, X,Zhang, XJ
Scientific World Journal DOI: 10.1155/2014/145803

2013

A realisation of broadcast cognitive pilot channels piggybacked on T-DMB
Ji, ZL,Ganchev, I,O'Droma, M,Zhang, XJ
Transactions On Emerging Telecommunications Technologies DOI: 10.1002/ett.2690

2013

A New Bessel-Fourier Memoryless Nonlinear Power Amplifier Behavioral Model
O'Droma, M,Lei, YM
Ieee Microwave And Wireless Components Letters DOI: 10.1109/LMWC.2012.2236082

2011

Advertisement Data Management and Application Design in WBCs. In Journal of Software
Ji Zh., I. Ganchev, M. O’Droma
Advances In Engineering Software DOI: 10.4304/jsw.6.6.1001-1008

2011
2010

WBC over DVB-H Testbed Design, Development and Results
Ji, ZL; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M
Eurasip Journal On Wireless Communications And Networking DOI: 10.1155/2010/769683

2010

An approach for the development of a context-aware and adaptive eLearning middleware
Stoyanov S., Ganchev I., Popchev I., O'Droma M.
Studies In Computational Intelligence DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-13428-9_26

2010

Performance Analysis of "WBC over DVB-H" Link Layer
Ji, ZL; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M
Eurasip Journal On Wireless Communications And Networking DOI: 10.1155/2010/306709

2009

Performance Evaluation of 'WBC over DVB-H' System
Ji, ZL; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M
Ieee Transactions On Consumer Electronics

2009
2009

A-WING: an ad hoc wireless inter-network gateway
Brogan, D; Ganchev, I; O'Droma, M
International Journal Of Network Management DOI: 10.1002/nem.701

2008

InfoStation-based Adaptable Provision of m Learning Services: Main Scenarios
Ganchev, I; Stojanov, S; O'Droma, M; Meere, D
International Journal On Information Technologies And Knowledge

2008

An InfoStation-Based University Campus System Supporting Intelligent Mobile Services.
Ganchev, I; Stojanov, S; O'Droma, M; Meere, D
Journal Of Computers

2008

Consumer-Oriented Incoming Call Connection Service for UCWW.
Ganchev I; O'Droma, M; Wang, N
Wireless Personal Communications

2008

AN APPROACH TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFOSTATION-BASED eLEARNING ARCHITECTURES
Stoyanov, S; Ganchev, I; Popchev, I; O'Droma, M
Comptes Rendus De L Academie Bulgare Des Sciences

2007

Towards a Ubiquitous Consumer Wireless World
O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I
Ieee Wireless Communications

2007

Performance analysis of power amplifier back-off levels in UWB transmitters
Bertran, E; O'Droma, MS; Gilabert, PL; Montoro, G
Ieee Transactions On Consumer Electronics DOI: 10.1109/TCE.2007.4429217

2006

Enabling technologies for the 'Always Best Connected' concept
Passas, N; Paskalis, S; Kaloxylos, A; Bader, F; Narcisi, R; Tsontsis, E; Jahan, AS; Aghvami, H; O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I
Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing DOI: 10.1002/wcm.392

2006

A 4G Generic ANWIRE System and Service Integration Architecture
Ganchev, I; O'Droma, MS; Siebert, M; Bader, F; Chaouchi, H; Armuelles, I; Demeure, I; McEvoy, F
Acm Sigmobile Mobile Computing And Communications Revie

2006

On incoming call connection service in a ubiquitous consumer wireless world
O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Wang, N
Next Generation Teletraffic And Wired/ Wireless Advanced Networking, Proceedings

2006

Signalling analysis in integrated 4G networks
Chaouchi H., Armuelles I., Ganchev I., O'Droma M., Kubinidze N.
International Journal Of Network Management DOI: 10.1002/nem.589

2006

Always Best Connected and Served' Vision for 4G Wireless World
O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Chouchi, H; Aghvami, H; Friderikos, V
J. Information Technology

2005

On linearisation of microwave-transmitter solid-state power amplifiers
O'Droma, M; Bertran, E; Portilla, J; Mgebrishvili, N; Guerrieri, SD; Montoro, G; Brazil, TJ; Magerl, G
International Journal Of Rf And Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering DOI: 10.1002/mmce.20114

2005

On quantifying the benefits of SSPA linearization in UWC-136 systems
O'Droma, MS; Mgebrishvili, N
Ieee Transactions On Signal Processing DOI: 10.1109/TSP.2005.849190

2005

GAIA: The Generic Architecture for the Integration of 4G Networks and Services
Chaouchi, H; Armuelles, I; O'Droma, M; Ganchev, I; Siebert, M
Journal Of Information Technologies And Control

2005

Signal modeling classes for linearized OFDM SSPA behavioral analysis
O'Droma, MS; Migebrishvili, N
Ieee Communications Letters DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2005.02030

2005

From CBT to e-Learning
Stoyanov S; Ganchev, I; Popchev,I ; O'Droma, M
Journal Of Information Technologies And Control

2004

New percentage linearization measures of the degree of linearization of HPA nonlinearity
O'Droma, M; Mgebrishvili, N; Goacher, A
Ieee Communications Letters DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2004.823368

2004

EVM measurement of modulation delity of pi/4 DQPSK baseband modulators
O'Droma, MS; Keaveney, M
International Journal Of Electronics DOI: 10.1080/00207210410001712156

2004

Wireless, Mobile and Always Best Connected.
O'Droma, MS
Ieee Communications Magazine

2001

Modification and efficient implementation of the SKHNE algorithm for adaptive data protection
O'Droma M., Ganchev I.
Topics In Applied And Theoretical Mathematics And Computer Science

1997
1992

A new information unit? IEE Review
O'Droma, MS
Iee Review