I’m currently Associate Professor at Federal Institute for Education, Science, and Technology of Pernamuco (IFPE), Brazil. I conduct pure and applied research in the broad area of Software Engineering and Technology Transfer. I also work as consultant in the Software Industry, as well as, Blog and do Talks on how Technology and Education impact Society.
I hold a Ph.D. and a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the Center of Informatics (CIn) at Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), awarded as the best scientific and technological institution in Brazil by FINEP in 2011, and is one of the few — only 6 out of 77 — Brazilian postgraduation programs in Computer Science rating the maximum score according to the Brazilian Education Ministry (CAPES). I also hold a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Faculdade Boa Viagem (FBV), Brazil.
I have about 8 years of experience in innovation, development, and consultancy projects in the Software Industry. I worked as Systems Engineer in the Recife Center for Advanced Studies and Systems (C.E.S.A.R), awarded as the best scientific and technological institution in Brazil by FINEP in 2010, in projects with companies like Motorola, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, and Bematech. I worked as Senior Software Engineer in a Samsung project in partnership with UFPE. And I also worked as Project Manager and Technical Leader in projects in the Senai Innovation Institute for Information and Communication Technologies (ISI-TICs).
I’m author of 14 scientific research papers published in renowned international conferences and journals in Software Engineering. I’m also reviewer of two prestigious international journals in Software Engineering: the Information & Software Technology journal (IST) , and the Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development (JSERD). I did talks in many international conferences in countries like: Argentina, Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, Peru, and Spain.
I’m member of the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM), the Brazilian Computing Society (SBC), the National Institute of Science and Technology for Software Engineering (INES), the Software Productivity Group (SPG), and the Empirical Software Engineering Group (ESEG).
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