Bio

Education
PhD., University of Bonn, 1987 (Thesis: Electromagnetic processes in relativistic heay ion collisions, with Summa Cum Laude)
MS., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1983 (Thesis: Dissipation in deep inelastic scattering)
B.S., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1980

Academic Positions

Faculty positions:
Texas A&M University - Commerce, Professor, 2010 -
Texas A&M University - Commerce, Associate Professor, 2007 -
University of North Texas, Distinguished Affiliated Professor, 2007 -
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Professor, 1988 - 2000 (on leave 1991 - 1994)
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Assistant professor, 1980 - 1983 (on leave 1984 - 1987)

Visiting faculty positions:
Department of Physics, University of Tennessee & Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2006 - 2007
Department of Physics, University of Arizona, 2004 - 2006
NSCL - Michigan State University,  2002 - 2004
Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2000 - 2001
GSI/Darmstadt, Germany, 1994
University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1993
NSCL - Michigan State University, 1991 - 1992
PhD and postdoc:
FZ-Juelich, 1984 - 1987, PhD student from 1984 - 1986, Postdoc in 1987

Scientific Publications
250+ scientific publications
250+ talks in conference, international laboratories and universities
Front cover of Physics Today, March 1994, featured article,  p. 22
Author of 5 textbooks
Editor of 6 books

Awards and Honors
Fullbright Scholar, 2015 - 2016
American Physical Society
Fellow, 2012
John Simon Guggenheim Fellow, 2000 - 2001
EMMI Professor, Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung, Germany, 2011
CNPq/Brazil Research Fellow, highest rank 1988 - 1999
CAPES/Brazil Research Fellow, 1980 - 1983
DAAD/Germany Research Fellow, 1983 - 1987
PRONEX/Brazil Research Award, 1996 - 2000
DOE - Office of Science Research Grants, 2005, 2007 - present
NSF Research Grants, 2009 - present
Cotrell  Scholar Award, 2008 - 2010

Teaching

59 undergraduate and graduate courses in physics in 1980 - 1983, 1987 - 2000, 2002 - present.

Textbooks written
1- Nuclear Physics in a Nutshell, Princeton University Press, 2007, ISBN13: 978-0-691-12505-3.
2- Introduction to Nuclear Reactions, with P. Danielewicz
(500 pages, IOP publishing, Bristol,  2004) ISBN: 0750309326
3- Physics of Radioactive Beams, with M. Hussein and G. Muenzenberg,
(431 pages, Nova Science, Hauppage, NY, 2002) ISBN: 1-59033-141-9
4- Introduction to Nuclear Physics, with H. Schechter
(313 pages, Nova Science, Hauppage, NY, 2002) ISBN: 1-59033-358-6
5- Introducao a Fisica Nuclear, with H. Schechter, UFRJ Editora, ISBN: 978-85-7108-288-5

 Books edited
1- Neutron Star Crust, C.A. Bertulani and J. Piekarewicz, editors,
Nova Science, Hauppage, NY, 2012, ISBN: 978-1-62081-902-9.
2- International Nucleus-Nucleus Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 28 - September 1, 2006. C.A. Bertulani, M.S. Hussein and A. Szanto de Toledo and P.R.S. Gomes. Special volume of Nuclear Physics A (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 2007).
3- Int. Workshop on Collective Excitations in Fermi and Bose Systems, Serra Negra, Brazil, C.A. Bertulani, L.F. Canto and M.S. Hussein
(556 pages, World Scientific, Singapore, 1998)
4- VIII J.A. Swieca Summer School: Nuclear Physics, Campos do Jordao, Brazil,  C.A. Bertulani, M. Bracco, B. Carlson and M. Nielsen
(358 pages, World Scientific, Singapore, 1997)
5- Int. Workshop on Physics of Unstable Nuclear Beams, Serra Negra, Brazil, C.A. Bertulani, L.F. Canto and M.S. Hussein
(394 pages, World Scientific, Singapore,  1996)
6- V J.A. Swieca Summer School: Nuclear Physics, Campos do Jordao, Brazil, C.A. Bertulani
(355 pages, CNEN Publishing, Rio de Janeiro, 1992)

Research Interests
Theoretical Nuclear and Many-body Physics
Nuclear Astrophysics
Computational Physics

Synergetic Activities
Chair of the American Physical Society Committee on Education (2015)
Member of the American Physical Society Committee on Education (2013-2014)
Chair of the NSF Graduate Research Fellow Panel (2011-2012)
Executive committee of the Texas Section of the American Physical Society (2009-2011)
Chair & Director of the Physics Graduate Program - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1997 - 1999)
National and international committees for the advancement of science (Japan, Canada, UK, South Africa, Germany, Italy, France)
Popularization of science (articles in Physics Today, and other popular journals)
NSF Nuclear Physics Panels (2008, 2009)
NSF Physics and Astronomy Panel (2010)
Referee for scientific journals (Physical Review, Elsevier, Nuclear Physics, Phys. Lett B, J. Phys. G, PTP,.....)

PhD and MS students and Postdocs (incomplete)

PhD Students:
- Dr. Anna C. Vasconcellos-Gomes (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, graduation: 1990)
- Dr. Armando N.F. Aleixo (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1990)
- Dr. Diego Dolci (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1999)
- Dr. Daniel T. de Paula (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 2000)
- Evandro Segundo, PhD student in coll. with Prof. Deppman (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2014,-15)

MS students:
- Daniel Alencar, Luciano Santos, Martin Makler and others (UFRJ-Brazil, 1988-2000)
- Junting Huang (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2007 - 2009)
- Karthik Ushkala (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2009 - 2010)
- Mark Ellermann (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2009 - 2010)
- Biao Wang (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2009 - 2010)
- Taylor Bailey (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2009 - 2011)
- John Fuqua (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2011 - 2013)
- Lucretius A. Coleman (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2012 - 2013)
- Jared Lalmansingh (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2013 -)
- James Thomas (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2014 -)
- Nathan Brady (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2015 -)

Postdocs:
- Dr. Michele Checcinatto and others (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1996-1997)
- Dr. Arturo Samana (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2007 - 2009)
- Dr. Wenhui Long (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2009 - 2010)
- Dr. Hongliang Liu (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2010 - )
- Dr. Adelola Adeluyi (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2010)
- Dr. Mesut Karakoc (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2011 - 2012)
- Dr. Paolo Avogadro (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2012 - 2014)
- Dr. Kacper Topolnicki (Texas A&M-Commerce, 2015 - )

Undergraduate research students:
- advised 30+ undergrad students in scientific research