Main Technical Team

 

Paulo Roberto de Paiva – Managing Partner

  • Civil Engineer – EESC / USP (1973)
  • Geotechnics Sspecialist – EP / USP (1976)
  • Professor at the School of Engineering, part of UFU University (1987 a 1991)
  • Experience of 44 years in consulting, projects and technical follow-up of works in Brazil and abroad, especially those related to earthfill dams and geotechnical engineering services in general.

 

Hugo Rocha de Oliveira – Managing Partner

  • Civil Engineer – EM / UFOP (2000)
  • M.Sc. in Hydraulics and Sanitation – EESC / USP (2004)
  • Fifteen Experience of 18 years in consulting, projects and management of hydraulic facilities in general, such as dams, canals, water supply systems, hydropower plants, etc. Deep knowledge on hydrological elaboration and hydraulic studies as well as hydrodynamics modeling.

 

Danielle Hoffert Cruz Souza - Hydropower Water Engineering

  • Hydropower Water Engineer – UNIFEI (2008)
  • M.Sc. in Water, Energy and Environmental Resources – UNICAMP (2016)
  • Experience of 10 years in consulting, design and development of hydrological studies and hydraulic sizing applied to mining. Professional experience in the energy sector, hydroelectric inventory and hydroelectric projects (HPP's and SHP’s).

 

Julio Fernandes Gonçalves – Geotechnical Engineer

  • Technologist in Hydraulic and Environmental Sanitation – FATEC / UNESP (2008)
  • Civil Engineer – EP / USP (2012)
  • Professor at the School of Engineering, part of UBC University (2014 to 2015)
  • M.Sc. in Geotechnical Engineering – EP / USP (2016)
  • Experience of 10 years in civil engineering, with emphasis on geotechnical, related to hydroelectric projects, road projects, retainers and urban infrastructure.

 

Thaís Perez Lazarim – Geotechnical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering – UFPR (2012)
  • M.Sc. in Civil Engineering – Geotechnicscal – UFPR (2015)
  • Experience of 7 years in consulting, design and monitoring of geotechnical works, emphasizing those related to earth dams for storage of mining tailings. She dDeveloped her M.Sc. dissertation about the evaluation of tailings spreading in dam break scenarios.

 

Sidnei Helder Cardoso Teixeira – Consultant

  • Civil Engineer – UFV (1996)
  • Ph.D. in Geotechnical – EESC / USP (2003)
  • Experience of 20 years in consulting and design of earth dams and geotechnical engineering services in general, with emphasis on projects that use geosynthetics and land mass stabilization methods.

 

Martin Alexander Purizaga Sandoval – Consultant

  • Civil Engineer – URP (Lima - Peru) (2006)
  • M.Sc. in Geotechnical Engineering – PUC / -Rio (2012) 
  • Professor at the School of Engineering, part of UPC and URP Universities (Lima / -Peruú) (2013 / 2016)
  • Experience of 12 years in consulting services and projects in Brazil and abroad, with emphasis on earth dams, mining and geotechnical engineering services in general.

 

Mário de Brito Marcelino – Consultant

  • Geologist – USP (1994)
  • M.Sc. in Applied Hydrogeology – USP (1999)
  • Post-Graduated in Environmental Law – USP (2000)
  • Experience of 22 years in gGeology and environmental law with emphasis on hydrogeological aspects of the exploitation of underground resources and impacts caused by industrial effluents and urban sanitation.

 

Gustavo Pereira – Consultant

  • M.Sc. in Atmospheric Science – Colorado State University – School of Engineering (2003)
  • Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science –- Colorado State University – School of Engineering (2008)
  • Experience of 16 years in hydrometeorology, with emphasis from analysis of running water balances, regional assessments of water susceptibility to climate anomalies.

 

Antônio Landi Borges – Consultant

  • Mining Engineer – EM / UFOP (1978)
  • Experience of 39 years in the design, development and management of the implementation of large projects in mining and dams. Great knowledge of the financial analysis of projects.

 

Adilson Bueno da Silva – Consultant

  • Civil Engineer – USP (1976)
  • Professor at the Barretos Engineering University (1977 a 1979)
  • Assistant Professor at UNESP Ilha Solteira (1985)
  • Experience of 41 years in civil engineering, with emphasis on geotechnical and infrastructure projects, foundations, roads and tunnels.

 

Alberto Pio Fiori – Consultant

  • Geologist – UNESP (1973)
  • Ph.D. in Geosciences (Mineralogy and Petrology) – IG / USP (1979)
  • Postdoctoral Reresearcher in Geosciences - Università di Cagliari, Pisa e Siena (1988)
  • Experience of 43 years in gGeosciences, with emphasis on regional and geotechnical gGeology, working mainly in the fields of structural gGeology, soil and rock mechanics, multi-temporal analysis, stability of slopes and laminar erosion.

 

Tetuo Nitta – Consultant

  • Geologisty – USP (1962)
  • Experience of 53 years in consulting, projects and geological and geotechnical studies in general, providing services over the years to the largest engineering companies in Brazil.
Civil Engineer – EESC / USP (1973)
 
Geotechnics Sspecialist – EP / USP (1976)
 
Professor at the School of Engineering, part of UFU University (1987 a 1991)
 
Experience of 44 years in consulting, projects and technical follow-up of works in Brazil and abroad, especially those related to earthfill dams and geotechnical engineering services in general.