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Claudio Riccomini

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Energia e Ambiente (IEE)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Claudio Riccomini is professor (senior professor) of the Institutes of Geosciences (IG) and Energy and Environment (IEE) at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He has a BSc in Geology (IG-USP, 1977), MSc in Remote Sensing (National Institute of Space Research, 1983), PhD in Sedimentary Seology (1990), free teacher (1995), and full professor (1999) by IG-USP. He was a geologist at the Technological Research Institute of the State of São Paulo, 1980-1986, where he worked in the geological mapping and applied geology. At IG-USP, he has been working in the Department of Sedimentary and Environmental Geology since 1986 and has been a senior professor since 2016. He is a master's and doctoral advisor in the Graduate Program in Geochemistry and Geotectonics, responsible for the Scanning Electron Microscopy (2000-2016) and Neotetonics and Basin Analysis Labs, was head of the departments of Paleontology and Stratigraphy and of Sedimentary and Environmental Geology, and chairman of the graduation and postgraduate commissions. At IEE-USP he coordinated the structuring and was the first chief of the Oil, Natural Gas and Bioenergy Division (2011-2016). In the last 10 years he has coordinated / coordinated and / or participated in several research projects financed by national, international agencies or companies. He has cooperation with institutions in Brazil and abroad (IRD and Université de Rennes - France, University of Western Australia, Università di Trieste, University of Lisbon, University of Nottingham, São Paulo State Universities UNESP and UNICAMP, Brazilian Federal Universities of Pará, Amazonas, Pernambuco, Fluminense, Uberaba, Brazilian Petrolem Company - Petrobras, Eletrobrás Eletronuclear, among others). He leads the research group on Origin and evolution of sedimentary basins since 1990, where his current research activities are focused on tectonics, structural geology of reservoirs, sedimentation and stratigraphy. He develops studies in neotectonics, with emphasis on the southeastern region of the country. He was president of the Brazilian Geological Society (1993-1995, 1997-1999) and of the Brazilian Committee of Geological Sciences (1994-1996), coordinator of the Geosciences area of the São Paulo State Research Foundation - FAPESP (1993- 2007-2010), member (2007-2010 and 2014-2017) and coordinator (2009-2010 and 2015-2017) of the Advisory Committee on Geosciences of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development - CNPq and member of the Geosciences Commission of the Coordination of Improvement of Higher Level Personnel - CAPES (2013 and 2017). He is a reviewer and integrates advisory and editorial bodies of national and international journals in the area of Geosciences. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Brazilian Journal of Geology, Associate Editor of the Journal of Maps (Taylor & Francis) and Associate Editor for Earth Sciences of the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. He is a full member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and the Academy of Sciences of the State of São Paulo. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

Articles published in Pesquisa FAPESP Magazine about the researcher:
The last Minas coastline 
La última costa de Minas Gerais 
Una vida protegida por armaduras 
Life protected by armor 
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