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Fabio Furlan Ferreira


Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC). Centro de Ciências Naturais e Humanas (CCNH)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Physics (1996), a Master's Degree in Physics (1998), a PhD in Physics (2003) and a Post-Doctorate (2003) at the Physics Institute of the University of São Paulo (IF-USP). He is currently an Associate Professor at the Federal University of ABC (UFABC), working at the Center for Natural and Human Sciences (CCNH) and Adjunct Pro-Rector of Research at UFABC and vice-coordinator of the Nanomedicine Research Unit (NANOMED). He was the Physicist responsible for the X-ray Powder Diffraction beamline (D10B-XPD) of the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) from 2003 to 2009. He has experience in Physics, with emphasis on Structure of Liquids and Solids; Crystallography, and Optical and Spectroscopic Properties of Condensed Matter, working mainly on the following topics: structural characterization of materials with the use of powder X-ray diffraction and the Rietveld method (pharmaceutical inputs, magnetic nanoparticles, materials with negative thermal expansion, solid-state fuel cells, intercalation materials, among others), structural determination, synthesis and characterization of magnetic nanoparticles with potential application in biomedicine. He is a member of the Technical Subcommittee on Organics and Drugs of the International Center for Diffraction Data (ICDD), member of the Powder Diffraction Commission of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), member of the Board of the Brazilian Crystallographic Association (ABCr), the American Crystallographic Association (ACA), the Brazilian Physics Society (SBF), the Brazilian Materials Research Society (SBPMat). Co-editor of the IUCr journal Acta Crystallographica Section E.ResearcherID: ORCID: (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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