28 Notable alumni of
State University of Campinas

The State University of Campinas is 1269th in the world, 52nd in Latin America, and 15th in Brazil by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 28 notable alumni from the State University of Campinas sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Dilma Rousseff

    Photo
    Dilma Rousseff
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Dilma Vana Rousseff is a Brazilian economist and politician who served as the 36th president of Brazil, holding the position from 2011 until her impeachment and removal from office on 31 August 2016. She is the first woman to have held the Brazilian presidency and had previously served as Chief of Staff to former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from 2005 to 2010.

  2. Monica Iozzi

    Photo
    Monica Iozzi
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    journalistactor
    Biography

    Monica Iozzi de Castro is a Brazilian actress and reporter currently appearing on Big Brother Brasil. She formerly was co-host of the afternoon program "Video Show" with Octaviano Costa on the Globo network in Brazil. She's currently focused on acting working.

  3. Gabriel Braga Nunes

    Photo
    Gabriel Braga Nunes
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Gabriel Braga Nunes is a Brazilian actor, best known for his work in telenovelas, specially Essas Mulheres, Cidadão Brasileiro, Caminhos do Coração and Poder Paralelo. He also stars in Insensato Coração for TV Globo.

  4. Petrônio Gontijo

    Photo
    Petrônio Gontijo
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Petrônio Gontijo de Alvarenga is a Brazilian actor.

  5. Daniel Everett

    Photo
    Daniel Everett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    linguistuniversity teacherwritermissionary
    Biography

    Daniel Leonard Everett is an American linguistic anthropologist and author best known for his study of the Amazon Basin's Pirahã people and their language.

  6. Aloízio Mercadante

    Photo
    Aloízio Mercadante
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    economistpoliticianminister
    Biography

    Aloízio Mercadante Oliva is an economist and Brazilian politician who served as the Chief of Staff of Brazil between 2014 and 2015. He was a founder of the Workers' Party in February 1980 and vice-chairman of the party between 1991 and 1999, then state senator from São Paulo between 2003 and 2010. From 2011 to 2012 he was Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation in Brazil, and in 2012 he became Minister of Education, due to Fernando Haddad's departure to run for mayor of São Paulo.

  7. Marcelo Rubens Paiva

    Photo
    Marcelo Rubens Paiva
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    journalistwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Marcelo Rubens Paiva is a Brazilian writer born in São Paulo, Brazil. He is the son of Rubens Paiva, who disappeared during Brazil's military dictatorship in 1971.

  8. José Graziano da Silva

    Photo
    José Graziano da Silva
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    agronomisteconomistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    José Graziano da Silva is a Brazilian American agronomist and writer. As a scholar, he has authored several books about the problems of agriculture in Brazil. Between 2003 and 2004, Graziano served in the Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva cabinet as Extraordinary Minister for Food Security, being responsible for implementing the Fome Zero (Zero Hunger) program, which was a focal point of the Lula Administration's cash transfer program Bolsa Familia. On June 26, 2011, Graziano was elected director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), becoming the first Latin American ever to hold the position. After his first term from 1 January 2012 to 31 July 2015, Graziano da Silva was re-elected for a second 4 year-term (1 August 2015 to 31 July 2019) during FAO's 39th Conference.

  9. Joana D'Arc Félix de Souza

    Photo
    Joana D'Arc Félix de Souza
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Joana D'Arc Félix de Souza is a Brazilian chemist and Professor at the Escola Técnica Estadual.

  10. Alexandre Padilha

    Photo
    Alexandre Padilha
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politicianphysician
    Biography

    Alexandre Rocha Santos Padilha is a Brazilian physician and politician affiliated with the Workers Party. He was also minister of Institutional Relations in the Lula administration and Minister of Health under Dilma Rousseff. He unsuccessfully ran for governor of São Paulo state in the 2014 election.

  11. Simão Jatene

    Photo
    Simão Jatene
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Simão Jatene is the former Governor of the Brazilian state of Pará.

  12. Marco Aurélio Garcia

    Photo
    Marco Aurélio Garcia
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1941-2017 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marco Aurélio Garcia was a Brazilian politician, as a member of the Workers' Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores). He was a Professor of Latin American History on leave from UNICAMP University and a left idealist. He was previously professor at the Latin American Social Science Faculty of the University of Chile and of the Paris-VIII and Paris-X universities.

  13. Paulo Renato Souza

    Photo
    Paulo Renato Souza
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1945-2011 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Paulo Renato Costa Souza was a Brazilian economist and politician.

  14. Ricardo Galvão

    Photo
    Ricardo Galvão
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in the State University of Campinas
    1970-1972 graduated with Master of Science
    Occupations
    physicistengineerresearcher
    Biography

    Ricardo Magnus Osório Galvão is a prominent Brazilian physicist and engineer, formerly the Director-General of the National Institute for Space Research. He is a full Professor of the Institute of Physics of the University of São Paulo, member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, fellow of the Institute of Physics and councilman of the European Physical Society. Galvão has occupied major positions within the Brazilian Physics community such as the presidency of the Brazilian Physical Society (2013–2016) and the directorship of the Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (2004–2011).

  15. Alexandre Oliva

    Photo
    Alexandre Oliva
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    engineerprogrammer
    Biography

    Alexandre "Alex" Oliva, is a Brazilian free software activist, developer, former vice president of the board of directors of the Free Software Foundation and founding member of Free Software Foundation Latin America (FSFLA). He is currently on-hold from his PhD studies at the Institute of Computing of the State University of Campinas, Brazil whilst working as a compiler engineer at Red Hat, contributing in the GCC compiler. He is the maintainer of Linux-libre, a fork of the Linux kernel which removes non-free software components, such as binary blobs from the kernel. The Linux-libre kernels are used in Linux distributions such as Parabola GNU/Linux-libre, gNewSense, and Trisquel, all of which are recommended by the Free Software Foundation and the GNU Project.

  16. Luiz Mott

    Photo
    Luiz Mott
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    anthropologistpoliticianuniversity teachersociologisthistorian
    Biography

    Luiz Roberto de Barros Mott or Luiz Mott in São Paulo, is an anthropologist and a gay rights activist in Brazil.

  17. Nelson Prudêncio

    Photo
    Nelson Prudêncio
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1944-2012 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    athletics competitortriple jumper
    Biography

    Nelson Prudêncio was a Brazilian athlete who competed in the triple jump. He won silver medals at the 1967 and 1971 Pan American Games and 1968 Summer Olympics, and a bronze at the 1972 Summer Olympics. Prudêncio was ranked world's #2 in 1968, #3 in 1972, #5 in 1975, and #8 in 1971.

  18. Hélio de Oliveira Santos

    Photo
    Hélio de Oliveira Santos
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Hélio de Oliveira Santos is a physician, graduated in the Medical School of the State University of Campinas and specialized in pediatrics, federal representative, and was the mayor of the municipality of Campinas, state of São Paulo, Brazil, from January 2005 to September 2011, when he was impeached. He is affiliated with the Partido Democrático Trabalhista (PDT).

  19. Gustavo Canuto

    Photo
    Gustavo Canuto
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    civil servantengineer
    Biography

    Gustavo Henrique Rigodanzo Canuto is a Brazilian engineer and politician, former Minister of Regional Development.

  20. Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz

    Photo
    Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    physicistresearcher
    Biography

    Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz, born in Rio de Janeiro on July 19, 1956, is one of Brazil's most noted physicists and a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. The scientific director of the São Paulo Research Foundation and a full professor of quantum electronics at the Gleb Wataghin Physics Institute at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brito Cruz is engaged in research in which he uses femtosecond lasers to study ultrafast phenomena.

  21. Ligia Amadio

    Photo
    Ligia Amadio
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    conductor
    Biography

    Ligia Amadio is a Brazilian conductor, currently chief conductor of the Bogotá Philharmonic.

  22. Ivan Vilela

    Photo
    Ivan Vilela
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    composerlutenistguitarist
    Biography

    Ivan Vilela is a Brazilian composer, arranger, researcher, teacher and viola caipira player. Ivan Vilela is currently a professor at the ECA - School of Communication and Arts of the University of São Paulo. He is the director of the Orquestra Filarmônica de Violas, a Brazilian orchestra composed by Brazilian violas. Ivan Vilela is one of the main ten-string guitarists (viola) nowadays. With a special style and very developed technique, he has more than 15 albums recorded, solo or with different groups, and was nominated for and awarded several prestigious prizes in Brazil.

  23. Walter Carnielli

    Photo
    Walter Carnielli
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    mathematicianphilosopher
    Biography

    Walter Alexandre Carnielli is a Brazilian mathematician, logician, and philosopher, full professor of Logic at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). With Bachelor and Ms.C. degrees in mathematics at the State University of Campinas in Campinas he obtained his Ph.D. in 1984 from the same university under the supervision of Newton da Costa and subsequently worked as a PostDoc at the University of California at Berkeley as a Research Fellow, following an invitation by Leon Henkin.

  24. Adilson E. Motter

    Photo
    Adilson E. Motter
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    physicistbiologistresearcher
    Biography

    Adilson E. Motter, is the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Physics at Northwestern University, where he has helped develop the concept of synthetic rescue in network biology as well as methods to control the nonlinear dynamics of complex networks. In joint work with Takashi Nishikawa, he discovered the phenomenon of asymmetry-induced symmetry. Motter's research is focused on complex systems and nonlinear phenomena, primarily involving complex networks, systems biology, chaos and statistical physics.

  25. Patricia Pranke

    Photo
    Patricia Pranke
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    researcheruniversity teacherbiochemist
    Biography

    Patricia Helena Lucas Pranke is a Brazilian stem cell researcher at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Between 2003 and 2005, Pranke was one of two scientists who helped the Federal Government of Brazil write the National Biosafety Law, regulating research on human embryonic stem cells in Brazil.

  26. Itala Maria Loffredo D'Ottaviano

    Photo
    Itala Maria Loffredo D'Ottaviano
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    Itala Maria Loffredo D'Ottaviano is a Brazilian mathematical logician who was president of the Brazilian Logic Society. Topics in her work have included non-classical logic, paraconsistent logic, many-valued logic, and the history of logic.

  27. Juli Manzi

    Photo
    Juli Manzi
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Giuliano Tosin, better known by his stage name Juli Manzi, is a Brazilian musician and biographer.

  28. Nancy Garcia

    Photo
    Nancy Garcia
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    Nancy Lopes Garcia is Professor of Statistics at University of Campinas in Brazil. Her research interests include modeling of and inference for spatial point processes, chains of infinite or variable memory, and inference for functional data.