João Carvalho obtained his Bachelor's degree in ** Pure and Applied Mathematics **, with
major in ** Applied and Computational Mathematics ** from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande
do Sul ( UFRGS ), Brazil, in February 1994.

Then decided to attend Graduate School, obtaining my Master's degree
in ** Applied and Computational Mathematics ** from
PPGMap ,
also at Universidade Federal
do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in March 1996. Master's thesis title (translated from Portuguese) :

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An Application of the Projected Gradient Method in the Computational Solution
of the Catalytic Converter Problem.
*

After that, he worked as Calculus and Differential Equations' Instructor at UFRGS from March 1996 to January 1997. He also taught basic Linear Algebra courses.

He was hired by UFRGS to work as Associate Professor in its Department of Mathematics in March 1997.

He attended Graduate Program abroad, enrolling as graduate student at
**Adviser: ** Prof. Biswa Nath Datta (PhD. University of Ottawa)
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