Rogério Yugo Takimoto was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1974. He received B. Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering (2001) from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. After three years of working at a software development company, he went to Japan and received M. Sc. (2006) and Ph. D. in Ocean and Space Engineering (2009) from Yokohama University. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo. His research interests include 3D reconstruction, image processing, and computer vision.