Mario Almeida
Researcher & Software Developer
About Me

Mario is an experienced software developer and researcher. As a developer his most relevant work has been in the crypto currency space as well as mobile application testing and streaming. As a researcher he holds a PhD in mobile and network systems and has published multiple publications in top tier research conferences, in the areas of mobile, machine learning, networks, security and social networks.

  • Current Employer . . . . . Samsung AI
  • Current Role . . . . . ML Researcher
  • Education . . . . . PhD in Mobile Systems
  • Location . . . . . London, UK
  • Hobby . . . . . Bouldering
204 citations
3 Technical Programme Committee
3 Startups
1 Steering Commitee
Past & Present Affiliations
March 19 - Present
ML Researcher
Samsung AI

At Samsung Research, we are developing innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies to enhance current business and open up new business opportunities, with the ultimate goal of enhancing human life and contributing to the society.

August 18 - March 19
Senior Full Stack Developer

Mosaic’s mission is to increase transparency, understanding, and trust in the cryptofinance ecosystem by enabling retail and institutional clients to access and build applications on our data platform as well as access to deep qualitative and quantitative research. Partners include large financial service providers, hedge funds, venture capitalists, and leading cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges.

September 17 - December 19
CTO & Founder

Tappas mission is to make mobile app testing as easy, effective, and ubiquitous as possible. Tappas augments the scale of interactive testing via planetary scale crowdsourcing and autonomous AI tools trained by humans.

January 13 - August 17
PhD Researcher

Telefonica is the number one Spanish multinational by market capitalisation and one of the largest private telecommunications companies in the world. Its research department focuses on global, technical innovation trends.

October 15 - March 16
Backend developer
Hub of All Things

The HAT Project addresses the issue of data ownership by building a market platform for individuals to trade and exchange their own data for services by providing a decentralized person-owned and controlled “microserver” for personal data storage, processing, AI and exchange.

2013 - 2017
PhD in Mobile Systems
Barcelona School of Informatics, Barcelona, Spain

Focus on the study and development of techniques to detect and mitigate computation and energy inefficiencies in mobile apps.

Research Internship
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Focus on Mobile Computation Offloading.

2011 - 2013
European Msc in Distributed Computing
Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Focus on research and development of scalable and reliable distributed systems.

2007 - 2010
Bsc in Information Systems and Computer Engineering
Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal

Focus on providing a solid background in the field of Information Systems and Computer Engineering.

Steering Committee
DistributedML @ Conext
Workshop on Distributed Machine Learning
Technical Program Committee
Workshop on AI in Networks and Distributed Systems
International Conference on Green, Pervasive and Cloud Computing
AppLens @ Ubicomp
International Workshop on Mining and Learning from Smartphone Apps for Users
External reviewer
IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems
IEEE Pervasive Computing
IEEE Pervasive Computing explores the role of computing in the physical world
Transactions on Computer Systems
International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services
My Skills
Topics of interest
  • Machine Learning
  • Distributed Systems
  • Mobile Security
  • Mobile Networks
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Python
  • C
  • Java
  • Elixir
  • Full stack development
  • Monitoring and analytics
  • Machine learning
  • Cloud infrastructure
  • Containers and virtualization
  • Mobile development
  • Reverse engineering
Publications & Media
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Get in Touch
  • Work Address . . . . . Cambridge, UK
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  • Address . . . . . London, UK
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