Fernando Vernilli Junior

Fernando Vernilli Junior

Associate Professor

:email: fernando.vernilli@usp.br
:telephone_receiver: +55 12 3159 9913

Academic background

Post Doctoral Scholar at UFSCar, Doctorate in Chemistry at UNESP, Masters degree at EEL-USP, and Bachelor in Science in Chemical Engineering from EEL-USP. Associate professor and coordinator in the materials engineering graduate program at EEL-USP. Research in Inovation and Technologic Development funded from CNPq. More than 35 years of experience in development and characterization of ceramic materials. Working in the synthesis of raw materials using hydrometallurgy and development of new ceramic materials, mainly refractories for the metallurgic industry, leading technique research in reuse of steel industry residues.

Classes taught in the department



  • PEM5134: Physical Ceramics
  • PEM5135: Technoology in Refratory Materials Ceramics

Research topics

  • Development of techniques for treatment and disposal of waste and reuse of materials
  • Development and characterization of conventional and advanced ceramic materials;