• Adjunct Professor

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. + DIC, 2002, Imperial College, University of London
  • MSC, 1998, Federal University of Pernambuco
  • BSC, 1991, Catholic University of Pernambuco
  • Laureate Cadet of Army Reserve Officers Academy of Recife (CPOR), 1984, Brazil.

Research Interests

  • Research Topics (Current)

    Theory Problem Reduction (Modeling approaches for hard problems primarily by developing new Metaheuristics).

    Reality Understanding (Interfacing for re-significations using Computational Semiotics).

    Application Optimization (Simulations based at Neuro-computation | Evolutionary Computation | Swarm Computation).

    Decision Support (Applying in Health Systems | Logistics | Engineering | Automotive Industry | Agriculture Industry).

Awards & Honors

  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (AvH), 2014, Germany.
  • Accredited Researcher of Brazilian Council of Scientific Research (CNPq), since 2011, Brazil.
  • Senior Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), since 2007, USA.