Welcome to piim-lab

The piim-lab is an interdisciplinary space, dedicated for teaching, research and start up of new ideas and projects in multimedia information processing and social digital inclusion. The piim-lab is based at the Department of Computing of the Federal Center of Technological Education of Minas Gerais (CEFET-MG) and works in close cooperation with the Department of Language Studies of the same institution.

Quick Facts

  • Year founded: 2010;
  • Concentration areas: Computer Engineering and Linguistics.
  • Research topics: Applied Linguistics, Assistive Technologies, Computer Vision, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning.
  • Number of principal investigators: 05.
  • Number of students: 08 (graduates) and 06 (undergraduates).


The piim-lab seeks to create, apply and disseminate scientific and technical knowledge for public and private Brazilian institutions, thus actively contributing to the socio-economic development of the country.


The piim-lab aims to be recognized as a national reference on scientific quality, comparable to some of the best laboratories on abroad with the same purposes.


  • Ethics.
  • Excellence.
  • Innovation.
  • Respect for diversity.
  • Simplicity.
  • Social responsibility.


The piim-lab is located at the Department of Computing (Room 205) of CEFET-MG.
piim-lab – Sala 205
Departamento de Computação – Prédio 17
Campus II – CEFET-MG
Av. Amazonas, 7675
B. Nova Gameleira
CEP: 30.510-000
Belo Horizonte – MG – Brasil.
Tel: 55 31 3319-6870