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Durval Rodrigues Junior


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola de Engenharia de Lorena (EEL)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

DURVAL RODRIGUES JUNIOR is Full Professor MS-6 and Vice-Director of the Lorena Engineering School (EEL) of the University of São Paulo (USP), working in the Department of Materials Engineering (DEMAR) where he teaches Basic and Applied Physics, Electromagnetism, Structure of Materials, Electronic Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis, Superconductivity, and Materials Science. He has served as DEMAR Head from 1997 to 2001, and from 2009 to 2013. He has been a member of the Institutional Councils since 1995 and is the Coordinator of the DEMAR-EEL-USP Electronic Microscopy Laboratory. He is the President of the Curator Council of the Foundation for Support to Research and Education (FAPE) of EEL-USP). Member of the Council of the Superintendência do Espaço Físico (SEF) of the USP. He has published 100 articles in specialized periodicals, 419 works in annals of events, 13 chapters of books, and 10 educational products (9 E-books and 1 app). He supervised 10 doctoral theses, 21 master's dissertations, 53 scientific initiation works, 43 TCCs/specialization, 72 internships and 4 postdoctoral fellowships. He co-advised a master's degree in international collaboration with the US and Puerto Rico. He is advising 2 doctoral theses, 7 master's dissertations, 1 post-doctorate and 5 students of Scientific Initiation in the areas of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy, Engineering Physics, Condensed Matter Physics and Education. He participated in 240 assessment boards for postgraduate and undergraduate works, and 36 public tender boards or selective processes. He is an accredited professor at PPG-EM (since 1997) and PPG-PE (since its creation in 2014) at EEL-USP and was an accredited professor at PPG-EM at the University of Taubaté from 2004 to 2006. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Cryogenics (Elsevier), IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Brazilian Journal of Vacuum Applications (formely) and The Open Electrical and Electronic Engineering Journal. He is a reviewer of 20 international indexed journals. He acts as a member of advisory comittees of LNNANO-CNPEM, CNPq, LNLS-CNPEM. He works as an ad-hoc reviewer for CNPq, FAPESP, FINEP, CAPES, FAPESC, FAPEMIG, UFRN, UFSCar, USP Dean Office. He completed his Ph.D. in Physics from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, SP, Brazil, in 1997, after completing the experimental part at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, USA. He conducted research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, from February 1992 to August 1994 as a visiting researcher, at the Electrotechnical Laboratory, Tsukuba, Japan, in February and March 1988 as a visiting researcher, and at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA, from August 2006 to January 2008 as a visiting professor. He obtained his lecturer degree in Matter Structure (Quantum Physics) in February 2009. He had a CNPq researcher fellowship from 2006 to 2018. He co-created the Undergraduate Course in Engineering Physics at EEL-USP and he was its first Coordinator from October/2013 to October/2019. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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