Universidad de Chile
Roberto Acevedo, PhD is nowadays an independent researcher, retired (last April, 2017) and fully engaged in research in three main areas: Basic and Applied Technology, Entrepreneurship and Social Business, Scientific Psychology and Higher Education. In his academic career, he was promoted to full Professor in both Universidad de Chile (UCh) and Universidad Mayor (UM). He was appointed in a variety of positions as academician and administrator, in relevant positions, among others, such as: Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (UM), Head of Research and Development (UM), Member of the Senate (UCh), Member of Faculty Council (Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas. UCh), Head of the Departamento de Química (Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas. UCh). As for his studies are concerned, he became a Licenciado en Filosofía con mención en Química (Magister) at the Universidad de Chile (1974), PhD at both Birkbeck and King´s Colleges. University of London (1981), Held a post doctorial position at the Chemistry Department. Charlottesville. University of Virginia, USA (1982). Some of his academic distinctions are as follows: post doctorial position and fellowship at the University of Virginia, USA (1982), Honorary Research Fellow. University of London. UK (1984, 1985, 1990, 1991), Bursary of the EC. DG-XII (1991), Invited Speaker. Advanced Study Institute. NATO-ASI. Riva del Sole, Italy (1988), Visiting Professor at the City University of Hong Kong (1986), Key Speaker at two International Conferences held at the School of Business. Medgar Evers College. The City University of New York (2016), Editor in Chief. Section A. Inglomayor (www.inglomayor.cl) ISSN. 0719-7578, Editor of virtual library www.roberto-acevedo.cl,among a number of other academic distinctions
Roberto Acevedo has focused his attention in both lecturing to a broad number of students in different topics and also in research in areas such as: Linear and non Linear Optics in New Inorganic Luminescent Materials of the Rare Earths, Dynamics of Crystals, Cooperative Effects, Jahn - Teller (Static and dynamics), Pseudo Jahn - Teller in Coordination Compounds of the Transition Metal and Lanthanide Complex Ions, Scientific Psychology, Advanced Studies in Higher Education, Social Business and Entrepreneurship. He has been the supervisor of a substantial number of students: 12, working for their academic degrees of MSc, DSC, and 78 working for their Professional Titles. His outcome in research may be divided into sections: (a) National Publications: 117, (b) Publications in International Congress: 42, (c) Publications in electronic journals: 148 (d) International Publications (ISI): 85 and Author of 17 Books. Many Conferences delivered in Chile and Abroad.