Carmo Ribeiro, Ph.D.
Carmo is a Brazilian native who earned his bachelor's in mechanical engineering in Sao Paulo, where he started his professional career. After relocating to Michigan in 1993, he completed his master’s and Ph.D. in technology management at EMU with emphasis in the innovation process. He has a background in working with ideas from inception to fruition. He's been involved in numerous awards related to powertrain engines technology and published more than 15 patents. He's currently director of global steel piston technology at Federal-Mogul corporation and an owner of a Senior’s Helping Senior’s Franchise.