Jairton DupontJairton Dupont (born 16 December 1958, in Farroupilha) is a Brazilian chemist whose research concerns ionic liquids, organometallic catalysis, and metallic nanoparticles. Currently, he is a professor at UFRGS. Since 2014 he has been Professor of Sustainable Chemistry at the University of Nottingham.
He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and a recipient of Brazil's National Order of Scientific Merit and the TWAS Prize.
Dupont earned his Ph.D. from the Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg. Provided by Wikipedia