PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Polytechnic School of Sao Paulo University, Brazil. Thesis: Bi-Dimensional Friction Constitutive Models for Isotropic, Kinematic and Anisotropic Slipping. Supervisor: PhD João Batista Aguiar. Completed in 2003.
Master´s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Polytechnic School of Sao Paulo University
Dissertation: An Experimental Study about Detection and Failure Diagnosis in Ball Bearings by Measurement and Analysis of Acoustical and Vibratory Signals. Supervisor: PhD Sylvio Bistafa. Completed in 1996.
Graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Santa Catarina Federal University. Completed in 1985.
Consultancies: linear and nonlinear structural analysis, dynamics, impact, thermal and fracture mechanics.
Companies : ABB, Altair do Brasil, Magnetti Marelli, Dupont, Sandvik-MGS, Tecnofink, Mabe, Escola Politénica-USP, Dura, STU, Zeppini, GM, ITW, Proema, Volkswagen, Braskem, Metalúrgica Brusantin, Smarttech, ESSS, Silgon Válvulas, Metalúrgica Scai, Grammer, TruckBus, Mercedes Benz, Petrobrás, Technobras.
Period of time: 15 years.
Courses: Introduction of Finite Element Method (FEM), Contact, Nonlinear Analysis, Dynamics, FEM Applied to Pipeline, FEM Applied to Powertrain, FEM Applied to Industrial Valves, FEM Applied to Fracture Mechanics, FEM Applied to Metal Forming, FEM Applied to Offshore Industry, etc..
Companies: AEA, Alstom Power, Acergy, Alstom Transport, Bosch, Tecumseh, General Motors, Metalúrgica Krupp, Dupont, Embraco, Arvin Meritor, Tower Automotive, Voith Siemens, Subsea 7, FORD, Volkswagen, Petrobrás/Cenpes, Cia Suzano, Mercedes, Sandvik, Cummins, etc..
Universities: Cefet-PR, Universidade Bandeirantes, UNESP, SENAI-SP, SENAI-RS, UFRJ, Coope, Universidade Federal de Ponta Grossa, Unicamp, FEI, Instituto Mauá, USP, UNIP, Fundação Salvador Arena, Programa de Educação Continuada em Engenharia (PECE-USP). Period of time : 15 years.
. Certifying Consultant of Bureau Veritas and SGS to audit Standard NBR 15827 which describes the rules for homologation of "Industrial Valves For Exploration, Production, Refining and Transport of Oil Products" for the following valves: check, gate, globe, ball, butterfly. This Standard specifies the requirement projects and FEA calculations procedures based on the methodology described on Design by Analysis ? ASME - Chapter 2007 Section VIII, Division 2. Period of time: 02 years.
Currently is the Director of NEP ? Engineering Consulting Nucleus and Technology Research (www. nepconsult.com.br). Period of time: 11 years.
Co-author of the following books:
. CNPq - 50 Years of Age. September, 2002
. 35 Years of Age of the Post Graduation of USP. December, 2004
. Fellow Travellers ? The Time Not Wasted. February, 2006
. USP - 70 Years of Age. May, 2006
. Richard von Mises´s Class Notes. December, 2006
. SEADE, An Exemplar History. November, 2008
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)