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.