Mathematical Modelling Analyst
Has a bachelor's degree in Physics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Worked as a Ph.D. student at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) headquarters, in Garching bei München, from 2011 to 2012. Concluded his Ph.D. in Extragalactic Astrophysics in 2013.
Worked as a teacher from 2005 to 2009, at the Physics laboratory of the Santo Agostinho high school, in Rio and is currently Professor at the Professional Master in Sustainability Science, at the Department of Geography and Environment, at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), in partnership with the Center of Conservation and Sustainability Sciences of Rio (CSRio).
At IIS, Alvaro works with mathematical modelling, numerical simulations and data analysis.
Summary for public policies: prioritizing areas for forest recovery in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
Summary for public policies: prioritizing areas for forest recovery in the Brazilian Amazon
2020 in retrospective
Sustainability: Perception-Based Study on the Value of Nature to People and Land Sparing for Nature in Brazil and Poland
Restoring Farmland Could Drastically Slow Extinctions, Fight Climate Change
Rewild to mitigate the climate crisis, urge leading scientists
Nature: Global priority areas for ecosystem restoration