Professor Mônica A. Cotta (UNICAMP), president of B-MRS, was elected, at the beginning of July, director of the Gleb Wataghin Institute of Physics (IFGW) at UNICAMP for a four-year term. The inauguration took place in a virtual ceremony on July 30th.
The scientist has been a professor at the IFGW – UNICAMP since 1993 and was associate director for the last four years.
First woman to chair the B-MRS, Cotta also becomes the first woman to lead the IFGW.
The virtual formal inauguration session, with Professor Cotta’s speech, can be watched on https://youtu.be/FKABAH36Dt4