Ricardo Augusto Souza Fernandes received a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Educational Fundation of Barretos, Brazil in 2007. He received an M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of São Paulo, Brazil in 2009. Nowadays, he is realizing research to obtain the doctorate degree at University of Sao Paulo. His areas of research are Power Quality, Intelligent Systems and Smart Grid.