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Egle Conforto

Materials and Biomaterials
LaSIE UMR 7356 CNRS-ULR, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crepeau, 17042 La Rochelle, France


Egle Conforto, an Italian and Brazilian Materials and Biomaterials Scientist, is specialized in Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy, which is the red wire of her career. She obtained her BSc degree in Physics and her MSc in Materials Science at Sao Paulo University in Brazil, and worked for 8 years in R&D using electron microscopy. Her PhD degree in materials for nanoelectronics applications was obtained from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, where she worked for 10 more years as Head of new projects in biomaterials analyzed by Electron Microscopy. Since 2004 she is the Head of the Electron Microscopy Laboratory at University La Rochelle, being the responsible for its management and for research projects in corrosion and in hydrogen precipitation in Ti and Zr. She is also responsible for the supervisor of master and PhD research works, as well as for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education in electron microscopy.

Research Interest

His current research activities focus on  Automatic and Chemical Engineering and its applications and Research on Technologies and Processes in the Chemical Engineering . The field of designed refinery processes, refinery & petrochemical process improvements, engineering, technical service and operations management.

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