Graduate in Mathematics, University of Buenos Aires, 1971. DSc Coppe-UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) 1978. Professor at the State University of Campinas.

Research Interests: Optimization, Numerical Analysis, Algorithms for large-scale computations, Modeling.

E. G. Birgin and J. M. Martínez, Practical Augmented Lagrangian Methods for Constrained Optimization, SIAM, Philadelphia, 2014.