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Bauzer Medeiros
Claudia Maria
Current position: 
Full Professor, Computer Science
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
Brazil
Affiliation/Institution: 
University of Campinas
Biodata: 
Bauzer Medeiros is full professor, Institute of Computing, University of Campinas Unicamp, Brazil. She holds an MSc (1979, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and a PhD in Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada (1985). She received Brazilian and international awards for research, teaching, and work in fostering the participation of women in IT. Her research is centered on management of scientific data, facing the challenges posed by large, real world applications, handling distributed and very heterogeneous data sources. She has 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. While president of the Brazilian Computer Society (2003-2007), she launched some of the first country-wide initiatives to attract women to computing. She is recognized in Brazilian and international fora for initiatives associated with public policies in science and technology in Open Data, and coordinates Open Science activities at the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.
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
Keywords: 
Scientific data management, Open Science, Research data interoperability
Elected
2021
Place of Birth: 
Rio de Janeiro
Country of birth: 
Brazil
Section:
06-Engineering Sciences
Last updated on 25/06/2021