Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola Politécnica (EP)
(Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Associate Professor 3 at the Electronic Systems Engineering Department, Escola Politécnica, Universidade de São Paulo (EP-USP). She received the undergraduate, master, doctorate and post-doctorate degrees in Electrical Engineering from EP-USP. She is the vice-chair of the Instrumentation Center of Interactive Tecnologies at USP (CITI-USP). She was vice-chair (2006-2008) and director (2008-feb.2010) of Estação Ciência, a Center for Scientific, Technological and Cultural Dissemination of USP. She is a researcher at the Laboratório de Sistemas Integráveis (LSI) of EP-USP since 1988, where she is a principal investigator of the Interactive Electronic Media research group (which includes research in computer graphics, digital image processing, techniques and devices for human-computer interaction, virtual reality and augmented reality). She coordinates research projects in the area of Interactive Electronic Media, with emphasis on applications related to Education and Health. She coordinates scientific dissemination initiatives and projects aimed at identifying and developing talents in Science and Engineering. She was responsible for the design and feasibility of Febrace (Brazilian Fair of Science and Engineering), the biggest national pre-college science and enginnering fair in Brazil. Since 2003, she acts as the general coordinator of Febrace. She is the current academic coordinator of the 'USP e as Profissões' program at USP. She is a member of the working group of technical and educational support for the program of one computer per student (UCA - um computador por aluno), sponsored by the Ministery of Education. She is a member of the deliberative council of the USP Museum of Sciences.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)
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