Pedro Manuel Brito da Silva Girão
Full Professor of 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 Prof. Luís Alcácer, 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.
Fellow of IET, Senior Member of the IEEE, Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE/I&MS, and a regular reviewer of IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation and Measurement, Trans. on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Sensors Journal, and 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.
Certified Engineer, Senior member, Advisor Member and a Specialist in Metrology by Ordem dos Engenheiros.
Academic Degrees and Titles
- Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technical University “Gheorghe Asachi”, Iasi, Romania: Doctor Honoris Causa, April 2009.
- Instituto Superior Técnico (IST): Agregação in Electrical and Computer Engineering, December 1995.
- IST: Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1988: approved by unanimous decision with Distinction cum Laude.
- IST: Licenciatura (5 years degree) in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications and Electronics, 1974/75, final classification 17/20 (top 2% of the class).