Nilton Sergio Ramos Quoirin graduated from the Federal University of Paraná (Brazil) in 2001 with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering. In 2004 he earned a master’s degree in materials engineering also from the Federal University of Paraná.
Nilton Quoirin has been working for Itaipu Binacional since 2006 as an electrical maintenance engineer specialized in hydro generators and auxiliary electrical systems. His main activities are the maintenance supervision, the periodic and corrective maintenance analysis, the coordination of acceptance tests, components and systems upgrade studies, the specification of new devices and materials and the elaboration of maintenance and test methodologies and procedures.