Associate Professor – Group Leader
She is an Associate Professor at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Ph.D. in Electric Engineering (2006) at the University of Campinas; Master of Manufacturing Engineering (1999) at the Federal University of Santa Catarina; Bachelor’s in computer science (1996) at the State University of Maringá, Brazil. She worked as an assistant professor at the State University of Western Paraná (1998-2005) and at the State University of Maringá (2005-2007), Brazil. She co-wrote a Data Mining textbook, published in Portuguese, worked as the tutor of the PET Information Systems USP group, under the Tutorial Education Program of the Ministry of Education, Brazil (2010-2017) and worked as a guest researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2018) and at the Utrecht University (2019), Netherlands. She is a member of the coordination committee of the Information System Master Program at the University of Sao Paulo, and a member of the researcher board of the Advanced Institute for Artificial Intelligence AI2 (Brazil) and of the C4AI – Center for Artificial Intelligence (USP/IBM/Fapesp). Her main research interests are computational intelligence, data mining and machine learning applied to text mining, process mining, gesture analysis and human-robot interaction.