Who am I?

I am a Brazilian-Italian-British award-winning, passionate computer scientist, chartered engineer, entrepreneur,  and inventor. I am a pianist and violinist, and I hold the titles of EUR ING, BSc, MPhil, PhD, CEng, FIET, FRSA, AFHEA. 

I work at Google as a Data Practice Lead (AI/Machine Learning, Smart Analytics and Data Management), and I am a Google AI Principles Ethics Fellow. 

My career includes +15 years working in engineering. My continuing academic work is at UCL where I serve as an Honorary Associate Professor in Computer Science. 

I have received numerous awards for my contributions to industry and international science. Since 2006 I’ve actively worked towards increasing the representation of people of all kinds in Engineering.

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My history

2003-2007

BSc in Computer Science

University Barao de Maua

Summa Cum Laude degree. 3 Honours and Awards . Valedictorian student . Honoured by the University and the Brazilian Computer Society as the best student. Scientific initiation fellow in AI . Research presented and published at International Conferences. 

2008-2009

MPhil in Electrical Engineering

University of Sao Paulo

2 years MPhil program . Summa Cum Laude – GPA: A . 3 Honours and Awards . Created new technologies for early detection of breast cancer in women of all ages. Paved the way to reduce radiation exposure in cancer patients by 20% - 30%. Published in international journals.

2011-2015

PhD in Computer Science

UCL Computer Science (Host) . Imperial College Business School. MIT School of Architecture & Planning

4 Years Ph.D program . 15 Honours and Awards .  Pioneered Data Infrastructures for Smart Cities. Created the City Data Market Strategy of the Mayor of London . Designed Urban Platforms for over 40 EU cities . Published as a Book.

Industry Expertise

Smart Cities

IBM, UCL, MIT, London Gov
& EU Commission

Machine Learning

Google, F4S,
Bank of Brazil, Oracle

Emerging Technologies

IBM, ARUP,
London Gov

My skills

My passion is to create and use technology for the benefit of mankind.

AI & Machine Learning
90%
Smart Cities
95%
Emerging Technologies (IoT, Robotics)
80%
Software Architecture and Design
85%
Free-hand Anime Drawing
62%
Japanese Cooking
74%

Conferencing Highlights

Audi MQ (Keynote)
Heidelberg Laureate Forum
Alpha Go & AI Panel

Recognitions, Honours and Awards

Industry

Google, Intel, McKinsey&Co, IBM, Microsoft, SIEMENS, Dropbox, AirB&B

Academic

Heidelberg Laureate Forum, EPSRC, UCL, MIT, Lancaster University, CAPES, CNPQ, Engineering Institute of Innovation and Technology

Engineering / Professional Institutions

The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Engineering Council, British Federation of Women Graduates, Academy of Computing Machinery (ACM), The Royal Society of Arts, Women's Engineering Society, Anita Borg Institute, WISE

Media Institutions / Others

ComputerWeekly, Information Age, Computing, Digital Leaders, CogX, We are the City

Years of Experience
+ Conference Speeches
+ Honours and awards
+ Publications (Books & Articles)

Media and Interviews

Without women and diversity, engineering as we know it would not exist