Rodrigo Silva Ferreira
BSc. in Chemistry with minors in Applied Math and Arabic
New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Rodrigo was born and raised in Salvador, Brazil. Throughout his undergraduate degree, he worked in the Smart Materials Lab on developing chemical inhibitors for asphaltene deposition and on the design, growth, and characterization of smart, thermo- and mechanosalient molecular crystals. He also undertook short-term projects on DNA nanotechnology and Polymer Nanofibers under Prof. Ned Seeman (New York University), and Profs. Amit Sitt and Roey Amir (Tel Aviv University), respectively.
After graduating, Rodrigo joined the Star Group as a graduate student to pursue his PhD studies and is currently working on the use of carbon nanotubes for the electrochemical detection of relevant biomarkers.
Electrochemical sensing of relevant biomarkers.