João Rulff is a research associate at NYU Tandon School of Engineering since 2017, under the supervision of Professor Claudio Silva. He mainly focuses his research on large scale data-analytics working in projects like ARIES and SONYC. He worked as a research assistant at Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, where he received his B.Sc. in Computer Science. In conjunction with his B.Sc he had completed internships at IBM, SLAC-Stanford and STI-UFF. Rulff also spent one year as a visiting student at Monmouth University.