Professor Carlos Eduardo Vergani is a Full Professor at Sao Paulo State University in Brazil and was the Head of the Graduate Program in Oral Rehabilitation from 2007 to 2013. He has a 26-year track record in dental research with more than 100 papers published. From 1998 to 2000, he was a research fellow at University College of London-UCL, London, UK and gained his first international experiences. Since then, he coordinated several international research projects and organized international meetings. He is the Principal Investigator and Director of Internationalization at the Center for Research and Development of Functional Materials, one of the Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (RIDC) funded by the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).

Besides his academic activities, Professor Vergani participated in a number of Councils and Commissions and from 2013 to 2017 acted as Deputy Head of the International Office of UNESP He was in charge of collaborative programs, including the so-called "International Courses at UNESP". He has attended several conferences on international higher education, among them NAFSA, EAIE, AIEA and Going Global. Currently he is the Chief of Staff of UNESP.