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Dupla diplomação de doutorado entre universidades brasileiras e a da Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland, USA

Dia: 18, Horário: 08:00-11:30, Local: Sala Paraná IV

Coordenação: Luciano Luporini Menegaldo - COPPE/UFRJ, Robert F. Kirsch, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland, USA

LucianoMenegaldoLuciano L. Menegaldo is Associate Professor III at the Biomedical Engineering Program (PEB/COPPE), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He is B.S. (1994) and MSc (1997) in Mechanical Engineering from State University of Campinas and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of São Paulo (2001). From 2004 to 2011 he was Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Military Institute of Engineering. He spent a post-doc period at University of Rome Tre, Italy (2008). He has advised 18 MSc and PhD graduate students. His research focuses on musculoskeletal biomechanics, with applications of dynamics, control systems, optimization, and system identification, including clinical applications. 

RobertFischRobert F. Kirsch is the Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. He has a B.S. (1982) cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a MSc and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University. He is the Executive Director of the Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation Center and a Research Career Scientist of the Dept. of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service. He advised 34 MSc and PhD graduate students and received several research grants from National Institutes of Health, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, Spinal Cord Research Foundation and others. His research interests include brain-machine interfaces, functional electrical stimulation, instrumentation, and control of neuroprosthesis.


Plataforma lab-on-a-chip multiteste: aplicações e desafios no diagnóstico e monitoramento de doenças relevantes em gestantes durante o acompanhamento pré-natal

Dia: 19, Horário: 16:00-17:00, Local: Sala F3

Leonardo Foti, PhD, ICC/FIOCRUZ, IBMP.

LeonardoFotiGraduated in Biological Sciences from the Federal University of Paraná (2004), master's degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (2006) and PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the Federal University of Paraná (2012). Currently researcher in public health at ICC/FIOCRUZ and Research Associate at IBMP. Experience in biochemistry with emphasis on molecular biology, acting on the following topics: diagnostics development, liquid microarray, recombinant antigens, point-of-care, sensors and technological development.


Cursos de Graduação em Engenharia Biomédica

Dia: 18, Horário: 16:00-18:00, Local: Sala C1

Coordenação: Renato Amaro Zângaro - CITÉ - PqTec-SJCampos - Univ. Anhembi Morumbi

RenatoZangaroProf. Renato Zângaro received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Vale do Paraíba-Univap, SP, Brazil, 1981, Master Degree, 1985 and PhD degree, 1988 at the Université des Sciences et Techiniques Du Languedoc, France. Postdoctoral at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology-MIT, USA, 1995. Full Professor, Researcher, Head of the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Studies, Director of the Health Sciences Faculty, Dean of Graduate Studies and Dean of International Cooperation of the UNIVAP, 1990-2008. Full Professor, Researcher and Dean of Research and Graduate Studies of the University Camilo Castelo Branco-Unicastelo, 2009-2016. Associate-Editor of the Journal Photobiology, Ad hoc Consultant FAPESP and CNPq. Former President of the Brazilian Society of Biomedical Engineering-SBEB, 2009-2010. Chairman of the Board-Brazilian Society of Biomedical Engineering-SBEB, 2013-2014. Representative of Private Universities-FOPROP, Pro Rectors Forum of Research and Graduate Studies, 2015-2016. Full Professor at Anhembi Morumbi University, 2016 to date. Currently Director of the Center for Technological Innovation in Health (CITS-CITÉ) Technological Park of São José dos Campos, mainly working on the following topics: laser, optical diagnosis of cancer, transcranial laser therapy and ozone applications.

AlcimarDr. Alcimar B. Soares received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at the Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil, in 1987, where he also concluded his MSc in the area of Artificial Intelligence in 1990. He received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Edinburgh, UK, in 1997, and completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the department of Biomedical Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University, USA, in 2014. Has was the Head of the Graduate Program of Electrical Engineering from 2002 to 2004, Head of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering from 2004 to 2008, and Dean for Research and Graduate Studies of the Federal University of Uberlândia from 2008 to 2012. He also was the Head of the Committees for the creation of the Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate and Graduate Programs of the Federal University of Uberlândia in 2005 and 2012, respectively. Dr. Soares is currently a Full Professor and Head of the Biomedical Engineering Lab at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Research on Biomedical Engineering journal, Associate-Editor of the Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing journal and Associate-Editor of the Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Biosciences. He is also member of various scientific societies, such as the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, the Brazilian Society of Biomedical Engineering, the Brazilian Society of Electromyography and Kinesiology and the International Society of Electromyography and Kinesiology. His research interests include modeling and estimation of neuromotor control systems, large scale neural systems dynamics, targeted neuroplasticity, decoding neural activity, brain machine interfaces and rehabilitation and assistive devices.

FabianoCarvalhoProf. Fabiano Valias de Carvalho received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Telecommunications and Electronics at Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações - Inatel (1995) and master's degree in Electrical Engineering at Universidade Federal de Itajubá - Unifei (2002). Coordinator of udergraduate Biomedical Engineering course since 2010, and coordinator of Clinical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Lato Sensu course, from 2006 to 2010 and 2016 to the present, taking part in the creation and implementation of these courses. The interest areas are digital and analog electronics, microcontroller systems, data networks, digital processing of biomedical signals and assistive technology.

FernandoSalesFernando Sales received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) in 2004. He received his DSc in Cardiology at the University of Sao Paulo Medical School in 2009. In 2009, Fernando worked at the School of Engineering of Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (UNIVAP) in São José dos Campos-SP. From february/2010 to october/2013, he was Associate Professor at the Biomedical Engineering Course of the Universidade Federal do ABC. From october/2013 until the present moment, he has been an Associate Professor at the Biomedical Engineering Department of the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. His main research interests are: medical imaging processing, biomedical signal processing, pattern recognition, data science, health informatics, telemedicine, medical instrumentation, public health, innovation, entrepeneurship and education in Biomedical Engineering.