Short Biography @ Afonso Paiva Website

Afonso Paiva is an assistant professor at the Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação from Universidade de São Paulo (ICMC-USP), São Carlos, Brazil. He holds a D.Sc. degree (2007) in Applied Mathematics from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and a M.Sc. degree (2003) in Mathematics from Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. From 2003 to 2007, he worked in research projects supported by Petrobras (Brazilian Oil Company) at PUC-Rio. He is currently member of Visual and Geometry Processing Group at ICMC-USP and his research interests comprise computer animation, geometry processing, geometric modeling and numerical methods in computer graphics.