He is currently a visiting professor of the Physics Department at the State University of Rio Grande do Norte (UERN) where he also part of the Graduate Program in Physics. He holds a master's degree (2009) and a Ph.D. (2012) in Astrophysics from the National Institute for Space Research and a Bachelor's Degree in Physics (2006) from the State University of Feira de Santana - BA. He worked at the USP Astronomy Department (2013-2014 and 2015-2017), at the Physics and Astronomy Department - Johns Hopkins University (2014-2015) and at the UFRN Physics Department (2017-2019) as a postdoctoral fellow. He has worked in orientations of Ph.D., master, and scientific initiation students in the ​​Astronomy/Physics areas. Two articles of first authorship (2015 and 2019) were selected as the highlight of the year by NOVA of the American Astronomical Society. Since 2011, he has published more than 35 papers in CAPES Qualis A journals, which received more than 950 citations and provide a H index 19 (Source: Google Scholar 06/08/2020). He has experience in Observational/Experimental Astrophysics working in the following areas: Stellar Evolution and Exoplanetology.
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