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silvio meira [born ’55, in brazil, married, father of three] holds a BSEE (ITA, brazil, '77), an MSc in Computer Science [ufpe, brazil, '81] and a PhD in Computing [university of kent at canterbury, uk '85]. silvio is full professor of software engineering at the center for informatics at the federal university of pernambuco [ufpe] at recife and has supervised more than 120 msc and phd dissertations and theses [since 1985]. meira has published more than 200 scientific papers in the last 25 years. current chief scientist of c.e.s.a.r, centro de estudos e sistemas avançados do recife and founder and current chairman of the board of porto digital, silvio meira is also the chair of the national institute of science and technology for software engineering, INES, in recife, brazil.
silvio served –among many others- as a member of the board for philips latin america, the national science research council [in brazil, for computer science] and of the federal innovation agency [finep, based in rio de janeiro]. silvio is a founding member of the brazilian internet steering committee and of the national committee for quality in higher education, founding member former president of the brazilian computer society. silvio is also a nationally syndicated columnist and blogger, writing about ICTs and their social, economical and political impacts.