Larissa Romualdo Suzuki não usa régua nem esquadro, mas a arquitetura com que trabalha é essencial para as metrópoles do futuro. Formada em ciência da computação, ela desenvolve na Inglaterra uma plataforma para gerir cidades inteligentes como parte de seu doutorado.
Dr. Larissa Suzuki is an award-winning and passionate computer scientist, inventor, and engineer. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Associate Fellow of the UK Higher Academy of Education, and holds a PhD in Computer Science, an MPhil in Electrical Engineering and a BSc in Computer Science. Her professional career includes +10 years advancing many fields of computer science and engineering, including smart cities, data infrastructures, emerging technology, and computing applied to medicine and operations research. She has worked for many organisations, including UCL, ARUP, IBM, UK Government, Bank of Brazil. She is an Honorary Researcher at University College London and has worked for Local Government managing the development of technologies to support London’s growth and infrastructure delivery. A the age of 21, Larissa founded a software studio start up and throughout her career she has received numerous awards, scholarships and recognitions from MIT, Intel, Google, IBM, ACM, Microsoft Research, Siemens, Brazilian Computer Society, EPSRC, McKinsey & Company, among others. She has published several research papers in leading academic journals, books and conferences, is a frequent Keynote, conference, panel and tutorial speaker (including a TEDx).