Awards

Awards and distinctions - 2017-2020 Quadrennium

  • Best Paper Nominations of 15th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE 2020), IEEE.
  • One of the seven full papers nominated to best student paper award at ICALT 2020: ‘A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing’: A method to minimize knowledge compartmentalization and oversimplification
  • Best Master’s Thesis Award in the Thesis and Dissertation Contest (CTDSI) of the XVI Brazilian Symposium on Information Systems (SBSI 2020) – Master: Rodrigo Campos / Supervisors: Jonice Oliveira and Rodrigo Santos, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Honorable Mention in the Thesis and Dissertation Contest (CTDSI) (Master’s Thesis category) of the XVI Brazilian Symposium on Information Systems (SBSI 2020) – Master: Marcelo Tibau / Supervisors: Sean Siqueira and Bernardo Nunes, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Selection in the Thesis and Dissertation Contest (CTD) of the XXXVIII Brazilian Symposium on Computer Networks (SBRC 2020) – Master: Elton Figueiredo de Souza Soares / Supervisors: Sidney Lucena and Carlos Alberto Campos, Brazilian Computer Society
  • The Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Thesis and Dissertation Contest (CTD) of the XIX Brazilian Symposium on Games and Digital Entertainment (SBGames 2020) – Doctor: Tadeu Classe / Supervisors: Sean Siqueira, Renata Araujo and Geraldo Xexeo, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Thesis and Dissertation Contest (CTDSI) of the XVI Brazilian Symposium on Information Systems (SBSI 2020) – Doctor: Awdren Fontão / Supervisors: Arilo Dias Neto and Rodrigo Santos, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • 2nd Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Thesis and Dissertation Contest (CTDSI) of the XVI Brazilian Symposium on Information Systems (SBSI 2020) – Doctor: Tadeu Classe / Supervisors: Sean Siqueira, Renata Araujo and Geraldo Xexeo, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Thesis and Dissertation Contest (CTDES) of the XXXIV Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (SBES 2020) – Doctor: Awdren Fontão / Supervisors: Arilo Dias Neto and Rodrigo Santos, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Honorable Mention in the Alexandre Direne Contest for Theses, Dissertations and Final Papers in Computing in Education (CTD-IE) of the Brazilian Congress of Computing in Education (CBIE 2020) – Doctor: Ronney Moreira de Castro / Supervisor: Sean Siqueira / Co-Supervisor: Sandrelena da Silva Monteiro, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • 2nd place at Alexandre Direne Contest for Theses, Dissertations and Final Papers in Computing in Education (CTD-IE) of the Brazilian Congress of Computing in Education (CBIE 2020) – Master: Rodrigo Campos / Supervisors: Jonice Oliveira and Rodrigo Santos, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Best article in Track 2 of the XXV Workshop on Computing at School (WIE 2019): Uma Iniciativa de Formação Docente em Design Instrucional sob os enfoques de Design Thinking e Experiência do Usuário, SBC (A Teacher Education Initiative in Instructional Design under the focuses of Design Thinking and User Experience, SBC).
  • SBSC 2019 Best Finished Research Award: “Uma visão das relações de poder professor-aluno através de um artefato de acompanhamento automático para sessões de bate-papos (chat) em …” (A view of teacher-student power relationships through an automatic following-up device for chat sessions in…), SBSC/SBC – Brazilian Computer Socity.
  • Honorable mention in the Apps.Edu 2019 Contest, Prototype Category, with ALCASYSTEM -Active Learning in Computer Science- A Portal with Active Learning Techniques for Computing Subjects, SBC.
  • One of the seven full papers nominated to best full paper award at ICALT 2019, IEEE. One of the seven full papers nominated to best full paper award at ICALT 2019: How Complex is the Complexity of Learning a Concept through Exploratory Search, IEEE.
  • Invited Researcher, Dagstuhl Seminar 18471 on Next Generation Domain Specific Conceptual Modeling: Principles and Methods, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics (German: Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik GmbH).
  • Visiting Distinguished Scholar Grant, Australian National University (ANU).
  • 2nd place in the Master category of the Thesis and Dissertation Contest in Software Quality (CTDQS – SBQS 2018) (supervision of student: Rafaela Sampaio), SBC – Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS 2018).
  • 3rd place in the Master category of the Thesis and Dissertation Contest in Software Quality (CTDQS – SBQS 2018) (supervision of student: Daisy Brito), SBC – Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS 2018).
  • 1st Place – Best Experience Report article (title: Using SINIS and GQM+Strategies to Align Organizational Goals and Service Level Agreement Indicators), SBC – Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS 2018).
  • Best Article of the III Workshop on Social, Human and Economic Aspects of Software (XXXVIII Congress of the Brazilian Computer Society), Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Best Paper Award of the XXXII Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (SBES), Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Nominated among the three best articles of Track 1 of SBIE 2018, SBC.
  • Best paper award from the CIbSE 2017 Experimental Software Engineering Track, Ibero-American Conference on Software Engineering.
  • Selected for the Researcher Links Workshop: Higher Education for All, Newton Fund.
  • ICEIS 2017 Best Student Paper Award for the article “Identifying Possible Requirements using Personas: A Qualitative Study”, INSTICC.
  • 2nd place thesis in the Thesis and Dissertation Contest (CTDQS 2017) of the XVI Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS 2017) – Student: Awdren Fontão / Supervisors: Arilo Dias Neto and Rodrigo Santos, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • One of the Five Best Articles of the XXXI Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (SBES 2017), Brazilian Computer Society.
  • One of the five full papers nominated to best paper award at ICALT 2017, IEEE.
  • Indicated among the 20 Best Papers among 341 accepted – “Information Technology in the Internet Era: Critical Theory Perspective”, Association for Information Systems (AIS) – Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Thesis supervision by Valleska Silva who received an Honorable Mention at CTD-CBIE 2017, CBIE – Brazilian Congress of Computing in Education.
  • 3rd place in the Master category of the Thesis and Dissertation Contest in Software Quality (CTDQS – SBQS 2017) (supervision of student: Bianca Trinkenreich), SBC – Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS 2017).
  • 1st Place – Best Article with Technical Work (title: Práticas para Tratamento de Fatores Críticos de Sucesso (Practices for the Treatment of Critical Success Factors)), XVI Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS).

Awards and distinctions - 2013-2016 Quadrennium

  • Invited Researcher, Dagstuhl Seminar 16191 on Fresh Approaches to BPM, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics (German: Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik GmbH).
  • Supervision of the thesis awarded in 1st place in the Theses and Dissertations Contest in Computing in Education at SBC.  “Computação Ubíqua para apoiar a Educação Musical…” (Ubiquitous Computing to support Musical Education…) (SANTOS, 2015), Brazilian Computer Society.
  • 2nd place in the Governmental Projects category in the National Accessibility Award – Todos@Web, Ceweb.br from NIC.br; (CGI.br) and W3C Brasil.
  • Honorable mention – V Brazilian Workshop on Social Network Analysis and Mining – BraSNAM, BrasNAM – Congress of the Brazilian Computer Society (CSBC).
  • Certified for commitment to the International Conference on Business Process Management – BPM 2016, Brazilian Computer Society.
  • 11th place in the Applications Contest for Facing Corruption, Ministry of Justice.
  • SIGCOMM’s GeoDiversity Grants (US$ 1100) to participate in the ACM SIGCOMM 2016 conference held in Florianópolis, ACM.
  • Best Article of WIE’2015 (1st place in the Workshop on Computing in Education), with the article “Computação Ubíqua para apoiar a educação musical: explorações com o Makey Makey” (Ubiquitous Computing to support musical education: explorations with Makey Makey), SBC – Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Digital Arts and Educational Applications Award – Honorable Mention – Work: MostWanted – Um jogo educacional para o aprendizado da Linguagem C e fundamentos básicos de programação (MostWanted – An educational game for learning the C language and basic programming fundamentals), Symposium of Hypertext and Technologies in Education.
  • Digital Arts and Educational Applications Award – Honorable Mention – Paper: Treasure Explorers – a game as a diagnostic assessment tool, Symposium of Hypertext and Technologies in Education.
  • Best Paper Award, 12th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications.
  • 3rd Place – Best Technical Paper (Instanciação e Execução das Atividades do Processo de Análise de Desempenho de Processos de Software (Instantiation and Execution of the Activities of the Software Processes Performance Analysis Process)), XIV Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS).
  • 1st Place – Best Master’s Poster from the PPGI/UNIRIO supervised student Bianca Trinkenreich (SINIS – A Method to Select IT Services Indicators) – AASSQ? Advanced School of Software Quality in the Amazon, FAPEAM – Fundação de Apoio à Pesquisa do Amazonas.
  • Best Paper Award – Knowing the past to Plan for the Future – An In-depth Analysis of the First 10 Editions of the WEBIST Conference, 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST).
  • Article nominated as one of the best papers presented at PROFES 2015 (SINIS: A Method to Select Indicators for IT Services), PROFES Conference.
  • Best article in the Thesis and Dissertation Workshop on Information Systems, “Automatic Synchronization of BPM Description Artifacts: Methods and Applications” – Master student Raphael Rodrigues, SBC.
  • Merit in recognition of performance, participation and contribution to the result of MPS-SW and MPS-RH assessments in Brazilian organizations, SOFTEX – Association for the Promotion of Brazilian Software Excellence.
  • Best Article of the XI Brazilian Symposium on Information Systems – SBSI, SBC – Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Honorable Mention in the Thesis and Dissertation Contest in Computing in Education (CTD-IE 2015), Master’s Thesis category, SBC.
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  • Best Article of the SBSI’2014 (1st place) Brazilian Symposium on Information Systems, SBC – Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Best scientific article SBSC 2014 (2nd place), SBC.
  • 1st place in the Evaluation Competition at the XIII Symposium on Human Factors in Computer Systems, IHC, Symposium on Human Factors in Computer Systems.
  • Article invited to a special issue of iSys journal with the best articles from WAMPS 2014 (Evaluation of the Measurement Process in Incident Management and Continuity Management and Available in the Light of MR-MPS-SV), Softex.
  • Article invited to special issue of iSys journal with the best articles from WAMPS 2014 (Mapping for Joint Implementation of Models MR-MPS-SW and CERTICS)., Softex.
  • Article invited to CLEIej Special Issue for the Best Articles of CLEI 2014 (CLEI 2014 Special Issue), CLEI.
  • ICEIS 2014 selected paper, Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC).
  • Best article in the Thesis and Dissertation Workshop on Information Systems, ““Envolvendo o Usuário no Processo de Alinhamento de Ontologias através de Active Learning” (Involving the User in the Ontology Alignment Process through Active Learning) – Master student Vinicius Lopes, SBC.
  • Winner of the I SBSE Challenge, CREST/UCL – UK.
  • Emerald/Capes Award 2013 for the thesis “Estudo do uso de diálogos ed mediação para melhorar a interação de surdos bilíngues na web” (Study of the use of dialogues and mediation to improve the interaction of bilingual deaf people on the web) by Aline da Silva Alves and Vivia, Capes.
  • 3rd place in the CSBC Thesis and Dissertation Contest, master’s category, SBC.
  • Best complete article nomination – SBSI 2013 (6 nominations out of 83 accepted articles), SBC.
  • 1st Place – Best Experience Report (with the article Fatores Críticos de Sucesso para Melhoria de Processos de Serviços de TI: Um Mapeamento Sistemático (Critical Success Factors for Improving IT Service Processes: A Systematic Mapping), XII Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality.
  • 3rd place in the Master category of the Thesis and Dissertation Contest in Software Quality (co-supervision of student: Mylene Lisbôa Cabral), XII Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality.
  • Outstanding Paper Award at the IADIS International Conference e-Learning 2013, IADIS.
  • Best Master’s Thesis in Computing in Education (CTD-IE 2013), SBC.),

Awards and distinctions - 2010-2012 Triennium

  • 2nd place on the Regular Track – Full Articles of the VIII Brazilian Symposium on Information Systems, Brazilian Computer Society – USP-EACH.
  • The article “A Scalable Probabilistic Description Logic Approach for Semantic Link Prediction” was selected among the 3 best articles of the IX National Meeting on Artificial Intelligence, SBC.
  • Honorable mention in SBSC 2012 for the article Visualização de informações em discussões políticas (Visualization of information in political discussions) (Tavares, Pimentel and Renata, SBSC2012), SBSC/SBC – Brazilian Computer Society.
  • Jabuti Award: third place in the Technology and Computing category: book “Sistemas Colaborativos” – Mariano Pimentel and Hugo Fuks (orgs.), CBL – Câmara Brasileira do Livro.
  • 3rd place in the Master category of the Thesis and Dissertation Contest in Software Quality (co-supervision of student: Marcelo Santos de Mello), XI Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality.
  • 3rd Best Master’s Thesis in Computing in Education (CTD-IE 2012), SBC.),
  • Honorable Mention with the article presented at the 23rd Brazilian Congress of Computing in Education (CBIE 2012)? Paper title: Análise de Usabilidade de um Sistema de EaD Baseada em Modelos Ma, UFRJ e UNIRIO (Usability Analysis of a distance education System Based on Ma, UFRJ and UNIRIO Models).
  • Honorable mention for competing for the award for the best scientific article at the IX SBSC, Brazilian Computer Society.
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  • Highly Commended Award, Emeral Group Publishing Limited.
  • Best Student Paper Award, International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing.
  • Best Paper Award at The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) TC 8 WG 8,9 awards – with article Paper title: O e-Mail como Apoio ao Web Marketing: uma Análise da Estratégia (E-Mail as Support for Web Marketing: A Strategy Analysis), The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) – CONFENIS.
  • 1st Place – Best Experience Report (with the article Análise da Estrutura e Conteúdo de uma Base de Medidas Visando ao Controle Estatístico de Processos de Software (Analysis of the Structure and Content of a Measures Base Aiming at Statistical Control of Software Processes)), IX Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality.
  • Second best article in SBSC 2010: “Método Cyclus para melhoria de processos de colaboração” (Cyclus method for improving collaboration processes) (Ugulino and Pimentel), SBSC/CESC/SBC – Brazilian Computer Society.

Awards and distinctions - 2007-2009 Triennium

  • Selected paper from WEBIST 2009, WEBIST.
  • Best Master’s Thesis in Computing in Education (CTD-IE 2009), SBIE/SBC.
  • Travel Grant (US$ 1000) to present an article at the IEEE WCNC conference in Budapest – Hungary, IEEE.
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