Figueiredo, Renato

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Full Name : 

Figueiredo, Renato

Job Title: 


Building and Room Number: 

LAR 336

Mailing Address: 

336 Larsen Hall, P.O. Box 116200, Gainesville, FL 32611-6200



Office email: 

renato [at]


Ph.D., in Electrical Computer Engineering, Purdue University, 2001

M.S.E.E., University of Campinas, 1995

B.S.E.E., University of Campinas, 1994

Primary Research Area: 

  • Computer Engineering

Research Statement: 

My current research focuses on the following topics:

  • Virtualization in distributed systems (virtual machines, networks, file systems)
  • Autonomic computing
  • Peer-to-peer systems
  • Social networks and their applications in systems design
  • Cloud computing
  • Computer architecture

Affiliated Research Area: 

  • Computer Engineering

Teaching Statement: 

I teach undergraduate and graduate courses on various aspects of computer systems, including computer architecture, virtualization, and principles of computer systems design.

Honors and Recognition: 

2012: Paper selected as one of “Best HPDC Papers 1992-2012”
2008: Best paper award, Int. Symp. on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC)
2008: Best paper award, IEEE WETICE COPS

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Research Interests: 

Virtualization in distributed systems, Virtual networks, Virtual machines, Overlay networks, Cloud computing