Currently residing overseas, Pedro is a professor at the University of Helsinki in Finland. Prior to this, he was a faculty member at the Chemistry Institute of the University of São Paulo. He holds two master’s degrees in chemistry, one from the Federal University of Paraná and the other from the University of Washington in the United States. He also earned his doctorate in biomedical engineering from the latter institution. His post-doctoral fellowship was completed at the University of São Paulo. Pedro’s research focuses on the efficiency of chemical transformations, a process that is fundamental to the creation of most consumer products. His studies explore nanoparticles, the properties of which can be adjusted and manipulated to enhance the energy efficiency of chemical transformation processes. Despite living abroad, Pedro maintains his Brazilian roots, expressing his love for cooking and his unwavering support for his favorite soccer team, São Paulo.