Daniel Moreira

Daniel Moreira

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Loyola University Chicago


My name is Daniel and I am a computer scientist who works as an assistant professor at Loyola University Chicago, USA.

I investigate the application of techniques from the fields of Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Media Forensics, and Biometrics to make our society better.

Here is my CV.

I am glad to join Drs. Anderson Rocha and Sébastien Marcel as the guest editors of the IEEE Computer Society “Special Issue on Synthetic Realities and AI-Generated Contents”. The call for papers is open until October 13, 2023, and we are looking for amazing contributions. Folks with questions are welcome to contact me.

  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning
  • Media Forensics
  • Biometrics
  • PhD in Computer Science, 2016

    University of Campinas, Brazil

  • MSc in Computer Science, 2008

    Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil

  • BSc in Computer Science, 2006

    Federal University of Pará, Brazil


Assessment of scientific research integrity through the detection of image tampering in scientific papers.
Semantic analysis of digital documents to support forensics.
Integrity assessment of digital images through content provenance analysis.
Synthesis of Realistic Example Face Videos.
Tool Supporting the Human Examination of Post-Mortem Iris Images.
Temporal Robust Features, a fast spatiotemporal video content detector and descriptor.
Sensitive Media Analysis through the detection and localization of sensitive video content.


Loyola University Chicago
Assistant Professor
2022 – Present Chicago, IL, USA
University of Notre Dame
Assistant Research Professor
2020 – 2022 Notre Dame, IN, USA
University of Notre Dame
Research Scholar
2016 – 2020 Notre Dame, IN, USA
Postdoctoral researcher at the Computer Vision Research Lab (CVRL).
University of Campinas (Unicamp)
Research Fellow
2013 – 2016 Campinas, SP, Brazil
Serviço Federal de Processamento de Dados (SERPRO)
Systems Analyst
2009 – 2013 Belém, PA, Brazil
Full-stack lead developer.
Centro Universitário do Estado do Pará (CESUPA)
2012 – 2012 Belém, PA, Brazil
Instructor of the Systems and Database Programming 40h module within the Corporate Databases Graduate Program.
Cobra Tecnologia
Systems Analyst
2008 – 2009 Belém, PA, Brazil
Back-end programmer.
Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)
Research Fellow
2006 – 2007 Recife, PE, Brazil
MSc student at the Centro de Informática (CIn).


General Chair

  • 11th ACM Workshop on Information Hiding and Multimedia Security (IH&MMSec), 2023.

Associate Editor

  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (T-IFS) Journal, 2023 – present.
  • Elsevier Pattern Recognition (PR) Journal, 2023 – present.

Guest Editor

  • IEEE Computer Society Special Issue on Synthetic Realities and AI-Generated Contents, 2023.



  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (T-IFS) Journal.
  • IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society (TTS) Journal.
  • IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC) Journal.
  • Elsevier Pattern Recognition (PR) Journal.
  • Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU) Journal.
  • Elsevier Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI).
  • Springer Signal, Image, and Video Processing (SIVP) Journal.


  • Springer European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2022.
  • Springer European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECMLPKDD), Workshop of Deep Learning and Multimedia Forensics – Combating fake media and misinformation, 2023.
  • CVPR Workshop on Media Forensics (WMF), 2022, 2021, 2020.
  • IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2022.
  • IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2022, 2021.
  • IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021.
  • IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Systems (ICAS), 2021.
  • IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), 2023, 2022.
  • IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), 2022, 2021.
  • IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2023, 2020.
  • IEEE WACV Workshop on Deepfakes and Presentation Attacks in Biometrics (DeepPAB), 2020.
  • ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval, 2017.
  • SBC International Conference on Graphics, Patterns, and Images (SIBGRAPI), 2023, 2022.

Technical Committee

  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Education Center Editorial Board, 2022 – 2023.
  • IEEE Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee (IFS-TC), 2021 – 2023.

Thesis Committee

  • Pedro Valois. Master’s, University of Campinas, defended August 2022.

Proposal Reader

  • João Bachiega Jr. Doctoral, University of Brasilia, proposed November 2022.
  • William Theisen. Doctoral, University of Notre Dame, proposed June 2022.
  • Samuel Grieggs. Doctoral, University of Notre Dame, proposed May 2021.
  • Thamiris Coelho. Master’s, University of Campinas, proposed December 2021.
  • Pedro Valois. Master’s, University of Campinas, proposed August 2021.


  • Scientific Integrity Verification Through Image Forensics, IEEE SPS-IFS TC Webinar, 2023. Available online.
  • Fighting Scientific Misconduct with Media Forensics, 12th Annual Symposium on Digital Ethics, Loyola University Chicago, 2023.
  • Image Provenance Analysis for Disinformation Detection, Red Hat Research, 2022. Co-authored with Walter Scheirer. Available online.
  • Human-machine Pairing to Improve Computer Vision, IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB) and IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2022. Co-authored with Adam Czajka, Kevin Bowyer, and Aidan Boyd. Available on Youtube.


Best PhD Dissertation
First place in the 30th Brazilian Dissertation Contest.
Honor Student
Honor graduating student in Computer Science, class of 2005.


  • dmoreira1@luc.edu
  • +1 (773) 508-3572
  • Department of Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago
    310 Doyle Center, Lake Shore Campus
    1052 W Loyola Ave, Chicago, IL 60626