Professor from the University of Aberdeen, with a degree from PUCRS, returns to the institution as visiting professor
Rafael Cauê Cardoso completed his Masters and PhD in the Graduate Program in Computer Science in 2018
Foto: Icaro Venzon
Professor at the University of Aberdeen, in the United Kingdom, Rafael Cardoso is a visiting professor at PUCRS through the Institutional Project of Internationalization (PUCRS-PrInt). On November 20th, the professor was welcomed at the Office for International Cooperation by the department’s executive coordinator, Carla Denise Bonan, by the director of graduate studies, Luiz Gustavo Leão Fernandes, and by School of Technology professor Avelino Francisco Zorzo.
The professor’s visit to PUCRS aims to strengthen the international cooperation with the Graduate Program in Computer Science from the School of Technology. Cardoso is a PPGCC graduate, where he completed his Masters and PhD. Now, he is a professor and researcher in the British university and seeks to strengthen the collaboration between both institutions.
During the meeting, they discussed ways to intensify institutional agreements and partnerships, including early discussions on cotutelle projects in graduate programs and Rafael’s accreditation as Associate Foreign Professor at PUCRS.
During his time as visiting professor at PUCRS, the researcher had several work meetings with professors and students from the PPGCC Masters and PhD programs. The meetings were held with the research groups on System Reliability and Security and Parallel Applications Modelling. In addition, he presented a seminar titled Neuro-symbolic artificial intelligence, a hybrid approach to solve complex AI problems.
The University of Aberdeen, one of the oldest institutions in the world, founded in 1495, is renowned for its academic excellence and innovative research. With a history of over 500 years, it stands out in fields such as energy, health, law and humanities. In addition, it is also renowned for its diverse community and international collaborations, creating an impact on social and scientific issues.