Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, University São Paulo, 1970;
Master of Science in Mech. Engineering, Stanford University, 1972;
Doctor of Philosophy in Mech.
Engineering, Stanford University, 1975.
Assistant professor mechanic engineering, U. São Paulo, 1971-1975; professor mechanic engineering, U. São Paulo, since 1975. Consultant I.P.T., São Paulo, 1979-1983, São Paulo Research Foundation, São Paulo, since 1985. Technical director Mineracas Matheus Leme, São Paulo, since 1985.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (best paper award heat transfer division 1980).
Son of Jose Engineer of Mines and Miguy A.M. Pimenta. Married Monica M.M. Oliveira, August 31, 1971. Children: Melissa, Milena, Francisco, Gabriella.