Full Professor, Federal University of the state of Espírito Santo, Vitória, Brazil


I am an associate professor at the computer science department of the federal university of the state of espírito santo in the capital vitória on the south-eastern coastline of brazil.

I teach at the master level

  • pattern recognition.
  • artificial neural networks.

and at the graduate level
  • computer graphics.
  • numerical calculus.
  • introduction to programming.
  • introduction to data structures.


I studied computer science at the technical university of karlsruhe in germany and graduated with the 'diplom'. I have got a Ph. D. in electrical engineering from the universidade nova de lisboa in portugal.

my.research interests

I am researching in the area of pattern recognition in general and fault detection and diagnosis in special. Besides I have worked in the areas of computer vision, handwriting recognition, and computer graphics.