Stenio is pursuing a Ph.D. in optical communications at the Technical University of Denmark in the Machine Learning in Photonic Systems group. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and his master’s degree at the State University of Campinas, Brazil. From 2011 to 2018, he was a researcher at CPqD Foundation, Campinas, Brazil. At CPqD, he developed and implemented state-of-art digital signal processing algorithms to be employed in a commercial physical layer ASIC for high speed (400G) optical communication transceivers. He also helped to found the Brazilian photonic society (SBFoton) in 2017, where he was the administrative director. Currently, he is in the fiscal council of the organization and a Marie-Curie Fellow.