Tereza Cristina Melo de Brito Carvalho
Tereza Cristina M. B. Carvalho received her Master of Science in Electronic Engineering (1988) and her Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering (1996) from Escola Politécnica, University of São Paulo , Brazil . She concluded the Sloan Fellows Program (2002) as post-doctoral work at MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA . Currently she is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer and Digital System Engineering at Escola Politecnica, University of Sao Paulo , Brazil . She is also the technical director of LARC (Laboratory of Computer Architecture and Networks) being responsible for management of research and development projects in the area of on-line business, information systems, network communication, multimedia and wireless networks, management and security. In 2003 she was nominated as the International Relations of ANSP (Academic Network of the State of São Paulo, Brazil) to the International Forum of Internet 2. She was also elected as Vice-President of Technology of the MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Brazil. Awards conferred: (2001) Décio Leal de Zagottis Award from Escola Politécnica - University of São Paulo ; (2000) First Cisco Academy in Brazil - Cisco Networks, Brazil ; (1991) Siemens Award for Achievement in Computer Networks Projects, Nürnberg , Germany . She has more than 70 scientific and technology papers in peer reviewed journals and international conference. Her main current research interests include: IT and business, system management, quality of service and advanced applications for broadband networks, and security for ad hoc networks.