Luiz Machado

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brazil


Luiz Machado has experience in meteorology with emphasis in remote sensing of the atmosphere, working mainly in the following subjects: convection, climatology, and convective system. He earned his B.S. degree in meteorology from the University of São Paulo (1981), M.A. degree in meteorology from the University of São Paulo (1984), Diplôme d'études Approfondies Oceanologie Meteorologie from University of Paris VI (1989), and the PhD degree in meteorology and oceanography from University of Paris VI (1992). He served as a Visiting Researcher of the NASA/GISS (Bill Rossow) and the LMD/France (J-P Duvel). Currently, he works as a Professor of the Ph.D. Program at INPE, as a Researcher at the National Institute of Space Research, and as the Chair of the Expert Team in Satellite Utilization and Products of the WMO. He is a Member of the International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation, a Rapporteur of the WMO Space Program in the RAIII, and a Coordinator of the CHUVA Project.

Biography Updated on 28 July 2011

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