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Nome
Faruk
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
Brazil
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Nome is professor, Dept. of Chemistry, UFSC, Florianopolis, Brazil, and head, National Institute of Science and Technology in Catalysis, Brazil. His contributions are centered in the area of Catalysis and Mechanisms of Organic Reactions in Solution, with special interest in: Development of organic catalysts for hydrolysis of amides and esters of biological interest; Effect of colloidal aggregates and artificial enzymes on organic reactions in solution; Effect of functional polymers and of anionic, cationic, neutral and zwitterionic micelles on the stabilization of nanoparticles of metals (Pd, Pt, Au, Rh, Ir etc) and on the rate and equilibrium of organic reactions. He is member, Brazilian Academy of Sciences; is listed in Who's Who in the World; received the 50 years of CAPES Medal, and was appointed Comendador of the National Order of Science Merit, Brazil.
Elected
2009
Section:
05-Chemical Sciences
Last updated on 26/02/2018