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 (5)

Giulia Silva Fazzi

Ioná Santana

Marcos Vinícius Piaia

Marianna de Pinho Severo

Wilson Bagni Junior

PhD Students (6)

Ana Paula dos Santos Dantas

Gabriel Bianchin de Oliveira

Gabriel Henriques Siqueira

Lucas Oliveira David

Rebeca Padovani Ederli

Vinicius Teixeira de Melo

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