He was born in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. He has a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Catholic University of Pernambuco (UNICAP), Specialist in Software Engineering from University of Pernambuco (UPE) and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science (Software Engineering) from Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE).
He had worked at Recife Recife Center for Advanced Studies and Systems (C.E.S.A.R) for two years, at Motorola project, acting as Tester Engineering involved in different activities (planning, designing, execution and analysis) over some test levels (integration, system tests) and techniques (regression). He was also member of the exploratory test team in the same project.
Nowadays, he is Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science at UFPE and also member of the Reuse in Software Engineering (RiSE) Group, which has executed research regarding to Software Product Lines (SPL) Testing, SPL Architecture Evaluation, Test Selection Techniques, Experimental Software Engineering and Software Metrics. He is also participating on important research projects in Software Engineering area, such as National Institute of Science and Technology for Software Engineering (I.N.E.S.).Academic Degrees