Claudinei Alves dos Santos
Claudinei was born in São Francisco-MG, Brazil in 1985. He is the youngest son of Florentino Alves Ferreira and Maria Derly Rodrigues Santos.
In 2002 Claudinei joined the Professional Education of Agricultural Technical Level by the Antonio Versiani Athayde Agricultural School – Campus Montes Claros, MG, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). The course was finished in 2004. In 2010 he received his BS in Animal Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). In March of the 2011, he began the Master’s Program in Agronomy at the Institute of Agrarian Sciences of Federal University of Minas Gerais ICA/ UFMG and received his M.Sc. Degree in Agronomy in 2012.
He began his doctorate’s degree in Animal Science at the UFMG in February 2014. During his studies he has worked with productive and nutritional aspects of Urochloa spp. in Silvopastoral systems.
In April of 2017, he began a 6-month program at the UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC as an exchange visitor under the advisement of Dr. Maria Lucia Silveira in the Soil and Water Science Department.