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UFRGS Professor granted Doctor Honoris Causa title from the University of Montpellier

Ricardo Reis, from the UFRGS’ Institute of Informatics, was acknowledged in a formal sitting in France
UFRGS Professor granted Doctor Honoris Causa title from the University of Montpellier

Honor was given in December, at Polytech Montpellier

Reis, from the UFRGS’ Institute of Informatics, was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Montpellier. The honorary degree to the Brazilian professor, the only one to be honored in 2016, was approved by the University Council and by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France. The ceremony took place on December 9, at Polytech Montpellier, in France, and the title was conferred due to his contributions to the international sphere and to the training of specialists and researchers in the field. Reis has a doctoral degree in Informatics – Microelectronics  from the Grenoble National Institute of Polytechnic, in France, and is the coordinator of the Graduate Program in Microelectronics at the UFRGS’ Institute of Informatics. His research encompasses the relation between microelectronics and information technology, and the domain of software tools and integrated circuits architectures. With over 500 publications and countless prototypes, Reis is internationally recognized for his contributions in automatic synthesis topology of digital circuits’ (CMOS). Since 1990, Reis has represented Brazil in many international forums and has taken part in countless research collaborations with France, in particular with University of Montpellier, with  several Brazilian doctors of the Informatics, Robotics and Microelectronics Laboratory (LIRMM) and with the Polytech programs for interchange students.

Translated by translation students enrolled in the course Versão do Inglês II – 2017.1, under the supervision and revision of Professor Elizamari Becker.

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