De Souza, Cleidson
Cleidson de Souza is an Associate Professor in the Department of Informatics at Federal University of Pará. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the same department, a M. S. degree also in Computer Science from the State University of Campinas, and another M.S. and a Ph.D. degree in Information and Computer Sciences from the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the UC, Irvine. He is a member of the Interactive and Collaborative Technologies group (originally Computing, Organizations, Policy, and Society - CORPS).
Fields of Research
His research interests are in the field of computer-supported cooperative work as applied to software engineering. This translates into a multi-faceted research approach that includes field studies, surveys, and tool development and evaluation. More generally, he is interested in computer-supported cooperative work (in issues like awareness, groupware design, ethnograpy and its relationship with design) and software engineering, more specifically, in distributed software development, event-notification servers, critics, design environments among others.
In the past, he had fellowships from the following Brazilian research agencies CNPQ and CAPES.