Andre Leon S. Gradvohl holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Ceará—Brazil (1997), a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics—Brazil (2000), and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Campinas (2005)—Brazil. He also holds a Specialist degree in Science Journalism from the Advanced Studies in Journalism Laboratory at the University of Campinas (2010). In 2014, he did a Postdoctoral stage at the Laboratoire d’Informatique de l’Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, France. Since 1999, he has taught at undergraduate and graduate levels in Brazilian universities.
Dr. Gradvohl was user support analyst at the National Center for High-Performance Computing (2003–2010) and former head of Computer Science and Computer Engineering undergraduate courses at the University São Francisco (2002–2010). In addition, he was head of the Information Systems and Technology in Systems Analysis and Development undergraduate courses at the School of Technology at the University of Campinas (2013). Currently, he is a professor at the School of Technology at the University of Campinas and ad hoc consultant in the Brazil Ministry of Education and São Paulo State Council of Education. He has research experience in Computer Science, with an emphasis on High-Performance Computing and Distributed Computing. He is a Senior Member at IEEE.