This Professor received the diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Brasília, Brazil, in 1986. In 1989, he received a M.S. degree in Mechanical Science from the University of Brasília, Brazil. Then at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics of University of Cambridge - UK, he was conferred, in 1995, a Ph.D. degree in Fluid Mechanics of Hydrodynamic Dispersion in Suspension Flows. He did a Postdoctoral work at Yale University, where he was also a visiting Associate Professor of the Chemical Engineering Department, and also a Postdoctoral program at University of California in Santa Barbara - UCSB-USA. He joined the University of Brasília in 1995, and is currently Professor of Fluid Mechanics and Applied Mathematics and a Researcher (level 1A) of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development – CNPq – Brazil. Prof. Cunha’s current research interests are in Microhydrodynamics, Micro-Mechanics, Rheology of Complex Fluids and Hydrodynamic of Magnetic Fluids. Editor-in-Chief- of Journal of Brazilian Society Mechanical Science and Engineering. Prof. Cunha has published several scientific articles in indexed Journal of high impact in his area as: J. of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Physica A, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Journal of Physics – Condensed Matter, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, J. of Fluids Engineering, Mechanics Research Comm., Magnetohydrodynamics, Powder Technology, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Computer Methods in Appl. Mechanics and Engineering. He also has supervised PhD, masters and graduate students in the past and currently.