Arturo Martí is professor of Physics at Universidad de la República (Uruguay). He completed his PhD in Physics from the Universitat de Barcelona in 1997. For many years his research interests were focused on traditional academic topics centered in fluids and nonlinear physics, but recently he has also become involved in science popularization programs, the organization of physics Olympiads and teacher training workshops. Recently, he is developing physics experiments using smartphones.
Cecilia Cabeza is professor of physics at the Faculty of Sciences, Universidad de la República, Uruguay. Her research interests focus on nonlinear physics, chaos, fluids and the teaching of experimental physics. Cecilia holds a cotutelle doctorate from Republica University and Paris VII University (France).
Cecilia Stari is professor of Physics at the Faculty of Engineering, Universidad de la República (Uruguay). She completed her PhD at Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil, in 2009. Her research interest focus on superconductivity and physics education research. She is working specifically in active methodologies in university courses and also with physics teaching at primary school.
Martín Monteiro is professor of physics and laboratory coordinator at the School of Engineering, Universidad ORT Uruguay in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is engaged in several initiatives to disseminate science, like blogs, workshops, outreach activities, the organization of physics and astronomy Olympiads, scientific photographic contests, among others. His main topics of interest are physics education, scientific art, history of science, physics toys, physics everywhere, Fermi problems and experimental and computational physics. In the last few years he has been developing physics experiments using new technologies like open-source hardware and smartphones.