Rodrigo is a Product Development Engineer in the department of CAE Methods and Tools at EMBRAER S.A. He began his career at EMBRAER in 1999, when he joined the Loads Engineering department, where he has worked with dynamic landing and taxiing simulations, as well as with the management of aircraft certification activities. He participated in the development of the successful EMBRAER E-Jets family of aircraft: EMBRAER 170, 175, 190 and 195. In 2005,Rodrigo joined the department of CAE Methods and Tools and since then, has worked with the implementation and administration of new CAE, PLM and SPDM solutions at EMBRAER.
Rodrigo joined the NAFEMS Simulation Data Management Working Group(SDMWG) in 2010. Since then, he has contributed to the elaboration of the NAFEMS White Paper "Business Value from Simulation Data Management",and has participated in many NAFEMS conferences, presenting his experience with SPDM at EMBRAER. He has been a member of NAFEMS Americas Steering Committee(NASC) since 2012.
Rodrigo is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) and holds an MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-EAESP) with specialization in Marketing Management. Rodrigo lives in the city of São José dos Campos, state of São Paulo, Brazil.