Semantic analysis of digital documents to support forensics.

Assessment of scientific research integrity through the detection of image tampering in scientific papers.

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.



Assistant Research Professor

University of Notre Dame

2020 – Present Notre Dame, IN, USA

Research Scholar

University of Notre Dame

2016 – 2020 Notre Dame, IN, USA
Postdoctoral researcher at the Computer Vision Research Lab (CVRL).

Research Fellow

University of Campinas (Unicamp)

2013 – 2016 Campinas, SP, Brazil


Centro Universitário do Estado do Pará (CESUPA)

2012 – 2012 Belém, PA, Brazil
Lecturer of the Systems and Database Programming 40h-module, within the Corporative Databases Graduation Course.

Systems Analyst

Serviço Federal de Processamento de Dados (SERPRO)

2009 – 2013 Belém, PA, Brazil
Full-stack lead developer.

Systems Analyst

Cobra Tecnologia S.A.

2008 – 2009 Belém, PA, Brazil
Back-end programmer.

Research Fellow

Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)

2006 – 2008 Recife, PE, Brazil
MSc student at the Centro de Informática (CIn).



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

Proposal Reader

  • 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.



  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (T-IFS) 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.
  • 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), 2022, 2021.
  • IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Systems (ICAS), 2021.
  • IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), 2022.
  • IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), 2021.
  • IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2020.
  • IEEE WACV Workshop on Deepfakes and Presentation Attacks in Biometrics (DeepPAB), 2020.
  • ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval, 2017.


Best PhD Dissertation

First place in the 30th Brazilian Dissertation Contest.

Honor Student

Honor graduating student in Computer Science, class of 2005.


  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame 182 Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA