Current Students

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, and is currently a PhD 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.

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: kayol@decom.fee.unicamp.br

Jonathan Aguiar Soares

Jonathan Aguiar Soares was born in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Currently, he is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering at the University of Campinas - Unicamp. He received the B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS, in 2019. As undergraduate student, he developed studies in MIMO modulation, demodulation and estimation techniques for coupled OFDM systems and machine learning. His current research interests include digital communications systems, wireless communications, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), deep learning and data analysis,. Contact: jonathan@decom.fee.unicamp.br

Robson Assis Colares

Robson Assis Colares was born in São Paulo, Brazil, on April 2nd, 1990. Currently, he is a master degree candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Campinas - Unicamp. He received a bachelor degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the Mackenzie Presbyterian University in 2014, working for a decade as an Optical Network and Data engineer, mainly with DWDM, Routing/Switching and Microwave. He develops studies in Distributed Optical Fiber Sensing, Phase-Sensitive Optical Time-Domain Reflectometry and Machine Learning. His main research interests include: Optical Communications, Photonics, Fiber Optic Sensing, Optical Networking, Plasmonics, Digital Signal Processing, Machine Learning and Neural Networks.

Igor Vieira

Igor Vieira received his B.Sc. degree in Mechatronics Engineering in 2015 from the Federal University of São João del-Rei - UFSJ, Brazil. In 2018, he obtained his M.Sc. degree in Physics from the UFSJ/UFLA/UNIFAL's Multicentric Graduate Program in Physics at UFSJ. In 2020, he obtained his M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering in the Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG, Brazil. During the Fall of 2019, he hold a position as Temporary Professor at the Department of Technology of the UFSJ, Alto Paraopeba Campus, lecturing courses in the field of Computing. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil. His major research interests have been in the areas of Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics, including: Optical Communications, Quantum Optics, Control Theory, Robotics and Computer Vision.

Andrés Escallón

Andrés Escallón was born in Pasto, Nariño, Colombia, on September 11, 1984. He is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering at the University of Campinas - Unicamp, Brazil. He received the B.Eng. degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering in 2008, from University of Cauca, Colombia. He achieved an advanced training in Telematic Networks and Services from the same university in 2009, and obtained the M.Sc. degree in Telecommunications, also from University of Cauca, in 2018. He is currently working on Intent-Based Optical Networks, and his research interests include optical communications systems and machine learning algorithms for failure prediction.

Thiago Pita

Thiago Pita was born in May 1997 in Brasília, DF, Brazil. He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Brasília - UnB, Brazil. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Campinas - Unicamp, Brazil, focusing on optical inter-satellite communication links. His areas of interest include optical communications, digital signal processing, DSP implementation on FPGA or microcontrollers, and machine learning.

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).

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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).