Antônio Jose Silva Neto
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.