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... Francisco Andre Correa Alegria

Senior Researcher

Francisco Alegria

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-2001
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Instrumentation and Measurements – Lx

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Address: IT – Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico - Torre Norte - Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
1049 - 001 Lisboa
Tel: +351 21 841 84 54
Fax: +351 21 841 84 72

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 07-06-2002
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 26-10-1997
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 31-10-1995
  • Characterization of Analog to Digital Converters
  • Calibration of Measuring Instruments
  • Instrumentation and Measurement
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, 12-03-1997, Assistant Professor
Supervision of theses
  • On Road Dyno for Formula Student Car – FST, MSc Student, João Ribeiro, 09-2009
  • Design of an Electronic Engine Control Unit – FST, MSc Student, João Vicente, 09-2009
  • Influence of Phase Noise and Jitter in the testing of telecommunication ADCs, Research Grant, Sandro Noto, 12-2007
  • A. Moschita, D. M. Macii, F. Alegria, P. Carbone, Histogram-Based Techniques for ADC Testing, Chapter in, Design, Modeling and Testing of Data Converters - Signals and Communication Technology, P. Carbone, Sayfe Kiaei, Fang Xu, Springer, Berlin, 2013
  • E. Martinho, F. Alegria, C. G. Grangeia, A Dionísio, F. Almeida, Electrical Resistivity Imaging: Overview and a Case Study in Stone Cultural Heritage, Chapter in, 3D Imaging: Theory, Technology and Applications, Emerson H. Duke, Stephen R. Aguirre, Nova Publisher, 2010
  • P.M. Girão, F. Alegria, Sistema de identificação automática de matrículas de veículos a partir de imagens vídeo, PT103680, September, 2007, (Pending)
  • P.M. Girão, F. Alegria, Sistema automático de detecção e identificação da intrusão de veículos em faixas ou sentidos de circulação interditados ao trânsito, PT103501, April, 2007, (Pending)

Closed Projects10

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
ADCPN Influence of Phase Noise and Jitter in the testing of telecommunication ADCs. IT/LA 01-07-2005 31-12-2007
CLASSE Detection, Classification and Estimation of Defects in Metallic Plates Subject to Manual Inspection IT/LA 01-12-2008 01-12-2010
CRACK Flaw Imaging in Metals by Contactless Conductivity FCT/PTDC 01-10-2007 01-04-2011
EUPAS EUropean Project for ADC-based devices Standardization IT/LA 01-01-1998 01-01-2008
HYPOVEG Experimental Characterization of Instream-Hyporheic Fluxes in Vegetated Channels and Wetlands 01-03-2012 01-03-2015
InADC InADC-In depth analysis of analog to digital converter methods FCT/PTDC 01-09-2007 01-09-2010
LUSO Acção Luso Espanhola - Sismógrafos do Fundo Marinho. Optimização das Técnicas de Desenho dos Instrumentos de Medida: Aquisição, Registo e Tratamento de Dados CRUP
NECTDiMe New error correction techniques for digital measurement instruments FCT/POCTI 01-02-2004 01-02-2007
NMMADC New measurements methods in Analog to Digital Converters testing FCT/POCTI 01-10-2000 30-09-2003
TIM Magnetic Induction Tomography - Development of the instrumentation and measuring methods for biomedical applications. FCT/POSC 01-06-2005 01-06-2008
  • Layout Editor, ACTA IMEKO, 01-01-2012 - today
  • IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation and Measurement
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE AFRICON Conf. in Africa
    2007, 1 review(s);