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My LATTES (Brazilian Official CV)

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I’m an engineer by training, MSc in Science and Technology Policy (COPPE/UFRJ, 1991) and PhD in Sociology (Université René Descartes, Paris V, Sorbonne, 1995).

Today I’m Full Professor at Faculty of Communication (FACOM) at Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), Brazil, director of Lab404 – Digital Media, Networks and Space Lab. I’m advisor of Theses and Dissertations on Cyberculture Studies on the PhD Program in Communication and Culture and member of editorial boards in scientific journals in Brazil and worldwide. I’m senior researcher fellow (level 1A) at National Scientific Council (CNPq/MCT-Brazil),

I’m former President of Brazilian Association of Communications PhD Programs, former Chair of the Department of Communication (FACOM/UFBA) and former director of PhD Program in Communication and Culture (PPGCCC-FACOM/UFBA). I was member of the international juries “Best of Blogs”, Deutsche Welle, Germany – 2004-2005; “Ars Electronica” 2004-2009, Linz, Austria, among others.

I have 15 published books, more than 30 chapters in other published books, and more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals worldwide. In 2007 – 2008 I was visiting scholar at University of Alberta and McGill University, Canada.  Now I’m visiting scholar at National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland with a grant from Capes.

My research is focus on Smart Cities, Internet of Things, Big Data and Actor-Network Theory.



Institucional Address:

Universidade Federal da Bahia
Faculdade de Comunicação
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Comunicação e Cultura Contemporâneas
Rua Barão de Geremoabo, s/n, Campus de Ondina
CEP 40.170-115 Salvador – Bahia – Brazil
Tel.: (+ 55 71) 3283 6193 E-mail: