Marcio F. da S. Oliveira received his B.S. degree in Computer Science (major Real Time and Embedded Systems) from Catholic University of Petropolis, Brazil (2004) and M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (2006). Currently he is Ph.D. candidate at the Informatics Institute of Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. His research interests are real-time and embedded system development methods, design automation and model-driven engineering, which focus on model-based design space exploration and estimation for embedded system design.