Fernando Costa Jr.


Universidade Federal da Paraíba - Campus I

Departamento de Matemática

Jardim Universitário, s/n, Castelo Branco

CEP 58.051-900, João Pessoa, Brazil

Hi! I’m Fernando Vieira Costa Júnior, a Mathematician from Brazil :smile:

Formed with focus on Analysis, I have a particular sympathy for Algebra, Number Theory and Logic. Teaching for me is a passion! In this page I talk a bit about myself and about my job. My students will find here support material for my courses.
(By the way, if you are my student and is looking for files, click here).

I am currently associate professor at the Mathematics Department of the Federal Universirty of Paraíba in Brazil. I am also a FNRS postdoctoral researcher at the Mathematics Department of the University of Mons in Belgium. My main research topic is that of Linear Dynamics in Operator Theory (universality, hypercyclicity, recurrence and all that jazz). I am also interested in the classical triad “lineability-spaceability-algebrability”, in some optimization problems and in the implementation of mathematical algorithms in Mathematica and Python.

I also love fractals! (but who doesn’t tbh…)

You can contact me through the email fernando@mat.ufpb.br, although, shall you need a quick response, it is best to write to my personal email fv [dot] costajunior [at] gmail [dot] com.


Jun 11, 2024 Consepe aproves suspension of the academic calendar. Click to read more.
May 29, 2024 Strike! UFPB joins the federal strike and stops undergrad activities, starting next monday (June 3, 2024). Click to read more.
Mar 26, 2024 I've finally taken the position today and am now associate professor!
Jan 22, 2024 I got an associate professor position at the Universidade Federal da Paraíba! I’m soon joining the Functional Analysis group of the Mathematics Department, couldn’t be more happy :smile: :smile: :smile:
Jun 27, 2023 My FNRS project was accepted! I’m soon gonna be joining the Mathematics Department of the Université de Mons, and for :sparkles: three freaking years!!! ✨ Excited to start working with Quentin Menet and Karl Grosse-Erdmann.

Selected publications

  1. J. Funct. Anal.
    Fernando Costa Jr.
    J. Funct. Anal., 2024
  2. Frédéric Bayart , Fernando Costa Jr., and Dimitris Papathanasiou
    Adv. Math., 2021