Laboratório de Pesquisas Interdisciplinares em Informação Multimídia


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.


© 2016 Piim-Lab - CEFET-MG - Av. Amazonas, 7675 - Nova Gameleira - Belo Horizonte - MG - Brasil | Tel: 55 31 3319-6870