Lucas has a BsC degree by Unisinos and a MsC by the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo, where he specialized on digital TV systems and on file systems.
Before joining the IBM Brazil Research Lab, Lucas was an intern and afterwards a consultant for the Storage group at IBM Almaden Research Center. His work for Almaden was focused on operating systems internals, virtual file systems and on tape storage. His most impactful work at Almaden was LTFS, a tape file system and standard which received an Emmy Award in 2011 for its relevance in the Media & Entertainment industry.
In the Brazil Lab, Lucas works at the Industrial Cloud Technologies group. His research is focused on storage optimizations for scientific applications and on data management for natural resources applications.