Paulo S. R. Diniz was born in Niterói, Brazil. He received the Electronics Engineer degree from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 1978, the M.Sc. degree from COPPE/UFRJ in 1981, and the Ph.D. from Concordia University, Montreal, PQ, Canada, in 1984, all in electrical engineering.
Since 1979, he has been with the undergraduate Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering at the UFRJ. He has also been with the graduate Program of Electrical Engineering at COPPE/UFRJ since 1984, where he is presently a Professor. He has published over 280 refereed papers in some of these areas and wrote two textbooks and a research book. He has received some awards for best papers and technical achievements.
He is also a Fellow of IEEE and has received the Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievements Award from the IEEE CAS Society in 2014, and was elected Member to the National Academy of Engineering of Brazil in 2014.
Professional Interests: Signal Processing, Communications.