Daniel Benevides da Costa

Daniel Benevides da Costa

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(he/him)
Affiliation
National Yunlin University of Science and Technology & Federal University of Ceará
IEEE Region
Region 09 (Latin America)
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TW
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Prof. Daniel Benevides da Costa was born in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, in 1981. He received the B.Sc. degree in Telecommunications from the Military Institute of Engineering (IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2003, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering, Area: Telecommunications, from the University of Campinas, SP, Brazil, in 2006 and 2008, respectively. His Ph.D thesis was awarded the Best Ph.D. Thesis in Electrical Engineering by the Brazilian Ministry of Education (CAPES) at the 2009 CAPES Thesis Contest. From 2008 to 2009, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with INRS-EMT, University of Quebec, Montreal, QC, Canada. Since 2010, he has been with the Federal University of Ceara, where he is currently an Assistant Professor.

Prof. da Costa is currently Editor of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Access, IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, and KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems. He has also served as Associate Technical Editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine. He has served as the Lead Guest Editor and Guest Editor of several Journal Special Issues. He has been involved on the organization of several conferences. In particular, he served as Track Chair (Track 6 – Green Communications and Networks; Track – Recent Results on 5G) of the IEEE 85th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2017-Spring), and is currently serving as Track Co-Chair (Track 1 – Antenna Systems, Propagation, and RF Design) of the IEEE VTC2017-Fall. He is currently the Latin American Chapters Coordinator of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.

Prof. da Costa is the recipient of three conference paper awards. He received the Exemplary Reviewer Certificate of the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters in 2013, the Exemplary Reviewer Certificate of the IEEE Communications Letters in 2016, the Certificate of Appreciation of Top Associate Editor for outstanding contributions to IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology in 2013, 2015 and 2016, and the Exemplary Editor Award of IEEE Communications Letters in 2016. He is Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, Member of IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.