Carlos A.B.Mello was born in Recife, Brazil, in 1971. He received the B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil, in 1994. He received a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from UFPE in 1996 and 2002, respectively. He is currently at the Department of Computing and Systems at University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, where he was Head of Department (2002-2003), undergraduate Coordinator of Computer Engineering (2002-2005), and graduate Coordinator in Computer Engineering (2006-2008). His research interests are document and image processing, texture analysis, segmentation, and pattern recognition in medical images.