I’m an Associate Professor at the Institute of Computing (IC), University of Campinas (Unicamp) in Brazil, where I have been a faculty member since 2003.

I completed my PhD in 2002 at the University of Campinas.

I’m a member of the Laboratory of Optimization and Combinatorics (LOCo).


  • Computational Biology
  • Machine Learning
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Bioinformatics


You can check a complete (and continuously updated) list of my publications and research projects in my CV Lattes.

Most of my publications are also indexed by dblp, Google Scholar, and ORCID.


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MSc Students (8)

Daiane Mendes de Oliveira

Gabriel Bianchin de Oliveira

Gabriel Henriques Siqueira

Leodécio Braz da Silva Segundo

Marianna de Pinho Severo

Pedro Olímpio Nogueira de Oliveira Pinheiro

Tiago Martinho de Barros

Vinicius Teixeira de Melo

PhD Students (4)

Alexsandro Oliveira Alexandrino

Ana Paula dos Santos Dantas

Bruno Malveira Peixoto

Klairton de Lima Brito

Click here to see more details, including a list of former students.