Isabel Harb Manssour

Isabel Harb Manssour is an associate professor in the School of Computer Science at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil, and is member of the Postgraduate Program in Computer Science. Besides teaching programming, computer graphics and data visualization in undergraduate and graduate courses, she has experience in the development of research projects financed by funding agencies and companies such as CNPq, HP Brazil and Petrobras. Her research interests include all areas of Visualization, Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, and Human-Computer Interaction. Manssour has a PhD in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in 2002.

Research Topics

  • Data visualization
    Visualization of Social Networks Data
    Visualization of Open Government Data
    Visualization of Geospatial Data
  • Visual Analytics
    Applied to Data Science
    Monitoring Students in Distance Courses
  • Computer Vision
    Techniques to Assist Visually Impaired People (location and identification of tactile paving, detection of aerial and ground obstacles, location of crosswalks, doors and stairs identification)
    Autonomous Navigation of Boats
    Identification of Cystine Crystals in Urine Sediment

Publications and Academic Information