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Personal Information

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 am open to disseminating my personal data on the Internet. You can find more about my professional and academic life in my CV, Lattes CV and Google Scholar page.


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.

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