|2011-2017||Ph.D.||Human Development||Cornell||Retrieval processes in healthy aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer’s disease|
|2011-2013||M.A.||Human Development||Cornell||On the relation between memory and metamemory in free recall|
Scholarships and Fellowships
|Portuguese||high||high||high||high||born in Brazil|
|English||high||medium||high||medium||lived in the US for 07 years|
A list of various languages that I’ve used before, listed in order of highest to lowest familiarity.
|Python||My preferred language for backend development. Particularly familiar with data manipulation packages, such as pandas and sqlite3, but have worked with requests, regex, itertools, and many other multi-purpose packages.|
|GNU Bash||Preferred language for simple tasks and automation scripts.|
|R||Preferred language for data processing and statistical analysis. Particularly familiar with the multilevel/hierarchical/mixed-effects package lme4 and the multinomial modeling packages MPTinR and TreeBUGS.|
|SQL||Preferred language for relational databases. Familiar with the main aspects of the language (e.g., create tables, adding/editing entries, various methods of fetching data, keys) as well as the more advanced and dynamic aspects (e.g., setting up triggers, special constraints, functions).|
|SPSS||Able to read and write customized syntax, particularly anything related to generalized linear models.|
|VBA||Used to automate data manipulation procedures when working with large and static scientific databases (MS Excel).|
|PHP||Basic knowledge about the syntax and use cases.|
|MATLAB||Helped parsing neuroimaging datasets and used to run matrix operations of a Markov chain.|
|HTML||Used to develop mulitple static websites.|
|CSS||Used to develop mulitple static websites.|
|MD||Preferred way of writing rich text.|
|JS||Basic knowledge about the syntax and use cases.|
|Laravel||Basic knowledge about the framework. Never used outside self-learning exercises.|
Static Website Generators
|Jekyll||This website was built with Jekyll.|
|Multinomial modeling||Design and analysis of multinomial models. Group and individual level analysis. Simple or multi-level embedded models.|
|Multi-level||Also known as random coefficient modeling and hierarchical modeling. For continuous or discrete variables.|
|Regression||Linear regression, logistic (or any other family) regression, one or multiple predictors.|
|ANOVA||One- or multi-way ANOVA, repeated measures ANOVA, multivariate ANOVA, ANCOVA.|
|Chi-squared||Various chi-squared tests.|
|Plots||Various techniques for visualizing data and estimates.|
|Other||Feel free to ask.|
This is a non-exhaustive list of systems and applications that I’m particularly familiar with. (Applications commonly used to edit text, to browse files and the web, to edit images, spreadsheets, and so on were not listed because they are common knowledge at this point.) The items are ordered alphabetically and loosely organized by area.
- Home Assistant
Open source home automation that puts local control and privacy first. Powered by a worldwide community of tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
DeepStack is an Open-Source AI API engine that serves pre-built models and custom models on multiple edge devices locally or on your private cloud.
DOODS is a GRPC/REST service that detects objects in images. It’s designed to be very easy to use, run as a container and available remotely.
OpenCV is a library of programming functions mainly aimed at real-time computer vision.
- Single Shot Detector
SSD is an unified framework for object detection with a single network.
You only look once (YOLO) is a state-of-the-art, real-time object detection system.
Containers and Virtualization
- Docker (CE)
Docker is a set of platform as a service products that uses OS-level virtualization to deliver software in packages called containers. Containers are isolated from one another and bundle their own software, libraries and configuration files; they can communicate with each other through well-defined channels.
LXC is a userspace interface for the Linux kernel containment features. Through a powerful API and simple tools, it lets Linux users easily create and manage system or application containers.
Portainer Community Edition is (…) a powerful, open-source management toolset that allows you to easily build, manage and maintain Docker environments. And it’s completely free.
Proxmox Virtual Environment is an open-source server virtualization environment. It is a Debian-based Linux distribution with a modified Ubuntu LTS kernel and allows deployment and management of virtual machines and containers. Proxmox VE includes a Web console and command-line tools, and provides a REST API for third-party tools.
Oracle VM VirtualBox is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor for x86 virtualization, developed by Oracle Corporation.
- IBM SPSS
IBM SPSS Statistics is a software package used for interactive, or batched, statistical analysis.
Just another Gibbs sampler is a program for simulation from Bayesian hierarchical models using Markov chain Monte Carlo, developed by Martyn Plummer. JAGS has been employed for statistical work in many fields, for example ecology, management, and genetics.
MATLAB is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and proprietary programming language developed by MathWorks. MATLAB allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages.
Multinomial analysis (GPT, multiTree, HMMTree; MPTinR and TreeBUGS R pkgs)
A collection of applications for the analysis of multinomial processing tree (MPT) models. I’m listing here just for historical purposes. R packages provide a much more conveninent way of working with datasets and MPT models.
- R Project for Statistical Computing
R is a programming language and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics supported by the R Foundation for Statistical Computing. The R language is widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistical software and data analysis.
WinBUGS is statistical software for Bayesian analysis using Markov chain Monte Carlo methods.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
- Arudino IDE
The Arduino Integrated Development Environment is a cross-platform application that is written in functions from C and C++. It is used to write and upload programs to Arduino compatible boards, but also, with the help of third-party cores, other vendor development boards.
PyCharm is an integrated development environment used in computer programming, specifically for the Python language. It is developed by the Czech company JetBrains. It provides code analysis, a graphical debugger, an integrated unit tester, integration with version control systems, and supports web development with Django as well as Data Science with Anaconda.
RStudio is an integrated development environment for R, a programming language for statistical computing and graphics.
- Sublime Text
Sublime Text is a shareware cross-platform source code editor with a Python application programming interface.
A collection of media management applications: movies (Radarr), series (Sonarr), music (Lidarr), and subtitles (Bazarr).
Tautulli is a 3rd party application that you can run alongside your Plex Media Server to monitor activity and track various statistics.
Kodi is a free and open-source media player software application developed by the XBMC Foundation.
VideoLAN (…) originally developed two programs for media streaming, VideoLAN Client and VideoLAN Server, but most of the features of VLS have been incorporated into VLC, with the result renamed VLC media player.
Jellyfin is the volunteer-built media solution that puts you in control of your media. Stream to any device from your own server, with no strings attached.
Plex is a client–server media player system plus an ancillary software suite. (…) The server desktop application organizes video, audio, and photos from a user’s collections and from online services, enabling the players to access and stream the contents.
TVHeadend (…) is a server application that reads video streams from LinuxTV sources and publishes them as internet streams. It supports multiple inputs, a DVB-T USB tuner stick and a Sat>IP tuner for instance, combining them together into a single channel listing. TVH servers are themselves IP signal providers, allowing networks of TVH servers to be combined.
Pi-hole is a Linux network-level advertisement and Internet tracker blocking application which acts as a DNS sinkhole and optionally a DHCP server, intended for use on a private network. It is designed for use on embedded devices with network capability, such as the Raspberry Pi, but it can be used on other machines running Linux and cloud implementations.
pfSense is an open source firewall/router computer software distribution based on FreeBSD. It is installed on a physical computer or a virtual machine to make a dedicated firewall/router for a network. It can be configured and upgraded through a web-based interface, and requires no knowledge of the underlying FreeBSD system to manage.
HAProxy is free, open source software that provides a high availability load balancer and proxy server for TCP and HTTP-based applications that spreads requests across multiple servers. It is written in C and has a reputation for being fast and efficient.
- Snort IPS/IDS system
Snort is a free open source network intrusion detection system and intrusion prevention system.
pfBlocker-NG introduces an Enhanced Alias Table Feature to pfSense software. (…) It allows: Assigning many IP address URL lists from sites like I-blocklist to a single alias and then choose a rule action; Blocking countries and IP ranges; Replacement of both Countryblock and IPblocklist by providing the same functionality, and more, in one package; Uses native functions of pfSense software instead of file hacks and table manipulation.
Better Aapproach to Mobile Adhoc Network advanced (often referenced as batman-adv) is an implementation of the B.A.T.M.A.N. routing protocol in form of a linux kernel module operating on layer 2.
batctl offers a convenient way to configure the batman-adv kernel module as well as displaying debug information such as originator tables, translation tables and the debug log. In combination with a bat-hosts file batctl allows the use of host names instead of MAC addresses.
Aircrack-ng is a complete suite of tools to assess WiFi network security.
cURL is a computer software project providing a library (libcurl) and command-line tool (curl) for transferring data using various network protocols.
IPerf3 is a tool for active measurements of the maximum achievable bandwidth on IP networks. It supports tuning of various parameters related to timing, buffers and protocols (TCP, UDP, SCTP with IPv4 and IPv6). For each test it reports the bandwidth, loss, and other parameters.
tcpdump is a data-network packet analyzer computer program that runs under a command line interface. It allows the user to display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over a network to which the computer is attached. Distributed under the BSD license, tcpdump is free software.
GNU Wget is a computer program that retrieves content from web servers.
Wireshark is a free and open-source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education.
AnyDesk is a remote desktop application distributed by AnyDesk Software GmbH. The proprietary software program provides platform independent remote access to personal computers and other devices running the host application. It offers remote control, file transfer, and VPN functionality.
MeshCentral is a community driven open source remote management web site built on NodeJS and available freely on NPM. You can get started with the “Public Server Login” button on the upper right to use the public at your own risk community server for free and then move on to installing your own server. The server and management agent run on Windows, Linux, MacOS and FreeBSD.
Ngrok exposes local servers behind NATs and firewalls to the public internet over secure tunnels.
OpenSSH is the premier connectivity tool for remote login with the SSH protocol. It encrypts all traffic to eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. In addition, OpenSSH provides a large suite of secure tunneling capabilities, several authentication methods, and sophisticated configuration options.
OpenVPN Connect is the free and full-featured VPN Client that is developed in-house. It is the official Client for all our VPN solutions. Any other OpenVPN protocol compatible Server will work with it too.
ZeroTier provides open-source software, SDKs and commercial products and services to create and manage virtual software defined networks.
Armbian is a Debian and Ubuntu based computer operating system for ARM development boards.
Debian, also known as Debian GNU/Linux, is a Linux distribution composed of free and open-source software, developed by the community-supported Debian Project.
- Kali Linux
Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing.
LibreELEC is a non-profit fork of OpenELEC as an open source software appliance, a just enough Linux distro for Kodi.
OpenWrt is an open-source project for embedded operating systems based on Linux, primarily used on embedded devices to route network traffic.
- Parrot OS
Parrot OS is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian with a focus on security, privacy, and development.
- Raspberry Pi OS
Raspberry Pi OS is a Debian-based operating system for Raspberry Pi.
Ubuntu is a Linux distribution based on Debian and mostly composed of free and open-source software.
- Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Windows is a group of several proprietary graphical operating system families, all of which are developed and marketed by Microsoft.
Tasmota is an open source firmware for ESP8266 based devices created and maintained by Theo Arends.
MySQL is an open-source relational database management system.
SQLite is a relational database management system contained in a C library. In contrast to many other database management systems, SQLite is not a client–server database engine. Rather, it is embedded into the end program. SQLite is ACID-compliant and implements most of the SQL standard, generally following PostgreSQL syntax.
Deduplicating archiver with compression and encryption
Duplicati is a backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed remote backups of local files on cloud storage services and remote file servers. Duplicati supports not only various online backup services like OneDrive, Amazon S3, Backblaze, Rackspace Cloud Files, Tahoe LAFS, and Google Drive, but also any servers that support SSH/SFTP, WebDAV, or FTP.
OpenMediaVault is a free Linux distribution designed for network-attached storage. (…) OMV is based on the Debian operating system, and is licensed through the GNU General Public License v3.
rsync is a utility for efficiently transferring and synchronizing files between a computer and an external hard drive and across networked computers by comparing the modification times and sizes of files. It is commonly found on Unix-like operating systems. Rsync is written in C as a single threaded application.
Rclone is a command line program to manage files on cloud storage. It is a feature rich alternative to cloud vendors’ web storage interfaces. Over 40 cloud storage products support rclone including S3 object stores, business & consumer file storage services, as well as standard transfer protocols.
Syncthing is a free, open-source peer-to-peer file synchronization application available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, Solaris, Darwin, and BSD. It can sync files between devices on a local network, or between remote devices over the Internet. Data security and data safety are built into the design of the software.
- Google TTS (gTTS Python pkg)
gTTS (Google Text-to-Speech), a Python library and CLI tool to interface with Google Translate’s text-to-speech API. Write spoken mp3 data to a file, a file-like object (bytestring) for further audio manipulation, or stdout. Or simply pre-generate Google Translate TTS request URLs to feed to an external program.
- Festival Speech Synthesis System
Festival offers a general framework for building speech synthesis systems as well as including examples of various modules. As a whole it offers full text to speech through a number APIs: from shell level, though a Scheme command interpreter, as a C++ library, from Java, and an Emacs interface. Festival is multi-lingual (currently English (British and American), and Spanish) though English is the most advanced.
The eSpeak NG is a compact open source software text-to-speech synthesizer for Linux, Windows, Android and other operating systems. It supports more than 100 languages and accents. It is based on the eSpeak engine created by Jonathan Duddington.
Traccar is a free and open source GPS tracking server. As of 2019, Traccar claims to support more than 1,500 different models of GPS tracking devices
Academic and Professional Experience
|2010-2011||12h||intern||BR||Instituto Leonardo Murialdo||assisted and monitored people who benefit from social programs for families in extreme poverty or victims of maltreatment|
|2009-2010||24h||intern||BR||CR Rolla||designed market studies for local and multinational corporations. developed and managed customer satisfaction studies. managed databases.|
Research and Education Jobs
|years||hours/week||position||country||institution||lab or course|
|2018-2019||full time||postdoc||BR||UFJF||Cognição e Linguagem|
|2015-2017||20h||grad teaching assintant||US||Cornell||Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood; Introduction to Human Development; Developmental Psychopathology|
|2012-2017||full time||grad research assintant||US||Cornell||Memory and Neuroscience Lab|
|2011-2012||20h||grad teaching assistant||US||Cornell||Memory and the Law|
|2005-2011||20h||undergrad research assistant||BR||PUCRS||Grupo de Pesquisa em Processos Cognitivos|
|2006-2008||16h||undergrad teaching assistant||BR||PUCRS||Processos Psicológicos Básicos II|
|2005-2006||20h||undergrad research assistant||BR||PUCRS||Grupo de Pesquisa em Neuropsicolinguística|
|years||journal or institution|
|2019-2019||National Science Centre, Poland|
|2018-2018||Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence|
|2018-2018||Psicologia: Teoria e Pesquisa|
|2013-2015||Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition|
|2012-2012||Journal of Memory and Language|
|2007-2009||Interamerican Journal of Psychology|
See Publications for an updated list.