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Teixeira, Frederico

Frederico Teixeira ZMT3

Teixeira, Frederico

Computational Modeler and Software Engineer


Frederico was born in Itaperuna, Brazil, in 1983. He obtained a degree in Automation and Control Engineering in 2004, a Bachelor's degree in Pure Mathematics in 2008, and a Master's degree in Numerical Analysis/Scientific Computing in 2011.



Since 2007, Frederico has worked for a number of institutions and companies on scientific visualization, simulators, and implementation of new numerical methods for partial differential equations.

In 2013, he joined the IT’IS Foundation and ETH Zurich as a Ph.D. student. His thesis focused on mathematical and computational modeling of the evolution of cerebral aneurysms, nonlinear anisotropic probabilistic biological tissue modeling, multiscale fluid-structure interaction solvers and their efficient implementation on high-performance computers. 

After finishing his PhD. studies, Frederico joined ZMT to continue the development of the FEM solvers and to take the lead on the meta-modeling technologies in Sim4Life.