Lailson Ferreira dos Santos
Lailson Santos was born in Ourém, Pará, Brazil, on June of 1990. His bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from the Federal University of Pará - UFPA, was obtained in 2013, with emphasis on Telecommunications. He received the Kawaguchi award for best undergraduate student among all engineering courses, with a total CRG grade of 9.83/10. He received his master's degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Campinas - Unicamp, in the field of Telecommunications and Telematics, in 2014. He is currently a PhD student in Electrical Engineering at the University of Campinas, in the area of Telecommunications, with emphasys on digital signal processing (DSP) for coherent optical systems based on mode-division multiplexing (MDM). His main areas of interest include optical communications and error control coding.
Aparna Aravind Payyazhi
Aparna Aravind Payyazhi was born on 1992 in Palakkad, Kerala, India. She studied Electronics and Communication engineering (BTech) at the University of Calicut, India, and graduated with a first class degree award. Currently, she is doing her Master studies in Electrical Engineering at the University of Campinas - Unicamp, in the area of Optical Communications, focusing on Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and phase recovery of QAM signals in optical communications.
Ruby Stella Bravo Ospina
Ruby Bravo was born in Belalcazar, Cauca, Colombia, on September 30, 1992. She got an undergraduate degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering in 2015, from University of Cauca, Colombia. Currently, she is a Master degree candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Campinas - Unicamp, Brazil. Her main interest areas are Optical Communication Systems and Digital Signal Processing. As hobbies, she enjoys music, dancing, sports and reading.
Fabio Aparecido Barbosa
Fabio Aparecido Barbosa was born in 1991 in São João da Boa Vista, São Paulo, Brazil. He studied Electrical Engineering at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais - PUC/MG, Brazil, where he graduated in 2014. In 2017 he received the M. Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Campinas - Unicamp, in the area of coherent optical communications. Currently, he is a PhD student at Unicamp. His main interest areas are optical communications and digital signal processing for communications.
Carlos Enrique Carrión Betancourth
Carlos Carrión was born in Loja City, South of Ecuador, in June 1982. Currently, he is a PhD candidate at the University of Campinas - Unicamp, in the area of Electrical Engineering. Carlos got his bachelor degree in Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering from Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja - UTPL, in 2006, and his Master degree in Electrical and Computer Engineer from Unicamp in 2014. In his master studies he carried out the study of a model to recover signal frequency and phase in a burst mode receiver for optical systems. Currently, he is interested in applications of Probabilistic Shaping and Equalization for Coherent Optical Communications. His areas of interest include coherent optical communications, digital signal processing, DSP on FPGA, and microcontrollers.
Alaelson de Castro Jatobá Neto
Alaelson Jatobá was born on August 1981, in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil. He received the bachelor degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Alagoas - UFAL, campus Maceió, in 2007. He obtained the MSc degree in Information Engineering at the Federal University of ABC - UFABC, campus Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil, in 2011. He was a system analyst at UFAL from 2004 to 2012. He then joined the Federal Institute of Alagoas - IFAL, in Arapiraca City, Alagoas, as an Assistant Professor. In 2014 he started his PhD studies in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Campinas - Unicamp. Currently, he is working with issues related to high capacity node/network architectures for space-division multiplexing in elastic optical networks.
Veruska Rodrigues Moreira
Veruska Rodrigues Moreira was born on May 1984, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. She graduated in Information Technology in 2005 and Telecommunication Technology in 2013, both at University of Campinas - Unicamp, where she received the award for best undergraduate student in telecommunications technology. She received a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Unicamp, in the field of Telecommunications and Telematics, in 2009. Currently, she is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering at Unicamp. She has diverse knowledge in the areas of computing and electrical engineering, with emphasis in telecommunications. Her research interests include, but is not limited to, digital signal processing, optical communications, adaptive equalization, carrier recovery and applications for reconfigurable hardware (FPGA).
José Hélio da Cruz Júnior
José Hélio Jr. obtained the bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN, in 2013, and his Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Campinas - Unicamp, in 2015. Currently, he is a researcher at the Center of Research and Development on Telecommunications - CPqD and a PhD candidate at Unicamp. His research experience includes optical communications and photonics, with focus on high-order modulations, coherent detection, DSP, FEC, probabilistic shaping, optical superchannels, radio over fiber, unrepeatered system and high speed optical transmission (100 Gb/s, 200 Gb/s, 400 Gb/s and 1 Tb/s).
Denis Yuji Shimizu
Denis Shimizu was born in Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil, on March of 1986. He obtained the bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from the Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia, in 2011. He has 12 years of experience working in different segments of the electronic industry in high-tech companies of the embedded electronics and semiconductor sector. He is currently developing his studies for the Master degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Campinas - Unicamp. His areas of interest include, but are not limited to, Embedded Systems, IP Networks, Math Algorithms Optmization, Optical Communications, Wave Propagation, Software-Defined Radio, Cryptography, DSP, Software Design and Machine Learning.
Kayol Soares Mayer
Kayol Soares Mayer was born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, on January 1993. Currently, he is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering at the University of Campinas - Unicamp. He received the B.Eng. degree in Automation and Control Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS, in 2016, and the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering, also from PUCRS, in 2018. As M.Sc. candidate, he developed studies in demodulation techniques for CPM (Continuous Phase Modulation), neural networks, fuzzy controllers and linear and nonlinear single carrier equalizers. His current research interests include signal clustering, nonlinear systems, digital communications systems, wireless and optical communications and adaptive Digital Signal Processing (DSP). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pablo de Freitas Hernandez
Pablo de Freitas Hernandez was born in London, England, in 1990. He received the bachelor’s degree in Economic Sciences from Faculties of Campinas - FACAMP, in 2016. He is presently pursuing his master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Campinas, UNICAMP. He is knowledgeable in Industrial Economics with a Schumpeterian Innovation perspective and has worked at CPqD and INOVA/UNICAMP as a researcher on Innovation development in ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and patent consultancy. His current research interests are related to the Ethanol Industry and its importance to the Brazilian economy and to global warming mitigation.
Laís Castro de Carvalho
Laís Castro de Carvalho was born in Baependi, Minas Gerais, Brazil, on October 5, 1992. She is currently graduating in Bioprocess Engineering at the Federal University of Itajubá - UNIFEI, Brazil, and is presently working in an internship program at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, in the area of biofuels, focusing on the improvements of bioethanol’s production chain. Her main interest areas include Biofuels, Climate Changes, Plant Genetics, Biotechnology and Fermentative Processes.