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 Committee member of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, 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 project alongside NASA, ESA and JAXA engineers, and academics. 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.
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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
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