Charles Casimiro Cavalcante received the B.Sc and M.Sc in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Ceará (UFC), Brazil, in 1999 and 2001, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, in 2004. He has held a grant for Scientific and Technological Development from 2004 to 2007 and since March 2009 he has a grant of Scientific Research Productivity both from the Brazilian Research Council (CNPq). From March 2007 to November 2008 he was a Visiting Professor at Teleinformatics Engineering Department of UFC and since November 2008 he is an Assistant Professor at the same department and university holding the Statistical Signal Processing chair. From August 2014 to July 2015 he was a Visiting Assistent Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in the United States. He has been working on signal processing strategies for communications where he has several papers published in journal and conferences, has authored three international patents and he has worked on several funded research projects on the signal processing and wireless communications areas. He is also a co-author of the book Unsupervised Signal Processing: Channel Equalization and Source Separation, published by CRC Press. He is a researcher of the Wireless Telecommunications Research Group (GTEL) where he leads research on signal processing and wireless communications. Dr. Cavalcante is a Senior Member of the IEEE and Senior Member of the Brazilian Telecommunications Society (SBrT). His main research interests are in signal processing for communications, blind source separation, wireless communications, and statistical signal processing.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Signal Processing; Wireless Communications; Information Geometry