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Sebastian Yuri Catunda
Sebastian Yuri Cavalcanti Catunda graduated in electrical engineering from the Federal University of Paraíba (1993), achieved M.Sc. degree from the Federal University of Paraíba (1996) and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Federal University of Campina Grande (2000) and École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications - ENST, Paris. He was a professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA) from 1998 to 2011. At UFMA, he chaired the Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering from 2005 to 2011. In 2011 he joined the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), at Natal, where he is currently a full professor of the Department of Computer Engineering and Automation.
With the Brazilian Society of Automation (SBA), he founded the Instrumentation Committee in 2007 and was the society’s secretary of institutional relations from 2015 to 2016. He is Senior Member of IEEE since 2013. He founded in 2013 and presided until 2017, the Joint Chapter IEEE IMS / CASS of Bahia Section. He is a titular researcher, level 1D, in the Microelectronics area of the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), and member of its Advisory Board from 2012 to 2018. His research interests focus on instrumentation and microelectronics including the topics of sensors, analog and mixed circuits, embedded systems, and data acquisition systems, in which he has published more than 120 conferences and journals papers.
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