Even though members of the department have taken part on scientific meetings and contests even before its foundantion in 1987, the number of such activities has considerably grown in the past years. The following graphic illustrates such growing and comes along with a list of the recent achievements of DCC professors:


2011

 
Top 5 Articles of the XXIX Brazilian Symposium on Computer Networks, with the paper

Siang Wun Song
Scientific Merit Award, from the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)


2010
 
Yoshiko Wakabayashi
Admission to the National Order of Scientific Merit (Commander Class), by the Ministry for Science and Technology
 
Yoshiko Wakabayashi
and the undergraduate student Susanna Figueiredo de Rezende, oriented by him in the Scientific Initiation Program (Undergraduate Research Internship)
Gold Medal at the Conference on Scientific Initiation, hosted by the National Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA)
 
Carlos Hitoshi Morimoto
Best Article of the Symposium of Virtual and Augmented Reality (SVR), hosted by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)
 
Routo Terada
Member of the Program Comittee of the Brazilian Symposium on Security (SBSeg), hosted by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)
 
Leliane Nunes de Barros
and the graduate student Karina Valdivia Delgado, oriented by her in the Doctoral Program
Best Thesis on Artificial Intelligence in Brazil from April 2008 to March 2010, at the MSc Dissertation/PhD Thesis Contest in Artificial Intelligence (CTDIA), set up by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)
 
Roberto Marcondes Cesar Junior
and the graduate student David C. Martins Jr., oriented by him in the Doctoral Program
Honorable Mention at the Thesis Award of the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Level Personnel (CAPES)
 
Routo Terada
Member of the Program Committee of the International Workshop on Security (IWSEC), hosted by Tokai University – Japan
 
Marcelo Finger
Awarded by the Delegation of European Union to Brazil for his participation on the Seventh Framework Programme, hosted by the Delegation of European Union to Brazil

Marcelo Finger and Willian Colen
member of the research group coordinated by him
Voo Livre Award for the development of grammar checker CoGroo, at the National Meeting of BrOffice.org

Nina Sumiko Tomita Hirata
and the graduate student Bruno Klava, oriented by her in the Master’s Degree Program
Third Place in the Workshop of Theses and Dissertations (WTD) of the 23rd Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images (SIBGRAPI)
 

2009

Fabio Kon
and the graduate student Giuliano Mega, oriented by him in the Master’s Degree Program
Dissertation ranked in the top 10 of the XXII Theses and Dissertations Contest (CTD) set up by the Brazilian Computer Society

Ronaldo Fumio Hashimoto
and the graduate student Anderson Fraiha Machado, oriented by him in the Master’s Degree Program
Dissertation ranked in the top 10 of the XXII Theses and Dissertations Contest (CTD) set up by the Brazilian Computer Society

Carlos E. Ferreira
and the graduate student Alexandre S. Freire, oriented by him in the Master’s Degree Program
Dissertation ranked in the top 10 of the XXII Theses and Dissertations Contest (CTD) set up by the Brazilian Computer Society

Fabio Kon
Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM – United States)

Flavio Soares Correa da Silva
Senior Member of the British Society for Studies of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB – United Kingdon)

Leliane Nunes de Barros
and the graduate student Karina Valdivia Delgado, oriented by her in the Doctoral Program
Silver Medal in the JAR Young Research Award, set up by the InternationalJournal of Aproximate Reasoning, Elsevier

André Fujita and his mentor Carlos Eduardo Ferreira
Honorable Mention (Biology I) at the Thesis Award of the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Level Personnel (CAPES)

Routo Terada
Member of the Program Committee of the 4th International Workshop on Security, hosted by Mirai University – Japan

João Eduardo Ferreira
Incentive Award in Science and Technology for the SUS (National Un
ified Health System), given by the Ministry for Health
Award-winning project: HIVSetSubtype – Software for subtype classification of HIV

Alair Pereira do Lago
Award Shigueo Watanabe at the Paulista Math Olympiad (OPM)

Daniel Macêdo Batista
Student Travel Award Program (STAP) for SAC 2009, hosted by the
Special Interest Group on Applied Computing (SIGAPP) of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)


2008
and the graduate student Raphael Y. de Camargo, oriented by him in the Doctoral Program
Ranked among the top 6 thesis of the Thesis and Dissertations Contest set up by Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)
 
and the graduate student Raphael Y. de Camargo, oriented by him in the Doctoral Program
Best Thesis of the Computer Science Doctoral Program of IME-USP
 
Member of the Program Committee of the Brazilian Symposium on Security, set up by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)
 
Best poster of X-Meeting, hosted by the Brazilian Association for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (AB3C)
 
Best Thesis on Artificial Intelligence in Brazil from April 2006 to March 2008, at the MSc Dissertation/PhD Theses Contest in Artificial Intelligence (CTDIA), set up by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)
 
Best Thesis of the Theses and Dissertations Contest, set up by the Brazilian Computer Science (SBC)
 
Student Travel Award Program (STAP) for SAC 2008, hosted by the Special Interest Group on Applied Computing (SIGAPP) of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
 
Third place in the USP Innovation Olympics, hosted by USP Innovation Agency
 
and the graduate student Julian Gerald Miller, oriented by him in the Master’s Degree Program
Third place in the Dissertations Contest, set up by the Latin American Center for Studies in Informatics (CLEI)


2007

Marcelo Finger, Flavio C. S. da Silva and Ana Cristina V. de Melo
1st Place Jaboti Award on the category “Exact Science, Technology and Informatics” for the book Lógica para Computação

Roberto Marcondes Cesar Junior
and the graduate student Julian Gerald Miller, oriented by him in the Master’s Degree Program
Ranked among the top 10 dissertations of the Thesis and Dissertations Contest set up by Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)

Siang Wun Song
National Order of Scientific Merit, given by the Brazilian President
Member of the Program Committee of the Brazilian Symposium on Security, set up by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)
and the graduate student Eugênio Akihiru Nassu, oriented by him in the Doctoral Program
Finalist at the Santander Award for Entrepreneurship, Science and Innovation
and the graduate student Arnaldo Câmara Lara, oriented by him in the Doctoral Program
Honorable Mention at the Thesis and Dissertations Contest of the Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images (SIBGRAPI)

Roberto Marcondes Cesar Junior
and the graduate student João Vitor Baldini Soares, oriented by him in the Master’s Degree Program
Honorable Mention in the Latin-American Master's Thesis Contest (CLTM), set up by the Latin American Center for Studies in Informatics (CLEI)

Junior Barrera
President of the Brazilian Association for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (AB3C)
Program Committee Member of the First Pairings Conference, hosted by the Institute of Electronic, Information and Computer Engineering - Japan
Program Committee Member of the IV Computer Security Iberoamerican Congress, hosted by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid – Spain
and the graduate student Ellen Hidemi Fukuda, oriented by him in the Master’s Degree Program
“Odelar Leite Linhares” Award, set up by the Brazilian Society of Computational and Applied Mathematics (SBMAC)

Yoshiko Wakabayashi
and the graduate student Gordana Manic, oriented by him in the Doctoral Program
Best Thesis on Computer Science in 2006 at the Thesis Award of the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Level Personnel (CAPES)

João Eduardo Ferreira
Incentive Award in Science and Technology for the SUS (National Unified Health System), given by the Ministry for Health
Award-winning project: Cooperative System for Studies about HIV/AIDS in Brazil

Ernesto Julián Goldberg Birgin
and the undergraduate student Rafael Durbano Lobato, oriented by him in the Scientific Initiation Program (Undergraduate Research Internship)
Scientific Initiation Award from the Brazilian Society of Operations Research (SOBRAPO)

Daniel Macêdo Batista
2nd place at the Latin-American Master's Thesis Contest (CLTM), set up by the Latin American Center for Studies in Informatics (CLEI)

Alfredo Goldman vel Lejbman
and the graduate student Daniel de Angelis Cordeiro, oriented by him in the Master’s Degree Program
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rd place at the Latin-American Master's Thesis Contest (CLTM), set up by the Latin American Center for Studies in Informatics (CLEI)