Universidade Federal de Santa Maria - Brazil
Professor at the Federal University of Santa Maria - UFSM (Santa Maria/RS, Brazil), Department of Chemistry. His current research interests include applications and development of new methods for element determination by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) using laser ablation (LA) and electrothermal vaporization (ETV) techniques for sample introduction. Speciation analysis of organometallic species by liquid and gas chromatography coupled to ICP-MS is another area of interest. He is author or co-author of over 150 research articles, 5 book chapters and 2 patents.