Curriculum Vitæ

General Information

Full Name Fernando Vieira Costa Júnior
Author name Fernando Costa Jr. / F. Costa Jr.
Languages French (fluent), English (fluent) and Portuguese (native)

Professional situation

  • since 2024
    Current position
    Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil
    • Associate professor at the Mathematics Department (DM-UFPB)
  • since 2023
    Current position
    University of Mons, Belgium
  • 2021 - 2023
    Past positions
    Avignon University, France
    • Temporary assistant professor in Avignon's Mathematics Laboratory (L.M.A.)
    • Researcher in the group Dynamical Systems and Geometry (SDG)
    • Analysis and Algebra teacher for first and last year undergrad. students


Scientific responsibilities

  • 2023 - 2024
    Coordinator of the PEPS project "Linear dynamics of shifts on trees"
  • 2021 - 2023
    Member of the Avignon Mathematics Laboratory's council
  • 2018 - 2022
    Member of the ANR project "Frontiers of Operator Theory"
  • since 2023
    Reviewer for MathSciNet


  • Visiting researcher, February 2024, Universitat Politècnica, València, Spain
  • Visiting researcher, June 2023, École Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Bretagne Sud, Vannes, France

Talks and short courses

Academic Interests

  • Linear Dynamical Systems (Operator Theory)
    • Hypercyclicity, common/\(U\)-frequent/frequent/disjoint hypercylicity, hypercyclic algebras
    • Recurrence, recurrent algebras
  • Bohnenblust-Hille constants
    • Truncated constants using a computer
    • Asymptotic behavior via interpolation methods
  • Lineability, spaceability and algebrability
    • Algebrability of the set of hypercyclic/recurrent vectors
    • \((\alpha,\beta)\)-lineability and more general notions


Other Interests

  • Hobbies: electric and acoustic guitar, dark souls, cavaco/banjo, batucada, dark souls, hiking, running, dark souls, climbing, swimming, etc... I also enjoy dark souls.