Mateus graduated in Industrial Electrical Engineering (2009) and got his M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (2012) from Universidade Federal de São João del Rei. He is currently an assistant professor with Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Minas Gerais- Unidade Nepomuceno, and is pursuing a Ph.D. degree at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais' Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering.