Mr. Costa graduated from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) with a BS in Chemical Engineering and a minor in Petroleum Engineering in 2013. He was a recipient of the faculty nominated, merit-based PRH-13 Scholarship from the Chemical Engineering Department at UFRJ. Celso did senior thesis entitled "Analysis with CFD of the Effects of Roll Periodic Movement in the Efficiency of Oil-Water Gravity Separator " which was presented at 7th Congresso Brasileiro de P&D em Petroleo e Gas (7th Brazilian Oil Conference) in October 2013. During his undergraduate studies, he completed three internships with one environmental consultancy, one international tire manufacturer and one engineering firm specialized in Oil and Gas Projects in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He decided to attend Rice University and pursue a PSM in Environmental Analysis and Decision Making and is broadening his experience with a research internship under Dr. Cohan at Rice University. After graduation, he secured full-time employment at Bolsista CAPES.