Professor of the Department of Computer Science at the COPPE Institute from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) since 1994, where she leads the Distributed Database Research Group. She has received the D.Sc degree from UFRJ. Dr. Mattoso research interests include distributed and parallel data analysis, data management aspects of scientific workflows and provenance. She is the principal investigator in research projects in those areas, with funding from several agencies, including CNPq, CAPES, FAPERJ, FINEP and INRIA. She has supervised 20 doctoral theses and 60 master theses. Her current projects include the development and implementation of distributed data solutions to support human-in-the-loop online analyses and adaptations during many task computing in parallel for multicore architectures including cloud environments. High performance Oil & Gas and Bioinformatics experiments have been used to evaluate these solutions. She is a CNPq research fellow (Level 1B). She is a member of ACM, IEEE and the Brazilian Computer Society. She serves regularly in program committees of international conferences, and is a regular reviewer of several indexed international journals. She served as the Senior PC Chair of the Provenance Week 2016.