Douglas is a PhD student in Computer Science and Computational Mathematics at the University of São Paulo (Brazil) and visiting researcher in University of Porto (Portugal). He obtained his MSc degree in Computer Science in 2014 from the Federal University of Minas Gerais - Brazil. He is researcher and professor at Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of South of Minas Gerais. During his career, he was awarded with Outstanding Student prize in 2012, granted by the Brazilian Society of Computing. He has been working with machine learning and financial market since 2010. Recently, he participated as finalist in Data Science Game 2017, an international competition for students held in Paris, France. He researches in areas of Computational Intelligence, Online Social Networks, Deep Learning and Financial Market, with emphasis on High Frequency Trading and Algotrading Improvement Techniques.