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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 automático de detecção e identificação da intrusão de veículos em faixas ou sentidos de circulação interditados ao trânsito, PT103501, -1, (status pending), Ownership: Instituto de Telecomunicações
  • P.M. Girão, F. Alegria, Sistema de identificação automática de matrículas de veículos a partir de imagens vídeo, PT103680, -1, (status pending), Ownership: Instituto de Telecomunicações

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);