Talita Perciano is a Research Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory she is also part of the Image Analysis team of the Center of Applied Mathematics for Energy Related Applications (CAMERA). Her current knowledge is image processing and pattern recognition applied to different image data, allied to HPC. Relevant research includes machine learning and probabilistic graphical models (PGM) for image analysis problems, high performance computing, image processing for biosciences, brain imaging (CT, MRI), among others. She has been working on computer vision algorithms and statistical computing the past 15 years, and she is a developer of R packages, a software environment for statistical computing and graphics, for image processing and analysis. She earned her doctorate in Computer Science from the University of São Paulo in 2012.