Undergraduation in Biological Sciences by University of São Paulo (1974). Master (1978) and PhD (1981) in Biological Oceanography by USP. Post doctoral by McMaster University, Hamilton, Ca (1983) and by Observatoire Océanologique of Banyuls-sur-Mer, Laboratoire Arago, Fr (1994). Is Associate Professor III at Institute of Oceanography of São Paulo University (IOUSP) with researchs interests on the effects of physical and chemical oceanographic processes on the ecophysiology of phyto and bacterioplankton. More recently is also focusing biotechnology of microalgae. Curator of the Banco de Microrganismos Aidar & Kutner do IOUSP and member of the World Federation for Culture Collection. . Currently Supervisor of the Environmental Tecnology Service at the Institute of Energy and Environment of USP (IEEUSP). Vice- Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Environmental Science from IEE/USP (2008-2010), where guides on integrated resource management and biotechnology of microalgae biomass production for energy purposes. Ex-Representative of USP at State Council of Environment ?CONSEMA. Coordinates the Commission for the Study of Environmental Problems at USP.Member of the Study Group on Environmental Sciences Institute for Advanced Studies at USP.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)