Who I am?

I am an award-winning passionate computer scientist, author, engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, inventor and Board member. I am neurodivergent, a pianist and violinist.

I hold the titles of EUR ING, BSc, MPhil, PhD, CEng, FIET, FRSA, AFHEA, IntPE, am a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers, and I hold the Freedom of the City of London. 

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, the ACM and the Engineers Trust. I am a Committee member of the  Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, of the Grace Hopper Celebration and the ABIE Awards, and the Technology Ambassador of the AllBright, amongst other organisations.

My career includes +17 years working in engineeringI 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 with Vint Cerf alongside NASA, ESA and JAXA engineers, and academics. I also work on Federated Learning and Sustainable AI with the Office of the CTO at Google.

My continuing academic work is at UCL, Université du Québec, and University of Oxford, where I serve as an Honorary Associate Professor in Computer Science , Associate Professor 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 the age of 17 I’ve actively worked towards increasing the representation of people of all kinds in Engineering and Technology.

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My History

2003-2007

BSc in Computer Science

University Barao de Maua
Summa Cum Laude  - 4 years degree
  • 3 Honours and Awards
  • Valedictorian student 
  • Best Student -  the Brazilian Computer Society
  • Scientific initiation research fellow in AI
  • Research presented and published at International Conferences. 
2008-2009

MPhil in Electrical Engineering

University of Sao Paulo
Summa Cum Laude – GPA: A - 2 years MPhil program
  • 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.
2010-2010

Certificate in Integrated Business Processes

University of Duisburg-Essen
Certificate in Integrated Business Processes from Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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
  • Selected chapters of the Thesis were published as a Book.

Thank you

To the organisations that supported my career so far

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