Professors

Permanent professors

Ana Lúcia Dantas
Graduated in Physics from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN (1992), Master's degree in Physics from UFRN (1995) and PhD in Physics from UFRN (1999). In 2005, she did a post-doctorate at the University of Colorado, in the USA. She is currently an adjunct professor at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte-UERN and Director of the UERN Campus in Natal. She has experience in the area of ​​Physics, with an emphasis on Magnetic Materials and Magnetic Properties, working mainly on issues related to nanostructured magnetic systems and biomedical applications.

Dory Hélio Aires de Lima Anselmo
He completed a PhD in Physics from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte-UFRN in 1999. He is currently a professor at UFRN. He works in the area of Physics, with an emphasis on magnetic materials, magnetic properties, and lately he has devoted himself to research in generalized statistics. In his professional activities, he interacted with dozens of collaborators in co-authorship of scientific works. In his Lattes' curriculum, the most frequent terms in the contextualization of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural production are: Superlattices, spin waves, supernets, optical phonons, spin waves, localization, multifractals, anisotropy and quasiperiodic structures.

Edésio Miguel Barboza Júnior
Graduated in Physics from the Universidade Federal Fluminense - UFF (2004), Master in Physics from UFF (2007) and PhD in Astronomy from the National Observatory (2010). He is currently a Professor at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte. He has experience in the area of Astronomy, with an emphasis on Cosmology, working mainly on the following topics: quantum cosmology and dark energy.

Fábio Cabral Carvalho
Graduated in Physics from the Universidade Federal da Paraíba - UFPB (1998), master's degree in Physics from the UFPB (2000) and a doctorate in Physics from the University of São Paulo (2005). He did postdoctoral studies at the National Observatory (2005-2007) and at the National Institute for Space Research (2008-2009). He is currently a professor in the Department of Physics at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte. He has experience in the area of ​​Physics, with an emphasis on Cosmology, working mainly on the following topics: dark energy, acceleration of the Universe, quintessence models, inflation, cosmic background radiation, f (R) theories of gravitation and applications of Thermodynamics. in Cosmology.

João Maria Soares
Graduated in Physics from the Universidade Federal of Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN (1998), Master's degree from UFRN (2001) and PhD in Physics from UFRN (2004). He is currently a professor at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte-UERN. He was coordinator of the Graduate Program in Physics at UERN. He has experience in the area of Physics, with an emphasis on the preparation and study of the structural, magnetic and electronic transport properties of materials, such as: magnetic nanoparticles, granular alloys, magnetic nanocomposites, ferrites, perovskites, hexaferrites.

José Alzamir Pereira da Costa
Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Physics from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (1973), a Master's degree in Physics from the State University of Campinas (1977) and a PhD from the University of Oxford (1987). Retired professor at UFRN, he is currently professor at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte. He has experience in the area of Physics, with an emphasis on Dielectric and Semiconductor Materials and Dielectric Properties of nanostructured materials, working mainly on the following topics: Semiconductors, transport; Synthesis and characterization of dielectrics and nanostructured semiconductors; Optical Properties due to phonons and magnons (New Effects); Negative refraction in anisotropic crystals; Properties of materials using first principles; He is also currently developing studies on surface modification and layer deposition using plasma.

José Marcos Sasaki
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Physics from the Universidade Estadual de Maringá - UEM (1983), a Master's degree in Physics (1988) and a Ph.D. in Physics from the Gleb Wataghin Institute of Physics of Unicamp (1993). Since April 2016, he has been a professor in the Physics Department of the Universidade Federal do Ceará - UFC. He has experience in the area of Physics, working mainly in the following research topics: dynamic theory of x-ray diffraction, nanoparticles and the Rietveld method. He is coordinator of the Multi-user Laboratory in Nanotechnology / CNPq. He is currently working on the characterization of crystals by x-ray diffraction using synchrotron radiation and on the synthesis of nanoparticles applied in optical sensors and photovoltaic cells.

José Ronaldo Pereira da Silva
He is a bachelor, master and doctor in Physics, with a concentration in Stellar Astrophysics from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte. He ministers in the undergraduate and graduate courses in Physics at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte. His research aims to develop and / or apply new statistical methods to analyze relationships between rotation and physical parameters of stars, as well as the application of generalized statistics to astrophysical systems.

Leonardo Andrade de Almeida
He is a professor in the Department of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte. He has a master's degree (2009) and a doctorate (2012) in Astrophysics from the National Institute for Space Research and a bachelor's degree in Physics (2006) from the State University of Feira de Santana. He worked in the Department of Astronomy of USP (2013-2014 and 2015-2017), in the Department of Physics and Astronomy - Johns Hopkins University (2014-2015), in the Department of Physics of UFRN (2017-2019) as postdoctor and in the Physics Department of the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte as visiting professor (2019-2020). He has experience in Astrophysics acting in the following areas: Stellar Evolution and Exoplanetology.

Nilson Sena de Almeida
He has a degree in Physics from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (1973), a master's degree in Physics from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1977) and a doctorate in Physics from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1981). He did postdoctoral studies at the University of California Irvine in 1987 and 1995. He is a retired professor at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte and is currently a full professor at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte. He has experience in the area of ​​Physics, with an emphasis on Condensed Matter Physics. Acting mainly on the following topics: atoms, intense lasers, energy levels.

Raimundo Silva Júnior
He has a doctorate in Physics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte -UFRN (2000) with Postdoctoral practice at the National Observatory / MCT in 2005-2006. He is currently a professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. He has experience in the area of Physics, working mainly on the following topics: non-extensive statistics and applications, non-equilibrium thermodynamics and cosmology.

Thomas Dumelow
He graduated in Chemical Physics from the University of Sussex (1974), Master of Science from the University of East Anglia (1976) and PhD from Loughborough University Of Technology (1984). He is currently an adjunct professor at the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte. He has experience in the area of Physics, with an emphasis on optical properties and spectroscopy of condensed matter, interaction of matter with radiation and particles. He works primarily on the following topics: far infrared spectroscopy phonon polaritons, optical and magneto-optical effects at terahertz frequencies.

Vamberto Dias de Mello
He has a Bachelor, Master, Doctorate and Post-doctorate in Physics from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte. He works primarily on the following topics: stellar rotation and evolution, extensive and non-extensive generalized statistics, and statistical distributions.

Collaborators

Bráulio Batista Soares
He has a Bachelor, Master, Doctorate and Post-doctorate in Physics from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte. He works primarily on the following topics: stellar rotation and evolution, extensive and non-extensive generalized statistics, and statistical distributions.

Idalmir de Souza Queiroz Júnior
He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN (1992) opting for the emphasis in Telecommunications and Electronics. He completed a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from UFRN (1995) in the area of Electromagnetic Theory, Microwaves, Wave Propagation and Antennas. He did a doctorate in Physics from UFRN (2003) in the area of Equations of State , Phase Equilibrium and Phase Transitions. He completed his Post-doctorate in Physics in the area of Magnetism and Magnetic Properties applied to magnetic and spintronic nanostructures. He is currently working on Monte Carlo Simulation of Magnetic Systems and micromagnetism models in magnetic nanostructures.

Mackson Matheus França Nepomuceno
He has a degree in Physics from the Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte-UERN and a master's degree in Physics from the UERN, with studies in the area of stellar rotation. He did a doctorate in physics from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte with an emphasis on statistical analysis of gravitational waves detected by LIGO. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido. He has an interest in General Physics with an emphasis on Stellar Astrophysics and Astrostatistics.

Maria Aldinez Dantas
She has a degree in Physics from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (2004), a master's degree (2007) and a doctorate (2011) in Astronomy from the National Observatory. She has experience in the area of Astronomy, with emphasis on Cosmology.

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