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+58(212)240-3400
Address: 
Rectorado, Universidad Metropolitana, Edf. Eugenio Mendoza, piso 5,Terrazas del Ávila, Caracas 1070, Venezuela
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Scharifker
Benjamin R.
Current position: 
Rector, Professor Emeritus
Current nationality: 
Venezuela
Current residence: 
Venezuela
Affiliation/Institution: 
Universidad Metropolitana, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Academia de Ciencias Físicas, Matemáticas y Naturales
Biodata: 
Currently Rector of Metropolitan University and Professor Emeritus at Simon Bolivar University in Caracas, Venezuela. After receiving PhD in Physical Chemistry from Southampton University, UK, Scharifker joined the faculty of Simon Bolivar University in 1980, shaping an Electrochemistry research group and serving successively as Department Head, Research Dean, Vice Rector and Rector. He has published more than 100 research papers in international journals with over 6000 literature citations (h = 37) and holds 3 patents of invention. He received several honours, including the Tajima Prize from the International Society of Electrochemistry, the Prize for Scientific Work in Chemistry from the National Council for Science and Technology Research of Venezuela, and the Lorenzo Mendoza Fleury Prize from the Polar Enterprises Foundation. He is past president of the Venezuelan Academy of Physical, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, and member of the Latin American Academy of Sciences.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
7 - Affordable and clean energy
8 - Decent work and economic growth
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
10 - Reduced inequality
12 - Responsible consumption and production
13 - Climate action
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Keywords: 
Interfacial Electrochemistry, Kinetics, Phase formation, Conducting polymers, Energy conversion, Oxygen transfer reactions
Past nationality: 
Argentina
Elected
2009
Place of Birth: 
Buenos Aires
Country of birth: 
Argentina

Date of birth

21
September
1953
Section:
05-Chemical Sciences
Last updated on 07/03/2018