Alessandro Lameiras Koerich
Alessandro Lameiras Koerich
B.Ing (UFSC, Brésil), M.Sc. (Unicamp, Brésil), Ph.D. (ÉTS)
Département de génie logiciel et des TI


Jan 2015 -

Associate Professor of Software and IT Engineering, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), University of Québec, Montreal, Canada.
Teaching undergraduate courses: intelligent systems and algorithms, Intelligent systems and machine learning. Researching machine learning, music information retrieval, computer vision and affective computing.


May 2010 -

Aug 2006 - Jul 2008
Mar 2003 - Apr 2010
Nov 2002 - Feb 2003

Professor of Computer Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR), Curitiba, Brazil
Chair of the Graduate Program in Computer Science
Associate Professor of Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering
Teaching graduate courses: Artificial intelligence and machine learning. Teaching undergraduate courses: circuit analysis, analysis and design of algorithms, algorithms and programming, pattern recognition, parallel computing, law and legislation, physics and electricity. Researching music information retrieval and computer vision.


Jul 2009 - Jan 2015

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Curitiba, Brazil.
Teaching graduate courses: machine learning and computer vision. Teaching undergraduate courses: microelectronics, reliability of electronic systems, electronic video systems, electronic audio systems. Researching music information retrieval and computer vision.    


Feb 2014 - Nov 2014

Jan 2011 - Jan 2014
Jun 2004 - Dec 2010

Member of the Board of Directors and CEO, InviSys Computer Vision Ltd., Curitiba, Brazil.
Member of the Board of Directors and Senior Research Scientist
Founder and CEO
InviSys ( is a successful technology-oriented startup founded by two faculty colleagues and I with the aim of developing systems based on computer vision for industrial and retail applications.


May 2013 - Aug 2013

Fulbright Visiting Professor, Columbia University, NY, USA.
Researching large-scale music information retrieval at The Laboratory for the Recognition and Organization of Speech and Audio ( with Dr. Daniel W. P. Ellis.


May 2009 - Apr 2012

Visiting Researcher, Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto (INESC-Porto), Portugal.
Three one-month scientific missions of to conduct research on music information retrieval at the Telecommunications and Multimedia Unit, INESC Porto and the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, with Dr. Fabien Gouyon.


Sep 1999 - Aug 2002

System Manager, École de Technologie Supérieure, University of Québec, Montréal, Canada.
Management of the UNIX/NT network, webmaster at the Lab. of Imaging, Vision and Artificial Intelligence (LIVIA).


Sep 1998 - Aug 2002

Visiting Scientist, Centre for Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montréal, Canada.
Researching large vocabulary handwriting recognition using hidden Markov models and neural networks with Dr. Ching Y. Suen.


Jul 1997 - Aug 1998

Lecturer, Dept. of Electronics, Federal Technological University of Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.
Teaching undergraduate courses: Transmission Lines and Antennas, Principles of Communications, Communications Lab., Basic Electricity, Microelectronics, and Digital Electronics.


Jan 1997 - Jun 1997

Research Assistant, Federal Univ. of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.
Researching image processing at the Electronic Instrumentation Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical Engineering under Prof. Rui Seara.


Mar 1995 - Dec 1995

Research Engineer, State Univ. of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil.
Researching document image analysis at the Lab. of Pattern Recognition and Communication Networks, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, under Dr. Lee Luan Ling.


Apr 1994 - Feb 1995

Intern, Federal Univ. of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.
Designing analog integrated circuits for signal processing at the Lab. of Electronic Instrumentation, Dept. of Electrical Engineering under Prof. Marcio C. Schneider and Carlos G. Montoro.


Jan 1994 - Mar 1994

Intern, Inepar Electroelectronics Inc., Curitiba, PR, Brazil.
Summer Internship on testing of electronic relays and design of software to compute MTBF of electronic relays.


Mar 1993 - Dec 1993


Intern, Federal Univ. of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.
Design of software for GPIB data acquisition and measurements of liquid crystals electrical properties at Lab. of Liquid Crystals, Dept. of Physics under Prof. Hédio J. Muller.


May 1992 - Dec 1992

Intern, Federal Univ. of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.
Designing algorithms and software to control welding machines at the Lab. of Welding, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering under Prof. Almir Monteiro Quites.

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Paper accepted at the IEEE SMC 2017
Multiple Classifier System for Plant Leaf Recognition 
Paper accepted at the IEEE IJCNN 2017
A Two-Step Method for Designing Efficient Multiple Classifier Systems 
Paper accepted at the IEEE ICASSP 2017
Two-Stage Facial Age Prediction using Group-Specific Features 
Paper accepted at the INTERSPEECH 2016
Native Language Detection using the I-Vector Framework 
Paper accepted at the IEEE IJCNN 2016
Paper accepted at the IEEE IJCNN 2016 
Paper accepted at Pattern Recognition
A Flexible Hierarchical Approach For Facial Age Estimation 
Paper accepted at the ACM Multimedia 2015
Paper accepted for the AV+EC 2015 Challenge at the ACM Multimedia 2015. 
Paper published at Expert Systems
PKLot – A robust dataset for parking lot classification.