He is Associate Professor and Director of the Department of Engineering and Computer Science at the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, as well as a researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Lisbon, Portugal.
He completed his Degree in Electronic Engineering in 1992, and his Master's and Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering, respectively in 1999 and 2005, both at the Instituto Superior Técnico of the University of Lisbon.
Between 2005 and 2008 he was an international officer of the NATO Air Command Control & Management Agency (NACMA) in Brussels (Belgium), where he was responsible for the implementation of the expeditionary telecommunications systems of the NATO program called ACCS. and telecommunications.
His research interests include mobile networks and communications, Software Defined Radio, IP technologies and network security.
Mário Marques da Silva is also a Cisco certified trainer for the CCNA.
He is the author of five books for the North American publisher CRC Press, entitled Cable and Wireless Networks: Theory & Practice, Multimedia Communications and Networking, Transmission Techniques for Emergent Multicast and Broadcast Systems, Transmission Techniques for 4G Systems and MIMO Processing for 4G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Evolution.
In addition, he is the author of several dozen articles in international journals and conferences, a member of the IEEE and AFCEA, and a reviewer for several IEEE international scientific journals and conferences.
Finally, he has chaired many conference sessions and has been a member of multiple relevant organizing committees of EURASIP and IEEE conferences.