Geologist, with an MSc in Engineering Geology and a DSc in Hydrogeology. Associate Professor at UFRJ. Session Editor to Anuário do Instituto de Geociências - UFRJ. Researcher and coordinator of various national and international scientific projects, with dozens of published articles. Consultant to various national and international institutions (CNPq, CAPES, FINEP, scientific journals, among others). Participated in a number of scientific forums and committees in Brazil and abroad. Advisor of more than 50 thesis and dissertations researchs.