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Edson Roberto Leite

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Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovações (Brasil). Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Energia e Materiais (CNPEM)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Edson Roberto Leite is currently a Professor in the Chemistry Department at Federal University of São Carlos (in São Carlos, SP-Brazil). He received his BS and MS degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from Federal University of São Carlos in 1988 and 1990, respectively. In 1988, he was with the 3M of Brazil, where he engaged in the research and development of electronics and telecommunications products and received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Federal University of São Carlos in 1993. In January 1994, he joined Chemistry Department at Federal University of São Carlos. From 1998 to 1999, Edson was Visiting Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. His current research interests include synthesis and growth process of inorganic nanoparticles by chemical approaches, materials characterization by electron microscopy, thermal stability of nanostructured materials and materials for photoelectrochemistry devices and solar water splitting. He has published more than 300 scientific papers and edited three books (related to materials for energy) and is co-author of one book (related to nucleation and growth process in nanocrystals). He also received several awards, including Scopus Prize for the remarkable scientific production from Elsevier /CAPES(2006) and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for the development of scientific research related to the thermal stability of ceramics nanosystem from John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (2009). In 2012, Edson was nominated Member of the Would Academy of Ceramics and Member of the Science Academy of the São Paulo State. In 2014, he was Co-Chair of the MRS Spring in San Francisco, CA. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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PROCESSO PARA A OBTENÇÃO DE UM CATALISADOR NANOCOMPÓSITO, CATALISADOR NANOCOMPÓSITO, E, SEU USO PI0302027-4 - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP). Edson Roberto Leite; Carlos Alberto Paskocimas; José Arana Varela; Elson Longo da Silva; Neftali Lenin Villarreal Carreño - June 2003, 12

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