Governance


2016 – 2017 

President:

Prof. Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior (São Carlos Institute of Physics/USP – SP)

Professor of the São Carlos Institute of Physics, University of São Paulo, a member of the São Paulo Academy of Sciences and one of the coordinators of physics at FAPESP (the São Paulo research foundation). He has published about 460 articles in scientific journals, 16 book chapters, 2 science dissemination books, 1 book about scientific writing, and submitted 7 patent applications. He advised 20 master and 20 doctoral students. He is a founding member of the Interinstitutional Center for Computational Linguistics (NILC), which developed grammar reviewer ReGra, winner of two technology innovation awards. His main research areas are nanostructured organic films, topic of condensed matter physics, and processing of natural languages. He belongs to the editorial board of 3 journals and is also associate editor of Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and Display and Imaging. He received the 2006 Scopus Award given by Elsevier do Brasil and Capes.

Director of administration, finance and assets:

Prof. Rubem Luis Sommer (CBPF/MCT – RJ)

Bachelor of Physics (1982), Master in Physics (1986) and PhD in Physics (1992) from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, with postdoctoral internship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, United States (1994 – 1996). He is currently a senior researcher at the Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (CBPF) and professor of graduate programs in Physics (in scientific instrumentation) at CBPF. He has experience in Physics, with emphasis on Condensed Matter Physics, acting on the following topics: magnetization processes, magnetic domains structures, permeability, Barkhausen noise, nanofabrication, nanostructured materials, electrical steel, amorphous materials and alloys featuring complex magnetic orders, non-destructive testing for structural steel in the oil industry. He is the coordinator of Low Energy Experimental Physics at CBPF, coordinator of LABNANO/CBPF (2012) and coordinator of the technical committee of LABNANO/CBPF (2006-). He is a coordinator of the Applied Magnetism Laboratory and Applied Magnetism Group at CBPF. He has published over 70 articles in scientific journals. He advised 14 masters and 9 doctoral students and participated in the organization of various technical-scientific events nationally and internationally.

Scientific directors:

Prof. Antonio Eduardo Martinelli (Department of Materials Engineering/UFRN. – RN)

Bachelor of Physics from the University of São Paulo (1988), Master in Nuclear Technology from the University of São Paulo (1991) and PhD in Materials Engineering and Metallurgy at McGill University (1996), with postdoctoral internship in the Materials Laboratory of the Federal University of Santa Catarina from 1996 to 1998. He has experience in the field of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy, with emphasis in ceramics, powder metallurgy, metal-ceramic interfaces, cements and composites. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Materials Engineering at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) and coordinator of the materials area in CAPES (the Brazilian agency in charge of post-graduate programs). He is part of the management team of the Cement Laboratory at UFRN. He has published over 130 journal articles, 5 book chapters and has 13 patents. He has advised 29 doctoral theses and 54 master’s dissertations. He participated in the organization of various technical-scientific events nationally and internationally, especially symposia in SBPMat successive annual meetings.

Prof. Daniel Eduardo Weibel (Institute OF Chemistry/UFRGS – RS)

Associate Professor of the Institute of Chemistry at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), and coordinator of the graduate program in materials science. He did several postdoctoral internships at Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan and at the University of Münster, Germany. He served as associate researcher in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Manchester, England. His work in England received important international citations (fast-breaking paper, Chemistry in 2004, and fast moving front, Materials Science in 2007). He has published about 60 articles in scientific journals and a book. He is co-author of four book chapters, and has submitted six patent applications. He advised six master and two doctoral students. Currently his research group develops activities in synthesis of new nanomaterials, self-cleaning surfaces, biomaterials and lithography in the Extreme-UVL region. Another area of expertise is clean and renewable energy (generation of hydrogen by photo-dissociation of water).

Prof. Glaura Goulart Silva (Department of Chemistry/UFMG and Nanotubes Technology Center – MG)

Professor of the Chemistry Department at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and executive coordinator of the Carbon Nanotubes Technology Centre located in the BHtec technology park. She has published about 85 articles in scientific journals and placed eight patent applications. She directed and co-directed 16 doctoral theses and 9 master dissertations. She has experience in multi-component polymeric materials, acting in recent years mainly in preparation, characterization and study of composite applications with carbon nanomaterials – carbon black, carbon nanotubes and graphene. She is engaged in research to increase the nanomaterials and nanocomposites production scale, aiming at innovations associated with the nanotechnology chain. She was awarded Featured Research – full category by the Brazilian Society of Chemistry, regional MG in 2013, and 1st Place in projects of technology-based companies by Santander Empreendedorismo in 2012.

Prof. Monica Alonso Cotta (Gleb Wataghin Physics Institute/UNICAMP – SP)

Bachelor in Physics (1984), Master (1987) and PhD in Physics (1991) from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), with postdoctoral internship (1991-1993) in the Department of Materials Science of the Physics Division at AT&T Bell Laboratories (Murray Hill, USA).She is currently an associate professor at the State University of Campinas. Her main areas of expertise include the advanced study of semiconductor nanomaterials, manufacturing of sensor devices and applications of optical, electron and scanning probe microscopy to the study of biomaterials and biosystems, with an emphasis on microorganisms – surface interaction mechanisms. She coordinates the Nano and Biosystems Laboratory of the Gleb Wataghin Institute of Physics, and collaborates with various international groups in Germany, Spain, Netherlands, India and USA. She has published about 110 articles in scientific journals and advised eight master and six doctoral students. She participated in the organization of various scientific, national and international events, including major meetings of the Brazilian Physics Society, Materials Research Society (USA) and coordination of the next SBPMat meeting (2016).

Prof. Rodrigo Fernando Bianchi (Department of Physics/UFOP – MG)

Bachelor in Physics from the University of São Paulo – USP (1995), Master (1997) and PhD (2002) in Materials Science and Engineering Science from USP, with a period at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (2000) during the doctoral studies, postdoctoral internship at the São Carlos Institute of Physics – USP (2002-2006) and visiting researcher at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California at Berkeley, USA (2011-2013). He was lecturer at the Departament of Electronic Systems Engineering at USP Polytechnic School (2004-2006), member of the House of Exact Sciences and Materials of Fapemig (2011-2012) and coordinator of the Center for Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship of UFOP (2013-2014). He is associate professor in the Department of Physics at UFOP, permanent professor of graduate programs in Materials Engineering and Science – Physics of Materials at UFOP, and Dean of Planning and Development of UFOP. He has more than 60 published articles, 5 national patents and 2 PCTs. He advised three doctoral, nine master and over 30 graduate and post graduate students. He was awarded with the scientific prominent award of ICEB-UFOP in 2011, two national awards for technological innovation, 3 state awards for scientific research and 2 regional innovation awards. He is a founding partner of Lifee company – Technology for life, and member of the SBF (Brazilian Physical Society), SBPMat, MRS, NY Academy of Science and ANPEI (National Association of Research and Development in Industrial Companies). He has experience in entrepreneurship and physics of materials, mainly in the research of thin films and organic electronic devices.

Some members of the SBPMat Executive Board for 2016-2018. From the left: Rubem Luis Sommer (director of administration, finance and assets), Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior (president), Mônica Alonso Cotta (scientific director), Rodrigo Fernando Bianchi (scientific diretor) e Daniel Eduardo Weibel (scientific diretor).

Counselors – 2014-2018: José Alberto Giacometti (Instituto de Física de São Carlos, USP, SP), José Antonio Eiras (Depto. de Física, UFSCAR, SP), Antonio José Felix de Carvalho (Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos, USP, SP), Ubirajara Pereira Rodrigues Filho (Instituto de Química de São Carlos, USP, SP).

Deputy counselors 2014/2016 -2018: Neri Alves (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia de Presidente Prudente, UNESP, SP), Manuel Henrique Lente (Instituto de Ciência e Tecnologia, UNIFESP campus São José dos Campos, SP), Milton Sergio Fernandes de Lima (Divisão de Fotônica, Instituto de Estudos Avançados, SP).

Counselor – 2016 – 2020: Ana Flavia Nogueira (Instituto de Química, UNICAMP, SP). Deputy: Carlos Roberto Grandini (Departamento de Física, Faculdade de Ciências de Bauru, UNESP, SP).

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2014 – 2015

President:

Prof. Roberto Mendonça Faria (Institute of Physics of São Carlos, USP, São Paulo).

B.Sc. (1976), M.Sc. (1980) and Ph.D. (1984) in Physics from University of São Paulo (USP). He is a full professor at the Institute of Physics of São Carlos (IFSC), USP, since 1999. He is also a 1A researcher of CNPq (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development). Has been the head of IFSC from 2002 to 2006. Has published nearly 170 articles in scientific indexed journals, which received more than 1,700 citations, making an H factor of 22. He has supervised 23 doctoral and 19 masters dissertations. Coordinates the National Institute of Science and Technology in Organic Electronics (INCT-INEO), which has more than 30 research groups in different areas of Physics, Chemistry and Engineering. He is coordinator of the São Carlos pole of USP’s Institute of Advanced Studies. He is an elected member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC). Belongs to the editorial board of the Materials Science journal, established in Poland. His researches fall within the Condensed Matter Physics, acting on the following subjects: organic electronics, conductive polymers, and electrical and optical properties of organic thin films.

Administrative director:

Prof. Iêda Maria Garcia dos Santos (Department of Chemistry, UFPB, Paraíba)

B.Sc. in Materials Engineering (1994) from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) and M.Sc. (1997) and Ph.D. (2000) in Chemistry, also from UFSCar. She is currently associate professor at the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) and coordinator of the Graduate Program in Chemistry of said university. Was scientific director of SBPMat in 2012-2013. Is a 1C CNPq researcher. She is the author of over 100 articles published in international scientific journals, with over 800 citations. Has experience in the area of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, with emphasis in ceramics, working on the development of materials for use in pigments, catalysis, and photoluminescence.

Finance director:

Prof. Marco Cremona (Department of Physics, PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro)

He is a level 1 associate professor in the Physics Department at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and obtained a Ph.D. in Physics from the same institution in 1999. He is a 1C CNPq researcher. Has worked for eight years in ENEA research center of Frascati, Rome (Italy) focusing on optical spectroscopy, characterization of materials, surfaces and thin films. He is the author of over 90 scientific articles published in international journals, which together have produced more than 660 citations. He also wrote five book chapters. Has delivered, since 2003, more than 40 invited talks at national and international scientific events. He is the author of 4 patents of devices prototypes. Participated in the Brazilian mission for the exploration of organic displays technology organized by the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT). He was one of the 25 Brazilian scientists invited to join the Brazil-Day event organized by the Royal Society (London) at the invitation of the Ministry of Science and Technology. He is a scientific consultant for INMETRO (National Institute of Metrology, Standardization and Industrial Quality) for the development and metrology of organic devices in the Materials division. He is a scientific advisor for the Center for Management and Strategic Studies (CGEE), an agency of the MCT to support the formulation and implementation of ST&I policies. He is vice-coordinator of the National Institute of Science and Technology in Organic Electronics (INCT-INEO). He is also editor of the Optical Materials journal. From 2008 to 2013 he has been Postgraduate Program coordinator at the Department of Physics, at PUC-Rio. He works with organic electronics, in particular with the development and characterization of organic electroluminescent devices (OLEDs), sensors and physical properties of nanomaterials, thin films and surfaces, focusing on the spectroscopic characterization.

Scientific directors:

Prof. André Avelino Pasa (Physics Department, UFSC, Santa Catarina). Attribution: relationship with companies. Contact: aapasa@gmail.com.

He holds Bachelor degrees in Physics (1984) from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and in Electrical Engineering (1983) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), M.Sc. in Physics (1986) from UFRGS and Ph.D. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (1993) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He is a III associate professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). He is the author of over 70 articles in international journals, with more than 596 citations. He has supervised 16 masters and 12 doctoral dissertations. Has experience in the area of Physics of Materials, with an emphasis on nanostructured materials, focusing mainly on the following topics: electroplating, thin films, nanostructures, biomimetic membranes, spintronics, sensors and biosensors, and actuator devices (transistors and others).

Prof. Julio Ricardo Sambrano (College of Sciences, UNESP, São Paulo). Attribution: disclosure. Contact: sambrano@fc.unesp.br.

B.Sc. in Mathematics and M.Sc. in Applied Computational Mathematics with emphasis on numerical analysis. Earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) in 1999. Held postdoctorate and research missions in groups of Theoretical Chemistry at universities in Spain and Italy. Is currently a professor in the Department of Mathematics of the College of Sciences, in São Paulo State University “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” (UNESP), Bauru Campus. He is a level 2 CNPq researcher. He is the author of over 50 papers with 800 citations. Works mainly in the area of Materials Engineering, with emphasis on computational and simulation modeling of ceramics. His work focuses on electronic and structural properties of solids, surfaces and nanotubes of oxides and adsorption processes, doping and modeling of reactions on surfaces.

Prof. Maria Aparecida Zaghete (Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry Technology, UNESP – Araraquara, São Paulo). Attribution: Internationalization. Contact: zaghete@iq.unesp.br.

Professor at the Institute of Chemistry of Araraquara, São Paulo State University “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” (UNESP). She holds a degree in Chemistry (1979) from UNESP and M.Sc. (1985) and Ph.D. (1993) in Materials Science and Engineering from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar). She is a 1B CNPq researcher. Has published over 100 papers in international scientific journals, with over 600 citations. The focus of her current work is the development of electronic ceramics with ferroelectric properties, such as capacitors and ceramic resonators.

Prof. Rodrigo Fernando Bianchi (Department of Physics, UFOP, Minas Gerais). Attribution: University chapters. Contact: rfbufop@gmail.com.

Degree in physics (1995) from the Institute of Physics of São Carlos of the São Paulo University (IFSC-USP), M.Sc. (1997) and Ph.D. (2002) from USP in Materials Science and Engineering, and postdoctoral fellow at IFSC-USP (2002-2006). He has been a lecturer at the Polytechnic School of USP (EPUSP) from 2004 to 2006, member of the board of Exact Sciences and Materials of the Foundation for Research Support of the State of Minas Gerais (Fapemig) from 2011 to 2012, and a visiting researcher at the University of California, Berkeley (2011-2013). At the Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP), he is a professor in the Department of Physics and permanent professor of Postgraduate Programs in Materials Engineering (REDEMAT) and in Science: Physics of Materials (FIMAT), as well as coordinator of the Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center. He is a level 2 CNPq researcher. Has published over 50 articles, 5 national patents and one international patent. Has supervised 3 doctorates, 9 masters and over 30 undergraduate researches. Received two national awards for technological innovation and has experience in the field of Physics of Materials, with emphasis on optical, electrical and dielectric properties of thin films and organic electronic devices.

Board of directors in February 2014. From the left, Rodrigo Bianchi, Marco Cremona, André Pasa, Ieda Garcia dos Santos, Julio Sambrano, Maria Aparecida Zaghete e Roberto Faria.

Counselors 2012-2016: Prof. Milton Sergio Fernandes de Lima ( Departamento de Fotônica, Instituto de Estudos Avançados, SP), Prof. Elson Longo (Instituto de Química, UNESP-Araraquara), Prof. Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior (Instituto de Física de São Carlos, USP, SP).

Deputy counselors 2012-2016: Prof. Renato de Figueiredo Jardim (Instituto de Física, USP, SP), Prof. Valmor Roberto Mastelaro (Instituto de Física de São Carlos, USP, SP), Prof. Marcelo Ornaghi Orlandi (Departamento de Física e Química, Faculdade de Engenharia de Ilha Solteira – UNESP), Prof. Aloisio Nelmo Klein ((Depto. de Eng. Mecânica ,Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSC, SC)

Counselors 2014-2018: José Alberto Giacometti (Depto. de Física e Ciência dos Materiais, USP, SP), José Antonio Eiras (Depto. de Física, UFSCAR, SP), Antonio José Felix de Carvalho (Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos, USP), Ubirajara Pereira Rodrigues Filho (Instituto de Química de São Carlos, USP).

Deputy counselors 2014-2018: Neri Alves (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia de Presidente Prudente, UNESP, SP) .

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2012 – 2013

President: Prof. Roberto Mendonça Faria (Instituto de Física de São Carlos, USP, SP)

Administrative director: Prof. Reginaldo Muccillo (Centro de Ciência e Tecnologia de Materiais, IPEN, SP)

Finance director: Prof. Fernando Lazaro Freire Junior (Departamento de Física, PUC-Rio)

Scientific directorsProfa. Iêda Maria Garcia dos Santos (Departamento de Química, UFPB, PB), Prof. Paulo Fernando Papaleo Fichtner (Depto de Metalurgia, UFRGS), Prof. Carlos Frederico de Oliveira Graeff (Departamento de Física, UNESP-Bauru), Prof. Waldemar Augusto de Almeida Macedo (Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear – CDTN, MG).

Counselors for 2010-2014: Prof. Aldo Felix Craievich  (Instituto de Física, USP, SP), Prof. Ivan Guillermo Solorzano (Depto de Materiais, PUC-Rio), Profa. Elisa Maria Baggio Saitovitch (Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas, CBPF, RJ), Prof. Julio Ricardo Sambrano (Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, Faculdade de Ciências de Bauru, SP).

Deputy counselors for 2010-2014: Prof. José Alberto Giacometti (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia de Presidente Prudente, UNESP)

Counselors for 2012-2016: Prof. Marco Cremona (Departamento de Física, PUC-Rio), Prof. Milton Sergio Fernandes de Lima ( Departamento de Fotônica, Instituto de Estudos Avançados, SP), Prof. Elson Longo (Instituto de Química, UNESP-Araraquara), Prof. Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior (Instituto de Física de São Carlos, USP, SP).

Deputy counselors for 2012-2016: Prof. Renato de Figueiredo Jardim (Instituto de Física, USP, SP), Prof. Valmor Roberto Mastelaro (Instituto de Física de São Carlos, USP, SP), Prof. Marcelo Ornaghi Orlandi (Departamento de Física e Química, Faculdade de Engenharia de Ilha Solteira – UNESP), Prof. Aloisio Nelmo Klein ((Depto. de Eng. Mecânica ,Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSC, SC)

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2010-2011

President: José Arana Varela

Administrative director: Sérgio de Souza Camargo Filho

Finance director: Antonio Carlos Hernandes

Scientific directors: Aloísio Nelmo Klein, Dulce Maria de Araújo Melo, Renato de Figueiredo Jardim, Waldemar Augusto de Almeida Macedo

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2008 – 2009

President: Fernando Lázaro Freire Júnior

Administrative director: Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Júnior

Finance director: Sérgio de Souza Camargo Júnior

Scientific directors: Aldo Felix Craievetich, Paulo Fernando Papaleo Fichtner, Antonio Eduardo Martinelli, Margareth Spangler Andrade

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2006-2007

President: Fernando Lázaro Freire Júnior

Administrative director: Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Júnior

Finance director: Glória Dulce de Almeida Soares

Scientific directors: Aldo Felix Craievetich, Paulo Fernando Papaleo Fichtner

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2004 – 2005

President: Elson Longo

Administrative director: Roberto Mendonça Faria

Finance director: José Arana Varela

Scientific directors: Aloísio Klein, Dulce Maria Melo, Fernando Lázaro Freire Júnior, Wander Vasconcelos

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Founding board of directors 

President: Ivan Guillermo Sólorzano Naranjo

Directors: Fernando Lázaro Freire Júnior, José Arana Varela, Roberto Cerrini Villas Boas, Elisa Maria Baggio Saitovich, Moni Behar