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Amanda Duim Ferreira


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Bachelor's degree in Agronomic Engineering from the Federal University of Espírito Santo (2017). Master's degree in Tropical Agriculture from the same institution (2019), during which she conducted research projects on phytoremediation of soils contaminated by barite, employing experiments in greenhouse and field settings. Ph.D. in Soils and Plant Nutrition from the "Luiz de Queiroz" College of Agriculture at the University of São Paulo (ESALQ - USP), with emphasis on studying the rhizospheric environment of metal-accumulating plants. Completed a research internship at North Carolina State University (NCSU) located in Raleigh, North Carolina (USA). Trained in spectroscopic techniques for soil analysis, including SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy), XPS (X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy), XANES (X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure), and EXAFS (Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure). Engages in the field of environmental geochemistry and restoration of areas degraded by mining, focusing on the biogeochemistry of iron, carbon, and metals in soils. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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