Hector Okada da Silva


Resume

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Education

  • [2005-2009] Bacharelado (B.Sc.) in Physics
    Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil
    Thesis: Solução exata para a densidade de energia dentro de uma cavidade não-estacionária com um estado inicial arbitrário do campo e aplicações. (Exact solution for the energy density in a non-stationary cavity with an arbitrary field state and applications) Supervisor: Danilo T. Alves
  • [2009-2011] Mestrado (M.Sc.) in Physics
    Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil
    Dissertation: Efeito Casimir dinâmico em 1+1 dimensões
    (Dynamical Casimir effect in 1+1 dimensions)
    Supervisors: Danilo T. Alves and Carlos Farina
  • [2012-2017] PhD in Physics
    The University of Mississippi, USA
    Thesis: Compact objects in relativistic theories of gravity
    Supervisor: Emanuele Berti
  • [2017-present] Post-doctoral researcher at the eXtreme Gravity Insitute
    Montana State University, USA
    Supervisor: Nicolás Yunes

Awards / Fellowships

  • [2006-2008] Bolsista de Iniciação Científica, CNPq
  • [2008-2009] Bolsista de Iniciação Científica, FAPESPA
  • [2009-2011] Bolsista de Mestrado, CNPq
  • [2012-2017] Zdravko Stipcevic Honors, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Mississippi
  • [2015] The Blue Apple Award, American Physical Society Topical Group in Gravitation
  • [2015] Summer Research Assistantship, Graduate School, The University of Mississippi
  • [2016] Graduate Achievement Award, The University of Mississippi
  • [2016] Sigma Pi Sigma, The National Physics Honor Society

Scientific visits