Technological Institute of Aeronautics - ITA

Electronic Warfare Laboratory - LAB-GE


Caixa de texto: Lester de Abreu Faria
                               		 Head of the Electronic Warfare Laboratory at ITA
Electronic Engineer

IEEE Member #91136127



     Working as an Officer for the Brazilian Air Force in the last 28 years, he held all levels of management positions.

     Degree in Aeronautical Sciences (Brazilian Air Force Academy — AFA, 1993), and Electronic Engineering from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA, 2004). Masters in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (ITA, 2011), with emphasis on Microelectronics, testability and Design of Analog Read-Out Integrated Circuits (ROICs). Doctor in Sciences, on Cryogenic Integrated Circuits for infrared detectors applications (ITA, 2014), where he received the award of “Best Brazilian PHD Thesis”, from the Microelectronics Brazilian Society (SBMICRO). Specialization course on “Microfabrication: Construction of MOS IC’s” (UNICAMP — CCS). In 2015, he received the the "First WEISS Prize TEACHING EXCELLENCE”, conferred by the ITA students.

     He worked as maintenance engineer (depot level) of the following aircrafts: F-5 (Northrop), C-295 (EADS-CASA) and DHC-5 Buffalo (De Havilland - Canada), having worked in the retrofit of the F-5 (Embraer).

     Two years experience in Republic of South Africa (Denel Dynamics - DETEK), where he worked with design, test and integration of Bicolor Infrared Detectors for missiles of 5th generation (A-DARTER) (1) (2) (3).








Updated: October, 15th 2015

SBMICRO Member #91136127

Academic Purposes: Please refer to my Curriculum Lattes  =>

Researches on-going:

· Read-Out Integrated Circuits for Infrared Sensors

· Cryogenic Models for Conventional MOS Transistors

· Rad-Hard Components

· Robust Guiding Algorithms for Missiles (Counter-measures)

· Telemetry for Academic Rockets and aerospace Vehicles


· Bus MIL-STD-1553B protocol

· GPS Spoothing and Jammer

· Low-Power, LOw-Voltage Fuzzy-2 Logic for Medical Applications

· Noise Modelling in Robot Processors