Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz
Scientific Director, São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), Brazil
Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz is the Science Director for the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). A researcher in the field of Physics of Ultrafast Phenomena, he has been a visiting researcher at the Quantum Optics Laboratory at the Universitá di Roma, at the Femtosecond Research Laboratory at the Universitè Pierre et Marie Curie, and a resident researcher at the AT&T's Bell Laboratories.
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Brito Cruz studied at the Aeronautics Technology Institute (ITA) and at Unicamp, in Brazil. Brito Cruz has been the President of the State University at Campinas (Unicamp), and the President of the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the AAAS, and he received the Ordre des Palmes Academiques de France, the Order of the Scientific Merit from the Federative Republic of Brazil, and the Order of the British Empire (OBE).