Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), CNPq Fellow, and senior project leader in Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Natural Language Processing, with a large experience in developing research and teaching activities in Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Pattern Recognition.


More than fifteen years of experience in Computer Science developing researches in Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science. Author of one widely recognized book and about 100 peer-reviewed specialized scientific papers. Reviewer of dozens of specialized journals and ad hoc advisor to development institutions. His main areas of expertise include artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, pattern recognition, recommender systems, big data, and deep learning.

Machine Learning

Large experience in all ML project steps, from data acquisition to in-production ML models.

Natural Language Processing

Deep knowledge in text processing, representation, learning, and model evaluation.

Data Science

Vast know-how in statistics, data mining, and data analysis.