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

Location

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

Research Interests

  • Embedded Systems
  • Prototyping
  • Sensing platforms
  • Harvesting energy
  • Communication Theory

Education Profile

  • M.Sc., EE, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, 2019
  • BSc, EE, Federal University of Piaui, Brazil, 2011

Honors & Awards

  • 2019 First place in IEEE Sensors & Measurement Student Contest, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 2019 First place in Cypress's April Fools Giveaway WICED Design Ideas Competition, (Online)
  • 2018 First place at Winter Enrichment at KAUST (WEP) Idea Competition, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2016-2017 Excellence at Work as Team Member of AIESEC in Teresina, Teresina, Brazil
  • 2015 Best Design and Presentation at Demola's Final Spring Meeting- Present Process & Results, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2014-2015 Science Without Borders Full Scholarship, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Hungary
  • 2014 First place in the 8th Prize of Science and Technology of Piauí, Teresina, Brazil

José Ilton is currently a PhD student on the track of Electro-physics in the Electrical Engineering Department, CEMSE, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).  José is focused on instrumentation, prototyping and communication theory.

Education and Early Career

José Ilton did his bachelor’s 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 2015. At King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) he did his master’s in electrical engineering on the topic of Simultaneous Lightwave Information and Power Transfer (SLIPT). He is now pursuing his PhD also at KAUST, in the topics of instrumentation and underwater communication systems.

Research Interests

José’s research interests are found in the area of instrumentation, prototyping and communication systems. His aim is develop a cheap and reliable underwater network system.

Publications

Development of NFC TAG for temperature sensing of premature newborns in neonatal incubators

J. I. de Oliveira Filho and M. E. do Prado Villarroel Zurita

2017 2nd International Symposium on Instrumentation Systems, Circuits and Transducers (INSCIT), Fortaleza, 2017, pp. 1-4.

Cloud-based monitoring system and risk management for premature newborns

J. I. de Oliveira Filho and O. da Mota Almeida

2017 2nd International Symposium on Instrumentation Systems, Circuits and Transducers (INSCIT), Fortaleza, 2017, pp. 1-6.

Acquisition System for Photovoltaic Panels with Data Storage in Remote Server Platforms Using Open Source Platforms Raspberry Pi and Arduino

De Oliveira Filho, José & Maia Coelho, Wilk & Eduardo Do Prado Villarroel Zurita, Marcos & de Melo Araújo, Mateus & Borges Moreira, Yago

J. of Electrical Engineering. 5. 10.17265/2328-2223/2017.03.006.

Toward Self-Powered Internet of Underwater Things Devices

J. I. d. O. Filho, A. Trichili, B. S. Ooi, M. Alouini and K. N. Salama

IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 68-73, January 2020.

Non-invasive IoT sensing and monitoring system for neonatal care

J. I. d. O. Filho, O. da Mota Almeida, N. Yousef and K. N. Salama

2019 31st International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM), Cairo, Egypt, 2019, pp. 90-93.

Development of NFC TAG for temperature sensing of premature newborns in neonatal incubators

J. I. d. O. Filho, and M. E. do Prado Villarroel Zurita

2017 2nd International Symposium on Instrumentation Systems, Circuits and Transducers (INSCIT), Fortaleza, 2017, pp. 1-4.