Guilherme Amaral da Silveira is an Assistant Professor of Aerodynamics and Avionics at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, where he also works as an Adviser for the University’s aerodesign competition team - Ximango AeroDesign. Professor Silveira holds a MSc in Science in Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is a certified Training Developer (International Civil Aviation Organization).
In parallel to his academic activities, Mr Silveira is also part of the aviation industry as a First Officer and Crew Resource Management (CRM) Facilitator at LATAM Airlines, in Brazil. As a pilot, he has logged more than 7,000 flying hours in over 14 different aircraft - from gliders to aerobatic flight and from turboprop to jet transport aircraft. As a facilitator, Mr Silveira has also had the opportunity to work on the development of CRM Training.
He is married to Laura Meneghini and lives in Porto Alegre, Brazil.