Simone Dantas

associate professor

She has postdoctoral degree from Brown University (2013) and the State University of Campinas (2006). She has PhD in Systems and Computation Engineering by COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2002) with a doctorate-sandwich period at Université Joseph Fourier (2000). Master's degree in Systems Engineering and Computation at COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1998) and B.Sc. in Mathematics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1994). Since 2006, she holds the position of associate professor at the Federal Fluminense University. She is accredited professor in the Postgraduate department (since 2010), where she is founder and leader of the Combinatorial area, since its creation in 2015. Recognized leadership in the area by the brazilian research agencies: FAPERJ Cientista do Nosso Estado (Scientist of the Our State fellow), from 2018 to 2021; FAPERJ Jovem Cientista do Nosso estado (Young Scientist of Our State) from 2011 to 2015; and CNPq PQ research fellow since 2008 and Level 1D since 2013. She has a history of international collaborations with research institutions of excellence, and coordination of projects supported by CAPES (PrInt, Math AmSud, DAAD and PVE), CNPq and FAPERJ. She works in the areas of Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics, Computer Science and Biomathematics, with emphasis on Graph Theory.

Aditional information

Complete list of publications in CV Lattes.

International Projects (coordination):


Member of the scientific Committee of the X Latin and American Algorithms, Graphs and Optimization Symposium (LAGOS).

Chair of the Tenth Annual RECOMB Satellite Workshop on Comparative Genomics (RECOMB-CG 2012).

Leader of the Antena Brasileira de Matemática : the brazilian representation of the worldwide "Maths à Modeler" antenna network,

Leader of the CNPq Brazilian Research Group Directory Combinatorics and Discrete Mathematics at UFF.

Visitor at the GSCOP, Université Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, in 2002, 2004, 2009 and 2011.

Visitor at the Laboratory for Innovation in Bioinformatics, University of Ottawa in 2008 and 2014.

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