Caroline Mendonca Costa

Caroline Mendonca Costa


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Research interests

Caroline Mendonca Costa received the B.Sc. degree in computer science from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF), Juiz de Fora, Brazil, in 2009, the M.Sc. degree in computational modelling from the UFJF in 2011 and a Ph.D. degree at the Institute of Mathematics and Scientific Computing, University of Graz, Graz, Austria in 2016.
Previously, she worked as a Research Assistant at FISIOCOMP, the laboratory of Computational Physiology at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora in Brazil (2005 - 2011), at Bioquant at the University of Heidelberg, Germany (2011), and at the Computational Cardiology group at the Medical University of Graz, Austria (2011 - 2016). 
Her research interests include methodological and applied aspects of computational modelling of cardiac electrophysiology, with emphasis on the role of tissue structure, model parametrization, arrhythmia mechanisms, arrhythmia risk assessment, myocardial infarction and cardiac resynchronisation therapy.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing, Doctor rerum naturalium, Computational Modeling of Bioelectrical Activity of the Heart at Microscopic and Macroscopic Size Scales, University of Graz

Oct 2011Sept 2016

Award Date: 19 Sept 2016

Computational Modelling, Master of Science, Modelling the Microstructure of Cardiac Tissue, Federal University of Juiz de Fora

Mar 2009Feb 2011

Award Date: 15 Feb 2011

Computer Science, Bachelor of Science, Computational Modelling of Chagas' Disease, Federal University of Juiz de Fora

Aug 2005Dec 2008

Award Date: 15 Dec 2008


  • QP Physiology
  • QM Human anatomy
  • RB Pathology


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