J Cintra , EEng, Senior Member IEEE
Department of Statistics
Centre for Natural and Exact Sciences
Federal University of Pernambuco
Former visiting professor/scholar at
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées,
INSA, Lyon, France
Deparment of Electrical and Computing Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada
Deparment of Electrical and Computing Engineering, University of Akron, Ohio, USA
Renato J. Cintra (SM'2010) received the B.Sc., M.Sc., and D.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, Brazil, in 1999, 2001, and 2005, respectively.
He joined the Department of Statistics, UFPE, in 2005.
In 2014-2015, he was visiting professor at the Département Informatique, INSA, Lyon, France.
During 2017-2018, he is a visiting professor at
the University of Calgary, Canada.
He is an associate editor for
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters;
Springer Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing;
IET Circuits, Devices & Systems;
Journal of Communication and Information Systems.
His long-term topics of research include:
approximation theory for discrete transforms,
theory and methods for digital signal/image processing,
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