I'm professor and researcher in Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) in the area of sustainability engineering. UFRN is located in the city of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte State, Brazil.
As researcher I develop diferent initiatives searching discoveries about how to deal with the consequences of climate change. My engagement is related to develop an awareness about creative iniciatives that can be develop competencies to deal with climate change.
I have had developed actions working with rural communities and focusing in a integral approach connecting creativity encouragement, sustainable construction and entrepeneurship.
In the area of Engineering of Sustainability I coordinate the Laboratory of Innovation in Sustainable Construction (LICS) and the Center of Innovation and Sustainability in Semiarid (CIIS).
In Brazil I have developed and coordinate events in the area of sustainablity and climate change. I have practice as a conferencist have had did many lectures in international events.
In Brazil we are developing a pool of projects in the sustainability area.
The state of Rio Grande do Norte register the worst drough in the history. The pluviometric data becomes to be measured a hundred years ago and 2015 was the worst year in the timeline.
We search develop some projects in the Brazilian semiarid region to collaborate to create new competencies to deal with consequences of climate change.