Samuel F. Rodrigues

McGill University

AIME Henry DeWitt Smith Scholarship in 2018

Samuel Filgueiras Rodrigues is a PhD candidate in mining and materials engineering at McGill University. He is currently advised by Professor John Jonas on a research focused on thermomechanical processing of metal alloys. He received his master degree in materials engineering from the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Maranhao, Brazil (2013) and a Bachelor's degree in Physics from the Federal University of Maranhao, Brazil (2010). He already published 25 peer-reviewed journal papers and 12 conference papers. He has been granted several awards like Henry DeWitt Smith Scholarship from TMS and the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) (2018), Bronze Medal Award, 2018 Graduate Research Excellence Award, Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) Award, Yearly Achievement, 2017 Graduate Research Excellence Award, McGill GREAT (travel) Awards 2016, 2017 and 2018, McGill Engineering Doctoral Award and Outstanding contribution in reviewing, Materials Science and Engineering C, Elsevier Reviewer Recognition (2016). He has 8 years of industrial experience divided into 2 years of railroad maintenance, 4 years of pelletizing plant operation and 2 years of port operations. Outside of academia, Samuel loves to travel and have time with his family. After his graduation, he wants to continue making good researches and work to contribute for the improvement of the metallurgical industry.