Carlos Becker Westphall


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(Em língua portuguesa)


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Honors, awards and achievements

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On the nature of your thoughts depends the strength of your body, the vigor of your intelligence, the success of your business and the joy that your relationships communicate to other men.”

Latin America Top 10.000 Scientists. “AD Scientific Index 2021 Version 1”


“Let others think how they want and be what they want. Just don’t allow them to dominate you and decide in the world that is yours alone.”


Computer Science ranking on 17/10/2023 : #2 at UFSC, #198 in Brazil, #297 in South America and #12788 in the World.


 “Happy are those conscious of their spiritual need, since the Kingdom of the heavens belongs to them” (Matthew 5:3).

With the grace of God, we are always better at everything with wisdom, health, peace, love, prosperity, well-being, happiness... contributing to the universe".



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Carlos Becker Westphall is Full Professor (since 1993) at the Federal University of Santa Catarina - Brazil, where he acts as the leader of the Network and Management Laboratory and also coordinates some projects funded by the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq). Obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1985 and a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science in 1988, both at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Obtained a D.Sc. degree in Computer Science (Network Management) at the University of Toulouse (Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier), France, in 1991.


Editorial board member of periodicals and technical program and/or organizing committee member of conferences. He was the founder of LANOMS. He has contributed to Elsevier as editorial board member of the ''Computer Networks Journal''; to Springer as board of editors and senior technical editor of the ''Journal of Network and Systems Management''. He acted as a local group coordinator in the European MAX/ESPRIT II project which involved the Alcatel- TITN, British Telecom, HP, CSELT, SIRTI and NKT Companies. Best paper of CLEI 2011.  Awarded “International Academy, Research, and Industry Association” Fellow (award plaque), in 2011. Paper at IEEE ComSoc Technology News, in 2012. Achievement award – tutorial at WorldComp 2013. Awarded – best paper of ICN 2013. IEEE Communications Society 20 years member (Certificate of Appreciation), in 2014. Certificate of Appreciation - CNSM 2020 Organizing Committee Member, IFP, IEEE, IEEE Communications Society. Outstanding Service Award - 21th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing (CCGrid 2021), IEEE / ACM. Latin America Top 10.000 Scientists. AD Scientific Index 2021 Version 1., AD Scientific Index Rankings for Scientists (


Since 1993 member of IFIP TC6 Working Group 6.6 (Management of Networks and Distributed Systems). Since 2003 member of the core team of the TMF UP (TeleManagement Forum Universities Program). International Academy, Research, and Industry Association - Latin America Liaison Board Chair since 2008. Member 2004-2005 and 2006-2007 of IEEE ComSoc Membership Programs Development Board. From May 2000 to May 2005, he acted as "Secretary" of  IEEE CNOM (Committee on Network Operation and Management). From May 2005 to May 2009, he acted as “Vice-Chair” of IEEE CNOM. Member of IEEE CNOM since 1994. Since 2019 Member of COMSNETS Association.


He has published a paper in 1984 entitled "Receiver for modem in accordance with CCITT Recommendation V.22, in Portuguese", contributing to the development of this modem in Brazil. He has presented the first master thesis about network management in Brazil, entitled "Proposition for Data Communications Management Functions" in 1988. He was the youngest Full Professor in Brazilian Federal Universities with 31 years old, in 1993. Supervisor of the first thesis of Ph.D. Program in Computer Science at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, in 2000. The thesis was entitled: "Design, Development and Analysis of a Management System for Secure Telecommunication Networks".


This page was updated on 05 December 2023.