Silvia Figueira's Bio

Dr. Silvia Figueira received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, and her Ph.D. degree also in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego. Currently, she is the Dianne McKenna Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Santa Clara University. Her research is in the area of performance evaluation and prediction, with a focus on energy efficiency. She is also the director of the SCU Frugal Innovation Hub, in which she leads the Mobile Lab and advises students working on mobile applications for under-served communities and emerging markets. She has published over 75 papers and has established several collaborations with both companies in Silicon Valley and social entrepreneurs in the United States and abroad.


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