I’m Associate Professor at the Federal Institute for Education, Science, and Technology of Pernambuco (IFPE), Brazil. I have a Ph.D. and a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the Center of Informatics (CIn) at Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE).
I conduct pure and applied research in the broad area of Software Engineering and Technology Transfer. I’m author of various scientific research papers published in international conferences and journals on Software Engineering. I’ve been also serving the Software Engineering research community as reviewer, program committee member, and organizing committee member of international journals and conferences like: Information & Software Technology journal (IST), Science of Computer Programming journal (SCP), ACM/IEEE Empirical Software Engineering and Measurament conference (ESEM), ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW), among others.
I also have about seven years of experience in innovation, development, and consultancy projects in the Software Industry. I worked as Systems Engineer in the Recife Center for Advanced Studies and Systems (C.E.S.A.R), awarded as the best scientific and technological institution in Brazil by FINEP, in projects with companies like Motorola, Dell, and Hewlett-Packard. I worked as Senior Software Engineer in a Samsung project in partnership with UFPE. And I also worked as Project Manager and Technical Leader in projects in the Senai Innovation Institute for Information and Communication Technologies (ISI-TICs).