Igor Leite Freire is an assistant professor at UFABC (Federal University of ABC), Brazil. He defended his Habilitation Thesis in Mathematics, entitled "Invariance, conserved quantities and solutions of nonlinear differential equations", at USP (University of São Paulo, Brazil), in 2014.
He is currently the Vice Provost for Research of Federal University of ABC, Brazil. Before this position he was elected member of UFABC Senatus (Senatus Academicus, the supreme academic authority of the University) for two consecutive legislatures: 2011-2013 and 2013-2015, the maximum allowed number of consecutive legislature for any elected member.
He is member of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), London Mathematical Society (LMS), Brazilian Mathematical Society (SBM -- Portuguese initials) and Brazilian Computational and Applied Mathematics Society (SBMAC -- Portuguese initials), being the 2nd Vice-President of the latter for the biennium 2016--2017.
He has advised one PhD thesis and five master degree dissertations. Currently he advises one PhD candidate in Applied Mathematics at Unicamp (State University of Campinas, Brazil) and one PhD and one Master degree candidates in Mathematics at UFABC.