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Pedro Silva Girão's Last Class

on 28-04-2022


On April 28, 2022, starting at 2:30 pm, at the Instituto Superior Técnico Congress Center, a session will take place in which Professor Pedro Silva Girão will present, on the occasion of his retirement, his last class entitled “Electrotechnical Engineering and Computers: 1970-2020 and Beyond”.

Pedro Silva Girão is a Full Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon, and a Senior Researcher, the Head of the Instrumentation and Measurements Group and, with Jorge Morgado, Coordinator of the Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies of the Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT).
Main research interests include instrumentation, transducers, measurement techniques, and digital data processing, particularly for biomedical and environmental applications. Metrology, quality, and electromagnetic compatibility are also areas of regular activity.
He is a Fellow of IET, Senior Member of IEEE, Associate Editor of IET-SMT, member of the Editorial Board of several international publications, and a regular reviewer of IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation and Measurement, Trans. on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Sensors Journal, Signal Processing Letters and member of the technical program committee of IEEE IMTC, SPICES, SSD, CIVEMSA, Sensors and MeMeA (co-chair in 2014), maintains a strong relationship with IMEKO, being a member of the Advisory Board and Honorary Chair of TC-19.



14:30 – Opening Session by Professor Rogério Colaço, President of Instituto Superior Técnico
14:40 – Intervention by Professor Marcelino Santos: Scientific Area of ​​Electronics – DEEC, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
14:50 – Lesson “Electrical and Computer Engineering: 1970-2020 and Beyond”, by Professor Pedro Silva Girão
15:40 – Intervention by Professor José Alberto Santos-Victor, President of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
16:00 – Closing Session

Free admission, subject to the capacity of the Great Amphitheatre of the Congress Centre (300 seats), Civil Engineering Pavilion, floor -2.

Confirm your presence until April 26th to or via tel. +351 218 418 499 / 218 417 960.

Photo credits: IST

News source: IST

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