EDISON PIGNATON DE FREITAS
POSITION IN THE IJoFCS
AREAS OF INTEREST
Embedded systems, Real time systems, Distributed systems, Information security, Computer networks, Wireless communication, Biologically inspired computing, Sensor Networks.
Professor Edison Pignaton de Freitas is currently Adjunct Professor at Department of Information Technology at Federal University of Santa Maria – Frederico Westphalen, having previously worked as Computer Engineer and Researcher at the Brazilian Army from 2004 to 2013. He got his Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from the Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil (2003), and his MSc degree in Computer Science from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil (2007). He received his PhD from Halmstad University, Sweden, and UFRGS, Brazil, (2011) in a joint PhD program in the area of sensor networks. During 2001-2002 he participated in an interchange program for Engineering students between Brazil and France, studying at Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Toulouse, performing an internship at AIRBUS Central Entity in the Systems Department, working in the A380 airplane project. His research is focused on embedded systems, real time systems, computer networks and information security.
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