A long way for a surfer who pretends to be able to sing and happens to have a degree in Computer Science:
I got my BSc and MSc in Computer Science at Federal University of Paraná (UFPR, Curitiba – Brazil). My MSc thesis is an assessment of computer’s memory hierarchy behaviour, based on CPU performance counters on linux machines.
Outside of academia, for a number of years I worked as a linux/Unix support analyst as well as a system analyst, building software tools and designing project’s solutions for SIMEPAR Technological Institute, a meteorological research centre in Curitiba. The interest in a PhD sparked after I started lecturing at Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR) and UFPR universities.
Under Giovanni Coco's supervision, I've done my PhD research on offshore and near-shore wave climate projections for the 21st century, the New Zealand area in particular. I am absolutely passionate about this work and happy to share the project outcome with the wave community, improving our understanding of the future wave climate of New Zealand.
After the PhD journey, I started to work for MetOcean Solutions. My main activities are investigating infra-gravity wave penetration on ports, analysing potential changes in the local wave climate (or surf-breaks) caused by changes in nearby port structures, plus all kinds of statistical analyses.
So far this has been a great experience, and I look forward to whatever comes next.
Phone: +64 210 236 5705
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