Heitor Silvério Lopes
Titular (full) Professor, Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR), campus Curitiba. Current appointments:
Professor of Computer Engineering at the Department of Electronics
Professor and Researcher at Graduate Program on Electrical Engineering and Informatics (CPGEI)
Founder and research leader, Bioinformatics and Computational Intelligence Laboratory (LABIC)
Founder and current president (2nd term), Brazilian Association for Computational Intelligence (ABRICOM)
Researcher fellow of the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq), level 2 (since 2003)
Profile at ReseachGate
Visiting scholar, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, the University of Tennessee, USA (UTK, 2014/2015).
Specialist in Industrial Informatics (Pontificial Catholic University of Paraná - PUC-PR, 1987),
BSc. in Electronics Engineering (UTFPR, 1984).
Computer Vision & Deep Learning: Semantic description of videos, Automatic annotation and Soft Biometrics in security videos, Anomaly detection in videos
Data-mining: Application to bioinformatics, open-data, big data, and Industry 4.0
Evolutionary Computation: Genetic Algorithms, Genetic Programming, Differential Evolution, PSO, ACO, ABC and other metaheuristics applied to engineering problems, bioinformatics and operations research.
Bioinformatics: Computational methods for protein structure prediction and folding & aggregation, molecular dynamics, protein classification, induction of gene regularory networks.
High-performance computing: Parallel processing in GPU.
See also the LABIC -Bioinformatics and Computational Intelligence Laboratory's home-page.
Google Academic: 5426 citations, index h=31, i10=85, 09-03-2020
Scopus/Mendeley: 2420 citations, 135 papers, index-h=22, 09-03-2020
Research Gate: 3810 citations, research interest=2171, reads=29189, 09-03-2020
Ranking of scientists in Brazilian institutions according to Google citations: 1396 position (within the first 6000) with 3125 citations.
Pos-doc researcher: Jonas Krause (2020)
Undergraduate students: Gustavo Henrique dos Santos Schaefer (2020)
Former students and their dissertations/theses (most in portuguese, some in english)
Chair of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics Symposium (CIBS) 2013
Customary/sporadic reviewer for many journals: IEEE-SMC-B, IEEE-TEC,IEEE-TBME, J.Int. Syst., Inf. Sci., Braz.J.Biom.Eng., J.Braz.Comp.Soc., Informatica, others
Member of program comitee / referee of several national and some international conferences: BRICS-CCI 2019..2013, CBIC-2019..2015, CISIM 2009, HIS 2008/2009/2011, MMAML 2011, ICGEC 2010, ICML 2010, IDC 2007/2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013, ReConFig’08/09/10, SOCPAR 2009/2010, WSC 2010/2011, ICSCPR 2009/2010, IEEE SMC UK&RI 2008, WCISWSN 2010, ISDA 2008, IEEE SCIISP 2007, ECGP 2007, GECCO 2007, and many others that I don't remember.
Member of editorial board of Learning and Nonlinear Models (ABRICOM)
Former member of editorial board of: International Journal of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology- IJCIBSB (Inderscience), International Journal of Information Technology, Communications, and Convergence - IJITCC (Inderscience)
Brazilian Association for Computational Intelligence - ABRICOM, since 2015
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE, since 1992.
IEEE - Systems, Man and Cybernectics Society - SMC, since 1992.
IEEE - Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society - EMBS, since 1992.
Brazilian Society of Biomedical Engineering - SBEB, since 1994.
Brazilian Computer Society (SBC), since 2004.
European Chapter on Metaheuristics, since 2004.
Brazilian Association for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, since 2005
Current undergraduate courses (in both, 1st & 2nd semesters): Integrative
Integration Workshop #2 and
Integration Workshop #3
Current graduate courses:
Evolutionary Computation (summer-fall/2020),
Applied Computational Intelligence - Deep Learning (fall-winter/2019),
Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery (winter-spring/2020) Past graduate courses: Data Mining for Bioinformatics, Parallel Computing, Metaheuristics, Bioinformatics, Reconfigurable Computing, PatternRecognition, Topics in Artificial Intelligence
Current graduate courses: Evolutionary Computation (summer-fall/2020), Applied Computational Intelligence - Deep Learning (fall-winter/2019), Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery (winter-spring/2020)
Past graduate courses: Data Mining for Bioinformatics, Parallel Computing, Metaheuristics, Bioinformatics, Reconfigurable Computing, PatternRecognition, Topics in Artificial Intelligence
Heitor Silvério Lopes
Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná - UTFPR, Campus Curitiba
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia Elétrica e Informática Industrial - CPGEI
Av. 7 de setembro, 3165, Bloco D, 3o andar
80230-901 - Curitiba (PR), BRAZIL
Telephone: +55-41-3310-4694 (office) or +55-41-3310-4697 (lab.)