Editorial Board

 

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Zélia Ludwig - Physics Department/ Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora - Brazil  (journal.quarks@ufjf.edu.br)

Dr. Zélia Ludwig is currently Chief Scientist in the Materials Research Center at Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora/Brazil. Professor Ludwig's current research interests include glass, ceramics and various inorganic crystals (their growth and characterization) and application development in instrumentation, electronics and optoelectronics. 

 

Manager Editor

Dr. Valdemir Ludwig is currently is professor in the Physics Department at Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora/Brazil. Professor Ludwig's current research interests include electronic structure of atoms and molecules with emphasis on molecular liquids and solvent effects. His work use quantum mechanics to study structure of molecular liquids. 

Section Editors

Dr. Antonio Carlos Fontes dos Santos is Professor at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro/Brazil. His research is focused on providing a fundamental understanding of Atomic and Molecular Physics.

Dr. Alexandre Bessa. Electrical Engineering Department - UFJF/ Brazil.

Dr. Bárbara Lúcia de Almeida. Department of Chemistry - Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora. 

Dr. Davinson Mariano da Silva. Full professor of Faculty of Technology-São Paulo/CEETEPS) dealing with the production and characterization of new vitreous materials with rare earth ions and metallic nanoparticles for photonic applications. 

Dr. Divanizia do Nascimento Souza. Full Professor at  Physics Department - Universidade Federal de Sergipe/Brazil. Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 

Dr. Denise Alves Fungaro. Researcher at Center of Environmental Chemistry, Nuclear and Energy Research Institute – IPEN-CENEN/SP-Brasil. 

Dr. Edi Carlos Pereira de Sousa. Physics Institute. Universidade de São Paulo – IFUSP/BRazil. Layout Editor. 

Dr. Geórgia Maria Amaral Junqueira. Researcher at Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora/Brazil.  Physical- Chemistry. 

Dr. Gustavo Fernandes Souza Andrade. Professor at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora- MG/Brazil. He has experience in the area of Chemistry, with an emphasis on Spectroscopy, working mainly in the study of spectroscopies intensified by surface plasmon, such as the SERS effect (Surface intensified Raman Scattering), SPR (Surface Plasmon Resonance) and SEF (fluorescence intensified by surface). The studies involve fundamental aspects of the effects and the development of new metallic materials to maximize the intensification by surface plasmon.

Dr. Huyra Estevao de Araujo. Professor at the Federal Institute of education, Science and Technology of São Paulo has teaching in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical and Computer Engineering Courses. He was awarded with the Fulbright Junior Visiting researcher Award, working with Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Center at the University of South Carolina in the United States.

Dr. Ingrid David Barcelos. Researcher in the infrared nano-spectroscopy line at the National Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS). She works in the experimental area of ​​Condensed Matter Physics, with an emphasis on optics, near-field optics, effects of polaritons in two-dimensional heterostructures, growth of graphene by CVD, study of structural properties in microtubes formed from new two-dimensional materials, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), synchrotron X-ray diffraction, and synchrotron infrared nano spectroscopy.

Dr. Janaína Dutra Silvestre Mendes. Medical Physics at Brazilian National Cancer Institute- INCA”Cancer Hospital. Member of Executive Committee of Women in Nuclear Brasil.

Dr. João Paulo Almeida de Mendonça

Dr. Maria José Valenzuella Bell. Full professor at Federal University of Juiz de Fora/Brazil. Has experience in Physics, with emphasis on Optical and Spectroscopic Properties of Condensed Matter, acting mainly on the following subjects: rare earth ions, luminescence, energy transfer, thermo-optical properties of materials. In addition, it has been applying spectroscopic techniques in the study and development of new products and processes with an emphasis on milk and dairy products.

Dr. Maria Teresa Barbosa. She has experience in the field of Civil Engineering, with an enphasis on Construction Materials and Components, working mainly on the following themes: Pathology, steel-concrete adhesion, new materials, always seeking in the in tegration with the built environment and its sustainability.

Dr. Luciana Reyes Pires Kassab (Full professor of Faculty of Technology-São Paulo/CEETEPS) dealing with the production and characterization of new vitreous materials with rare earth ions and metallic nanoparticles for photonic applications. Kassab represents our “Glasses and Amorphous Materials” subject section. 

Dr. Rodrigo Alves Dias. Full Professor at Federal University of Juiz de Fora/ Brazil. Has experience in Physics, with emphasis on Condensed Matter Physics, focus on the following subjects: Molecular Dynamics, Classical and Quantum Monte Carlo, sliding surfaces =, friction, spins and vortex dynamics.

Dr. Rodrigo Stephani. Full Professor at Federal University of Juiz de Fora. He has experience in research and industrial innovation in the area of Chemistry, Food Science and Technology, Quality Assurance, Integrated Management Systems and Food Safety , with an emphasis on food  ingredients and physical chemistry of food. 

Dr. Vahid Nikoofard. Assistant Professor at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. 

Dr. Wesley Nascimento. Full Professor at Federal University of Juiz de Fora - GV/Brazil.