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Press Release

Press Release

Doctoral thesis on magnetocaloric materials

Rafael Martinho Vieira.
Rafael Martinho Vieira

M.Sc. Rafael Martinho Vieira’s doctoral thesis in Physics will be put forth for public defence at the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Åbo Akademi University.

The thesis is entitled Exploring magnetocaloric materials by ab-initio methods.

The public defence of the doctoral thesis takes place on 26 April 2024 at 9 AM (CET) at Häggsalen, Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1, Uppsala, Sweden. Dr. Markus Gruner, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany will serve as opponent and Dr. Heike Herper, Uppsala University, Sweden as custos. You can also follow the defence online (passcode: coolmagnet).

The defence is part of an international double degree with Uppsala University.

The doctoral thesis can be read online through the Doria publication archive.

Click here for a press photo of the doctoral student.

Instructions for following the doctoral defence remotely:

To follow the defence, you need the Zoom software or the Google Chrome browser. You do not need to create a Zoom account to follow the defence. If you install the application, you participate by clicking on the meeting link, after which you should allow the link to open in the Zoom app.