Prof. Antônio Jose Silva Neto

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Antônio José da Silva Neto holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1983), a Master degree in Nuclear Engineering from the same university (1989) and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University (1993). He worked for the Brazilian National Nuclear Energy Commission (1984-1986) and Promon Engenharia (1986-1997). In 1997 he joined the Polytechnic Institute of Rio de Janeiro State University, where he is a Full Professor since 2013. He is also the President (term 2014-2017) of the Brazilian Society for Applied and Computational Mathematics (SBMAC), and a former President (term 2009-2013) of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering (ABCM). He does research in two main areas: Mechanical Engineering, focusing on heat transfer, and Applied and Computational Mathematics, with focus on numerical methods and inverse problems.



  • 1972 – 1978

    Liceu Nilo Peçanha, Niterói

  • 1984 - 1989

    COPPE/UFRJ, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

    Nuclear Engineering

  • 1979 - 1983

    Engineering, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

    Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering

  • 1990 – 1993

    Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

    Mechanical and Aerospace