UPC – Technical University of Catalonia

    I obtained my Ph.D. in April 2003 in Solid Mechanics in UPC – Technical University of Catalonia (Spain). My advisor was Prof. Oliver who works with localization problems using a Strong Discontinuities Approach. My task was to extend this formulation to 3D. It was done an extensive bifurcation analysis to obtain the crack path.









University of Colorado at Boulder

I spent 3 months in the University of Colorado at Boulder(USA) in 2001.








USP-Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in 1997 (October): USP – University of Sao Paulo (Brazil). In Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Boundary Element Method – Advisor: Prof. Wilson Sergio Venturini.







UFPE – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

I obtained the Civil Engineering degree in July 1994 at the UFPE