On September 26 of this year, during the closing of the XVIII B-MRS Meeting (Balneario Camboriu), Prof. Fernando Lázaro Freire Jr. (PUC-Rio) and Prof. André Avelino Pasa (UFSC) were honored for their contributions to B-MRS in especially for their volunteer work as scientific editors of the B-MRS Newsletter.
On the occasion of the presentation of the plaques that accompanied the honor, the president of B-MRS, professor Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior, stated that the contributions of Professors Fernando Lázaro and André Pasa leave a legacy for B-MRS and an example to follow. “As president of B-MRS I wanted to express my gratitude to my colleagues and friends Fernando Lázaro and André Pasa for their volunteer work in communicating our society with its members and the general public. And for being always ready to assist B-MRS in the challenges that we have faced to make our society one of the most important in the country. ”
Professor Fernando Lázaro Freire Junior is a founding member of B-MRS. He was a member of the founding board, president of the Society from 2006 to 2009, scientific director from 2004 to 2005 and financial director from 2012 to 2013. He has served in the B-MRS Newsletter since the creation of this electronic vehicle in 2012.
Professor André Avelino Pasa was a scientific director of B-MRS from 2014 to 2015 and has been in the newsletter since 2014.