Prof. Roberto Ierusalimschy's Short CV

Prof. Roberto Ierusalimschy had his PhD in Informatics from PUC-Rio in 1990. He joined PUC-Rio's Informatics Department in 1986, where he now holds the position of Associate Professor.

His research activities currently focus on Programming Languages, mainly alternative languages such as scripting languages and domain-specific languages.

Along with his research students and associates, Prof. Ierusalimschy has published 12 journal papers plus more than 40 papers in conference proceedings. He has supervised 15 MSc and 3 PhD theses. Currently he has a grant from Microsoft Research, for the development of Lua.Net, and a grant from Finep, for the development of libraries for Lua.

Among his most relevant academic results, Prof. Ierusalimschy counts the following:

Prof. Ierusalimschy has been Coordinator of the Computing Engineering Undergraduate Program from 1995 to 2000. Prof. Ierusalimschy was also strongly involved in the design of curricula for undergraduate programs.

In 1997, Prof. Ierusalimschy coached the PUC-Rio's team in the ACM South American Collegiate Programming Contest, winning the first place.