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Alexandre Zaghetto received his Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2002), his Master’s degree in 2004, and his Dr. degree in 2009 from the University of Brasilia (UnB), both in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Zaghetto is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science at UnB and Visiting Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McGill University. His current research interests include, but are not limited to, Image and Video Processing, Computational Intelligence and Biometric Systems. In addition to his teaching and research activities, he had also the opportunity to be Course Coordinator for Computer Science (bachelor) for two years. He is a member of the Laboratory of Images, Signals and Audio (LISA) and collaborates with the Digital Image and Video Processing Group (DIVP) coordinated by Prof. Ricardo L. de Queiroz. Dr. Zaghetto was also Counsellor of the IEEE Student Branch at UnB (2014-2016) and under his guidance, the students received in 2015 the Darrel Chong Student Activity Platinum Award (download Résumé).

“I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.” – Isaac Newton

“For each problem arises from the (…) discovery of an  apparent contradiction between our supposed knowledge  and the supposed facts.” – Karl R. Popper

 “Like artists, creative scientists must occasionally be able to live in a world out of joint.” – Thomas S. Kuhn