I’m a Assistant Professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS). My current research subject is software-defined networks for data centers with specific focus on big data applications. I am a member of the High Performance Laboratory (LAD) at PUCRS.

I hold a Ph.D. (2015) degree in Computer Science from PUCRS, Brazil with a internship period at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown, NY.  I also hold a Master’s degree (2009) in Computer Science from UFRGS, Brazil, and a Bachelor degree (2006) in Computer Science from UFSM, Brazil.