Maria Fernanda Campos Lemos is a PhD and Master in Urban Planning from PROURB/FAU/UFRJ. Specialist in Urban and Regional Planning at IPPUR/UFRJ. Professor of Urbanism at PUC-Rio, she has a degree in Architecture, a degree in Architecture and Urbanism, a Master’s Degree in Urban and Environmental Engineering, offered by PUC-Rio and Technische Universitat Carolo-Wilhelmina Zu Braunschweig, at the Specialization Course In Sustainability in the ‘Design, Architecture and Urbanism’ Project, in which she is Coordinator, as well as other specialization and extension courses at PUC-Rio.

Director of the Department of Architecture and Urbanism. Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Board of the Environment (NIMA/PUC-Rio), with experience in interdisciplinary projects of research and university extension. Coordinates the Research Project ‘Adapting Coastal Cities for Climate Change in Brazil: Urban Interventions in Rio de Janeiro, RJ’. Researcher of the URBAM/PROURB/FAU/UFRJ Urban Planning and Environmental Structures Group, from the Studies of the Place Group: Sustainability in Project (GELS/PUC-Rio), in which she is Leader of the Group, and also of the Sustainable University Group of PUC- River. She coordinates the Urbanization Laboratory (U.LAB), at PUC-Rio, working in the areas of urban planning and design, with an emphasis on sustainability and urban resilience, adaptation of cities to climate change and housing of social interest.