Lunchtime Seminar - Overview on Information Systems at the University of São Paulo
Speakter: Prof. Dr. Marcos Lordello Chaim
The University of São Paulo (USP) is the largest and one of the most important universities in Latin America, founded 80 years ago. Among its nearly 50 units (including schools, colleges and institutes), at least five are directly linked to teaching and research in the field of information systems, computing and information technology. The objective of this talk is to present an overview of USP with a focus on these areas of knowledge.
Marcos Lordello Chaim obtained his BSc (1987), MSc (1991) and PhD (2001) degrees in Electrical Engineering from the State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil. From 1990 to 1992, he was assistant professor at São Paulo State University (Unesp), São José do Rio Preto, Brazil. After leaving Unesp, he worked at Embrapa Information Technology where he developed software for the agribusiness domain until 2005. Since then, he is a faculty member of the School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (EACH), University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil. His research interests are related to how software artifacts should be analyzed to support software development tasks such as testing, debugging, and maintenance.