Who I am?
I am an award-winning passionate computer scientist, author, engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and inventor. I am neurodivergent, a pianist and violinist, and I hold the titles of EUR ING, BSc, MPhil, PhD, CEng, FIET, FRSA, AFHEA, IntPE. I hold the Freedom of the City of London, am a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers and an Engineer member of the International Engineering Alliance.
I am the Chair of the Tech London Advocates Smart Cities Group, a reviewer of grant/awards of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the IET, and the ACM. I am a Council Member of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Ambassadors, a Committee member of the Grace Hopper Celebration and the ABIE Awards, an Ambassador of the AllBright Club, and I’ve served as ambassador for many other technology/educational organisations.
My career includes +16 years working in engineering. 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. I work on the Interplanetary Internet on cloud computing. My continuing academic work is at UCL and University of Oxford where I serve as an Honorary Associate Professor in Computer Science and a guest Lecturer, respectively.
I have received numerous awards and recognitions for my contributions to industry and international science. I am an active keynote speaker and an open source contributor. Since 2003 I’ve actively worked towards increasing the representation of people of all kinds in Engineering and Technology.
Where to find me
BSc in Computer ScienceUniversity Barao de Maua
Summa Cum Laude - 4 years degree
MPhil in Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Sao Paulo
Summa Cum Laude – GPA: A - 2 years MPhil program
Certificate in Integrated Business ProcessesUniversity of Duisburg-Essen
Certificate in Integrated Business Processes from Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
PhD in Computer ScienceUCL 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
- Selected chapters of the Thesis were published as a Book.
Recognitions, Honours and Awards
Media and Interviews
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