Marcelo Knobel, Campinas, Brazil, Rector UNICAMP University


Marcelo Knobel is Rector of the Universidade Estadual de Campinas Unicamp, Marcelo has been at the University for over 25 years in several roles as a Professor, Dean and Rector and was also a student earning his bachelor’s degree and PHD in Physics.

Marcelo is a Member of the Technical Standard Committee IDCA- International Data Center Authority in Wasington, DC. IDCA was established to streamline, structure, educate and give direction to the information technology, data center and cloud industry.

Unicamp was founded in 1964 and is recognized as: One of the three best universities in Latin America, 

One of the top 100 universities in emerging economies. The Top Brazilian university in number of patents. 

The best in the country in the areas of Computer Science and Engineering and Technology for two consecutive years (2018-2019) .

2nd place in the ranking of the most entrepreneurial universities in Brazil according to Confederation of Junior Enterprises (Brazil)

4th place among the most sustainable universities in Brazil and among the 100 most sustainable in the world,

Marcelo knows the university inside and out and as leader have maintained the power of attraction for the University for the city and for the greater region of Campinas, attracting and creating academic, business and research opportunities. He shares :What do the next years look like in terms of growth and innovation? Where do you see the University and the region of Campinas?

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