About me

Full Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Head of the Department of Construction Engineering. Having interests in Construction, Safety, Sustainability. Working with models in optimization, simulation and multcriteria analysis of Buildings and Construction Assets.  


2018 – 2019   Visiting Scholar Western Sydney University / Australia – School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics.

2012 – 2013 Departmento de Ingeniería Mecánica ETSEQ, Universitat Rovira i Virgili - Visiing Scholar, research grant by Fundación Carolina - Spain.

2009 – 2010Department of Construction Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain. - Visiting Scholar, research grant by Fundación Carolina - Spain.

2005 – 2006Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida

1998 – 2000 and 2004    Fluminense Federal University, Brazil - Visiting Professor at the Civil Engineering graduate program.

2002 – 2003  Department of Production Engineering, North Fluminense State University, Brazil

Accreditations / CERTIFICATION

Certified Quality Engineer. American Society for Quality. 2005, recertified 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2017. 

Certified Reliability Engineer. American Society for Quality. 2006, recertified 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2017.

Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor, Batalas Inc., England, 2004.

Professional Registered Engineer, State of Rio de Janeiro Board of Engineer, BRAZIL, Professional Civil and Safety Engineer.

Real Estate Broker License for the State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Effective from 1986 to 1992.

Work experience (Academic and professional)

1994 to present   Department of Construction Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. From 1994 to 2001 Assistant Professor; from 2001 to April 2014 Associate Professor from May 2014 Professor of Civil Engineering. Graduate and undergraduate teaching in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Civil, Industrial and Safety Engineering consultancy via university contracts and academic funded research. Quality, Safety and Environmental Management Systems development and auditing. Academic interests in Construction; Sustainability;

1990 to 1996State of Rio de Janeiro. - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Forensics, Engineering Expert.         Working with construction failures and pathology investigation. Industrial Accidents Analysis. 

1987 to 1993   Planicoop Engineering Inc.  -  Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil . Construction / Production Engineer. Development of technical studies, surveys, budgeting and construction designs, including building installations, structural design and analysis of reinforced concrete structures.


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