Maycon Leone Maciel Peixoto

Maycon Leone Maciel Peixoto is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Institute of Mathematics, Federal University of Bahia. He obtained a PhD in Computer Science with emphasis on Distributed Systems at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Computing (ICMC), University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. His research interests are on Computer Systems, with emphasis on Virtualization Technology, Resource Metascheduling, Performance Evaluation and Cloud Computing.

Main research area: Systems Contact: mayconleo<at>gmail<dot>com

Rafael Augusto de Melo

Rafael is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Institute of Mathematics, Federal University of Bahia. He obtained a PhD in Engineering Sciences with emphasis on Operations Research at the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium. He was a consultant at OM Partners, Belgium, and a research fellow at the Computing Institute, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil. His research interests include discrete and combinatorial optimization, mixed-integer programming (MIP), MIP based heuristics, logistics optimization, graph theory and sports scheduling.

Main research area: Optimization Contact: melo<dot>rafael<at>ufba<dot>br

Ricardo Araújo Rios

Ricardo is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Institute of Mathematics, Federal University of Bahia. He obtained a PhD in Computer Science with emphasis on Computational Intelligence at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Computing (ICMC), University of São Paulo, Brazil, including research stays at the Complex Systems Laboratory, Université de Montréal, Canada, and at the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China. His research interests include time series analysis, dynamical systems, chaos theory and machine learning.

Main research area: Computational Intelligence Contact: ricardoar<at>ufba<dot>br

Tatiane Nogueira Rios

Tatiane is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Institute of Mathematics, Federal University of Bahia. She obtained a PhD in Computer Science with emphasis on Computational Intelligence at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Computing (ICMC), University of São Paulo, Brazil, including a research stay at the McGill University, Canada, and at the Department of Computer Sciences and Artificial Intelligence, University of Granada, Spain. Her research interests include logic and semantics of programs, fuzzy logic, clustering and text mining.

Main research area: Computational Intelligence Contact: tatiane<dot>nogueira<at>gmail<dot>com

Tiago de Oliveira Januário

Tiago is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Institute of Mathematics, Federal University of Bahia. He obtained a PhD in Computer Science with emphasis on Operations Research at the Department of Computer Science (DCC), University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, including a research stay at the Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy. His research interests include discrete optimization, sports scheduling, local search, neighborhood analysis and graph theory.

Main research area: Optimization Contact: januario<at>dcc<dot>ufba<dot>br

Vinicius Petrucci

Vinicius is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Institute of Mathematics, Federal University of Bahia. He obtained a PhD in Computer Science with emphasis on Computer Systems at the Institute of Computing (IC), Fluminense Federal University, Brazil, including a research stay at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He was a research fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, and the University of California, San Diego, USA. His research interests are on computer systems, with emphasis on reducing power/energy consumption while providing real-time performance guarantees.

Main research area: Systems Contact: petrucci<at>dcc<dot>ufba<dot>br