Luciana Rocha Pedro

AddressUniversity of Reading, Department of Computer Science, Polly Vacher, room room

Lucy is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Reading. She is a natural-born multidisciplinary researcher and has been working with Computational Intelligence and Mathematics Modelling in topics as Optimization, Decision Theory, and Applied Medical Sciences. As someone with a solid background in Mathematics, Programming and Modelling, her main contribution to research has been the ability to apply innovative concepts from different areas to solve problems with efficiency and innovation.

Before joining the University of Reading, she was a postdoctoral researcher in Systems Engineering and Computer Science at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. As part of her research, she worked in collaboration with the Cancer Research Institute of the University of Salamanca on a EuroFlow Consortium project which used Machine Learning applied to the Medical Sciences. Teaching has also always been a great passion of hers and she has more than ten years of higher education teaching experience in Brazil.

Her current research interests are High-Performance Computing, I/O Performance, and Earth Sciences.

  • High-Performance Computing
  • I/O Storage
  • Earth Sciences
  • Computational and Mathematics Modeling
  • Optimization
  • Decision Theory
  • Machine Learning