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 fellow at the eXtreme Gravity Insitute
Montana State University, USA
Supervisor: Nicolas Yunes

Awards / Fellowships

[2006-2008] Bolsista de Iniciação Científica, CNPq
[2008-2009] Bolsista de Iniciação Científica, FAPESPA
[2009-2011] Bolsista de Mestrado, CNPq
[2012-] 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

[January/July-2010] Visited the Instituto de Física of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Host: Carlos Farina

[May/July-2015] Visited the Gravitation at Técnico group at the Instituto Superior Técnico
Lisboa, Portugal
Host: Vitor Cardoso

[April/July-2016] Visited the Gravitation at Técnico group at the Instituto Superior Técnico
Lisboa, Portugal
Host: Vitor Cardoso

[June/July-2017] Visited the School of Mathematical Sciences of the University of Nottingham
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Host: Thomas Sotiriou