Professors

Rafael de Pinho

Rafael de Pinho

rafael.pinho@fgv.br

Graduated in Computer Engineering (2004), Master in Computer Engineering: Computer Networks and Distributed Systems and Doctor in Computer Engineering: Human-Computer Interaction from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.

Specialist in Mathematics: Cryptography from Universidade Federal Fluminense and Specialist in Software Project Management from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.

Luiz Max Fagundes de Carvalho

Luiz Max Fagundes de Carvalho

Has a Microbiology and Immunology's degree (2012) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), and a Evolutionary Biology's PhD (2018) from the University of Edinburgh, UK.

Interested in (Bayesian) statistics applied to the biosciences, working in the following areas: Markov Monte Carlo chains (MCMC) for discrete spaces; methods of combining probability distributions; statistical modeling in Epidemiology, Medicine, Genetics and related areas.

 

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Flávio Codeço Coelho

Flávio Codeço Coelho

Holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1992), a master's degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1995) and PhD in Quantitative Biology from the University of Texas at Arlington (1999). He was associate professor at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (2001-2003) and Visiting Researcher at Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (2003 to 2008). Flávio was a postdoctoral researcher at the Gulbenkian Institute of Science, in Portugal, between 2008 and 2010.

Claudio José Struchiner

Claudio José Struchiner

Full Professor at the School of Applied Mathematics (EMAp), Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Holds an MD degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1976), a master's degree in Mathematics from the National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (1980) and doctorate in Population Dynamics of Infectious Diseases from Harvard University (1988). He is a CNPq research productivity scholarship holder, retired full-time researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and adjunct professor at the State University of Rio de Janeiro.

Alexandre Rademaker

Alexandre Rademaker

Holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from UFRJ (2001), a master’s in Computer Science from UFF (2005) and PhD from PUC-Rio (2010). During his doctorate, he did research internships at Microsoft Research (2008), and at SRI International (2009). His research areas include: logics,  knowledge representation, computational linguistics, computer theory, and formal methods..

Harry Oviedo

Harry Oviedo

In 2013 he graduated in Mathematical Sciences at the Universidad Centro Occidental Lisandro Alvarado (Venezuela), in 2016 he obtained the title of Master of Science with specialization in Computer Science and Industrial Mathematics at the Centro de Investigación en Ciencias Matemáticas CIMAT (Mexico) and a Doctorate in Science with guidance in Computer Science also at CIMAT (2020). And I had experience in Mathematics, with an emphasis on Applied Mathematics, Continuous Optimization, Riemannian Optimization, and Numerical Analysis.

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Alberto Paccanaro

Alberto Paccanaro

I am a full professor at the School of Applied Mathematics (EMAp) at FGV in Rio de Janeiro since 2020. I obtained my doctorate in Computer Science in 2002 from the University of Toronto, with a specialization in Machine Learning under the guidance of Geoffrey Hinton. Between 2002 and 2006, I did postdoctoral studies in Computational Biology, first in the laboratory of Mansoor Saqi at Queen Mary University of London, and then in the laboratory of Mark Gerstein at Yale University.

Walter Wagner Carvalho Sande

Walter Wagner Carvalho Sande

He holds a doctorate in Business Administration from FGV EBAPE, a master's degree in Administration from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1996), a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Military Engineering Institute (1987) and in Mathematics from the University of Rio de Janeiro (1991). He is currently a professor at FGV EMAp. Experienced in the areas of marketing and retail and his areas of interest include quantitative methods in management science.

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Vincent Gérard Yannick Guigues

Vincent Gérard Yannick Guigues

Holds a bachelor's and a master's degree in Informatics and Applied Mathematics from ENSIMAG (2000 and 2001), a master's degree in Optimization and Statistics from Joseph Fourier University (2001) and a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Joseph Fourier University (2005). He is currently a professor at FGV. Before joining FGV (in 2012), he was a postdoctoral fellow at UJF (2005) and IMPA (2006-2009) and professor at PUC-Rio (2009-2012) and UFRJ (2012). His research is focused on the development of models and algorithms for optimization problems under uncertainty.

Sônia Maria Durães

Sônia Maria Durães

Holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the Universidade Estadual de Montes Claros, a master's degree in Mathematics from the Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, IMPA and a doctorate in Mathematics from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. She is currently a professor at the Getulio Vargas Foundation - RJ and a retired professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Has extensive experience in the area of Mathematics Education, at a Higher Level, also working in Postgraduate Studies, in the area of Partial Differential Equations.