is an agronomist, with master, PhD and post-doc in agrometeorology. He is Full Professor at ESALQ/USP since 1996, where he advise undergrad, grad and post-doc students. He is also professor of MBA programs of PECEGE/USP and SolloAgro and in Master program in Agrobusiness of Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He is a research fellow of CNPq (Level 1 A), Editor-in-chief of Scientia Agricola, and a board member of the Strategic Committee Soybean Brazil (CESB). Also, is CTO of Agrymet and consultant of agrometeorology of several private companies in Brazil. He is author of more than 220 papers published in scientific journals and In 2019 he received the Westfalen Prize of the Brazilian Society of Agrometeorology for the relevant services done in favor of agrometeorology research in Brazil.