Dr. Renato Luis Garrido Cavalcante
Fraunhofer HHI, Germany
Dr. Renato Luis Garrido Cavalcante received the electronics engineering degree from the Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica (ITA), Brazil, in 2002, and the M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Communications and Integrated Systems from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, in 2006 and 2008, respectively. From April 2003 to April 2008, he was a recipient of the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship. He is currently a Research Fellow with the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute, Berlin, Germany, and a lecturer at the Technical University of Berlin. Previously, he held appointments as a Research Fellow with the University of Southampton, Southampton, U.K., and as a Research Associate with the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, U.K.
Dr. Cavalcante received the Excellent Paper Award from the IEICE in 2006 and the IEEE Signal Processing Society (Japan Chapter) Student Paper Award in 2008. He also co-authored a study that received a best student paper award at the 13th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC) in 2012. His current interests are in signal processing for distributed systems, multiagent systems, convex analysis, machine learning, and wireless communications.