Curriculum vitae of Walter A. Mannheimer

B.S.Chem.Eng. (Univ. of Brazil, 1953); M.Sc. Metallurgy (Carnegie 

Tech, 1955); Ph.D. Materials Eng. (Carnegie Mellon, 1967).

Since 1967 professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro          

(Department Head 1967-1974 and 1992-1994; adjunct 1974-1991).

(Retired January 2002, Emeritus October 2003)
Member, Brazilian National Academy of Engineering. Member, Brazilian Academy of Science. National Order of Scientific Merit (Commander, 1998; Grand-Cross, 2002) "Vale do Rio Doce"prize from ABM, 1972 and 1975 Sorby Award, International Metallographic Society, 2002 Researcher Emeritus, Brazilian National Research Coucil (CNPq), 2008 1955-1963 engineer and technical director, Fekima S.A.;  1972-1973 coordinator, Science and Technology Group, FINEP;  1974-1990 Head, Materials Department, CEPEL-Electrical Energy  Research Center (Eletrobras). Brazilian delegate to SC-15 (insulating materials) of CIGRÉ- International Conference on Large Electric Systems (1980-1991);  coordinator, CNPq-NSF materials science project (1972-1976);  member, advisory committee CNPq (1980-1983 and 1993-1995);  president SC-1:9 Corrosion of ABNT (1977-1986). Visiting researcher, University of Cambridge (1971); visiting  professor, Unversity of Aachen (1979). Member ABM-Associacão Brasileira de Metais; ABRACO- Associação  Brasileira de Corrosão(director 1978-1986); ASM-American Society for Metals;  NACE (accredited corrosion specialist); CIGRÉ;  RMS-Royal Microscopical Society; MSA-Microscopy Society of America. Advisor (or co-advisor) 7 Doctor Thesis, 18 Master Dissertations About 75 publications, including three books