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I'm an Associate 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 postodctoral researcher. 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.

My research interests are in the broad area of Machine Learning with a focus on Deep Learning for structured data, such as graphs and trees. My work has been applied to challenging problems arising in a variety of domains, including computer program optimization and analysis, computer vision, and computational biology.

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Prospective graduate students

I appreciate your interest in pursuing graduate research in my group. Please be aware that while I am receptive to inquiries, due to the volume of messages, I may not be able to respond to all individual emails. I encourage you to explore the following links regarding our admission process, program specifics, and potential funding opportunities:

Mailing Address

9 Greenhouse Road, Suite 2
Kingston, RI, 02881