Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering, Technology Institute Aeronautics, São Jose Dos Campos, Brazil, 1968. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, 1970. Master of Arts in Mathematics, University California, Berkeley, 1974.
Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University California, Berkeley, 1975.
Research assistant, Nancy (France) U., 1968;
instructor, Federal U., Rio de Janeiro, 1969-1970;
associate professor, Federal U., Rio de Janeiro, 1975-1977;
associate professor, Catholic U., Rio de Janeiro, 1977-1986;
professor, Catholic U., Rio de Janeiro, 1986-1996;
professor, Federal U., since 1996. Visiting scientist U. Western Ontario, London, 1977. Visiting researcher Paris U., 1980.
Chairman, Catholic U., 1981. Senior visiting fellow Imperial College, 1986, 90,91, 92.
Married Sheila Regina Murgel, April 28, 1970. Children: Paula Murgel, Flavia Murgel.