Danilo Silva

Danilo Silva, Professor Associado, Departamento de Engenharia Elétrica e Eletrônica, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) 

Danilo Silva
Associate Professor
Machine Learning & Applications Research Group (GAMA)
Laboratory of Communications, Signal Processing and Machine Learning (LCS)
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEL)
Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Toronto, 2009

  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio (PUC-Rio), 2005

  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), 2002

Research interests

  • Selective prediction and uncertainty estimation in deep learning

  • Machine learning under distribution shift

  • Learning with noisy labels

  • Representation/self-supervised/contrastive learning

  • Deep learning for computer vision and signal processing

  • Machine learning applications in healthcare and industry

I am always looking for undergraduate and graduate students with a solid background and a strong interest in fundamental or applied machine learning. Graduate scholarships and undergraduate internships with partner companies are regularly available. Please contact me for further information.