He is doing his PhD at Pontifical University Católica do Paraná (PUCPR) in Brazil and his main research interest is in the use of affective aspects; such as emotions and personality, to construct a trust and reputation model. He got his master degree (2011) working on the PAI-L project (Automatic Intelligent Pilot for Locomotives), which aimed to develop an intelligent agent to drive locomotives. He works on research projects related to Artificial Intelligent, such as Expert Systems, Data Mining, Text Mining, Multiagent Systems, Machine Learning and Affective Computing. Between 2011 and 2012 he was a productivity member of CNPq working with Case Based Reasoning in the JUSTINIA Software (Justice Supported by Artificial Intelligence). Actually he is leader of the Artificial Intelligence group from Contestado University in Brazil. He is also member of the Software Agents group from Pontifical University Catolica do Paraná and research assistant at GAIPS. He is a professor at Contestado University and at Paraná Southest Education Union.