Ailton De Souza Gomes
Ailton de Souza Gomes received a PhD degree in organic chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1968, he did post doctoral research at the University of Michigan in 1969 and at Imperial College of Science and Technology in 1977. He was visiting Professor at Case Western Reserve University (1989-1990). In 1994 Dr Ailton de Souza Gomes was appointed full professor at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. In recent years he has focused his research on polymers for use in fuel cell and other special applications. He has more than 110 publications and was president of the Brazilian Polymer Society and Chairman of the MACRO2006 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.