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Denilson Barbosa, PhD

Associate Professor


Computing Science

About Me

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Toronto, 2005
  • M.Sc., Computer Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 1999
  • B.Sc., Computer Science, Federal University of Pernambuco, 1997


  • Best Paper Award--26th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2010)
  • Supervisor of the Best SIGMOD 2012 Undergraduate Research Poster
  • Alberta Ingenuity New Faculty Award, 2007
  • IBM Faculty Award, 2006
  • Visiting researcher at Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany; July 2014--April 2015.
  • Visiting Professor (BIT); Database and Information Systems group; Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy; Summer 2008


  • Databases and Knowledge Management Systems
  • Big Data; Data Science and Analytics
  • Information Retrieval 
  • Natural Language Processing