Fábio Bertequini Leão was born in Birigui, SP, Brazil, on January 24, 1980.

He received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from UNESP/Ilha Solteira – SP – Brazil, in 2006.

Currently he is working towards a D.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering close to the Group of Research in Planning of Electrical Power Systems (LaPSEE) in UNESP.

His research areas are reliability, protection, automation and artificial intelligence techniques applications to electrical power systems.

Leão received the “Instituto de Engenharia de São Paulo” award from UNESP, Ilha Solteira in 2006.