Ribeiro (Assistant Professor)
Short Bio: Eraldo
Ribeiro is currently an Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences at Florida Institute of Technology. In 2001, he was awarded a PhD degree
in Computer Vision in the Department of Computer Science at the University of York, United Kingdom under the supervision of Professor
Edwin R Hancock . Prior to this, he gained his Master of Science Degree with distinction in Computer Science (Image Processing) at the Federal
University of São Carlos (UFSCar-SP), Brazil in 1995. His first degree is in Mathematics from the University of Salvador, Brazil, 1992.
Dr Ribeiro's research interests are in the areas of computer vision and pattern recognition. During the course of his research he has published
six refereed journal papers and over twenty-five refereed conference papers. Ongoing research topics include object tracking, 3D shape
modeling, shape-from-X, and human motion capture. He now leads the Computer Vision Group at Florida Tech where he supervises over sixteen
research students in the areas of computer vision and pattern recognition.
Dr Ribeiro's other interests include playing sports such as volleyball and soccer. He was the only student to receive twice the sportsman of
the year award by the University of York. He also played for two years in the English Universities National Volleyball Team in 1998 and 2000.
Before coming to the USA, he coached the Oxford University Women's volleyball team for two years.