InterSCity is a multidisciplinary project aiming at addressing the key research challenges around smart cities from a software infrastructure point of view. Its goal is to develop an integrated open-source platform containing all major building blocks for the development of robust, integrated, sophisticated applications for the smart cities of the future.
Full Professor of the Department of Informatics at the Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA) since 1991, currently teaching for the computer science undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as for the electrical engineering graduate program at UFMA.
Holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of São Paulo (USP), 2003. In 2014/2015 also took a one year sabbatical at the Department of Informatics of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).
Main research area: distributed and ubiquitous computing systems. Currently engaged in projects related to Context Aware Systems, Internet of Things, and Smart Cities.
Coordinator of the Laboratory of Intelligent Distributed Systems (LSDi) at UFMA since 2005, having been engaged in several research projects in cooperation with Brazilian and international research institutions. Member of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).