img_1231_w800

Biography

Igor Freire is an Electrical Engineering PhD student at the Federal University of Pará. He concluded his graduation in the first position among the graduates of 2013 and his Masters in 2015, both in Electrical Engineering at the Federal University of Pará. During his graduation, he was a fellow of the CAPES-FIPSE program in academic exchange at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) in Houghton, MI, United States. He has 4+ years of R&D experience in digital communications, with major actuation in the development and embedded implementation of digital signal processing algorithms for communication systems. Furthermore, he is currently the chair at the IEEE Young Professionals affinity group at the Centro-Norte Brazil Section.

Academic Positions

  • Present2016

    PhD Researcher

    Sensors and Embedded Systems Laboratory (LASSE)

  • 20152014

    Researcher

    Signal Processing Laboratory (LAPS)

  • 20132012

    Scientific Initiation Researcher

    Signal Processing Laboratory (LAPS)

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2019

    Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

    Federal University of Pará

  • M.Sc. 2015

    Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

    Federal University of Pará

  • B.Sc. 2013

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

    Federal University of Pará

  • B.Sc. Fall 2011

    Semester Abroad in Electrical Engineering

    Michigan Technological University

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2016
    Best Paper Award (1st Place) at INSCIT-2016
    image
    Best paper in the International Symposium on Instrumentation Systems, Circuits and Transducers – INSCIT.
  • 2015
    Best Paper Award (2nd Place) at IMOC-2015
    image
    Second best paper in the International Microwave and Optoelectronics Conference out of 196 publications.
  • 2014
    Kawaguchi Award
    image
    Recipient of the Kawaguchi award granted annually by Norsk Hydro to the engineering graduate with highest GPA among the nearly 400 annual graduating students at the Federal University of Pará.
  • 2013
    “Luiz Carlos Nogueira de Freitas” Engineering Award
    An award given annually to the top Electrical Engineering graduate by GPA out of the 200 graduates of the four institutions that offer the course in the state of Pará (Brazil).
  • 2011
    Michigan Tech's Fall 2011 Semester Dean's List
    image
    While taking a semester as undergraduate student at the Michigan Technological University, Igor got a flawless GPA of 4.0 and was recognized in the Dean's list.