University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Title: Selection of failure analysis cases and the role of regulatory agencies in Brazil
Metallurgical Engineer and Master of Engineering (Bainitic Transformation in Austempered Ductile Iron) at Escola Politécnica, University of São Paulo. Metal Casting Specialist at the Government Industrial Research Institute Nagoya. PhD at Imperial College London (Titanium Aluminide Phase Diagrams). Academic visitor at Imperial College London (Nuclear Materials). Visiting scientist at BAM - Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (Tribology).
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Teacher at the Adults Literacy Programme (São Paulo Town-Hall). Researcher at IPT - Institute for Technological Research of the State of São Paulo for 20 years (1986-2006), mainly as a Head of the Failure Analysis Laboratory. Associate Editor for the Engineering Failure Analysis journal since 2012. At present working full-time as Associate Professor at Escola Politécnica, University of São Paulo, holding the position of chairs of Phase Transformations; Physical Metallurgy; and Selection of Materials.
Current research interests are Stress-Corrosion Cracking, Tribology, Mechanical Twinning and Archaeometallurgy.