Augusto C. Gadelha Vieira, National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Brazil
Augusto C. Gadelha Vieira, Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica (Director), Brazil
"I’ll give a historical account of Cooperation EU-Brasil starting with projects in FP-7 and describe recent activities of the National Laboratory for Scientific Computing."
Graduated in Electrical Engineering (EE) at the PUC-RJ University, he holds a Ph.D degree in EE from Stanford University (1978). On leave as an Associate Professor at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, he is now the Director of the Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica (LNCC/MCTIC) since December 2015. From 2006 to 2010, he was National Secretary for Information Technology Policy at the Ministry for Science and Technology and, in the same period, coordinator of CGI-Br – Internet Steering Committee of Brazil. From 2011 to 2014, he held the position of Director (CIO) of the Department of Information Technology for the Health System in Brazil (DATASUS) at the Ministry of Health. He was also a member in the Steering Committee for the implementation of the digital TV system in Brazil, being his coordinator in 2004-2005.