Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute

University of the Philippines - Diliman

Joel Joseph Marciano Jr.

Position: 
Professor
Laboratory Affiliation: 
Wireless Communications Engineering Laboratory
Room: 
306
Telephone Number: 
+63-2-9818500 loc 3305
Educational Background: 
PhD Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales, 2001
Recent Publication/s: 

J. Salvatus, M.A.Constante, E.P. Violan, A.C. Salces, L. B. Paet, M.C. Talampas and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Development of deployable antennas for the Diwata- 2 micro satellite’s amateur radio payload,” submitted to 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communication, Networks and Satellite (COMNETSAT).

M.A. Constante, P.J. Cansino, I.Z. Bautista, G. Bajaro, M.C. Talampas and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Capacity building in space technology in the Philippines through the PHL-Microsat program,” submitted to the 31st International Symposium on Space Science and Technology (ISTS).

M.A. Constante, I.Z. Bautista, E.P. Violan L. Sabug Jr., L.B. Paet, J. Salvatus, G. Bajaro, A.C. Salces, M.C. Talampas and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Updates on the design and implementation of the Philippines’ Diwata-2 amateur radio payload,” submitted to the 31st International Symposium on Space Science and Technology (ISTS).

C. D. M. Ambatali and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “Performance evaluation of the UFMC scheme under various transmission impairments”, Proc. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Communication, Networks and Satellite (COMNETSAT).

R. D. Soriano and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “Investigating received signal characteristics upon on-axis rotation of an embedded antenna in a mobile device,” Proc. IEEE Region 10 Conference 2016 (TENCON).

J. S. Marciano, Jr., P. Ramirez, F. Martinez and C. Barela, “ROGER: robust and rapidly deployable GSM base station and backhaul for emergency response,” Proc. 2016 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC).

P. Ramirez and J. S. Marciano, Jr., “Design, implementation and characterization of an RF translator for TVWS communication,” Proc. IEEE 2016 Asia Pacific Conference on Wireless and Mobile (APWiMob).

F. B. Selerio, P. L. Hilario and J. S. Marciano, Jr., “Investigation of the dispersion penalty caused by photonic time stretching for communications,” Proc. SPP Congress 2016.

F. B. Selerio, P. L. Hilario and J. S. Marciano, Jr., “Time-stretching of a monochromatic Gaussian optical pulse in a step-index fiber,” Proc. SPP Congress 2016.

A. C. Salces and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “Antenna engineering and applications at the University of the Philippines”, Proc. IEEE CAMA 2015.

C. B. Bating and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Experimental detection performance of cyclostationarity-based spectrum sensing,” Proc. IEEE Region10 Conference 2015 (TENCON).

M. C. Barela and J. S. Marciano, Jr., “An empirical study on the performance of a spectrum sensing scheme for cognitive radio,” Proc. 2014 Wireless, Personal and Multimedia Communications (WPMC) Best Student Paper Award

J.S. Marciano, Jr., C.G. Hilario, M.A.B. Zabanal, E.V. Mendoza, B.L. Gumiran, B.F. Flores, M.O. Peña, and K.H. Razon, “Monitoring system for deep-seated landslides using locally-developed tilt and moisture sensors: system improvements and experiences from real world deployment,” Proc. 2014 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)

M.C.L. Purisima and J. S. Marciano, Jr., “Design considerations for X-band class J power amplifiers,” Proc. 2014 International Symposium on Wireless Technology and Applications (ISWTA).

P.A. Martinez and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “Simulation of cables with non-standard geometry for time domain reflectometry (TDR),” Proc. 2014 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON).

J.L.D. Labrador, E.L. Ramos, L.B.B. Paet, S.D. Balon, D.K.A. Pulutan and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Automatic tuning of a 2.45GHz rectangular slotted waveguide antenna,” Proc. 7th AUN-Seed net Regional Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (7th RCEEE). (Best Paper Award)

A.C. Salces and J. S. Marciano Jr., “A modified fork monopole antenna for TV white space spectrum sensing and communications,” Proc. 7th AUN-Seed net Regional Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (7th RCEEE).

B.P. Esteves, M.C.L. Purisima, D. K. A. Pulutan and J. S. Marciano, Jr., “Design and characterization of an S-band mixer downconverter,” Proc. 7th AUN Seed net Regional Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (7th RCEEE).

C.B. Bating and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Experimental measurements of cyclostationarity-based spectrum sensing using magnitude-squared coherence function,” Proc. 2014 AUN-Seed net Regional Conference on Computer and Information Engineering (RCCIE)

A.C. Salces, Siegfred D. Balon, and J. S. Marciano Jr., “Design and characterization of a lightweight parabolic antenna for site survey,” Proc. 6th AUN-Seed net Regional Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (6th RCEEE).

D. K. A. Pulutan and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Design tradeoffs in a combined FMCW and pulse Doppler radar front-end,” Proc. 2013 IEEE Region 10 Conference Spring (TENCON).

I. Anaekwe and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “The effect of curvature adaptation on 2.4GHz rectangular patch antennas,” Proc. 2013 IEEE Region 10 Conference Spring (TENCON).

S. Balon and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “Implementation and characterization of a reconfigurable time domain reflectometry system,” Proc. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Smart Instrumentation, Measurement and Applications (ICSIMA).

J.S. Marciano Jr., M.A.H. Zarco, M.C.R. Talampas, S.G. Catane, C.G. Hilario, M.A.B. Zabanal, C.R.C. Carreon, E.A. Mendoza, R.N. Kaimo and C.N. Cordero, “Real-world deployment of a locally-developed tilt and moisture sensor for landslide monitoring in the Philippines,” Proc. 2011 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC).

M.C.L. Purisima and J.S. Marciano Jr., “Performance of multilevel extension of parallel sequence spread spectrum modulation scheme for high speed communications,” Proc. 2011 International Symposium on Multimedia Communication Systems (ISMAC).

N. F. Bautista and J.S. Marciano Jr., “Enhanced FM0 Decoder for UHF RFID Readers”, Proc. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Radio Frequency Identification Technologies and Applications (RFID-TA).

L. Paet and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “Experimental Study of Post-Envelope Detection Receive Diversity Combining for Passive UHF RFID Tags”, Proc. 2011 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON).

J.S. Marciano Jr., C.P. Barela and D.K. Pulutan, “Towards sustainable wireless infrastructure for internet connectivity in rural public high schools in the Philippines,” Proc. AUN-SeedNet Regional Conference on ICT (RCICT).

R. Flores and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “Implementation of a multiple beamformer for coarse localization of passive UHF RFID tags,” Proc. 2010 Smart Info-Media Systems in Asia (SISA).

S. Balon, J. A. Buyco and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “Sectorization of UHF RFID tags using a steerable phased antenna array,” Proc. 2010 IEEE SCoReD.

M. Purisima, J.S. Marciano Jr., R. de Joya Jr., P. Mogatas and C. Salazar, “FPGA implementation of a time domain reflectometry (TDR) system for slope monitoring applications,” Proc. 2010 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON).

N. de Jesus and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Enhancing the accuracy of direction-of-arrival (DoA) estimates of passive UHF RFID tag signals using adaptive filtering,” Proc. 10th International Conference on Information Sciences, Signal Processing and their Applications (ISSPA).

D. P. Villame and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Carrier suppression locked loop mechanism for UHF RFID readers,” Proc. 2010 International Conference on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).

P. I. M. Urriza and J. S. Marciano, Jr., “Combining parallel sequence spread spectrum (PSSS) with OFDM - concept and simulation results,” Proc. of the 2010 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC).

E. Umali, J. S. Marciano, Jr. and Y. Yamao, “Performance of downlink DSTBC WCDMA in fast-varying time-dispersive channels,” IEICE Transactions on Communications, Vol.E92-B No.12 pp.3815-3826, Dec. 2009.

R. JC de Dios, J. Enriquez, F. G. Victorino, E. A. Mendoza, M. C. Talampas, and J. S. Marciano Jr., “A tilt, soil moisture, and pore water pressure sensor system for slope monitoring applications,” Science Diliman, Vol. 21, No. 1

R.U. Lorenzo and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “FPGA implementation of a space-time trellis decoder,” Proc. 2009 IEEE SCoReD.

F. R. JC de Dios, J. Enriquez, F. G. Victorino, E.A. Mendoza, M.C. Talampas, and J.S. Marciano Jr.,“Design, development, and evaluation of a tilt and soil moisture sensor network for slope monitoring applications,” Proc. 2009 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON).

J. S. Marciano, Jr., “On the technical feasibility of using broadband wireless technologies for public safety and emergency response applications in the Philippines,” FINAL REPORT to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Department of Transportation and Communications, Proceedings of the Sub-Regional Workshop on ICT for Disaster Prevention and Management for ASEAN September 30-October 2, 2008, Manila, Philippines.

M. Amde, J. Shim, J. S. Marciano Jr., K. Yun and Rene Cruz, “A low SINR synchronization system for direct sequence spread-spectrum communications: VLSI architecture, radio prototype, verification testbed, and experimental results,” Proc. 2008 Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Communities (TRIDENTCOM).

G.N.D. Fadera, L.R.T. Ignacio, M.B.R. Nastor, P.I.M. Urriza and J.S. Marciano, Jr., "FPGA implementation of space-time encoders for wireless communications," Proc. 2007 International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems (ICIAS).

T. W. Tai and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “A study on the application of adaptive minimum bit error rate algorithms for WCDMA,” Proc. 2007 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON).

R.C.L. Guevara, F. de Leon and J.S. Marciano Jr.. “An academic perspective on the Philippine telecommunications industry,” Proc. 2007 International Conference on Telecommunications, Industry and Regulatory Development (ICTIR).

L. Lanante Jr. and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Performance of a reduced complexity algorithm for diversity combining,” Proc. 3rd IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM).

F. de Leon, and J.S Marciano, Jr., “Source localization using MUSIC in a multipath environment,” Proc. 9th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT).

F. de Leon and J. S. Marciano Jr., “Application of MUSIC, ESPRIT and SAGE Algorithms for narrowband signal detection and localization,” Proc. 2006 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON).

P. J. Co and J. S. Marciano Jr., “Selection diversity multi-beamformer testbed,” Proc. 2006 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON).

R. Soriano and J. S. Marciano Jr., “The effect of signal distortion techniques for PAPR reduction on the BER performance of the LDPC and turbo coded OFDM system,” Proc. 2006 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON).

M. Amde, J.S.Marciano, Jr., K. Yun and Rene Cruz, “Code acquisition at low SINR in spread spectrum communications,” Invited Paper. 9th International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and its Applications (ISSSTA).

M. Amde, J.S.Marciano, Jr., S. Singh, C. Akin, Rene Cruz and Kenneth Yun, “Packet detection and acquisition at low SINR in spread-spectrum based wireless communications,” Proc. 2006 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC).

I. Garcia and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Normalized adaptive minimum bit-error-rate beamformers,” Proc. 2004 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON)

E. Umali, R. Cajote and J.S. Marciano, Jr., “Performance of the differential space time block code modulation for the wideband CDMA system,” Proc. 2004 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON).

L. Y. Materum and J.S.Marciano, Jr., “Wideband processing capability of a tapped delay line beamformer antenna array,” Proc. 2003 IEEE Topical Conference on Wireless Communication Technology ( TCWCT 2003).

J.S.Marciano, Jr. and T.B.Vu, "On the rank reduction property of wideband frequency invariant beamformers (FIBs)," Proc. 2002 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).

J. S. Marciano, Jr. and T.B. Vu, “Reduced complexity beam space broadband frequency invariant beamforming,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 36, No. 7.

J.S.Marciano, Jr. and T.B.Vu, "Broadband frequency invariant beamformer using frequency sampling FIR,” Proc. 2000 Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS)

J.S.Marciano, Jr. and T.B.Vu, "Reduced complexity MVDR broadband beam space beamforming under frequency invariant constraint," Proc. 2000 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting (IEEE APS).

J.S.Marciano, Jr. and T.B.Vu, "Implementation of a broadband frequency invariant beamformer using the two-dimensional discrete Fourier transform," Proc. 1999 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communications Systems (IEEE ISPACS).

J.S.Marciano, Jr., H. Mehrpour and T.B.Vu, "Adaptive control of a broadband array using frequency independent coefficients," Proc. Fifth International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications (ISSPA).

J.S.Marciano, Jr., and T.B.Vu, "Novel Lagrange polynomial-based FIR structure for broadband spatial nulling,” Proc. of 6th Australian Symposium on Antennas (ASA 99).

J.S.Marciano, Jr. and T.B.Vu, "Two-dimensional beam space equalisation techniques for mobile communications," Proc. 4th International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP).

B. Xu, J.S. Marciano, Jr. and T.B. Vu, "Performance enhancement of space-time constant modulus array for smart antenna applications," Proc. 41st IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS).