Organizing Committee

 Barbara Amaral

University of São Paulo

Professor of Physics at the University of São Paulo, with research focusing on foundations of quantum theory, specially nonlocality and contextuality. Barbara attended Quantum Paraty as a student in the editions of 2007, 2009 and 2011, as a researcher in the edition of 2015 and as part of the organizing committee in 2017.

 

 Daniel Tasca

Fluminense Federal University

 

Professor of Physics at the Fluminense Federal University in Niterói. Develops experimental research in the field of optics in the classical and quantum regimes. Daniel attended Quantum Paraty as a student in the edition of 2007 and  2009 and as a researcher in the edition of 2015.

 

 Marcelo Terra Cunha

Campinas University

 

Full professor in Mathematical Physics at  Unicamp, with research interests that run from entanglement characterization and applications, besides other forms of correlation, to foundations of quantum physics, including nonlocality and contextuality. Marcelo is a founding member of EnLight (Entanglement and Quantum Properties of Light) and MathFoundQ (Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Theory) research groups, as well as the research network SPIN off QuBIT (São Paulo Integration and Nucleation of future Quantum Based Information Technology). He has been an Affiliated Member of Brazilian Academy of Science, and an Associate Member of International Centre for Theoretical Physics.  Marcelo is one of the creators of Quantum Paraty, being part of the organizing committee in the editions of 2007, 2009 and 2011, being one of the school lectures in 2017 and attending as a researcher in the editions of 2013 and 2015.

 

 Nadja  Bernardes

Federal University of Pernambuco

Professor of Physics at the Federal University of Pernambuco, with research  on quantum optics and quantum information, focusing mainly on  long distance quantum communication, quantum repeaters, quantum error correction, and dynamics of open quantum systems. Nadja attended Quantum Paraty as a student in the editions of 2007 and 2009, as a researcher in the edition of 2013 and was member of the organizing committee in the edition of 2017.

 

 Pablo Saldanha

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

 

Professor of Physics at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, with research  in quantum optics, foundations of quantum mechanics, foundations of electromagnetism and relativistic quantum physics. Pablo attended Quantum Paraty as a student in the editions of 2007 and 2009 and as a researcher in the editions of 2011, 2015 and 2017.

 

 Rafael Chaves

International Institute of Physics

Professor of Physiscs and one of the leaders of the Quantum Information and Quantum Matter group at UFRN, with research focusing on  quantum information and computation, open systems and decoherence, entanglement theory, nonlocality and foundational aspects of quantum mechanics, quantum metrology, quantum optics, machine learning, Bayesian networks and causal models. Rafael attended Quantum Paraty as a student in the editions of 2007 and 2009 and as a researcher in the editions of 2011, 2015 and 2017.