FORA.tv Speaker - Fernando de S. Barros
Professor de Sousa Barros is currently authoring a book on the history of physics instruments in the development of physics concepts.
From 1962-1972 he was a research physicist at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, and from 1973-1995 he held the coordinating position of the graduate programme at the Physics Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
From 1983-1992, he has participated in the Pugwash program for the peaceful application of nuclear energy, and the elimination of nuclear weapons. He was also appointed President of the Brazilian Society of Physics 1985-1987.
The focus of his research includes experimental studies of stripping reactions with light nuclei, Mössbauer effect studies on electron-nucleus interactions, research into the condensed matter physics using spectroscopic techniques, and the study of mineral fertilizer aggregates.
12.06.13 | 01:26:09 min
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