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Departamento de Informação e Sistemas

Centro de InformáticaUniversidade Federal de Pernambuco

Av. Jornalista Anibal Fernandes s/n – Cidade Universitária (Campus Recife), 50740-560 Recife-PE, Brazil

Tel: (+55 81) 2126-8430, x4092 Fax: (+55 81) 2126-8438


Academic Degrees


  • Most Influential Paper (MIP) Award, 14th Brazilian Symposium on Software Components, Architectures, and Reuse (SBCARS), Paper: A Regression Testing Approach for Software Product Lines Architectures, Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (SBC).
  • Honored Professor, Class of Information Systems (B.Sc.), CIn (Informatic Center) of UFPE (Federal University of Pernambuco), 2016 - 2017
  • Honored Professor (Paraninfo), Class of Information Systems (B.Sc.), CIn (Informatic Center) of UFPE (Federal University of Pernambuco), 2016.2
  • Br-SCMM: Modelo Brasileiro de Maturidade para Cidades Inteligentes. Melhor artigo da trilha Sistemas de Informação e os Desafios do Mundo Aberto do IX Simpósio Brasileiro de Sistemas de Informação (SBSI 2013), João Pessoa, PB, Brazil. Promovido pela Sociedade Brasileira de Computação.
  • RiSE Reference Model for Software Reuse Adoption in Brazilian Companies. First place in the Contest of Thesis and Dissertations in Software Quality (Concurso de Teses e Dissertações em Qualidade de Software – CTDQS) – Type: Ph.D., X Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS Conference), Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (SBC), Curitiba-PR, Brazil, 2011.
  • Honorable Mention as THE BEST TOOL of the X Workshop on Tools and Applications (X Workshop de Ferramentas e Aplicações), XVII Brazilian Symposium on Multimedia Systems and Web – WebMedia (XVII Simpósio Brasileiro de Sistemas Multimídia e Web), Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (SBC), Curitiba-PR, Brazil, 2011
  • Honored Professor, Class of Analysis and System Development, FAFICA (Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Caruaru), Caruaru, Pernambuco, 2008.
  • COMPGOV Project: Shared Library for E-Gov Components,(in portuguese), among the ten best projects, Meeting of Software Quality and Productivity (EQPS), 7th Brazilian Simposium on Software Quality (SBQS), Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil, 2008
  • Reuse in Software Engineering (RiSE),(in portuguese), among the ten best business plans, Intel + UC Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge, Brazilian Contest (FGV-CEPE), São Paulo, Brazil, 2007.
  • A CASE tool for Aspect-Oriented Software Development (in portuguese), is among the three best tools in the XI Tools Session – XVIII Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (SBES Conference), Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (SBC), Brasília-DF, Brazil, 2004.


Computer Societies Membership

Research Interests

  • Social Machines, Social Networks, Cloud Computing, Social Computing
  • Education in Software Engineering, Serious Game, Game Development, Game Environment for Education
  • Software Reuse: Software Reuse Adoption, Software Reuse Risks and Costs Models, Tools and Environments, Component-Based Software Engineering (CBSE), Domain Engineering, Software Product Lines, Open Source, PSEE, CASE Tools, Design Patterns.
  • Software Reengineering, Software Transformations, Reverse Engineering, Refactoring, generative Programming
  • Aspect-Oriented Software Development (, AspectJ Project

Research Projects

Research Partners


  • RiSE Reference Model for Software Reuse Adoption in Brazilian Companies. D.C.Sc. Thesis presented at Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE). Advisor: Silvio Romero de Lemos Meira. Download, read and/or share.
  • Phoenix: An Approach for the Aspect-Oriented Software Reengineering (in portuguese) M.Sc. Dissertation presented in March 03, 2005 at Federal University of São Carlos (UFScar). Advisor: Antonio Francisco do Prado. Download, read and/or share.
  • VPN Analisys and Implementation in a Linux Environment (in portuguese) B.Sc. Monography presented in December, 2000 at Salvador University (UNIFACS). Advisor: Antonio Carlos Fontes Atta. For download, request for me.