Meeting Chair

Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr.

President, IUMRS

Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr. is a professor at the São Carlos Institute of Physics, University of São Paulo, Brazil. He has led research into the fabrication of novel materials in the form of ultrathin films for a variety of applications, including electronic tongues and biosensors for the diagnosis of cancer. He has pioneered the combined use of methods from distinct fields of science, with the merge of methods of statistical physics and computer science to process text, and use of information visualization to enhance the performance of sensing and biosensing. This work is associated with the merge of nanotechnology with Big Data Analytics and machine learning. Prof. Oliveira is the current president of the Brazilian Materials Research Society, and eHassociate editor of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. In 2006 he was awarded the Scopus Prize, given to 16 Brazilian researchers considered the most productive in terms of papers published and citations. From Jan. 01 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024, Prof. Oliveira is taking the position as president of International Union of Materials Research Societies.