Catholic Tech
Rodrigo Negreiros, Ph.D.
Full Professor, Astrophysics, Computational Sciences

With a strong foundation in physics, Rodrigo earned his bachelor’s degree in 2004 and swiftly progressed to attain a master’s degree in 2005. He earned his Ph.D. in 2010 from San Diego State University, with a thesis on computational studies of neutron stars.

Subsequently, he contributed to cutting-edge research as a postdoctoral researcher at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies from 2010 to 2012, and assumed the role of Associate Professor in Brazil.

Over the course of his career, he has authored eighty articles published in esteemed physics and astrophysics journals, showcasing his dedication to advancing the understanding of neutron star physics and high-energy astrophysics.

He is thrilled to embark on a new chapter and eager to bring his expertise to the Catholic Institute of Technology, where he is poised to continue pushing the boundaries of scientific and human knowledge.

Featured Publications:

What Is the Nature of the HESS J1731-347 Compact Object?

Temperature and strong magnetic field effects in dense matter