Luiz Paulo Souto Fortes
Luiz Paulo Souto Fortes holds a B.Sc. in cartographic engineering and an M.Sc. in computer science (IME 1997), and a Ph.D. in geomatics engineering from the University of Calgary.
He has worked for the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics since 1982 and also as an associate professor at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro since 2005.
He was a visiting researcher at the University of Calgary during 2012–2013 as a scholar of the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq).