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Roldão da Rocha Junior


Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC). Centro de Matemática, Computação e Cognição (CMCC)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Bachelor in Physics (Unicamp, 1998), Bachelor in Mathematics (Unicamp, 1999), Master in Mathematics (IMECC, Unicamp, 2001) and Doctor in Physics (IFGW, Unicamp 2005). Post-doctorate (IFT - São Paulo 2006-2007). Associate Researcher (SISSA, Trieste, Italy, 2014). Full Professor at the Federal University of ABC. I research holographic gauge/gravity correspondences, black hole physics, theoretical high energy physics, and mathematical physics. Author of the books "Clifford Algebras and Spinors", Oxford Univ. Press (2016), "A Gentle Introduction to Braids, Knots and Links", World Scientific (2022), and 4 other books published by Editora Livraria da Physics. I currently have scientific collaborations abroad with the Università di Bologna (Italy), University of Illinois (USA), KU Leuven (Belgium), ETH Zürich (Switzerland), Silesian Univ. (Czech Republic); in Brazil, together with Unesp, UFSCar, UFRJ, ITA, UFPB, UFPR and UERJ, among others. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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