Anderson S. L. Gomes

Anderson Gomes is an Associated Professor in the Department of Physics, Universidade Federal of Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, PE, Brazil, where he has had a permanent position since 1990. He also holds a CNPq Research Scholarship level IA.

. Completed his undergraduate (BSc, 1978) and Masters in Physics (1982) in the Department of Physics, UFPE.
. Obtained his PhD from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London (1986), in the field of Laser Physics.
. Spent one year (1991/1992) as a Postdoctoral fellow at Brown University.
. His present activities are in the field of nanophotonics, biophotonics, nonlinear optics and optical communications.
. He is the Co-author of over 200 scientific papers and supervised more than 20 master dissertations and 16 doctoral theses at UFPE.
. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America, where he was Chair of the International Council (2011-2012). He is also a Member of the Brazilian Physical Society.
. He has served on several scientific committees at CNPq, CAPES and FACEPE, Brazilian Agencies.
. He was a member of the Consultive Committee of CNPq, the Superior Council of FACEPE and coordinated the field of Physics and Astronomy, CAPES from 2008 to 2010.
. He has also acted as Referee of several international journals in his area of expertise: Optics Letters, Optics Express, Electronics Letters, Physical Review, etc.
. He has served as scientific coordinator or chairman of several national and international conferences in Brazil.
. In 2010, he was admitted to the National Order of Scientific Merit, Class "Comendador" in the area of Physical Sciences (Presidential Decree of 27 December 2010).
. He served as Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Environment of Pernambuco in 2010, and Secretary of Education of Pernambuco, in the period January 2011 to December 2012.