Margareth Kazuyo Kobayashi Dias Franco
Dr. Franco is a researcher at the Institute of Energy and Nuclear Research, Department of Radioactive Rejects in Brazil. She graduated from EEL-USP São Paulo University in 1982 and received her MSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Campinas, UNICAMP-Brazil, in 1987. She received her PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Campinas with the thesis entitled Deposition and Characterization of semiconductor diamond films, in 1996. Dr. Franco has published papers in local and international peer-reviewed journals in the fields of Cementitious Materials, Biochemistry, Pharmacology. She has worked for the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory, X-ray Powder Diffraction Beamline, dedicated to meeting the needs of researchers from several countries, providing technical and scientific support. She sustained collaborations with researchers from Germany and Australia to study green cement, composites with cement and irradiated cement. Dr. Franco’s research with drug delivery systems focuses on characterization through Small Angle X-Ray Scattering and Small Angle Neutron Scattering.