Marcelo H. Prado da Silva
Associate Professor, Materials Science Post Grade Programme
Military Institute of Engineering-IME, Brazil
Marcelo Prado has a metallurgical engineer with M.Sc. and Ph.D. on Metallurgical and Materials Science Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ, Brazil). Part of the Ph.D. was performed in the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRC, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London). Marcelo Prado was a post doc in the National Institute of Biomedical Engineering (INEB, Univ. Oporto, Portugal) and is currently an Associate Professor in the Military Institute of Engineering (IME, Brazil), being also in chief of the Electron Microscopy Laboratory and Coordinator of the Post Grade Programme on Materials Science. He develops researches on bioceramics synthesis and processing, bioactive glasses and composites and is involved in related researches as supervisor, member of scientific committee of conferences, referee of scientific journals, and international societies.
bioceramics synthesis and processing, bioactive glasses and composites