FRANCISCO RADLER DE AQUINO NETO

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Full Professor of the Organic Chemistry Dept., Chemistry Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. B.Sc. (IQ/UFRJ-1969), Chemist (IQ/UFRJ-1970), D.Sc. (IQ/UFRJ-1978). Post-doc (Synthesis and Molecular Geochemistry, Dr. P. Albrecht, Un. Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg, France,1979-1980; Multidimensional Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Dr. Jeremy K. M. Sanders, Un. Chemical Laboratory, Cambridge Un., U.K., 1981-1982). "Professeur Invité" from the Un. Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg, 1986; Visiting Research Professor at Dr. C. Fenselau lab., Structural Biochemistry Center, Dept. Chem. & Biochem., UMBC, Baltimore, MD, USA, 12/95-01/97. Undergraduate teacher since 1968 (Monitor), 1973 (Teaching Assistant), 1981 (Assistant Professor), 1982 (Joint Professor), 1993 (Full Professor); graduate teacher since 1982. Head of the Post-Graduate Organic Chemistry courses (1978-1979, 1984-95). Researcher from the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq) since 1981, present level graded I.A. Supervised 70 "research initiation", 23 M.Sc., 19 D.Sc. students, 07 Pos-Doc fellows and 38 researchers; supervising 11 "research initiation", 05 M.Sc., 09 D.Sc. students, 02 Post-docs, and 10 researchers. Communications in national (231) and international meetings (151); 55 papers published in Brazilian technical journals and 167 in international scientific journals. Distinguished Medalist from the Brazilian Soccer Confederation (CBF, 1995; for contributions to doping control in sports), ?Simão Mathias? Medal from the Brazilian Chemical Society (SBQ, 2000, for outstanding contributions to Chemistry), Comemorative Medal of the 40 years of the Graduate Courses of Organic Chemistry of IQ-UFRJ (2004; to 40 contributers to the significant development of Science or graduate courses in Brazil), ?Minister Raymundo Muniz de Aragão? (2004; relevant contributions to science in Brazil), ?Partners in action? (2004, The Special Secretariat for Prevention of Chemical Addiction of the Rio de Janeiro City Administration for those who excel in their contribution to turn Rio in a safe, healthy and no-drug city), ?Pioneer of Mass Spectrometry in Brazil? (2005, Brazilian Mass Spectrometry Association, BrMass, on occasion of the 1st Brazilian Mass Spectrometry Congress), PETROBRAS Technology Award (2007). Recognition as a ?Scientist from our State? by FAPERJ (1999-2006, excellency in Chemistry). Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (2000). ?Certificate of appreciation? from the International Academy of Indoor Air Sciences (IAIAS; 2001). Research interests are centered on High Resolution Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, Molecular Organic Geochemistry, Geochemical Prospecting for Crude Oil, Outdoor & Indoor Environment, Indoor Air Quality, Doping Control and other Analytical problems concerning Natural Products-, environmental-, forensic-, pharmacological-, toxilogical- and clinical chemistry, quality control of processes, raw materials and products, characterization and remediation of industrial and urban emissions, residues and effluents.