IDCA Welcomes Marcelo Knobel of UNICAMP to the Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., June 6, 2019: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Marcelo Knobel of UNICAMP has joined the IDCA Technical Standards Committee.
Marcelo Knobel is the Dean of the University of Campinas (Unicamp) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM). A Full Professor of Physics, Knobel held several leadership roles at Unicamp, including Vice-Rector for Undergraduate Programs.
Farhad Mehraba, Director of Public Relations at IDCA stated, “it is our pleasure to welcome Mr. Marcelo Knobel to the IDCA’s Standards Committee and utilize his deep expertise to help the growth and industrial evolution of Brazil and the Latin American region.”
Marcelo also served as Executive Director of the Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory (LNNano) at CNPEM. Knobel received both his bachelor’s and his doctoral degrees in Physics from Unicamp, and was a postdoctoral researcher in Italy and Spain. He has published more than 250 scientific papers and numerous opinion pieces in newspapers and magazines.
"Marcelo Knobel is a reputed figure in the Brazilian academia and a contributor to the development of Latin America and our great industry, we are certainly happy to have him,” stated Wilson Liala IDCA Representative for Brazil-Portugal Internationalization Initiatives.
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