Carlos Andre Reis Pinheiro
Professor, KU Leuven, Belgium
Carlos Andre Reis Pinheiro is currently a visiting professor at KU Leuven, Belgium, and a lecturer at FGV, Brazil, investigating human mobility in urban areas. He began his business career in analytics in 1996 for a Brazilian worldwide shipping company, now called CSAV. Working at some of the largest telecommunications providers since the market privatized in 1998, Dr. Pinheiro has examined business problems in database marketing, data warehousing, data mining, and social networks analysis across a wide range of departments including IT, marketing, sales, revenue assurance and finance.
Dr. Pinheiro holds a PhD in Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, where he focused on high compute methods for topology generation in neural networks to prevent insolvency; a MSc in Computer Science from Fluminense Federal University; and a BSc in Mathematics & Computer Science. He has also completed three postdoctoral research terms, in optimization at IMPA; in social network analysis at Dublin City University, Ireland; and in human mobility and complex networks at Université de Savoie, France.