Frank Nelson Crespilho

University of Sao Paulo – Sao Carlos, Brazil

Professor Crespilho was born in the beautiful city of Jaú, located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. He received his BS in 2002 and MS in Chemistry in 2004 from the São Paulo University. He received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the same institution in 2007 with Prof. Dr. Francisco C. Nart and Prof. O.N. Oliveira Jr. (co-supervisor), with one-year stay as Visiting Researcher (2005-2006) in the lab of Prof. Dr. C.M.A. Brett at University of Coimbra (Portugal). He was a Post-Doctoral Researcher (2008) in the lab of Prof. Dr. V. Zucolotto (USP, Brazil) and Associate Professor of Chemistry at Federal University (UFABC), Brazil (2009-2012). He was Visiting Associate in Chemistry at California Institute of Technology, Caltech (EUA), in the Prof. Dr. J.K. Barton’s Group (2014-2015), and Visiting Professor at Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany (2016), working at Prof. Dr. Klaus Kern Group with Dr. Kannan Balasubramanian (Senior Scientist). He was Visiting Professor at Harvard University at the lab of Prof. Michael Aziz (2018-2019). Since 2012, Crespilho is a Professor of Physical-Chemistry at the Chemistry Institute of São Carlos, and since 2019 he is a fellow of the J. A. P. School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.