Poster Awards

The Brazilian Humboldt Kolleg 2016 was also sponsored by Springer Publisher and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and a number of poster prizes were awarded to four junior researchers. The Springer poster prize was awarded to Prof. Alfredo Gay Neto, of University of São Paulo, Brazil, for the work titled “A computational tool to simulate dynamics of mechanical systems”. The first RSC prize was awarded to Livia Loiola of the University of Campinas, Brazil for her poster “Amphiphilic block copolymers: what are they and what are they worth for?”. Kassio Zanoni, of São Paulo University, Brazil, received the second RSC prize for his poster “Chemical concepts for energy conversion and sustainability”, and Lísias Novo, of São Paulo University, Brazil, was awarded the third prize for his poster “Production of nanocellulose through hydrolysis without mineral acids using sub-critical water”.