Very Short Bio

B.E. in Electrical Engineering at the Federal University of Amazonas, Brazil (1998), M.Sc. in Computer Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil (2001), and D.Sc. in Computer Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil (2007).

I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Research and Technological Inovation Center (FUCAPI), Brazil, and also a Professor at the Graduation Program in Computer Science at the Federal University of Amazonas. I am a member of ACM, ACM Sigcomm, ACM Sigmobile, IEEE, and IEEE Communications Society.

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Selected Awards and Honors

  1. 2010 Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship Finalist, granted by Microsoft Research.
    Note: This program was created by Microsoft Research to recognize outstanding new faculty members who represent a selection of the best and the brightest in their fields.

  2. 2009 Latin America Region Young Professional Award, granted by IEEE LA ComSoc, for "the contribution to the area of Wireless Sensor Networks" [link].

  3. Best PhD Thesis in the great field of Engineering and Exact and Earth Sciences, granted by the Brazilian Ministry of Education at The 2008 CAPES Great PhD Thesis Award, 2009, for the thesis "Information Fusion for Wireless Sensor Networks" [link].

  4. Best PhD Thesis in Computer Science, granted by the Brazilian Ministry of Education at The 2008 CAPES PhD Thesis Award, 2009, for the thesis "Information Fusion for Wireless Sensor Networks" [link].

  5. Co-Advisor of the Best PhD Thesis in Computer Science, granted by Google and the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) at The Google Academic Prize, 2009, for the thesis "Localization in Time and Space for Wireless Sensor Networks".

  6. Honorable Mention for the PhD Thesis in Engineering and Exact and Earth Sciences, granted by the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) at The UFMG Great PhD Thesis Award, 2008, for the thesis "Information Fusion for Wireless Sensor Networks" [link].

  7. Best PhD Thesis in Computer Science (2nd place), granted by the Brazilian Computer Society, 2008, for the PhD thesis "Information Fusion for Wireless Sensor Networks" [link].

  8. Best Paper Award of the IEEE ICC 2008 (Wireless Networking Symposium), granded by the IEEE Communications Society, 2008, for the paper "A Novel Location-Free Greedy Forward Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks"


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Research Interests

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