Eduardo Freire Nakamura

Federal University of Amazonas, Brazil

Eduardo Nakamura serves as a Principal Researcher at Computer Labs of the Research and Technological Innovation Center (FUCAPI), Brazil, and as an Adjunct Professor at Department of Computer Science of the Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM), Brazil. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 2007. His research interests include data/information fusion, distributed algorithms, localization algorithms, wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, and mobile and pervasive computing. He has published regularly in leading international conferences and journals related to those areas, and he also presented tutorials at international conferences, such as ACM SIGMOD, IEEE CIT, and EWSN. He has also served as a TPC Member for several international conferences, such as, IEEE ICC, IEEE Globecom, ISSNIP, ACM SAC, IEEE PIMRC, ICCCN, IEEE WCNC, and IEEE AINA. He is engaged as well in the editorial board of different journals as an Area Editor for sensor networks. He was the recipient of the 2008 CAPES Great Thesis Award, for the best Ph.D. thesis in the field of engineering and exact and earth sciences, granted by the Brazilian Ministry of Education. In 2009, he received the Latin America Region Young Professional Award, granted by the IEEE Latin America Communication Society, for outstanding and promising professional record in the field of communications. In 2010, he has being selected as a Finalist of the Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship, which stimulates and supports the research of promising individuals who have the potential to make a profound impact on the state-of-the-art techniques in their research disciplines. Since 2010, he serves as a Research Fellow of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), an agency linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology.

Biography Updated on 20 January 2011

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