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Maria Claudia Ferrari de Castro

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Fundação Educacional Inaciana Padre Sabóia de Medeiros (FEI). Centro Universitário da FEI (UNIFEI). Campus de São Bernardo do Campo  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Prof. Maria Claudia F. de Castro is an Electrical Engineer with PhD. in Biomedica Engineering from the State University of Campinas (2000), with emphasis on Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation aimed at restoring hand movements of quadriplegics. Since 2001, she has worked at the Centro Universitário FEI as a teacher in undergraduate and graduate courses, guiding research projects in the development and application of devices for motor rehabilitation of upper limbs, acquisition and processing of biopotentials (EMG and EEG) aiming at the patter recognition for use in robotic and human-computer interfaces and rehabilitation. In 2019, she was invited to occupy the position of Director of the Department of Technologies for Sustainable and Social Development Programs, of the Secretariat of Applied Technologies, of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications (MCTIC), acting in the formulation of public policies, dissemination and application of technologies in the areas of sustainable communities and cities, renewable energy, water and sanitation, treatment of waste and reuse of solid waste, environmental protection, assistive technology , technologies for health, education and food security and social technologies. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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