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Education 
  • Post-Doctorate in Physics - University of Maryland at College Park, MD, United States
  • PhD in Geosciences - Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Curitiba, Brazil 
  • Master Degree in Physics - Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Curitiba, Brazil 
  • Graduation in Physics - Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Curitiba, Brazil 
Research interests
 
    Space Geodesy
  • Artificial satellites dynamics under non-gravitational forces. Modeling of Thermal Reemission forces (photon thrust, Yarkovsky) on artificial satellites: GPS and LAGEOS. 
  • The problem of the Spin Axis Inclination. 
  • Relativistic Thermal Reemission Effects.
    Solar system
  • Non-gravitational forces effects (photon thrust, solar radiation, albedo, Pointing-Robertson) on the dynamics of natural bodies, moons, asteroids, comets and meteoroids.
  • Thermal Reemission Selection Law and distribution of asteroids on the Main Belt.
  • NEOs - Near Earth Objects
     Education
  • Learning processes – Astronomy as a tool for achieving motivation, accelerating learning processes and creativity.