The member and head of RiSE Labs, Eduardo Santana de Almeida, has been recently elected to the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC).
The announcement has been done by the ABC in December 5th of 2016. Eduardo Santana de Almeida has been elected as an affiliated member for the Northeast & Espírito Santo Region of the ABC.
The institution created such new category of affiliated members in 2007 aiming to include young scientists in the scenario. The elections for the ABC to affiliated members take place every year, in which excellence researchers with less than 40 years old are nominated and should hold the position along the next 5 years.