Physics Bachelor from Universidade de São Paulo, USP (1984), Engeneering master from Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, INPE (1986) and doctorate at Physic from Universidade de São Paulo, USP (1990) (sandwich with the University of California, San Diego , USA). Was a visiting researcher at the University of California at Santa Barbara and San Diego, and at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, Italy. He is currently Full Researcher of the National Institute for Space Research, INPE, with experience in Condensed Matter Physics, working mainly in the physics of semiconductor nanostructures and spintronics applied to the development of new materials and electronic devices. Its main scientific contribuiçãoes are the theories of spin relaxation of excitons in quantum wells (MAS mechanism - Maialle-Andrada-Sham), of the spin-orbit coupling in semiconductor nanostructures (Andrada-La Rocca-Bassani solution for the Rashba effect), of the renormalized effective mass for electrons in semiconductor barriers and of electronic structure of IV-VI nanostructures. The researcher has over 60 scientific publications, and a total of more than 1000 citations; formed several new researchers, was a guest speaker at, and participated in the organization of different international conferences, and has also coordinated projects of scientific communication and improvement of the public education in Brazil.
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