I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Statistics at the University of Rhode Island. I joined URI in 2015 after working in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware as a visiting scholar. I graduated with a Ph.D. in CS from the Computer Science Department, Utah State University, a M.S. in CS from the Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação, Universidade de São Paulo, and a B.S. in CS from Faculdade de Computação, Universidade Federal de Mato Groso do Sul.
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- My interests fall broadly within the domains of Machine Learning and Data Analysis. My research experience and current projects can be summarized into:
- Machine learning techniques (e.g. graph kernels) for structured data, such as graphs and networks
- Deep learning methods for structured data
- Application of deep learning to challenging problems arising in a variety of domains, such as computer vision, computer program analysis, and computational biology