Skip to content

Vinicius Garcia

  • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Associate Professor
  • UFPE - Federal University of Pernambuco
  • 37PublicationsNumber of items in Vinicius's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 37Followers


Born in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil and live for 20 years in Salvador(Bahia), Vinicius Cardoso Garcia is a member of the Brazilian Computer Society, and a senior member of the RiSE - Reuse in Software Engineering - Group, at the Federal University of Pernambuco. He received his BSc. in computer science from the Salvador University (UNIFACS) in 2001, and the M.Sc. in computer science from Federal University of São Carlos in 2005. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Federal University of Pernambuco since 2005, and also a Systems Engineer at the Recife Center for Advanced Studies and Systems (C.E.S.A.R.) since 2005. Vinicius Garcia is (co-)author of over 30 referenced publications presented at conferences such as WCRE, IRI, ECOOP, CBSE, ICSR and EUROMICRO, amongst others. He is currently involved in four research projects focused on the various reuse aspects, such as methods, processes and tools, more specifically in Software Reuse Maturity Models and Software Reuse Adoption in Software Development Process. In the reuse efforts, Vinicius Garcia has worked as researcher involved since the conception solutions until their deployment. At the Porto Digital, Vinicius Garcia in conjunction with the RiSE group has been the main vehicle to introduce reuse ideas in industrial and academic environment been responsible also to aid in the definition of the M.Sc. and Ph.D. courses focused on software reuse at the Federal University of Pernambuco and C.E.S.A.R, in conjunction with Dr. Almeida, Dr. Meira and M.Sc. Alvaro. In the last year, Vinicius Garcia was Visiting Researcher in a important group working with software reuse in the University of Mannheim (Colin Atkinson's Group). He has gained one award of the Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering - Tools Session (2004). In addition he was one of the authors of the first open source book on software reuse around the world and has worked as independent consultant involved in training, mentoring, consultant and solution development focused on software reuse.

Recent publications

  • A systematic review of domain analysis tools

    • Lisboa L
    • Garcia V
    • Lucrédio D
    • et al.
  • RST - Software Reengineering using Transformations (in portuguese), RHAE/CNPQ

    • Prado A
    • Sant'anna M
    • Garcia V
    • et al.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

UFPE - Federal University of Pernambuco

August 2010 - Present

Educational Coordinator

Centro de Estudos e Sistemas Avançados do Recife

January 2010 - Present


Ph.D. in Software Engineering

Federal University of Pernambuco

March 2005 - February 2010(5 years)

M.Sc. in Software Engineering

Universidade Federal de São Carlos

March 2003 - March 2005(2 years)

B. Sc.

UNIFACS - Universidade Salvador

March 1997 - March 2001(4 years)


Followers (37)

Explore network

Following (30)

Explore network