Sonia Cabral de Menezes

Dr. Sonia Cabral de Menezes

Petrobras, Brazil

Title of the conference: Following mesoporosity by NMR

Graduated in Chemical Engineering in 1974 at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).Got MSc and PhD degrees in Organic Chemistry at the same University in 1978 and 2003 respectively. Since 1975 works at the Chemistry Department of Petrobras Research and Development Center (CENPES) where is now Senior Consultant in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) applied to the oil and energy Industries. Is a founder member of the NMR Users Association (AUREMN) where acted as President and Vice-President for twelve years and is still active. Was nominated and acted as National Representative and Titular Member of the Molecular Spectroscopy Committee of IUPAC from 1991 to 2004. Got the 2012 AUREMN prize for her contributions in developing and divulging NMR in the country.