Electrical Engineer, graduate from Federal Center for Technological Education of Minas Gerais (CEFET-MG, 1988) and Ph.D. in physics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG, 1995). He is currently a full professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). His main research topics are in the field of Quantum and Classical Optics, working with entangled states of photons produced in the process of spontaneous parametric down-conversion. This system is used to study the foundations of Quantum Mechanics and applications to Quantum Information and Quantum Thermodynamics.
Research Area: Atomic and Molecular Physics
Phone no.: +55 48 3721-5642
Office: 140 – Department of Physics
Research Interests: Quantum Optics