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Claudio Pinhanez is a researcher, professor, and media artist. He is the leader of the Social Data Analytics group of IBM Research-Brazil, where he has been a research scientist since 2009, working on Conversational Interfaces, Social and Human Data Analytics, Ubiquitous Computing, and Human-Computer Interfaces. He was one of the founding members of IBM Research - Brazil and previously was a researcher at the Watson Research Center of IBM Research from 1999 to 2009.
Claudio got his PhD. in 1999 from the MIT Media Laboratory; and Master and Bachelor's degrees from the University of Sao Paulo. From 1987 to 1997 he as a faculty member of the department of Computer Science of the University of Sao Paulo. He has also been a visiting researcher at the ATR-MIC Laboratory in Kyoto, Japan in 1996, and at the Sony Computer Science Laboratory in Tokyo, Japan in 1998.
Claudio has more than 20 refereed journal papers and 89 articles and abstracts published in international conferences, including 3 best paper awards, and 14 patents awarded in US, Japan, and Europe. His work has been cited more than 3300 times (h-index of 32 and i10-index of 65). He is a Senior Member of ACM, a member of the IBM Academy of Technology, and an associate editor of 4 scientific journals.