Maysa Macedo is a Researcher in the Visual Analytics & Insights group at IBM Research Brazil. She spent three years as Postdoctoral Fellow in intravascular images at Heart Institute – University of Sao Paulo Medical School. She developed her doctorate at Institute of Mathematics and Statistics - University of Sao Paulo in vessel tracking involving Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography. She is Bachelor in Informatics at State University of Rio de Janeiro and she is interested in segmentation, feature extraction, shape analysis and machine learning. More specifically, her current work analyzes tissues in atherosclerotic plaques from intracoronary optical coherence tomography using spatial-frequency analysis. Nowadays, she contributes as a reviewer for Journal of Health Informatics, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics and Research on Biomedical Engineering.
Her research interests include medical imaging analysis, computer vision, machine learning and healthcare informatics.