Alvaro is a data scientist and machine learning researcher based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. He is currently a PhD candidate at TU/e working with Robert Peharz and Cassio de Campos. He is particularly interested in (tractable) generative models and their applications to other fields of machine learning, namely Reinforcement Learning and Natural Language Processing.


  • Machine Learning
  • Generative Models
  • Probabilistic Circuits
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Natural Language Processing


  • PhD in Computer Science, 2018 - Present

    TU/e, the Netherlands

  • MSc in Machine Learning, 2016 - 2017

    Université Paris-Saclay, France

  • MSc in Robotics and Embedded Systems, 2016 - 2017

    ENSTA Paris, France

  • BEng in Mechatronics Engineering, 2011 - 2017

    Escola Politécnica da USP, Brazil