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Dr. João Figueiredo Junior

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
João Cura D’Ars de Figueiredo Junior has Phd in Inorganic Chemistry (UFMG, Brazil, 2008). He works with chemistry applied to cultural heritage with emphasis on corrosion of bronze and silver and the use of corrosion inhibitors as dithiocarbamates and aminoacids. Other field of studies are the nanoparticles of calcium hydroxide for deacidification of documents in paper. Nowadays he is professor in the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.