Graduated in Chemistry with a master's degree in Geology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 2017. Responsible for the chemical analysis of rocks and minerals using the Electronic Microsonde technique, located at LABSONDA of the Geosciences Institute - IGEO / UFRJ. She deepened his knowledge in the study of meteorites through her master's work entitled "Comparison between the Technique of Catodoluminescence performed in Optical Microscope and Electron Microsonde in the Classification of Unequilibrated  Chondritic Meteorites of Type 3". Currently, she  develops her doctoral thesis also on catodoluminescence of the meteorites. Together with Dr. Maria Elizabeth Zucolotto, she performs the classification of fallen meteorites or recently found in Brazil and abroad. She is part of the group of women scientists, called As Meteoríticas, which develops scientific, field and dissemination work in entirely country.


Astronomer graduated from the Department of Astronomy at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, where she also obtained the title of Master with the dissertation “Metallic Meteorites: An Overview, Description of Some Brazilian Siderites”. PhD in Metallurgical and Mineral Engineering also from UFRJ with the thesis “Magnification of the Single-Phase Alpha and Magnetic Properties of Alloy based on Fe-Cr-Co” in 1995. Since 1997 she is Adjunct Professor I at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Curator of the meteorite collection at the National Museum. Has experience in Astronomy, with emphasis on Astrophysics of the Solar System (Meteorites), acting mainly on the following themes: meteorites, Brazilian meteorites, metallic and solid meteorites. She is currently head of the Geology Department at the National Museum and has several projects for scientific dissemination, academic works, graduate students and was the creator of As Meteoríticas.



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