Yuri Gomes Lima, an adjunct professor at the Federal University of Ceará, is a mathematician focusing on chaos theory. He completed his master’s in mathematics at the same university before pursuing his doctorate at the National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA). During his time at IMPA, he also undertook post-doctoral fellowships at three prestigious institutions: the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, the University of Maryland in the United States, and the University of Paris-Sud 11 in France.
His research is an effort to uncover mathematical systems characterized by chaos. Outside of his academic pursuits, Yuri is a music enthusiast who enjoys playing the guitar. He also practices yoga and kitesurfing. When he needs a respite from his scientific endeavors, he finds solace on the beach, his personal sanctuary of tranquility.