Prof. Dr. Fábio do Prado A brief historyBorn in February 22nd, 1966 in Presidente Prudente / SP, serves as Rector of FEI University since June 2010. He holds both a bachelor’s and licentiate’s degrees in Physics from Mackenzie Presbyterian University. Has earned a Master’s of Science degree from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics – ITA and a Doctorate degree in Spatial Geophysics from the National Institute for Space Research - INPE. Since 1990, he is part of FEI University’s faculty. Associate Professor I of the Institution, has served in several disciplines offered and headed the Physics Department from 1998 to 2001. He has also served as Vice-Rector for Teaching and Research from January 2002 to June 2010.
Assistant Professor at the University of Taubate from 1995 to 2001, where participated in the restructuring of the Physics Laboratory’s practical activities. INPE Researcher between 1994 and 1998, developed his scientific work in the group of basic research in plasma at the Associated Laboratory of Plasma - LAP. He has several publications in the annals of conferences and international journals in the area of "instabilities generated by the interaction of electron beam and plasma quiescent." Member of the Brazilian Physical Society - SBF and of the Brazilian Association for Engineering Education - ABENGE. He composes the board of experts of the Education Council of São Paulo State for the evaluation of Courses in Physics and the Bank of Institutional Evaluators of the National Assessment System of Higher Education - SINAES of INEP/MEC.
He is currently the Vice-President of the Council of Rectors of Brazilian Universities – CRUB, Substitute Coordinator in the Forum of Rectors of Higher Education Institutions entrusted to the Society of Jesus – FORIES and second Vice-President of AUSJAL – Association of Latin American Universities entrusted to the Society of Jesus.
Vice-Rector for Teaching and Research
Prof. Dr. Marcelo Antonio Pavanello A brief historyBorn in Santo André, Brazil, in 1970. He has held the position of Vice-Rector for Teaching and Research at Centro Universitário da FEI since 2010. He received the Electrical Engineering degree from Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial (FEI) in 1993. He received the M. Sc. and Ph. D. degrees in Microelectronics from University of São Paulo, Brazil, in 1996 and 2000, respectively. He has been part of the teaching body of the Institution since 1999, having headed the Post-Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering at FEI from 2007 to 2010.
Since August 1993 he is Associate Researcher at Laboratory of Integrated Systems from Polytechnic School – University of Sao Paulo. From August to December 1998 he was with Laboratoire de Microélectronique from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium, working in the fabrication and electrical characterization of novel transistors. He has authored and co-authored several papers in international periodicals and national and international conferences. He also serves as reviewer in important international journals. He is Senior Member of IEEE and Member of The Electrochemical Society and Brazilian Microelectronics Society.
Vice-Rector of Extension Courses and Community Activities
Prof.ª Dr.ª Rivana Basso Fabbri Marino A brief historyBorn in the town of São Bernardo do Campo, on the 12th of February 1962, has held the position of Vice-Rector of Extension Courses and Community Activities at the University Center of FEI since 2002. Graduated in Chemical Engineering from the Faculty of Industrial Engineering in the year of 1983. Master’s and Doctorate in Physics and Chemistry from the Institute of Chemistry at USP in 1990 and 1995 respectively. She has belonged to the teaching body of the Institution since 1992, having headed the Department of Chemical Engineering from 1999 to 2002.
Participated in the launch of the Space vehicle VS-30 from the Launch Center in Alcantara, Maranhão with the experiment in biotechnology; "Study of the Stability of Different Formulations of Water-Oil Emulsion, Compatible with Enzymes and of Known Behavior", in March of 1999. Participated in a number of examining boards. She has also published several articles in congress annals and periodicals. Member of the Brazilian Association to Teach Engineering – ABENGE.