Juliana Freire

Juliana Freire de Lima e Silva is a Brazilian computer scientist who works as a professor of computer science and engineering at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering.[1] She is known for her research in information visualization, data provenance, and computerized assistance for scientific reproducibility.[2]

Juliana Freire
Alma materStony Brook University
Known forCo-developer of VisTrails
Spouse(s)Claudio Silva
AwardsACM Fellow
Scientific career
Fieldsdata management
scientific visualization
data science
InstitutionsBell Laboratories
Oregon Health & Science University
University of Utah
Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute
New York University
ThesisScheduling Strategies for Evaluation of Recursive Queries over Memory and Disk-Resident Data (1997)
Doctoral advisorDavid S. Warren

Freire did her undergraduate studies at the Federal University of Ceará in Brazil, and earned her doctorate from Stony Brook University. Prior to joining NYU-Poly in 2011, she was a researcher at Bell Laboratories, and a faculty member at the Oregon Health & Science University and the University of Utah.[1]

Freire's research projects include the VisTrails scientific workflow management system,[3][4] and the DeepPeep search engine for web database content.[5]

Freire was the program co-chair of the WWW2010 conference.[6] In 2014, Freire was elected as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery "for contributions to provenance management research and technology, and computational reproducibility."[2][3]


  1. ^ a b "Juliana Freire", Cable: The Alumni Magazine of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, 2011, archived from the original on 2018-05-01, retrieved 2015-06-12.
  2. ^ a b ACM Fellow award citation: Juliana Freire, Association for Computing Machinery, 2014, retrieved 2015-06-12.
  3. ^ a b NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Professor Honored for Pioneering Work on Provenance Research: Juliana Freire Is Named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering, January 12, 2015, retrieved 2015-06-12.
  4. ^ Cruikshank, Dana W.; Zemankova, Maria (March 3, 2009), A New Vision for Scientific Visualizations, National Science Foundation, retrieved 2015-06-12.
  5. ^ Wright, Alex (February 22, 2009), "Exploring a 'Deep Web' That Google Can't Grasp", New York Times.
  6. ^ WWW2010, accessed 2015-06-12.

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