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Who is behind EU-Brazil collaborative research in ICT?

EUBrasilCloudFORUM is pulling out a list of European and Brazilian experts behing EU-BR collaborative research in ICT or companies whose services on Cloud and related technologies (IoT, Big Data, etc) are innovationg economies from both sides of the Atlantic. Have a look at who they are and get in touch with them.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Rosa Badia (Spain)

Barcelona Super Computing Center & EUBrazilOpenBio project

Rosa M. Badia holds a PhD from the UPC (1994). She is the manager of the Workflows and Distributed computing group at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC).and is a Scientific Researcher at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). 

Rosa was the European Coordinator of EU-Brazil collaborative project EUBrazilOpenBio

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Karina Barreto Villela (Germany)

Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) & RESCUER project

Karina is a senior researcher of Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE), working at Department User Experience and Requirements Engineering, and was the European Coordinator of RESCUER EU-BR collaborative project.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Ignacio Blanquer (Spain)

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia & EUBraBIGSEA and EUBrazilCloudConnect

Ignacio Blanquer (Ph.D.) is an associate professor of the Computer System Department at UPV. He has been involved in Parallel Computation and Medical Image processing, participating in more than 55 national and European Research Projects, has authored and co-authored 34 articles in indexed journals and book chapters and in more than 80 papers in national and international journals and conference proceedings. Ignacio is the European Coordinator of EU-Brazil collaborative project EUBraBIGSEA  and was the European Coordinator of EU-Brazil collaborative project EUBrazil Cloud Connect

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Cristiano Bonato Both (Brazil)

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul & FUTEBOL project

Cristiano Bonato Both is an associate professor at the Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Brazil. He holds a Postdoctoral title in Computer Science at the Institute of Informatics of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil. Cristiano is the Brazilian Coordinator of EU-Brazil collaborative project FUTEBOL

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Andrea Bondavalli (Italy)

University of Florence

Andrea Bondavalli is a Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Firenze. Previously he has been a researcher and a senior researcher of the Italian National Research Council, working at the CNUCE Institute in Pisa. Andrea Bondavalli supports as an expert the European Commission in the selection and evaluation of project proposals and regularly consults companies in the application field.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Francisco Brasileiro (Brazil)

Federal University of Campina Grande & EUBrazilCloudConnect project

Francisco Brasileiro, Full Professor at UFCG, holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). Since 2002 he has been actively involved in grid and cloud computing projects, concerning both the development of distributed computing infrastructures (DCIs), as well as the use of these DCIs to support e-Science. Prof. Brasileiro has more than 20 years of experience in coordination of RD&I projects and he was the Brazilian Coordinator of EUBrazil Cloud Connect project.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Karin Breitman (Brazil)

Dell EMC Brazil Labs

Dr. Breitman worked as a tenured CS Professor at PUC-Rio. Over her career she held joint industry projects with NASA, HP, IBM and Microsoft, where she also worked. At EMC Brazil R&D Center she oversaw the filing for 40+ patents, and the successful completion of large scale joint research projects. She also serves as a cloud computing and IoT expert for the European Commission.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Andrey Brito (Brazil)

UFCG & SecureCloud project

Andrey Brito is a Professor at the Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG, Brazil) in the Computer Science Department. Andrey coordinates teams that have been researching cloud computing and directly contributing to OpenStack, the best know open-source middleware for cloud computing. Andrey’s main interests are robustness and scalability aspects of distributed systems, especially in cloud computing environments. Andrey is the Brazilian Coordinator of EU-Brazil collaborative project SecureCloud

University professionals

Manoel Campos Silva Filho (Brazil & Portugal)

Instituto Federal de Educação do Tocantins, Instituto Telecomunicações & Universidade Beira Interior

Manoel is a professor in the Computer Department at IFTO, working on professional, higher education and specialization courses. Currently he is a Computer Engineering Ph.D. student at UBI, working with computer-based simulation and resource optimization in Cloud Computing environments. Part of the team which developed CloudSim Plus, a new, full-featured, re-designed, highly extensible and modern Java 8 framework for modeling and simulation of cloud computing infrastructure, services, underlying mechanisms and algorithms.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Carlos Eurico Canto (Brazil)

Propus Data Science

CEO of Propus Data Science, Carlos is an entrepreneur, sailor, electronic engineer, computer scientist, working to be a data scientist entrepreneur.  Eurico operates more than 30 years in the IT industry as a consultant and entrepreneur in various projects in industry, finance, commerce and services.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Jose Maria Cela (Spain)

Barcelona Supercomputing Center & HPC4E project

José María Cela received the PhD degree in telecommunication engineering from the Univesidad Politécnica de Cataluña. Currently, he is a director of Computer Applications in Science and Engineering Department (CASE) at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center. His research interests cover the areas of parallel computing, PDE solvers, and optimization algorithms. José is the European Coordinator of EU-Brazil collaborative project HPC4E

Industry & SMEs professionals

Paulo Cezar Sponchiado (Brazil)

Gennera - Consultoria e Desenvolvimento de Software

Director And Co-Founder at Gennera currently works in the area of ​​customer relations and new strategic accounts as well as overseeing the SAP partnership and the new EducationOne product. Graduated in Computer Science by UFSC (1993) and specialization in web based systems (2005) by UNIVALI. He has been in the company since its inception where he was one of the creators of Gennera products.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Alvaro Coutinho (Brazil)

Performance Computing Center & HPC4E project

Alvaro L.G.A. Coutinho is the Director of the High Performance Computing Center and a Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering in The Alberto Luiz Coimbra Institute for Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering (COPPE), The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Has coordinated and participatipated in over 80 industry projects. Alvaro is the Brazilian Coordinator of EU-Brazil collaborative project HPC4E

Industry & SMEs professionals

Breno Leoni Ebeling (Brazil)

Lemobb

Based in São Paulo - Brazil, Breno Ebeling founded Lemobb, a mobile market company. With experience on finance, sales, management, planning and data analysis, Breno is also engaged in programming and natural languages. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Economic Science from University of São Paulo (USP).

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Markus Eisenhauer (Germany)

Fraunhofer FIT & IMPReSS and BEMO-COFRA projects

Markus Eisenhauer studied Psychology and Informatics at the University of Trier in Germany and received a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the same University. Since 2001 he works at the Fraunhofer Institut for applied Information Technology (FIT) and is leading the Research Department on User Centered Computing, focusing on Ubiquitous Computing, Internet of Things, embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems. Dr. Eisenhauer was the European Coordinator of IMPReSS and BEMO-COFRA EU-BR collaborative projects.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Rodrigo Elia Assad (Brazil)

USTORE

Chief Nerd Officer (CNO) at USTORE, Rodrigo Assad acts as the leader of the development team, as well as guiding the long-term company's innovation strategy. Responsible for developing products, services and solutions roadmap. It’s main purpose is to ensure the technological evolution of products and uStore solutions.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Christof Fetzer (Germany)

Technische Universität Dresden & SecureCloud project

Christof Fetzer received his Ph.D. from UC San Diego (1997). Dr. Fetzer joined AT&T Labs-Research in August 1999 and was a principal member of technical staff until March 2004. Since April 2004, he is head of the Systems Engineering Chair in the Computer Science Department at the Dresden University of Technology. He is the chair of the Distributed Systems Engineering International Masters Program at the Computer Science Department. Prof Christof is the European Coordinator of EU-Brazil collaborative project SecureCloud.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Heber Fialho Maia Junior (Brazil)

Ministry of Planning

Heber has a bachelor in International Relations and a Master in Political Science, where he specialised on how new technologies of communication can be applied on social development politics and on innovation processes from public policy. Heber has professional experience in technological innovation in public management and digital inclusion. Nowadays, Heber is Information Technologies Analyst for Brazilian Ministry of Planning.

University professionals

Mário Freire (Portugal)

Instituto Telecomunicações and Universidade Beira Interior

He holds an Electrical Engineering Ph.D. from UBI, with Habilitation in Computer Science. He is a full professor of Computer Science at UBI since 1994, and a Researcher of the IT. He is an IEEE and ACM member. His main research topics are computer systems and networks, network forensics, internet traffic classification, security and privacy in computer systems, cloud systems and peer-to-peer networks. Part of the team which developed CloudSim Plus, a new, full-featured, re-designed, highly extensible and modern Java 8 framework for modeling and simulation of cloud computing infrastructure, services, underlying mechanisms and algorithms.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Demi Getschko (Brazil)

NIC.br

Demi Getschko has been involved in international networking since 1987 and took part on the team that established the first Internet connection to Brazil. He has been a member of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) since its creation. He was elected the first Brazilian to appear on the Hall of Fame of the Internet to "Global Connectors" category for his "key role in establishing the first Internet connection in Brazil."

Industry & SMEs professionals

Scheila Giongo (Brazil)

ContaAzul

Scheila is Engineering Manager at ContaAzul. She is post graduated in Web Development by Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná. After a 9 year working on IT projects and initiatives, is experienced in building and managing teams using Agile methodologies.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Antônio Jorge Gomes Abelém (Brazil)

Universidade Federal do Pará & FIBRE project

President of "Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia Guamá", António is an associated professor of Federal University of Pará (UFPA), being part of Computing Science department. António was the Brazilian Coordinator of FIBRE EU-BR collaborative project.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Manoel Gomes de Mendonça Neto (Brazil)

Federal University of Bahia & RESCUER project

Manoel Gomes Mendonça is a Professor of Computer Science at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), Prof. Mendonça holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Maryland at College Park (UMCP), a M.Sc. in computer engineering from UNICAMP (Brazil), and a bachelor in electrical engineering from UFBA. From 2015 to 2016, he was the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation of the State of Bahia-Brazil. Dr. Mendonça has published over 130 technical papers and is a member of SBC, and senior member of both IEEE and ACM. Manoel was the Brazilian Coordinator of RESCUER EU-BR collaborative project.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Joni Hoppen (Brazil)

AQUARELA Advanced Analytics

Joni Hoppen is an enthusiastic Brazilian Data Scientist entrepreneur alumnus of the University of Twente in The Netherlands and co-founder of a fast-growing artificial intelligence start-up Aquarela Avanced Analytics. Current has a strong professional focus on tutoring and consultancy on automated business scenario discoveries using Aquarela VORTX platform. 

University professionals

Pedro Inácio (Portugal)

Instituto Telecomunicações and Universidade Beira Interior

He holds a Computer Science and Engineering Ph.D. from UBI. The Ph.D. work was performed in the enterprise environment of Nokia Siemens Networks Portugal. He is a professor of Computer Science at UBI since 2010. He is an IEEE senior member and a researcher of the IT. He is also an instructor of the Cisco Academy at UBI. Part of the team which developed CloudSim Plus, a new, full-featured, re-designed, highly extensible and modern Java 8 framework for modeling and simulation of cloud computing infrastructure, services, underlying mechanisms and algorithms.

Industry & SMEs professionals

George Ioannidis (United Kingdom)

IN2 search interfaces development Ltd

Dr. George Ioannidis holds a Master of Science (MSEE) and a doctoral degree (PhD) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the National Technical University of Athens and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused on innovation management. After positions in academia among others as the head of the image and video analysis group at the Center for Computing Technologies in Bremen, he founded IN2 in 2005.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Judith Kelner (Brazil)

Federal University of Pernambuco & BEMO-COFRA project

Judith has a bachelor in Civil Engeneering and a master in Computer Science by Federal University of Pernambuco (1981) and a PhD in Computer Science by University of Kent at Canterbury (1993). She is main professor at Informatic Center from from Federal University of Pernambuco. She has experience in Computer Science, focusing on Computer Networks, IoT and Cloud Computing. Judith was the Brazilian Coordinator of BEMO-COFRA EU-BR collaborative project.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Marcelo Knörich Zuffo (Brazil)

University of São Paulo & GLOBAL ITV project

Marcelo has a master and PhD in Electric Engeneering and is main professor of Electronic Systems Engeneering at University of São Paulo (Brazil). He has been working along with the Integrated Systems Laboratory (Laboratório de Sistemas Integrados), coordinatiing research related with Interactive Electronic Platforms, with special focus on: engeenering of interactive platforms, eHealth, HPC, virtual reality etc. He is the scientific coordinator of LEA (Laboratório de Ensaios e Auditoria) of ICP Brazil. Marcelo was the Brazilian Coordinator of GLOBAL ITV project.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Andreas Konzelmann (Germany)

WIKON Kommunikationstechnik GmbH - Data Logistics

CEO of WIKON Kommunikationstechnik in Kaiserslautern, Germany.  Andreas founded this company in 1991. He is also founder and partner in WIKON Solucoes em Tecnologia da Informacao Ltda in Salvador, BA, Brasil. He is an entrepreneur, electronic engineer and pilot, working since more than 25 years in business that's now called Internet of Things (IoT).

Industry & SMEs professionals

Miguel Koren O'Brien de Lacy (Brazil)

Konsultex Informática

Director of Konsultex Informática since 1989 which partners with commercial software companies like Artemis International Solutions Corporation (www.aisc.com), Advanced Management Solutions (www.amsusa.com), Software Productivity Research (www.spr.com) and open source companies like Alfresco, Bonitasoft, Engineering Group and Project Open. Founded the open source implementation division in Konsultex that has been active in the market since 1999 with solutions for ECM (Alfresco), BPM (Bonita, Activiti, Camunda), BI (SpagoBI), ERP (Openbravo), Project Management (ProjectOpen) and infrastructure.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Afonso Lamounier Jr. (Brazil)

SAP

Afonso Lamounier is Vice President Government Relations at SAP Latin America & Caribbean, based in Sao Paulo/Brazil. Afonso has over 17 years of experience in developing business opportunities with governments. Prior to joining SAP, Afonso worked at Microsoft for over 12 years, building the company’s Public Sector business in Brazil and in Latin America.

Industry & SMEs professionals

John Lemos Forman (Brazil)

RioSoft

Chairman of the board of RioSoft since 1994, John is a Senior Consultant, since 1984 has worked as an entrepreneur, systems analyst, businessman, manager, auditor, teacher and mentor. Successfully conducted numerous tailor-made software development projects as well as the implementation of new Technologies, reaching and surpassing pre-set goals, for Brazilian and multinational companies of different economic sectors, highlighting Healthcare, Government, Education and Digital Media.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Flávio Lenz Cesar (Brazil)

Camara dos Deputados - Central Bank of Brazil

Flávio holds a permanent position at the Brazilian Central Bank and he currently works as a Parliamentary Advisor at Camara dos Deputados (Brazilian Lower House of Representatives). In 2016, he got appointed by the President of Brazil for a 3-year term as a member of the Advisory Board of Anatel.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Giancarlo Macedo (Brazil)

Khomp

Khomp's CEO since 2002, Giancarlos is an electronic engineer with 25 years experience working on telecommunication industry.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Guilherme Maluf Balzana (Brazil)

Anolis - Tecnologia da Informação

Guilherme is the Infrastructure Director of Anolis IT, where he deals with dozens of servers running a Software Defined Storage (SDS) cloud platform spread across Brazil. Bachelor of Computer Science in 2012, works with GNU/Linux OS and open source technology since the beginning of his studies. Today his work is focused on Openstack Cloud Platform, DevOps and IT infrastructure management.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Fabio Martinelli (Italy)

IIT-CNR

Dr. Fabio Martinelli is Senior researcher at IIT-CNR, leader of the cyber security project. He is co-author of about two hundreds scientific papers. His main research interests involve security and privacy in distributed and mobile systems and foundations of security and trust. Fabio Martinelli coordinates the CNR Cyber Security Project and co-leads the technological platform for national security.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Katarzyna Materka (Poland)

7bulls

Katarzyna Materka is an experienced Quality Assurance Specialist. She graduated Warsaw School of Economics, Post-Graduate Studies in Quality Management and she achieved Master’s Degree in Musicology on University of Warsaw. At 7bulls she is a Team Leader Senior Quality Assurance responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising the QA team. Katarzyna also takes care of defining testing strategy and procedures.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Felipe Matos (Brazil)

Startup Farm

Felipe Matos is the founder and head of Startup Farm, one of the leading startup accelerators in Latin America, that have supported hundreds of startups and thousands of entrepreneurs all over Brazil, generating more than USD 1 billion in aggregate valuation. He is also board member of the Brazilian Startups Association.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Keila Matsumura (Brazil)

VR Monkey

Creator of the "Dinos do Brazil" project and computer engineer graduated from USP in 2012 with international experience.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Roberto Mayer (Brazil)

MBI - Mayer Bunge Infomatica Ltda

I am leading the development and go-to-market of VersaCloud, an innovative cloud-based time-limited transaction manager

Company:  MBI - Mayer Bunge Infomatica Ltda www.mbi.com.br

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/rocmayer

 

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Wagner Meira Jr (Brazil)

UFMG & EUBraBIGSEA project

Wagner Meira Jr. is main professor of Computer Science ate Federal University of Minas Gerais. Wagner holds a PhD in Computer Science by University of Rochester (1997), and he is a bacheral in Computer Science from Federal University of Minas Gerais. He is a researcher at CNPq, published over 300 articles and is co-author of "Data Mining and Analysis - Fundamental Concepts and Algorithms", published by Cambridge University in 2014. Wagner is the Brazilian Coordinator of EU-Brazil collaborative project EUBraBIGSEA

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Klaus Merkel (Germany)

Institut für Rundfunktechnik & GLOBAL ITV project

Klaus Merkel graduated in 1992 as telecommunications engineer at the Technical University in Munich, Germany. At that time he had already started working at the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) in Munich which is the central research and development institute of the public broadcasters in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Since 2005 the integration of broadcast and broadband services into a true hybrid system is his main field of work which resulted in major contributions in the founding work of HbbTV. Klaus was the European Coordinator of GLOBAL ITV project.

University professionals

Claudio Monteiro (Brazil)

Instituto Federal de Educação do Tocantins

He holds an Electrical Engineering Ph.D. from UNB, where he proposed a framework to reduce hadover latency between heterogeneous wireless networks. He is a professor in the Computer Department at IFTO, having experience with computer science, wireless networks and protocols, QoS/QoE and operating systems. He is the regional secretary for SBC in the Tocantins state (Brazil). Part of the team which developed CloudSim Plus, a new, full-featured, re-designed, highly extensible and modern Java 8 framework for modeling and simulation of cloud computing infrastructure, services, underlying mechanisms and algorithms.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Andreas Morschhauser (Germany)

Fraunhofer & PodiTrodi project

Andreas is the Group leader Fluidic Integration and System Technologies at Fraunhofer. He was the European Coordinator of PodiTrodi EU-BR collaborative project.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Philippe Olivier Alexandre Navaux (Brazil)

INF-UFRGS

Philippe Olivier Alexander Navaux, is professor of the Informatics Institute from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil. He has conducted several research projects with private companies (Microsoft, Intel, HP, DELL, Altus and Itautec) and has oriented more than 80 Master and PhD students and has published near 400 papers in journals and conferences.

University professionals

Raysa Oliveira (Portugal)

Instituto Telecomunicações and Universidade Beira Interior

She holds a degree in Technology of Internet Systems from IFTO. She was a member of the GREDES research group and the CNPq scientific initiation program, working with wireless mobility management protocols. Currently she is a Computer Engineering master student at UBIworking with computer-based simulation and resource optimization in Cloud Computing environments. Part of the team which developed CloudSim Plus, a new, full-featured, re-designed, highly extensible and modern Java 8 framework for modeling and simulation of cloud computing infrastructure, services, underlying mechanisms and algorithms.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

VANDERLEI PEREZ CANHOS (Brazil)

Reference Center on Environmental Information (CRIA) & EUBrazilOpenBio project

Dr. Vanderlei Perez Canhos is the President Director of the Reference Center on Environmental Information (CRIA) a non-governmental not-for-profit organization devoted to making biodiversity data freely and openly available via the Internet. Vanderlei was the Brazilian Coordinator of EUBrazilOpenBio EU-BR collaborative project.

Industry & SMEs professionals

Wolfgang Prinz (Germany)

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT

Prof. Wolfgang Prinz, PhD (FIT) has a PhD in computer science from the University of Nottingham. He is vice chair of Fraunhofer FIT, division manager of the CSCW research department in FIT, and Professor for cooperation systems at the Technical University in Aachen. He is carrying out research in the area of Cooperative Systems, CSCW, Groupware, Information systems and Blockchain concepts and applications.

EUBrasilCloudFORUM External Advisory Board Member

Ognjen Prnjat (Greece)

GRNET

Dr. Ognjen Prnjat holds the position of European and Regional e-Infrastructure manager in the Greek Research and Technology Network. In this role he is responsible for organizing various aspects of computing infrastructures in South-East European region and beyond, their interoperation with pan-European e-Science infrastructure; as well as GRNET involvement in pan-European and worldwide e-Infrastructures.

EU-BR Collaborative Project Coordinator

Guy Pujolle (France)

Pierre et Marie Curie University & SecFuNet project

Guy Pujolle received the Ph.D. and “These d’Etat” degrees in Computer Science from the University of Paris IX and Paris XI. He is currently a Professor at the Pierre et Marie Curie University and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Orange/France Telecom. Guy was the European Coordinator of SecFuNet EU-BR collaborative project.

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