Derval dos Santos Rosa

Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil

Derval dos Santos Rosa serves as a Provost of Undergraduate School of Federal University of ABC–UFABC (Santo André, SP, Brazil). He was graduated from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and obtained his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from the UNICAMP. After completion of his doctoral assignment, he has been working at the Center for Research and Development in Telecommunications (CPqD) for 15 years. He worked at the University San Francisco creating and coordinating the Laboratory of Biodegradable Polymers. During the last twenty years, his major research projects have dealt with biodegradable polymer and recycling polymers. He currently works at the Graduate Program in Nanoscience and Advanced Materials of UFABC with PHA, Starches, and so forth. He has developed strong collaborations with several collaborators. He has contributed to several international papers (more than 70), books chapters (15), and patents. He also teaches polymer science and processing of polymers.

Biography Updated on 8 April 2012

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