Advanced search
Start date

Leandro Nunes de Castro Silva


Instituto Presbiteriano Mackenzie. Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (UPM). Faculdade de Computação e Informática (FCI)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Electrical Engineer from the Federal University of Goiás (1996), Master in Electrical Engineering from Unicamp (1998), Doctor in Computer Engineering (2001) from Unicamp, MBA in Strategic Business Management from the Catholic University of Santos (2008) and completed Empretec at Sebrae-SP (2012). He was Researcher or Visiting Professor at the following institutions: University of Kent at Canterbury (June 2001 to May 2002); Malaysian Technological University (September 2005); FT-Unicamp (March to June 2012); and University of Salamanca (January to July 2014). He was a professor and researcher at the Master's Program in Informatics at Unisantos from 2003 to 2007. He has a research productivity grant from CNPq by the Computer Science committee. His main lines of research are Natural Computing and Machine Learning. He also serves on program committees for several national and international conferences and journals and has served as a book reviewer for Springer-Verlag and Idea Group Publishing. Leandro N. de Castro is the lead author of the book ?Artificial Immune Systems: A New Computational Intelligence Approach? (Springer-Verlag, 2002); one of the organizers of ?Recent Developments in Biologically Inspired Computing? (Idea Group Publishing, 2004); author of the CRC bestseller ?Fundamentals of Natural Computing: Basic Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications? (CRC Press, 2006), author of the book ?Natural Computing: An Illustrated Journey? (Livraria da Física, 2010), organizer of the book ?Nature-Inspired Computing Design, Development, and Application? (IGI-Global, 2012) and co-author of the book "Introduction to Data Mining: Basic Concepts, Algorithms and Applications" (Saraiva, 2016). He was a Proponent and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR) between 2010 and 2015, published by IGI-Global. He has more than 250 articles published in national and international journals and conferences. He founded the Laboratory of Natural Computing and Machine Learning (LCoN) of the Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering and Computing at Mackenzie. Between 2017 and 2020 he was Innovation and Entrepreneurship Coordinator at Mackenzie, leading the entire process of structuring and developing the university?s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem. He is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Technology of Unicamp. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

News published in Agência FAPESP Newsletter about the researcher
Articles published in other media outlets (0 total):
More itemsLess items
Research grants
Scholarships in Brazil
FAPESP support in numbers * Updated March 18, 2023
Total / Available in English
Most frequent collaborators in research granted by FAPESP
Contact researcher

Use this Research Supported by FAPESP (BV/FAPESP) channel only to send messages referring to FAPESP-funded scientific projects.





Keywords used by the researcher
Please report errors in researcher information by writing to:

Report errors in this page

Error details: