General Chairs

Alexandre Pohl

UTFPR

He graduated in Physics from the State University of Campinas (1982), where he also obtained the title of master (Physics, 1987). He received his doctorate from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, in Electrical Engineering (1994) and postdoctoral studies at the University of Sydney, Australia (2007). He is currently a professor at the Federal Technological University of Paraná, where he teaches disciplines related to the areas of photonics and telecommunications and leads a research group...

Daniel Moutinho Pataca

UNIP

He holds a degree in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering from PUC MG (1981), a Masters and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Unicamp, 1984 and 1996 respectively. He has experience in microwaves, optoelectronics, IP networks, planning and development of telecommunications services, digital TV and optical communications. He is currently a researcher at CPqD, where research optical communications systems, and he is a full professor at Universidade Paulista — UNIP where teaches electrical...

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André Luiz Nunes de Souza

Fundação CPqD

He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the State University of Campinas (2013) with a sandwich diploma in General Engineering from École Centrale de Lyon (ECL), France ("Diplôme d'Ingénieur" equivalent to "Master Scientifique" level). During graduation in Brazil, he did an 11-month internship at CPqD on the study and development of signal processing algorithms for high-speed optical communications. During the two years he was in France, he participated in two research groups...

Stenio Magalhães Ranzini

Graduated in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of São Paulo (USP) with enphasis in telecommunications. During this time he developed research works based on intelligent systems (Neuro-Fuzzy). After completing the course, he began working at CPqD, in the area of Optical Communications – Photonics, in the DSP group. The works developed were in the area of optical technologies of high rates. During the period that he worked at CPqD, he completed his master's degree at Unicamp with the...

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Mônica de Lacerda Rocha

USP

She graduated in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Geras, 1980. She holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the State University of Campinas, 1984. After two periods abroad (British Telecom Laboratoris, England), she concluded A Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the State University of Campinas in 1999. She worked with a researcher in the Microwave area at the Aerospace Technical Center (CTA) from 1985 to 1986 and as a...

Vilson Rosa de Almeida

IEAv

Universidade Brasil

Specialized in the areas of Photonics and Electronic Engineering, for Aerospace applications and in Biomedical Engineering, with emphasis on: Silicon Photonics, Integrated Optics, Fiber Optic Sensors, Micro / Nano-Devices and Micro / Nano-Sensors, Microwaves (RF) and Optoelectronics. He holds a degree from the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) in Electronic Engineering with distinction Magna Cum Laude (1997), as well as a degree from the Air Force Academy (AFA) in Aeronautical Sciences with a...

Carmelo José Albanez Bastos Filho

UPE

Carmelo JA Bastos Filho is currently the Chief Scientist of the Electrotechnical Technology Park of the State of Pernambuco, an associate professor at the Polytechnic School of Pernambuco, University of Pernambuco (UPE), professor of the graduation in Computer Engineering at the UPE , a permanent member of the UPE's Computer Engineering Graduate Program, a permanent member of the UPE's Systems Engineering Graduate Program, a permanent member of the Post-Graduation Program in Electrical Engineering at UFPE,...

Felipe Rudge Barbosa

Unicamp

He holds a bachelor's degree in Physics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1976), a Master's degree in Physics (M.Sc.) from the State University of Campinas (1979) and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering by the State University of Campinas (1992). He is a collaborating professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, State University of Campinas (FEEC-Unicamp); and senior researcher at INCT-Namitec, at the Information Technology Center – MCT / CTI, in Campinas, SP. He...

Yara Galvão Gobato

UFSCar

She holds a degree in Physics from the University of São Paulo (1986), a Master's degree in Physics from the University of São Paulo (1989) and a Ph.D. in Physics from the Ecole Normale Superieurie and Université Paris 6, Paris, France (1993). Currently holds the position of Associate Professor 4 of the Federal University of São Carlos. He was responsible for the assembly of laboratories with several experimental techniques for the development of several research projects at the Physics Department of...

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Hugo Enrique Hernandez Figueroa

Unicamp

He graduated in Electrical Engineering (1982) and majored in Mathematics (1983) by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, obtained a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering (1986) and a Master's Degree in Computer Science (1988) by the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. He obtained his doctorate in physics from the Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK (1992). Professor at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) since 1995, he reached Full Professor in...

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