Bachelor in Physics, Catholic Pontific University, Rio de Janeiro, 1989. Master of Philosophy in Physics, Catholic Pontific University, Rio de Janeiro, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Imperial College, London, 1995.
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Imperial College, London, 1995.
Postdoctoral State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil, 1995-1998, Leiden (The Netherlands) University, since 1998. Member examining board State University of Campinas, 1997. Referee Physical Review Lett., J. Mod.
Opt., J. Opt. B, and Physical A, New York City, 1998.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Optical Society of America (chartered physicist), British Institute Physics, Brazilian Physics Society.
Son of Antonio Salvador and Alair (Mendes) D. M. Katalin Anna Kertay, September 14, 1994.