Aragão de Carvalho Carlos Alberto
Director of Scientific and Technological Development
Current country of residence
Affiliation / Institution
Finep - Agency of the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation - MCTI
Carlos Alberto Aragão de Carvalho (BSc, 1973, MSc, 1976, PUC/RJ; PhD Princeton, 1980): retired Professor of Physics, UFRJ (1994 - 2016); specialist in Quantum Field Theory & its applications. Currently: Director of Scientific and Technological Development, Finep/MCTI. Previously: Research Associate, CERN (1980-81); Research Associate, CNRS, University of Paris XI, Orsay (1981-82); Assistant Professor (1982-88) & Associate Professor (1985-93), PUC/RJ; Director of Innovation, Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development - ABDI (2005); Director of Scientific and Technological Development, Finep/MCTI (2005 - 2007); President, Brazilian National Research Council - CNPq (2010); Director-General, National Center for Research in Energy & Materials - CNPEM (2011-14); Director of Innovation & Technology, Inmetro (2014-2016); Technical Consultant, Naval Agency for Nuclear Safety and Quality - Brazilian Navy (2017-2023). Member: Brazilian Academy of Sciences and Brazilian National Academy of Engineering. Prizes: Medal & Great Cross, Brazilian Order of Scientific Merit; and Medal, Order of Naval Merit.
Sustainable Development Goals
Theoretical physics, quantum field theory, quantum statistical field theory, field theories at finite temperature and density, phase transitions, field-theoretic methods (perturbative and nonperturbative, especially semiclassical), statistical physics.
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Last updated on 21/07/2023