Mário Schenberg

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Physics

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Physics

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 07-02-1914

Died: 11-10-1990

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1940

Appointed from Brazil:

SCHENBERG, MARIO:  Appointed for studies of the application of nuclear and atomic physics to astrophysics; tenure, twelve months from the autumn of 1940.

Born July 2, 1914, at Recife, Brazil. Education:  Polytechnical School of the University of São Paulo, 1931–35, Licenciate, 1936; Institute of Physics, Rome, 1938; University of Zurich, 1938; Collège de France, 1939.

Assistant in Experimental Physics, 1936–37, Polytechnical School, Assistant in Theoretical Physics, 1936–37, Assistant in charge of courses in relativity, 1937, Acting Professor of Physics, 1939—, University of São Paulo.

Publications:  Articles in Nuovo Cimento, Physica, Ricerca Scientifica, Annaes da Academia Brasileira de Sciencias, Journal de Physique et de Radium, Comptes Rendus de l’Académie de Sciences, Physical Review, Rendiconti della Reale Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.