Marcelo Henrique Prado da Silva, PhD

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Associate Professor, Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil

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Biography

Marcelo Prado is a metallurgical engineer with M.Sc. and Ph.D. on Metallurgical and Materials Science Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ, Brazil). Part of the Ph.D. was performed in the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRC, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London). Marcelo Prado is currently an Associate Professor in the Military Institute of Engineering (IME, Brazil), being also in chief of the Electron Microscopy Laboratory. Develops researches on bioceramics synthesis and processing, bioactive glasses and composites and is involved in related researches as supervisor, member of scientific committee of conferences, referee of scientific journals, and international societies. He was the President of the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine (ISCM) in 2008. Underegraduate course on Metallurgical and Materials Science Engineering at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (1991), master's at Metallurgical and Materials Science Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (1994) and Ph.D. at Metallurgical and Materials Science Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (1999). From 1997 to 1998, spent one year of the Ph.D., by a sandwich programme, doing experiments in the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRCQMW, U.K.). Post doctoral research on porous bioceramics and composites performed at INEB - University of Oporto (2000-2001).

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Bioceramics Synthesis and Processing, Bioactive glasses and composites

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