Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Computational Intelligence, Digital Metropolis Institute, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

UK Royal Society Newton Advanced Fellow.

Member, Bioinformatics Multidisciplinary Environment.

Member, IEEE Bioinformatics and Bioengineering Technical Committee

Research interests:

  • computational intelligence

  • bioinformatics

  • signal processing

  • machine learning

  • intelligent robotics

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Lattes CV

- PhD Cognitive Science (University of Sussex, UK, 2013)

- MSc Computer Engineering (UNICAMP, Brazil, 2008)

- BSc Electrical Engineering (UNICAMP, Brazil, 2006)


- Congratulations to my co-supervised student Daria and her main supervisor Dr. Vargas for receiving the "2021 Heriot-Watt AWE Prize for excellence in MSc project work in Robotics"!

- Neuroscience and 6G: IEEE COMST paper published!

- Tutorial at 2020 IEEE HealthCom accepted!

- Global Challenges Research Fund Covid19 project accepted! "SINGULARITY: Smart Agent-Based Epidemiological Model Of COVID-19 For Societies With Urban Singularities".

- Our papers were accepted at major 2020 computational intelligence conferences: EMBC2020, WCCI2020, ICC2020

- Together with Prof. Pedro Nardelli, I co-organised a course on "Neuroscience-based methods for electrical engineering and applications in IoT-based systems” (link) at Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland.

- Our The Newton Fund "Newton Advanced Fellowship" application has been successful! The project is entitled "Neuro4PD: Neurorobotics Model of Parkinson’s Disease" and is a close collaboration with Heriot-Watt University (Scotland).

Postgraduate Program in Bioinformatics