dr. R. Guizzardi - Silva Souza (Renata)

Assistant Professor

About Me

I am currently an Assistant Professor at the Behavioral, Management and Social Sciences Faculty, (IEBIS group) of the University of Twente, in the Netherlands. Moreover, I am a founding member of the Ontology & Conceptual Modeling Research Group (NEMO) and of the Laboratory of Supporting Technologies for Collaborative Networks (LabTAR), at UFES, Brazil, where I held an Associate Professor position from 2009-2016. In 2006, I received my PhD in Computer Science from the University of Twente in the Netherlands with a thesis entitled Agent-Oriented Constructivist Knowledge Management. I have also been a visiting scholar at the Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK) in 2006 and 2018, and at the University of Trento in 2013-2014, Italy. In 2018, I was an Senior Associate Researcher at the University of Bristol, UK and in 2019, I was a lecturer at the University of Trento, Italy. My main research interests include Knowledge Management, Ontologies and Goal-oriented Modeling.


Business & Economics
Systems Software
Requirements Engineering
Engineering & Materials Science
Requirements Engineering


Martinez, V. G. , Pires, L. F. , Santos, L. , Moreira, J. , & Souza, R. (2021). A Framework for Staging Personal Health Trains in the Cloud. In F. J. D. Mayo, M. Marchiori, & J. Filipe (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies, WEBIST 2021, October 26-28, 2021 (pp. 133-144). (Proceedings of the International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies; Vol. 2021, No. 17). SCITEPRESS. https://doi.org/10.5220/0010712800003058
Amaral, G. , Guizzardi - Silva Souza, R. , Guizzardi, G., & Mylopoulos, J. (2021). Trustworthiness Requirements: The Pix Case Study. In A. Ghose, J. Horkoff, V. E. Silva Souza, J. Parsons, & J. Evermann (Eds.), Conceptual Modeling: 40th International Conference, ER 2021, Virtual Event, October 18–21, 2021, Proceedings (pp. 257-267). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 13011). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-89022-3_21
da Costa Ramos, E., Campos, M. L. M., Baião, F. , & Guizzardi - Silva Souza, R. (2021). Extending the Core Ontology on Decision Making according to Behavioral Economics. In F. Farinelli, R. C. Galarraga Berardi, J. L. Carbonera, & D. Schmidt (Eds.), ONTOBRAS 2021 - Ontology Research in Brazil: Proceedings of the XIV Seminar on Ontology Research in Brazil (ONTOBRAS 2021) and V Doctoral and Masters Consortium on Ontologies (WTDO 2021) CEUR. http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-3050/
Duarte, B. B., de Almeida Falbo, R. , Guizzardi, G. , Guizzardi, R., & Souza, V. E. S. (2021). An ontological analysis of software system anomalies and their associated risks. Data and Knowledge Engineering, 134, [101892]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.datak.2021.101892
Carneiro, B. G. , & Guizzardi, R. (2020). A tool for automatic reasoning over decision documentation using gUFO. In ONTOBRAS 2020. Ontology Research in Brazil: Proceedings of the XIII Seminar on Ontology Research in Brazil and IV Doctoral and Masters Consortium on Ontologies (ONTOBRAS 2020) Vitória, Brazil, November 23-26, 2020 (pp. 251-256). (CEUR workshop proceedings; Vol. 2728).
Guizzardi-Silva Souza, R., Campos, M. L. M., & Araujo Baiao, F. (2020). Applying a Collaboration Domain Ontology Pattern Language in Collaborative Editing: (or: Collaborating, as we learned from Ricardo Falbo). In J. P. A. Almeida, & G. Guizzardi (Eds.), Engineering ontologies & ontologies for engineering: Celebrating Ricardo Falbo's Career (pp. 62-81). Nemo Uitgeverij.

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