Rafael Ferreira da Silva, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Rafael Ferreira da Silva is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Southern California, and a Computer Scientist in the Science Automation Technologies group at the USC Information Sciences Institute. His research focuses on the efficient execution of scientific workflows on heterogeneous distributed systems (e.g., clouds, grids, and supercomputers), computational reproducibility, and Data Science—workflow performance analysis, user behavior in HPC/HTC, and citation analysis (for publications). Dr. Ferreira da Silva received his PhD in Computer Science from INSA-Lyon, France, in 2013. In 2010, he received his Master’s degree in Computer Science from Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil, and his BS degree in Computer Science from Universidade Federal da Paraiba, in 2007. For more information, please visit http://www.rafaelsilva.com.