Dr. Carlos Kamienski
Carlos Alberto Kamienski
Head, NUVEM Strategic Research Unit – UFABC,
Dr. Carlos Kamienski is a Full Professor of computer science at the Federal University of ABC (UFABC, Brazil) and received his Ph.D. in computer science from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE, Brazil) in 2003. Currently he holds the position of Director of International Relations where he is in charge of enhancing the international penetration of the university by actively participating in a variety of international events, representing UFABC institutionally and providing direct advise for the president. He also leads the a strategic research unit comprising 18 faculty members and their students working in five broad research lines, namely smart societies, virtual sensations, connected mobility, extreme computing and integrated universes. Formerly he held the position of vice-president for graduate studies where he was actively involved in the creation of many MSc. and PhD programs. Before that he was the director of the graduate program in Information Engineering. He also worked in management positions in companies and owned his own company in the 1990s. He has been teaching for more than 21 years a variety of subjects in computer science in different institutions in Brazil. He supervised many PhD and Masters students and published over 100 research papers in major journals and conferences. He worked and led many R&D&I projects, funded by governmental agencies, companies and municipalities.