Luciano Volcan Agostini is a full professor at the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPel), where he joined in 2002. Currently, he is a Productivity Research Fellow (PQ) from CNPq in category 1C. He is the founder and leader of the Video Technology Research Group (ViTech), founder of the Group of Architectures and Integrated Circuits (GACI), and founder and first tutor of the PET Computing program at UFPel. He is a professor and researcher in the Master’s and PhD programs in Computing at the Graduate Program in Computing, as well as in the undergraduate programs in Computer Science and Computer Engineering at UFPel. He conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Lisbon from 2017 to 2018. He holds a PhD (2007) and a Master’s degree (2002) in Computer Science from the Graduate Program in Computing (PPGC) at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and a Bachelor’s degree in Informatics from UFPel (1998). He served as the Pro-Rector for Research and Graduate Studies at UFPel from 2013 to 2017, during which he was responsible for establishing the Conectar Incubator (the first incubator at UFPel), led the creation of the Integrated Week of Teaching, Research, and Extension (SIEPE), provided support for the creation of 20 new Master’s or PhD programs, among other significant achievements. He was the President of the Municipal Council of Science and Technology of Pelotas-RS from 2013 to 2017, during which he was one of the leaders in establishing the Pelotas Technological Park, the first technological park in Pelotas. He is the Coordinator of the Advisory Committee in Computer Science and Information at the Research Support Foundation of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (FAPERGS). He has received numerous awards for best paper at international and national events. He has been involved in organizing various national and international events (SBCCI, SBMicro, LASCAS, ICECS, AICAS, ISCAS, etc.). He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits for Video Technology (TCSVT), the IEEE Open Journal of Circuits and Systems (OJCAS), and Frontiers in Imaging. He was a Guest Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers (TCAS-I) and Springer Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing (ALOG). He has expertise in the area of Computer Science, with emphasis on digital systems, computer architecture and organization, and data compression. His research focuses on hardware design for image and video compression, algorithms for video compression, AV1, VVC, VP9, HEVC, and H.264/AVC encoders, 3D, 360, light fields, and point clouds coding, digital design with FPGAs and ASICs, and microelectronics. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM. In IEEE, he is a member of IEEE CAS, IEEE SP, and IEEE CS. In IEEE CAS, he is an elected member of the Multimedia Systems Applications Technical Committee (MSATC) and the Visual Signal Processing and Communications Technical Committee (VSPC) and has been a member of the IEEE CAS Society Distinguished Lecturer Selection Committee. He is a member of SBC and SBMicro. He is a member of the SBMicro Council, the Management Committee of CECCI/SBC, and Coordinator of the Steering Committee of SBCCI.

His complete curriculum vitae is presented, in Portuguese, at this link and his Orcid curriculum is availabe at this link.