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Marcílio Alves Versão em português

Marcílio Alves

He is a Mechanical Engineer graduated from the Federal University of Santa Catarina, being the first student to take the mechanical engineering course at UFSC in nine semesters. He completed his PhD at the University of Liverpool.

He is a Full Professor in the Department of Mechatronic Engineering at the Polytechnic School of USP and Researcher 1B at CNPq, working on the collision of vehicles, ships, planes and on the dynamic characterization of materials.

He has three patents and his scientific production indicates a factor H = 37, with 4000 citations, being one of the 75 most influential researchers at USP [rank plus one all citations 2023].

He is Executive Director of the Fundação Universidade de São Paulo [2022-2025], having coordinated the renovation work from the Ipiranga Museum. He is also Representative of USP Full Professors on USP Council.

He advised the Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade in the area of vehicle safety standards, having been a Brazilian observer at the United Nations in the vehicle safety committee. He was coordinator of the CNPq Mechanical, Naval, Oceanic and Aerospace Engineering Advisory Committee (CA-EM).

He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, author of the book Impact Engineering and of children book.

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