Optical Communication

Uiara Celine de Moura

CPqD

Holds a degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Emphasis (2010) and Master's (2014) in Electrical Engineering, both from the School of Engineering of São Carlos, University of São Paulo (EESC-USP). She completed her PhD in Electrical Engineering from the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) in 2017. She has been hired at the Center for Research and Development in Telecommunications (CPqD) since 2011, where she has participated in research and development projects for optical amplifiers based on EDFA...

Giovanni Benincá de Farias

Fundação CPqD

He obtained his MSc and PhD degree from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (Grenoble INP), France, in 2010 and 2013, respectively. During his PhD, he was engaged as a researcher in the CEA-Leti, Grenoble, France, from 2010 to 2013. During this period, its research interests were advanced modulation formats for optical communication, digital processing and silicon photonics transmitters. He is currently a senior researcher in the Fundação CPqD, Brazil, where he is engaged in the design and...

Hartmut Bartelt

FSU, Jena

He studied Physics at the Universities of Karlsruhe and Erlangen-Nuremberg. After his doctorate and postdoctorate work, he was employed at Siemens AG’s research centre Erlangen. In 1994, he was appointed as Professor for Modern Optics and now works at the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology in the area of fibre optics. From 1999 to 2006, he headed the Institute as scientific director and has been the deputy director since 2006.

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Andrea Chiuchiarelli

UFMG

Holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Università degli Studi dell'Aquila (2005) and a doctorate in Tecnologie Innovative from Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Studi Università e Perfezionamento, Pisa, Italy (2010). He was a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Optics and Telecommunications (DECOM) of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FEEC) of Unicamp – State University of Campinas, from January 2013 to November 2014, and holds a Young Talent Attraction (BJT), granted by...

Rafael Figueiredo

CPqD

Received the Technologist degree in Telecommunications and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas/SP – Brazil, in 2007, 2010, and 2015, respectively. From August 2010 to December 2013 he was a Teaching Assistant at School of Technology (FT-Unicamp) and from June 2015 to July 2016 he was a postdoc fellow at Department of Communications – School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (DECOM/FEEC-Unicamp). He is a founding member of the...

António Jesus Luís Teixeira

University of Aveiro

Dr. Antonio Teixeira, got his PhD from University of Aveiro in 1999, partly developed at the University of Rochester. He holds an EC in management and leadership from MIT Sloan School. He has been a professor at the University of Aveiro from 1999, being actually Associate professor with “Agregação”. He has worked from 2009-13 in Nokia Siemens Networks and in Coriant (2013/14) as a standardization expert in the field of optical access (In FSAN, ITU-T, IEEE 802.3). From 2014, he is the Dean of the University...

Fernando Pedro Pereira Guiomar

IT

Fernando Guiomar received the M.Sc. degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering in December of 2009, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in September 2015, both from University of Aveiro, Portugal. From October 2015 to October 2017 he has worked with the OptCom group of Politecnico di Torino (in collaboration CISCO Photonics Italy srl), as a post-doctoral researcher under the framework of a Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSC) Individual Fellowship, project Flex-ON (653412), where he...

Joaquim Ferreira Martins Filho

UFPE

Joaquim F. Martins Filho was born in Recife, Brazil, in 1966. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), in Recife, in 1989, and the M.Sc. degree in Physics from the same institution in 1991. He received his PhD degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1995. Between 1995 and 1998 he was a visiting professor at the Physics Department of UFPE. In 1998 he joined the Photonics Group, Department of Electronics...

Karcius Day Rosario Assis

UFBA

He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Paraíba (1997), current UFCG, a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Espírito Santo (2000) and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the State University of Campinas (2004). He was postdoctoral fellow at the University of Bristol-UK from 02/2015 to 01/2016. He was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Essex-UK in March 2018. He was an adjunct professor at the Federal University of ABC and...

Lasers

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Niklaus Ursus Wetter

IPEN

Holds a bachelor's degree in Physics from the Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich – ETH (1988 – Switzerland) and PhD in Nuclear Technology from the Institute for Nuclear and Energy Research (1993). He is currently a researcher at the National Nuclear Energy Commission at IPEN / SP and a post-graduate professor at the University of São Paulo – USP. From 2009 to 2013 he was assistant manager of the Lasers and Applications Center of IPEN / SP. In 2013 he was appointed manager of the Lasers and...

Ricardo Elgul Samad

IPEN

Graduated in Physics in 1993, obtained his Master's degree in Solid State Physics in 1997, and completed his PhD in Solid State Physics in 2006, all by the Institute of Physics of USP. He is currently Researcher at the Center for Lasers and Applications Institute of Energy and Nuclear Research (IPEN-CNEN / SP). He has published 48 articles in specialized journals that have more than 300 citations, 3 chapters of books and more than 90 papers in annals of events, in addition to having submitted 1 patent...

Newton Cesario Frateschi

Unicamp

Holds a bachelor's degree in Physics from the State University of Campinas (1984), a Master's degree in Physics from the State University of Campinas (1986), a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering – University of Southern California (1989) and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering – University of Southern California 1993). He was director of the Unicamp Semiconductor Component Center 2005-2010, associate director of the Gleb Wataghin Institute of Physics (IFGW) of Unicamp 2010-2014 and director of the...

Rogerio Nunes Nogueira

IT Aveiro

Has Ph.D. at Doutoramento by Universidade de Aveiro (2005) . Currently is Outro (especifique) of Instituto de Telecomunicações. Has experience in the area of Physics , with emphasis on Áreas Clássicas de Fenomenologia e suas Aplicações.

Integrated Photonics

Luiz Carlos Barbosa

Unicamp

Bachelor's at Fisica from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1972), master's at Production Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (1976) and doctorate at Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1981). Has experience in Physics, focusing on Physics Of The Condensed State Of Substance, acting on the following subjects: amplificação óptica, vidros dopados com quantum dots, vidros teluritos dopados com ïons de terras raras, fibras ópticas and amplifier device

Leonardo Ambrosio

USP SC

Leonardo A. Ambrosio received the B.Sc., M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Campinas, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Campinas, Brazil, in 2002, 2005 and 2009, respectively. Between 2009 and 2013 he was a postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of Microwaves and Optics at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas (Unicamp), and developed part of his research at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. His...

Giovanni Beninca de Farias

CPqD

Has obtained his MSc and PhD degree from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (Grenoble INP), France, in 2010 and 2013, respectively. During his PhD, he was engaged as a researcher in the CEA-Leti, Grenoble, France, from 2010 to 2013. During this period, its research interests were advanced modulation formats for optical communication, digital processing and silicon photonics transmitters. He is currently a senior researcher in the Fundação CPqD, Brazil, where he is engaged in the design and...

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Roberto Ricardo Panepucci

Centro de Tecnologia de Informação "Renato Archer"

Roberto Panepucci received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1996, following an M.S. (1990) and B.S. (1989) degrees from Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP). He was a post-doc at the Device Research Lab at Unicamp in Brazil, working on III-V optoelectronics. Dr. Panepucci joined the Cornell Nanofabrication Facility (CNF) in 1999 and soon after he joined Galayor Networks, a start-up developing silicon photonics devices. Joined Cornell´s Nanophotonics Group , where he further...

Optics and Instrumentation

Leonardo Ambrosio

USP SC

Leonardo A. Ambrosio received the B.Sc., M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Campinas, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Campinas, Brazil, in 2002, 2005 and 2009, respectively. Between 2009 and 2013 he was a postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of Microwaves and Optics at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas (Unicamp), and developed part of his research at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. His...

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Silvania Pereira

TU Delft

Silvania Pereira studied physics at the State University of Campinas, Brazil. After her graduation she went to the United States where she joined the quantum optics group of professor Jeff Kimble at the University of Texas at Austin and later at Caltech, Pasadena. The subject of her Ph.D. thesis was quantum fluctuations in nonlinear processes. In 1994 she was awarded a Humboldt Fellowship and went to the University of Constance, Germany in the group of Prof. Jürgen Mlynek. The subject of her work was...

Liliane Ventura

SEL-EESC-USP

Associate Professor A3 of the Department of Electrical Engineering of the School of Engineering of São Carlos, University of São Paulo. CERTIFICA-LIO, has a degree in Physics from the University of São Paulo (IFQSC – 1987), a master's degree in solid state physics from the University of São Paulo (IFQSC – 1990), a Ph.D. in Physics Applied to Ophthalmology by the University of São Paulo (IFSC -1995), postdoctoral degree in Ophthalmology (FMRP / USP – 1996), postdoctoral degree in Electrical Engineering...

Álvaro José Damião

ITA

IEAv-CTA

Bachelor's at Physic from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1977), master's at Physic from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1982) and doctorate at Physic from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (2002). Has experience in Physic, focusing on Optics, acting on the following subjects: thin films, metrology, optics, among others.

Biophotonics

Isabel Cristina S. Carvalho

PUC-RJ

She holds a degree in Physics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1979), a Masters in Physics – University of British Columbia (1984) and a PhD in Physics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1991). He is currently an associate professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Has experience in the field of Physics, with emphasis on Prop. Optics and Spectroscopy. of Mat. Condens; Other Inter. of Mat. with Rad. and Part., working mainly in the following...

Tania Mezzadri Centeno

Tania Mezzadri Centeno

Graduate at Tecnólogo Em Processamento de Dados from Universidade Federal do Paraná (1985), master's at Electric Engineering from Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (1994) and ph.d. at Doctorat En Informatique from Universite de Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier) (1998). He is currently professor associado at Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná. Has experience in Computer Science, focusing on Graphical Processing (Graphics), acting on the following subjects: reconstrução 3d, imagens tomográficas,...

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Denise Maria Zezell

IPEN-SP

Denise Maria Zezell is graduated in Physics from the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) Brazil, in 1984, where she received the M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degree (1991) for the study of optical properties of hematoporphyrin during Photodynamic Therapy of Tumors. Denise Maria Zezell participated in several courses in Medical Physics at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP, UNESCO) in Trieste, Italy. She is Senior Researcher at the Center for Lasers and Applications, at Nuclear and Energy...

Patricia Aparecida da Ana

UFABC

She holds a bachelor's degree in Dentistry from the School of Dentistry of University of São Paulo (2002), a PhD in Science from the University of São Paulo (2007) and a postdoctoral degree from the Institute of Energy and Nuclear Research (2010). She is currently a lecturer at the Federal University of ABC (UFABC), at the Biomedical Engineering graduation course, coordinator of the postgraduate course in Biomedical Engineering at UFABC and deputy coordinator of the UFABC Multiusers Center SBC campus. She...

Sensors, Image and Illumination

Cristiano Monteiro de Barros Cordeiro

Unicamp

Dr. Cristiano M. B. Cordeiro has been an active researcher in the field of Optics and Photonics for the last 15 years having published 60+ papers in international journals in collaboration with colleagues from Brazil and abroad, in particular England, Australia, Spain, Portugal, Canada, Colombia and Sweden. Member of the Brazilian Academy of Science from 2011 to 2015 his work was cited more than 1500 times (Web of Science) with an h-factor of 19. Cordeiro is, since 2008, Assistant Professor in the...

Cícero Martelli

UTFPR

He holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Electrical Engineering (2002) and a master's degree in Industrial Informatics with an emphasis on opto-electronics (2003) from the Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná. In 2008 he completed a PhD in Engineering at the Interdisciplinary Photonics Laboratories / Optical Fiber Technology Center and School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney. It is of interest in the following areas: optical fibers, optical devices for...

João Marcos Salvi Sakamoto

IEAv / CTA

Received his doctor's degree in Electronic Engineering at the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica Technological Institute of Aeronautics in 2012. His research interests are optic sensors, fiber optic sensors, lasers, optical interferometry, and laser ultrasonics.

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Marcos Antonio Ruggieri Franco

IEAv / CTA

Researcher of the Institute of Advanced Studies (IEAv) and Professor at the Institute of Technology of Aeronautics (ITA). BS in physics at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (1983), Master in Physics from the University of São Paulo (1991) and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of São Paulo (1999). Coordinator of the Computational Electromagnetic Laboratory of IEAv. The main research areas are: Applied electromagnetic, Computational modeling of Electromagnetic devices, optical...

Jonas Henrique Osório

XLIM Research Institute

Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. in Physics from the Institute of Physics "Gleb Wataghin" (IFGW) of the State University of Campinas (Unicamp). From 2009 to 2017 he worked in the Laboratory of Special Fibers (LaFE – IFGW – Unicamp) under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Cristiano M. B. Cordeiro. During his postgraduate studies, he studied at Tufts University (under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Fiorenzo G. Omenetto) and at the University of Bath (under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Jonathan C. Knight). He is...

Marcelo Martins Werneck

UFRJ

He was born in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, and graduated in Electronic Engineering from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC) in 1975. He obtained his MSc by the Biomedical Engineering Program of COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 1977. In 1978 he joined the Department of Electronics and Computation at UFRJ where he has been an Associate Professor since 1978. His PhD was obtained from the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom in 1985. He is currently coordinator of...

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