He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos - University of São Paulo (1979), MS in Electrical Engineering from Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos - University of São Paulo (1984) and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic School - University of São Paulo (1990). He has over 130 articles in international journals and conferences. He was a guest researcher at NIST -. Stands and National Institute of Technology (1994-1995), and guest researcher at the University of Potsdam in 2010 He was also Vice-Director of the EESC-USP and Pro-rector of Culture and University Extension, University of São Paulo. Currently he is Full Professor at USP and head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering EESC-USP. He is also Senior Member of IEEE; Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation; Board of CEIDP - IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena and SIPDA - International Symposium on Lightning Protection. He was elected for the period 2014-2016 as a member of the Adcom of the IEEE Dielectric and Electrical Insulation Society. Has experience in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Measurement, Control, Correction and Protection of Electrical Power Systems, acting on the following topics: grounding systems, solid dielectrics, lightning, piezoelectricity and electrical sensors. He also serves as scientific advisor on research projects by the FAPESP, CNPq, besides legal expertise.systems. He has continually published in these areas.
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