Prof. José Dias Pereira
José Dias Pereira José Miguel Costa Dias Pereira was born in Portugal in 1959. He received his degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) of the Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) in 1982.
In 1995 he received the MSc degree, in 1999 the PhD degree and in 2008 he was approved by unanimity in the Aggregation proofs. All the academic degrees that he obtained are included in the area of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and sub-area of Instrumentation and Measurement.
His professional experience includes the following positions: from 1984 till 1986 he developed activities in Control Data as a field engineer in the area of mechanical and electrical tests of magnetic heads and storage disk drives; during this period we stayed almost six months in U.S.A. (Control Data factory in Aberdeen/Dakota South) performing training activities; from 1986 till 1987 he worked as engineer head of the digital transmission system of the Lisbon and Porto Telecommunications Company; from 1987 till 1992 he worked as a head engineer of the installation, operation and maintenance of the digital switching and transmission systems department of the Portuguese Telecommunications Company.
His teaching activities include: lecture of mathematics in the Technical University of Lisbon during the last two year of its graduation; from 1982 till 1984 he worked as an assistant in the same university in the instrumentation and measurement areas; from 1992 till 2009 he worked as a
Coordinator Professor and, in the last seven years, as a Principal Coordinator Professor1 of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal.
He is the author and co-author of 3 patents, 1 book, 14 book chapters, 61 papers in international journals with peer review, and more than 170 papers in proceedings of international conferences. Prof. Dias Pereira is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a founder member of the IEEE/IMS Portuguese Chapter, an Associated Editor of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement and he had been Associated Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine. He is a regular reviewer of a large number of journals and magazines including IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation and Measurement, IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Computer Standards & Interfaces – Elsevier and ISA Transactions - The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, among others.
During the last years, he has been the coordinator of several projects and workshops developed in collaboration with engineering personnel of industrial plants, in the fields of smart sensing, distributed instrumentation and control systems, fieldbuses, protocols and networks for industrial communications.