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LUIZ G. MEIRA FILHO

Astrogeophysicist, IEA / USP - Institute of Advanced Studies

Ph.D., Department os Astro-Geophysics, University of Colorado, U.S.A., 1970;  Electronic Engineer, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, 1964.

Grã-Cruz da Ordem Nacional do Mérito Científico;  Comendador da Ordem Nacional do Mérito de Rio Branco;  Comendador da Ordem Nacional do Mérito Aeronáutico;  Medalha do Pacificador;  Medalha de Tamandaré;  NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal;  Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur ;  Ordem do Mérito Cartográfico.

Vice-President of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC) from 1996 to 2002, Co-President of Working Group I (scientific aspectos) of the IPCC from 1990 to 1995, President of the Negotiating Group of Article 3 (emission reduction targets of infustrialized countries) of the Kyoto Protocol, in 1996 and 1997, President of the Negotiating Group of Article 12 (Clean Development mechanism) of the Kyoto Protocol, 1997.

Visiting Professor and Visiting researcher, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo since 2004, Senior Researcher of the Instituto Tecnológico Vale since 2012, President of the Brazilian Space Agency from 1994 to 2001.