PhD in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Pernambuco with Internship abroad at th
e University of Minho in Portugal (2006). He is currently Full II of the Catholic University of Pernambuco. He has experience in civil engineering, with emphasis on structural mechanics, structural masonry, reinforced and prestressed concrete structures and steel. He is a permanent lecturer in the Post-Graduate Program in Civil Engineering at the Catholic University of Pernambuco.