04/2017 – currently
University of Lausanne (Department of Computational Biology and Department of Ecology and Evolution) and SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (Switzerland)
Job title: Postdoctoral research scientist
Responsibilities: Developing an intuitive, natural language search function designed to help identifying new correlations in the stored biological data by taking advantage of Semantic Web technologies. I am also co-advising a PhD student and a developer.
09/2016 – 12/2016
Dassault Systèmes (France)
Job title: R&D Product Manager
Responsibilities: Managing a team of developers in India. Establishing the needs of worldwide stakeholders to exchange the AEC/FM related data in the 3DExperience platform. I was also responsible for managing the system interoperability in the context of civil construction by using the IFC standard.
10/2013 – 08/2016
Active3D – Sopra Steria (France) - Active3D is a company specialized in operations and energy property management information systems.
Job title: R&D engineer
Responsibilities: Proposing and developing innovative solutions to enhance system interoperability in the BIM (Building Information Modeling) context by using semantic graph (web) technologies (e.g. RDF(S), OWL, SPARQL, SWRL, SHACL).
Developing a software tool using Java language to dynamically extract building (model) views from an original BIM model. This tool is able to export a building view in the IFC/ISO STEP format.
9/2015 – 5/2016
University of Burgundy (France)
Job title: Part-time teacher
3/2013 – 8/2013
Heudiasyc Laboratory (France)
Job title: research intern
Responsibilities: better estimating automatically a vehicle position in an urban area by coupling LIDAR Velodyne and OpenStreetMap data. Main techniques used are as follows: RANSAC, Segmented Least Squares and hierarchical clustering.
2/2012 – 8/2012
Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) (France)
Job title: computer engineering intern
Responsibilities: Developing an automatic data processing tool using Java language for greenhouse gas (GHG) measuring instruments.
Code refactoring to better integrate with the existing platform developed to process data from other GHG instruments.
5/2010 – 5/2011
Federal Court of the 5th Region of Brazil
Job title: computer engineering intern
Responsibilities: managing, monitoring and maintaining computer network focused on network security IronPort proxy, Symantec Protection and Linux hardening techniques.
Education & Training
10/2013 – 10/2016
Ph.D. in Computer Science completed in three years with highest honors (“Très honorable”) at the University of Burgundy Franche-Comté (UBFC) - France
Dissertation title: FOWLA, a Federated Architecture for Ontology Interoperability: An Application for Building Information Modeling
9/2012 – 9/2013
Master of Sciences in Communication and Information Technologies degree, major in Intelligent Systems for Transports at the University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC) – Sorbonne Universités - France
Merit-based scholarship of the “Foundation of the UTC for Innovation”
Classification: 7th (among 18 graduates)
Computer Engineering Degree at the Univ. of Pernambuco (UPE) – Brazil
Classification: 1st (among about 30 graduates)
Double major in AI «Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining» and software engineering
8/2011 – 8/2012
Computer Engineering student at UTC France (exchange student).
Ph.D. Summer School in Ontology Engineering and the Semantic Web – Italy. For further details see http://sssw.org
Tutorial RuleML2015 in Berlin - Germany – Web Reasoning technologies
Weka (data mining tool), 3DVIA Virtools (virtual reality tool), Witness (process modeling & simulation software), Protégé (ontology editor and framework).
MySQL, PostgreSQL, Graph databases (e.g. triple stores), NoSQL, Big data storage (e.g. Hadoop Distributed File System);
Information fusion, data & knowledge engineering, Big Data (MapReduce), machine learning, optimization algorithms, network of wireless sensors inference engines, artificial intelligence, geo-localization systems, semantic web, ontology, distributed system architectures
French, English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Leading an international effort to define an ontology (OWL based) for the Orthology domain to leverage data interchange among various orthology databases. https://github.com/qfo/OrthologyOntology . This project is also a collaborative work with the company Bayer Crop Science (Belgium and France).
Invited for a Bio-Hackathon in Japan by the Database Center for Life Science (DBCLS), a Japanese research institution. Started an international collaboration.
Technology Implementation Award at AEC Hackathon in Netherlands
Mention of the French Academy of Architecture for a work presented at the SCAN’14 conference in Luxemburg on June 18th in 2014
2008 – 2009
Voluntary work in Brazil for assembling and recycling personal computers to donate to modest communities.
Invited to give two talks at the buildingSMART International standard summit (an industrial event).
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