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Brazil Research Lab, Brazil



Vinicius is an Intern at the IBM Research Center in Rio de Janeiro. He joined the lab in July 2012, working in the Natural Resources Software Technology group led by Renato Cerqueira.

Vinicius is also a Ph.D. candidate in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) at the Informatics Department of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). He holds a M.Sc. degree in HCI and a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering, both from PUC-Rio. During his masters, he developed a pen-based early prototyping software that allows users to sketch user interfaces and program behaviors.

Prior to joining IBM Research, Vinicius worked at the Computer Graphics Technology Group at PUC-Rio (Tecgraf). He was part of the development team for a massive models visualization software.

His main research interests are human-computer interaction, computer graphics and information visualization.