Ivan da Silva
Ivan Nunes da Silva was born in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil, in 1967. He graduated in computer science and electrical engineering at the Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil, in 1991 and 1992, respectively. He received both M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, in 1995 and 1997, respectively. Currently, he is Associate Professor at the University of São Paulo (USP). His research interests are within the fields of expert systems, computational intelligence and power systems. He is also associate editor of the International Journal on Power System Optimization and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems. He has published five books and more than 400 papers in congress proceedings, international journals, and book chapters.