Joaquim A. Nóbrega
Joaquim A. Nóbrega received his Ph.D. from the State University of Campinas (1992) and completed his postdoctoral training with Prof. Ramon Murray Barnes (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1996) and with Prof. Bradley Todd Jones (Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 2003). Dr. Nóbrega is Full Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Federal University of São Carlos (São Carlos, São Paulo State, Brazil) and a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Concepción (Concepción, Chile). His main research interests are sample preparation in inorganic analysis, atomic absorption spectrometry, atomic emission spectrometry, and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. He is a member of the Group for Applied Instrumental Analysis since its beginning in 1994. He has recently started the Institute GAIA of Spectrometry for increasing interactions with professionals working with sample preparation and inorganic analysis using spectrochemical methods with emphasis on inductively coupled plasmas. He is coauthor of papers, book chapters and books. He is member of several scientific societies and editorial boards.