Research Scientist - IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Hawthorne, New York, 1999-
Ph.D., Media Arts & Sciences Program, MIT Media Laboratory
Thesis title: Representation and Recognition of Action in Interactive Spaces
Thesis advisor: Prof. Aaron Bobick
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1999
M.Comp.Sc., Dept. of Computer Science , Inst. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1989
B.Math., Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1985
- Sony - Computer Science Laboratory
Tokyo, Japan, summer 1998
- ATR - Media Integration and Communication
Kyoto, Japan, summer 1996
- Dept. of Engineering, Osaka University
Osaka, Japan, 1991-1992
Professor - Dept. of
Computer Science , University
of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1987-1993
HENAAC Most Promising Scientist with a Graduate Degree award.
Awarded by the Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC). Austin, Texas. October 2003.
IEEE Mark Weiser Award for the best paper at IEEE PerCom'03. March 2003.
Best paper award at the 3rd Int.l Conference on Vision Systems (ICVS'03). April 2003.
Mombusho Scholarship, Ministry of Education of Japan, 1990-1992
For study of Japanese language and research in Japan.
MIT- Japan Program
/ Starr Foundation Scholarship, summers of 1996 and 1998
To conduct research in Japan.
Cyberstar’98 International Contest, May 1998, Germany
Finalist with the project Waltz No. 6.
It / I : a computerized theatrical performance, November 1997, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Concept, text, technology, and direction.
KidsRoom : an interactive environment for children, October 1996, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Music design; member of the system and story design team.
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Japanese: good communication skills, basic reading and writing.
Resume available in PDF
Last update: 07/01/05