João Vitor Cordeiro de Brito is a MS/PhD student in the Statistics Program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) under the supervision of Prof. Hernando Ombao.

Prior to KAUST, he obtained his degree in Applied Mathematics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil. During his bachelors, João did undergraduate research on ergodic aspects of problems from number theory, and was awarded with honors/prizes in national and international contests in mathematics.

His research interests lie primarily in the intersection of harmonic analysis, statistical inference, and network science, with applications in neuroscience, among others.