Bio sketch - Prof. Edgar D. Zanotto

Edgar Dutra Zanotto (EDZ) is a senior Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Federal University of São Carlos, and Director of the CeRTEV (Center for Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials). EDZ’s work includes fundamental and applied research on dynamic processes - viscous flow, relaxation, liquid phase separation, and crystallization kinetics - and properties of glasses and glass-ceramics.

Zanotto has published over 300 original and review papers, 24 book chapters, 3 books, 5 book prefaces, and filled 27 patents. He has advised circa 60 post-graduate theses and 20 post-doctoral researchers.

EDZ delivered over 400 conference presentations, including approximately 150 invited talks and 30 plenary talks. He has received 51 science and technology awards in the past 4 decades.

He is an editor of the Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, and Advisory Board Member of 9 journals: International Materials Reviews, S-Nature Applied Sciences, International Journal of Applied Glass Science, Bio-Medical Glasses, Ceramics Modern Technologies, Materials Research, Bulletin Sociedad Espanhola Ceramica y Vidrio, Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Technology, and Cerâmica.

Prof. Zanotto is a member of both the Brazilian and the São Paulo State Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), World Academy of Ceramics; and Fellow of the Society of Glass Tech, UK, American Ceramic Society, and Brazilian Ceramic Society.