Sylvio Canuto is a Professor of physics at the University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil. He was graduated from the University of Brasilia and obtained his Ph.D. degree at the Quantum Chemistry Department of the University of Uppsala in 1979. He was a Postdoctor and a Visiting Scientist at the University of Florida, USA. Before joining USP, he was a Professor at the University of Pernambuco (UFPE) in Brazil. He was Chair of the Department in both institutions, UFPE and USP. He has been a Visiting Professor or short-term Visitor in about twenty universities, or research centers, in different continents. He serves as a Member of the advisory editorial board of the Chemical Physics Letters, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, and Journal of Computational Methods in Science and Engineering, and served as a Specialist Editor of the Computer Physics Communications. He is also an Associate Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Physics and a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Journal of the Argentine Chemical Society. He also served as a Guest Editor of 6 special issues of journals dedicated to thematic subjects. He authored or coauthored more than 170 papers (or book chapters) in international journals. His present research interest lies on molecular structure, spectra and reactivity, of molecules and biomolecules both isolated and in a solvent liquid environment, using methods that combined quantum chemistry and statistical mechanics.
Biography Updated on 26 April 2007