André is a second year joint degree candidate. Before Yale, André worked as a project manager at a clean energy generation group in the southern Brazilian Amazon. While in this role, André developed and environmental education program, which was rewarded the State Industrial Federation’s award for social environmental development, conduced decisions analysis for new plants, and supported the elaboration of an integrated and strategic evaluation of the sub-basin.
Outside the work/school environment, André likes to spend his time in the outdoors, fishing, hiking or just enjoying a leisure time under the sun. André holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Pontifical Catholic University – Paraná (Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná), and a specialization degree in Project Management from Getúlio Vargas Foundation (Fundação Getúlio Vargas), both Brazilian top-ranked universities.