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Bauzer Medeiros
Claudia Maria
Current position: 
Full Professor, Computer Science
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Current residence: 
University of Campinas
Bauzer Medeiros is Full Professor at the Instituto de Computação of Unicamp, the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, in Brazil. She earned her MSc in 1979 from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, and her PhD in Computer Science in 1985 from the University of Waterloo, in Canada. She received Brazilian and international awards for research, teaching, and work in fostering the participation of women in information technology. Her research is centred on the managing scientific data, including handling very heterogeneous data sources. She coordinated large transdisciplinary and multi-institutional projects in agro-environmental planning, biodiversity and health, involving, among others, sensor data streams, satellite images, photos, videos, sound, clinical data and all kinds of textual sources. As the President of the Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (2003–2007), she launched some of the first countrywide initiatives to attract women to computing. She is recognized in Brazilian and international forums for initiatives associated with public policies in science and technology and in open data, and coordinates open science activities at the Brazilian Acad
Sustainable Development Goals: 
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
13 - Climate action
15 - Life on land
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Scientific data management, Open Science, Research data interoperability
Place of Birth: 
Rio de Janeiro
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06-Engineering Sciences incl. Computing and IT
Last updated on 04/05/2022