Prof. Antonio H. CASTRO NETO
Prof. Antonio H. Castro Neto got his Ph.D. in Physics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1994. In 1994, he moved to the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California at Santa Barbara as a postdoctoral fellow. In 1995, he became an Assistant Professor at University of California at Riverside. In 2000, he moved to Boston University as Professor of Physics. At Boston, Prof. Castro Neto became one of the leading theorists in the study of graphene and other two dimensional materials. Since 2010, Prof. Castro Neto is the Director of the Graphene Research Center and in 2014 he became Director of the Centre for Advanced 2D Materials funded by the National Research Foundation of Singapore. Prof. Castro Neto is a Distinguished Professor in the Physics Department and Professor at the Department of Electrical andComputer Engineering and the Department of Material Science Engineering at the National University of Singapore.
In 2003, Prof. Castro Neto was elected a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) and in 2011 he was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He is the Colloquia Editor for Reviews of Modern Physics, and member of the Editorial Board of “Chinese Physics B” and “Acta Physica Sinica”. Prof. Castro Neto was awarded the 11th Ross J. Martin Award by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of California Regent Fellowship, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, the visiting Miller Professorship by the University of California, Berkeley, the visiting Gordon Godfrey Professorship by the University of New South Wales, Australia, the Distinguished Visiting Chair Professor at the SKKU Advanced Institute of Nano-Technology (SAINT), South Korea, the Hsun Lee Lecture Award by the Institute of Metal Research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Kramers Professorship at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Prof. Castro Neto has authored more than 250 manuscripts and has published in prestigious journals including Science, Nature, Nature Materials, Nature Physics, and Physical Review Letters, and has over 25,000 citations. Prof. Castro Neto has given more than 300 seminars worldwide.