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Paulo dos Santos Mendonca

  • PhD
  • Research Scientist
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  • 47PublicationsNumber of items in Paulo's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
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My expertise is in the theory and practice of computer vision, applied mathematics, and data analytics. My research has led to best-in-class products that are leaders in the consumer, industrial, and medical marketplaces. I have published over sixty peer-reviewed papers and currently hold thirty-two patents. I am deeply committed to the mentoring of other researchers who share a passion for learning.

Research interests

Recent publications

  • New simulated annealing algorithms

    • Mendonca P
    • Caloba L
  • Cryptanalysis of speech signals ciphered by TSP using annealed Hopfield neural network and genetic algorithms

    • Apolinario Jr. J
    • Mendonca P
    • Chaves R
    • et al.

Professional experience

Research Scientist


October 2018 - Present

Applied Scientist

February 2016 - September 2018(3 years)

Sr. Staff Engineer


January 2014 - February 2016(2 years)

Principal Scientist

GE Global Research

January 2001 - January 2014(13 years)


Department of Engineering

University of Cambridge

January 1997 - January 2001(4 years)

COPPE - Department of Engineering

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

January 1995 - January 1997(2 years)

Department of Engineering

Federal University of Pernambuco

January 1990 - January 1995(5 years)