Ph.D. in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography from RSMAS, Univ. of Miami (1999), M.Sc. in Ocean Engineering from PENO/COPPE/UFRJ, and B.Sc. in Oceanography from UERJ. Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering Group at the Grad. School of Engineering – PENO/COPPE/UFRJ, and the Politechnical School – DENO/EP/UFRJ) and Head of the Physical Oceanography Laboratory – LOF/COPPE/UFRJ. Main research interests are Physical Oceanography and Environmental Sciences, with emphasis on ocean modeling and geophysical fluid dynamics, ocean thermodynamics and air-sea interactions, and climate variability.

PhD: Universidade de Miami, USA
MSc: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Main research topic: Physical Oceanography and Environment
Phone: +55 (21) 3938-8754

Prof. Afonso De Moraes Paiva, UFRJ.