The sensors are made to translate the world in which we live in order to understand it. At KAUST, I can focus on how to make this understanding even more reliable and accurate through instrumentation.
Jose Ilton Oliveira Filho Ms/PhD Student, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Embedded Systems
  • Prototyping
  • Sensing platforms
  • Harvesting energy


BUILDING 3, level 3, desk 3203-WS23, sea side

Honors & Awards

  • Excellence at Work as Team Member of AIESEC in Teresina, Teresina, 2016
  • Science Without Borders Full Scholarship, Academic year 2015-2016
  • 1st place with Best Design and Presentation at Demola's Final Spring Meeting- Present Process & Results, Budapest, 2015
  • 1st place in the 8th Prize of Science and Technology of Piauí, Teresina, 2014

Education Profile

  • BSc, EE, Federal University of Piaui, Brazil, 2011

José Ilton has recently joined the Sensors group as an Ms/PhD student on the track of Electro-physics. José is focused now on instrumentation, prototyping and communication theory.

Education and early career

José Ilton did his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering on the track of Power Systems at Federal University of Piaui with 1.5 year exchange period at Budapest University of Technology and Economics, in 2011. At King Abdullah University of Science and Technology he is working under supervision of Prof. Khaled Salama, in the field of photonics and communication.

Research Interests

José’s research interests are found in the area of instrumentation, prototyping and sensing platforms.

Selected Publications

J. I. de Oliveira Filho and M. E. do Prado Villarroel Zurita, "Development of NFC TAG for temperature sensing of premature newborns in neonatal incubators," 2017 2nd International Symposium on Instrumentation Systems, Circuits and Transducers (INSCIT), Fortaleza, 2017, pp. 1-4.
J. I. de Oliveira Filho and O. da Mota Almeida, "Cloud-based monitoring system and risk management for premature newborns," 2017 2nd International Symposium on Instrumentation Systems, Circuits and Transducers (INSCIT), Fortaleza, 2017, pp. 1-6.
De Oliveira Filho, José & Maia Coelho, Wilk & Eduardo Do Prado Villarroel Zurita, Marcos & de Melo Araújo, Mateus & Borges Moreira, Yago. (2017). Acquisition System for Photovoltaic Panels with Data Storage in Remote Server Platforms Using Open Source Platforms Raspberry Pi and Arduino. J. of Electrical Engineering. 5. 10.17265/2328-2223/2017.03.006.