Nanotechnology Group at UFBA

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The Nanotechnology Group at UFBA has as current research areas the study of nanostructures, mainly based on glass and glass-ceramics. Our goal is to describe in the molecular-level the dynamics in materials and the influence of new characteristics on material properties. Also we work with the elaboration of new organoclay nanocomposites.

Our research group is also actively involved in science education and mathematics programs for students, and in communicating science to the the public. With Professor Luiz Barco (University of Sao Paulo) it was ellaborated the Brazilian TV series "Art & Mathematics", a partnership of TV Cultura and Padre Anchieta Foundation with School TV, from Education's Secretariat of the Brazil's Ministry of Education.

Our work is supported by the Brazilian agencies CNPq (National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development), FAPESB (The State of Bahia Research Foundation) and Petrobras (Brazilian Petroleum Corporation).

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