I am an associate professor in the
School of Applied Mathematics (EMAp) of
Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).
Previously I was an assistant professor in the
San Pablo Catholic University (UCSP)
and a research associate in the
UW Interactive Data Lab (IDL) at the
University of Washington, working with
I obtained my Ph.D. from the
NYU Tandon School of Engineering in 2015 under the supervision of
Claudio Silva. I also have an M.S. in Computer Science from the
Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC) at the
University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil-2010, and a B.E. in System Engineering from the
National University of San Agustin (UNSA), Peru-2008.
As part of my professional life, I worked in zAgile Inc as a software engineer on 2008. I have done internships at Google Inc. (2008 and 2010), Kitware Inc (2011), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2012), and Xerox Research (2013).
My research has focused on data visualization, data science, and machine learning. I have participated in projects on information visualization, scientific visualization, and visual analytics. My works include interdisciplinary collaborations that focused on developing novel visualization methods to enable both climate and urban data analysis. I also have an interest in techniques for automatic chart interpretation.