Sherlie Portugal, PhD

Sherlie Portugal, PhD

Tel: 352-392-7711


Previous Institutions: I received my Master of Engineering degree from Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea, in 2011, and my BS degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the Technological University of Panama, in 2005.Background: I am a Ph.D. student of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida. I was born in Santiago, Veraguas, Republic of Panama. My research interests include: plasma generation, wireless power transmission and antenna design.

Current Activities: As part of APRG, I specialize in the design of circuits for Plasma generation.


“Performance Analysis of a New Preamble-based SNR Estimation Algorithm”, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers IEICE Transactions on Communications, vol. E94-B, no. 5, May 2011.

“Intercell Interference Coordination Using Threshold-Based Region Decisions”, The Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 59, no. 4, March 2011.


“Improvement of the Sphere Decoding Complexity through an Adaptive OSIC-SD Systems”, 8th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (IEEE CCNC 2011), Las Vegas, Nevada USA, Jan. 2011, pp. 1668-1170.

“Performance Analysis of an Adaptive MCM System with Combining AMC and MIMO Schemes”, 2010 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Information Technology and Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii USA, Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2010.


Recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship (2012-2014)

Recipient of the Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) Scholarship (2010-2011)

Extracurricular Activities: Photography, painting and reading.