Erico T. F. Freitas

Erico T. F. Freitas


  • Research Scientist, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • PhD, Materials Sciences and Engineering, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • MS, Education, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • BS, Physics, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil


Dr. Freitas worked for the multiuser electron microscopy facility at UFMG for 12+ years (2009-2021) with the day-to-day operation of the TEM and managed the TEM lab for 4 years (2017-2021). At Michigan Tech, he manages the FEI 200kV Titan Themis STEM in the Electron Optics Facility of ACMAL, the Applied Chemical and Morphological Analysis Laboratory.

Links of Interest


  • TEM
  • STEM
  • EELS
  • EDX
  • Electron Diffraction (SAD, CBED, NBD)

Research Interests

  • Nanostructured materials characterization