Pablo Andretta Jaskowiak successfully finished his PhD

He successfully defended his thesis “On the evaluation of clustering results: measures, ensembles, and gene expression data analysis” on November 27th under the supervision of Prof. Ricardo J. G. B. Campello and Prof. Ivan G. Costa.

Luiz Fernando Sommaggio Coletta successfully finished his PhD

He successfully defended his thesis “Abordagens para combinar classificadores e agrupadores em problemas de classificação” on November 23th, under the supervision of Prof. Eduardo R. Hruschka.

Jadson Castro Gertrudes passed the doctoral candidacy exam and is going for a PhD sandwich year abroad

He successfully defended his candidacy thesis entitled “Semi-supervised clustering approaches with applications in Medicinal Chemistry”. Next week he will fly overseas to spend a PhD sandwich year at the University of Alberta, Canada.

 

Fernando Soares successfully finished his capstone project level 1 (1s sem. 2015)

He successfully defended his capstone project entitled “Ferramenta de Visualização para Algoritmos de Agrupamento” today, under the supervision of Prof. Ricardo Campello.  Congratulations Fernando!

 

Two students were awarded scholarships

Henrique O. Marques (PhD student) and Joelson dos Santos (MSc student) have been awarded with scholarships (Fapesp and Capes, respectively)

 

Henrique Oliveira Marques successfully finished his Master’s

He successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Avaliação e Seleção de Modelos em Detecção Não Supervisionada de Outliers” today, under the supervision of Prof. Ricardo Campello.  Congratulations Henrique!

 

Guilherme Oliveira Campos successfully finished his Master’s

He successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Estudo, avaliação e comparação de técnicas de detecção não supervisionada de outliers” today, under the supervision of Prof. Ricardo Campello.  Congrats Guilherme!

 

Jonathan de Andrade da Silva successfully finished his PhD

He successfully defended his thesis “Algoritmos Evolutivos para Agrupamento de Dados em Fluxos Contínuos” yesterday (March 04th) under the supervision of Prof. Eduardo R. Hruschka.

 

Paper published in BMC Bioinformatics

The paper entitled “Impact of missing data imputation methods on gene expression clustering and classification” has just been published in BMC Bioinformatics. Pablo A. Jaskowiak (PhD student at LAPaD) collaborated in this paper with Prof. Marcilio C. P. de Souto (University of Orleans) and Prof. Ivan G. Costa (Federal University of Pernambuco / AAchen University). Check it here.

Prof. Jörg Sander 6 months in São Carlos

Our award-winning, long-term collaborator Prof. Jörg Sander will be doing research at LAPaD between January and June 2015, in a sabbatical leave from the University of Alberta, in Canada. See more here.