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I am a Researcher with a fixed-term contract (RTD) at the Faculty of Engineering of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. My research is focused on human aspects of software development, vulnerabilities and resilience of software, software startups, and agile software development.


PhD in Computer Science (2021)
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Supervisor: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Thesis title: "Improving experimentation in software startups through hypotheses engineering" (link)

Master of Science degree in Computer Science (2017)
University of São Paulo, Brazil
Supervisor: Prof. Alfredo Goldman
Thesis title: "Requirements engineering in software startups: a qualitative investigation" (link)

Computer Engineer (2010)
Technological Institute of Aeronautics, Brazil

Industry experience

I have more than seven years experience as a software developer including five years spent in Cuponomia, a website for Brazilian e-commerce coupons and sales that I helped to found.

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