Adolfo Neto

Elixir and Erlang enthusiast. Associate Professor at UTFPR

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I am an Associate Professor at the Federal University of Technology, Paraná. My research area is Software Engineering, and my broad research goal is to help developers facilitate the sharing of knowledge and the acquisition of scientific and practical expertise. I am interested in software development communities, knowledge exchange in software engineering, and agile methods.

I am the co-creator and co-host of the Fronteiras da Engenharia de Software podcast, the Elixir em Foco podcast and Emílias Podcast - Women in Computing, all of them in Portuguese. I am also the co-creator and co-host of the Hello, Erlang! podcast and the creator and host of the Professor Adolfo Neto podcast.

I’m an enthusiast and act as an informal DevRel for the Elixir, Erlang, and Lean programming languages.

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🇧🇷 Faço parte da equipe organizadora do Elixir Days. O podcast Elixir em Foco tem um cupom que dá 15% de desconto: ELIXIREMFOCO. Site do evento: Site para compra de ingressos:



I am a member of the Education, Training, & Adoption Working Group of the Erlang Ecosystem Foundation.

I have organized Elixir Fortaleza Conf 2023.

I am a member of the “Emílias - Armação em Bits” program, whose goal is to attract and retain women in the field of computer science. There, I coordinate the Emílias Podcast - Women in Computing.


I gave a talk at Code BEAM America 2022: Comparing Elixir and Python when working with Simple Neural Networks - A. Neto & L. C. Tavano

I gave a talk at Code BEAM Lite A Coruña 2022: Aprendendo Erlang e Elixir através do Exercism e do Advent of Code.

I gave a talk at Code BEAM Europe 2022: Learning Erlang and Elixir through Exercism and Advent of Code.

Blogs and pages

Social networks and contact

I am on Twitter(X) as @adolfont.

I am at Mastodon: (Portuguese) and (English).

I am at BlueSky as

My emails are adolfo AT and adolfo.utfpr AT

You can also send me a direct message on Twitter, Telegram or Instagram at adolfont.

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My latest publications can be found on his Google Scholar profile or at Recent Publications


Mailing address: Av. Sete de Setembro, 3165 - Rebouças, Curitiba - PR, 80230-901, Brazil. (DAINF, Bloco B, sala CB101bi)