Professor at the Chemistry Department of the Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP), Brazil. Teaching in Analytical Chemistry; Soil Analysis; Solid wastes and liquid effluents.
Specialization areas: Soil Chemistry; Environmental Analysis; Analytical Chemistry; waste treatment containing heavy metals; chemistry of tropical soils; mercury speciation in tropical soils; mercury chemistry; arsenic chemistry; adsorption (soils and biomass); water analysis.
PhD in Sciences (Analytical Chemistry) by Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Thesis: Mercury in Soils of the Brazilian Southeast: Interactions and Vulnerability Assessment for Elementary Mercury and Mercury (II). Year of doctor's degree: 2015. Master’s in chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) by Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Thesis: Study of chromium retention in alumina, gibbsite and aluminosilicates and evaluation of leaching processes. Year of master's degree: 2010.