The Team behind ForestWatchers

Fernando Manoel Ramos

Fernando Ramos is a senior researcher of the Computing and Applied Mathematics Laboratory at INPE. His background includes scientific computing, time-series analysis, inverse problems, complex systems modelling and simulation, in applications that range from Meteorology to Remote Sensing and Geophysics. During the past decade, Dr. Ramos has been the principal investigator at INPE of several national and international research projects and represented Brazil, as seconded expert, at the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), in Geneva. In the REDD-PAC project, Fernando works on the adaptation of the GLOBIOM, G4M and EPIC models for the Brazilian case.

Eduardo Fávero Pacheco da Luz

Eduardo Fávero Pacheco da Luz has a strong background in computer science: Bachelor in Computer Science from Mato Grosso State University, Master and Doctor in Applied Computing from Brazil's National Institute for Space Research. His main researches are focused in the development and application of computational intelligence techniques for high performance environments in the solution of optimization, inverse and environmental problems. He is actually a scientific consultant at the ForestWatchers Project.

Daniel Lombraña González

I'm a computer engineer by training and I have a PhD on Parallel Genetic Programming on Volunteer Desktop Grids. Currently I'm working for the Citizen Cyberscience Centre as a Senior Researcher and Developer and I'm a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow. I also collaborate with the Open Knowledge Foundation.

François Grey

Citizen. Scientist. Citizen scientist. Coordinator of the Citizen Cyberscience Centre @CyberSciCentre