Marcelo Finger

  • USPFull Professor

Marcelo Finger is Professor of Computer Science at the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo, CNPq research grant receiver level 1C. Received his BSc in Electronic Engineering from the University of São Paulo (1988), MSc (1990) and PhD (1994) in Computing by the Imperial College, University of London (1990). Receiver of several awards, among which Convocation Sesquicentenial Award (1990), Armstrong Prize and Medal (1994), Jabuti Prize (2007 -1o place, category Science, Technology and Informatics) and several awards for teaching performance (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006). Currently conducts research involving logical and probabilistic reasoning in order to understand the interaction between these two basic ways of thinking, their computational complexity and their applications in Artificial Intelligence, Databases, Computational Linguistics and Digital Humanities.