I received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Coimbra (2015), the M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2010) and the B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Pelotas (2008). Since 2016, I am a Professor with the Technology Development Center (CDTec) at the Federal University of Pelotas and a researcher with the Video Technology Research Group (ViTech) and the Group of Architectures and Integrated Circuits (GACI). I am also a Senior Member of the IEEE, a member of the IEEE SPS and CAS societies and a member of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC).

My main research interests include:

    • Visual signal processing
    • Image and video compression
    • Multimedia transport and delivery
    • Digital systems design for multimedia
    • Machine learning/deep learning for multimedia