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Research interests

Design for crashworthiness, design of lightweight structures, design for post-buckling, structural analysis, optimization, dynamic analysis, semi-analytical modelling.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, Semi-analytical tools for the analysis of laminated composite cylindrical and conical imperfect shells under various loading and boundary conditions (summa cum laude), Clausthal University of Technology

1 Feb 20129 Dec 2014

Award Date: 9 Dec 2014

Master's degree, Otimização eficiente de asa em material compósito via algoritmo genético, Aeronautics Institute of Technology

1 Feb 20089 Sept 2009

Award Date: 9 Sept 2009

Bachelor's degree, Materials Engineering, Universidade de São Paulo

1 Mar 20011 Dec 2005

Award Date: 9 Mar 2006


  • TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
  • Crashworthiness
  • Design
  • Analysis
  • Optimization
  • Lightweight structures
  • Composite Structures
  • Metallic Structures
  • Semi-analytical
  • Analytical
  • Finite elements
  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • Structures
  • Design
  • Analysis
  • Optimization


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