Graduated in Physics from Universitá degli Studi La Sapienza, Rome, Italy (1997), Ph.d. in Astronomy from Cornell University (2004), and Free Doctor (Livre docente) in Orbital Dynamics (UNESP, 2014). Asteroid (10741) Valeriocarruba has been named after this researcher. Currently is assistant professor level 1 at the department of Mathematics of the São Paulo State University (UNESP), in Guaratinguetá, SP. Has experience in Astronomy, focusing on Dynamical Astronomy, and acting on the following subjects: asteroid families, celestial mechanics, dynamical astronomy, and irregular satellites. Referee for the NASA Planetary Geology and Geophysics (PGG) research program, Science, the Czech Science Foundation, Prague Charles University, FAPESP, FAPEMIG, CNPq, MNRAS, Icarus, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Planetary and Space Science, The Astronomical Journal, The Astrophysica Journal, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Boletín de la Asociación Argentina de Astronomía, Serbian Astronomical Journal, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, Stardust 2016, and Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)