Prof. Dr. Pierre Mothé Esteves

60Pierre Mothé Esteves

B.S. (1994) and PhD (1999) in Chemistry from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Post-doctorate in hydrocarbon chemistry with Profs. G. K. Surya Prakash and George A. Olah, at the Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, University of Southern California (2000-2001). Affiliated member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and Professor at Institute of Chemistry of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Prizes: Young Scientist Award TWAS-ROLAC, Chemistry, 2009; Young Talents in Science Award (SBQ and ACS), 2011 . He has about 75 published papers, coauthor of 1 book and 3 chapter books. Former students: 7 MSc and 7 PhD. CNPq researcher fellowship (level 1C), Cientista do Nosso Estado (FAPERJ). Has experience: carbocation/hydrocarbon chemistry, reticular chemistry, superacids and physical-organic chemistry.