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Joaquim Ferreira Martins Filho


Ministério da Educação (Brasil). Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE). Centro de Tecnologia e Geociências (CTG)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Joaquim Ferreira Martins-Filho was born in Recife, Brazil. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), in Recife, in 1989, and the M.Sc. degree in Physics from the same institution in 1991. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1995. In 1998 he joined the Photonics Group, Department of Electronics and Systems of UFPE, in Recife, where he was the graduate program coordinator, was the head of department, and currently is a full professor. His research interests are in devices, subsystems, transmission systems and networking for optical communications, and optical sensors. He has coordinated several research projects financed by state and federal agencies as well as by industries. He published over 200 full papers in journals and conferences and advised over 40 postdoc, Ph.D. and M.Sc. students. Prof. Joaquim Martins-Filho is a Senior Member of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Senior Member of OPTICA (former OSA), Member of SBMO (Brazilian Microwave and Optoelectronics Society), and Member of SBFOTON (Brazilian Photonics and Optics Society), as well as a Research Fellow (PQ-1C) of the National Research Council of Brazil (CNPq). He was the coordinator of the CNPq Committee for Electrical Engineering. He was the Chair of the Joint Chapter ComSoc, ComputerSoc, PhotonicSoc of the IEEE Northeast Brazil Section. He received the Prof. Attilio Giarola Medal from SBMO in 2022. He currently is the Research Director of UFPE. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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