Chemical Engineer from the University of Caxias do Sul (2007), and a DSc. in Material Sciences from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2011). He was a visiting researcher at the University of Minho in Portugal (2015-2016) and the Luleå University of Technology in Sweden (2021-2022). He is currently a professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul at DEMAT and PPGE3M. He collaborates in the Graduate Programs in Engineering and Materials Science (PGMAT) at the University of Caxias do Sul. Has experience in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, with emphasis on Polymers, Applications, working mainly on the following topics: polymer reactions, synthesis and characterization of polymers via reactive processing, polymer reactions using dielectric heating, preparation of hybrid polyhedral nanoparticles and reaction kinetics using thermoanalytical methods. Editor of the journal Scientia cum Industria and member of the editorial boards of Polymer Testing and Heliyon. Member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Association of Polymers (ABPOL), he was the coordinator of the 15th Brazilian Congress on polymers. Member of the FAPERGS advisory committee in the engineering area.