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Mirella M. Moro
Departamento de Ciência da Computação
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG
Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627
Pampulha, Belo Horizonte - MG, Brazil
CEP 31270-010
Office: Building ICEX/DCC, room 6326
Phone numbers:
+55 (31) 3409-5849 (Office)
+55 (31) 3409-5858 (Fax)
Email: mirella [AT] dcc [DOT] ufmg [DOT] br

Short Bio

Mirella M. Moro is Associate Professor at the Computer Science department at UFMG (Belo Horizonte, Brazil). She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science (University of California Riverside - UCR, 2007), and MSc and BSc in Computer Science as well (UFRGS, Brazil). She was a member of the ACM Education Council and the Education Director of SBC (Brazilian Computer Society, 2009-2015), the editor-in-chief of the electronic magazine SBC Horizontes (2008-2012), and associated editor of JIDM (2010-2012). She is currently a Council Member of the SBC and part of the SBC Meninas Digitais (Digital Girls) Steering Committee. Her research interests include social networks analysis, query optimization, and hybrid database modeling. She is also an advocate for increasing women participation in Computer Science, coordinating projects such as BitGirls, and a mother of three.

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  • Project/Projeto Bàde - Professional Social Networks/Redes Sociais Profissionais (2019-)
  • Project/Projeto BitGirls - Bringing girls to Computer Science/Atração de Meninas para a Computação. (2018-)
  • Project/Projeto Apoena - Social Networks/Redes Sociais (2014-2018)
  • Project/Projeto PerCEBa - Computational Thinking at School/Pensamento Computacional no Ensino Básico. (2013-2016)

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