I am a Brazilian citizen born in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, in 1970. I am married to Ana Paula and have a daughter and a son, Carolina and Thiago, from a previous marriage. Recently, I received Portuguese citizenship due to the nationality of my mother. Part of my family tree is portrayed here.
Public Profile and Social Networks
I keep a professional profile on LinkedIn, and I also have academic profiles on ResearchGate and the Web of Science. I am a heavy user of social networks and keep personal profiles on Facebook and Instagram.
My hobby is reading science fiction romances. I am also an amateur astronomer.