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