Professor Marcelo Fernandes
Marcelo A. C. Fernandes was born in Natal, Brazil. He received the BS degree in Electrical Engineering in 1997, the MS degree in Electrical Engineering in 1999, from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2010, from the University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and Automation, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil. From 2015 to 2016 his worked with visiting researcher in Centre Telecommunication Research (CTR) at King’s College London, in London, UK. He is the leader of the Research Group on Embedded Systems and Reconfigurable Computing (RESRC) and, coordinator of the Laboratory of Machine Learning and Intelligent System (LMLIS). His research interests include artificial intelligence, digital signal processing, embedded systems, reconfigurable hardware, and tactile internet. Dr. Fernandes is the author and co-author of many scientific papers and practical studies with reconfigurable computing on FPGA to accelerate artificial intelligence algorithms.