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    Executive Commission


 

Berberan Santos

Mário Nuno Berberan e Santos

(President)

L. Vieira Ferreira

Luis Filipe Vieira Ferreira

Manuel Prieto

Manuel Prieto

 


    Senior Researchers


 
  Name: Baleizão, Carlos
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Principal Researcher
  Contact: (351) 218 419 206, carlos.baleizao[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 518, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Hybrid silica nanoparticles for imaging and theranostics; Photoactive metal-
  organic frameworks(MOFs); Synthesis of perylenediimides (PDIs); Optical fluorescent sensors.

Name: Bonifácio, Vasco
Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
Category: Senior Researcher
Contact: (351) 218 419 218, vasco.bonifacio[AT]tecnico.ulisboa.pt, Gab. 612, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
Research interests: Sustainable Chemistry. Synthesis of luminescent probes. Synthesis of complex 3D polymers (polyurea dendrimers and vesicles).

  Name: Coutinho, Ana
  Institution: FCUL - Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
  Category: Assistant Professor
  Contact:  (351) 218 419 248,  ana.coutinho[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 535, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Molecular biophysics.

  Name: Farinha, José Paulo S.
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Assistant Professor
  Contact: (351) 218 419 221, farinha[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 514, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Chemistry and Physical Chemistry of Polymers and Colloids. Nanoparticles
  and nanostructured materials. Fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy.


  Name: Fedorov, Aleksander Andreevich
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Assistant Researcher
  Contact: (351) 218 419 247,  aleksander[AT]mail.ist.utl.pt, Lab. 521, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Physics of ultrashort light pulses. Time-resolved spectroscopy: pump-probe
  spectroscopy, time correlated single photon counting.


  Name: Fernandes, Fábio
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Post Doctoral Fellow
  Contact:(351) 218 419 219,  fernandesf[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 542, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Molecular biophysics; FRET microscopy; Lipid-protein interactions.

  Name: Ferraria, Ana Maria
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 258/7, ana.ferraria[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 551, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Ultrathin films of cellulose; Functionalisation of cellulose with biomolecules;
  Adsorption of organic molecules on semiconducting substrates; Chemical and biochemical sensors; 
  Polymeric Surfaces.

  Name:  Ferreira, Luis Filipe Vieira
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Associate Professor with Habilitation
  Contact: (351) 218 419 252, LuisFilipeVF[AT]ist.utl.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Surface photochemistry using time-resolved diffuse reflectance techniques.
  Supramolecular chemistry: inclusion complex formation in surfaces and nanocavities.
  Photodegradation of environmental pollutants. Singlet oxygen.

  Name: Garcia, Ana Rosa Galego
  Institution: UALG-Universidade do Algarve
  Category: Assistant Professor
  Contact: (351) 218 419 256/57, ana.garcia[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 554, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Chemistry of organic molecules on metal surfaces. Chemisorption of
  molecules on surfaces and solid matrices in ultra-high vacuum.

  Name: Ilharco, Laura Maria Ramos da Costa
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Assistant Professor with Habilitation
  Contact: (351) 218 419 220, lilharco[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 550, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Physical Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces. Reactivity of adsorbed
  molecules on metal surfaces. Sol-gel Chemistry.

  Name: Machado, Isabel Luisa Ferreira
  Institution: Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão - Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre
  Category: Adjunct Professor
  Contact: ilferreiramachado[AT]ist.utl.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar, IST; ilferreiramachado
  [AT]estgp.pt, Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Portalegre.
  Research interests: Surface photochemistry: photochemistry of aromatic ketones adsorbed in
  surfaces and nanocavities by diffuse reflectance techniques (time resolved absorption and laser
  induced luminescence).


  Name: Maçôas, Ermelinda
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Assistant Researcher
  Contact: (351) 218 419 206, ermelinda.macoas[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 518, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Two-photon activated photoswitches, ultrafast photophysic and photochemical
  processes, fluorescence microscopy of polymers in Langmuir-Blodgett.

  Name: Martinho, José Manuel Gaspar
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Full Professor
  Contact: (351) 218 419 250, jgmartinho[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 512, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Polymers; Colloids; Chemical kinetics; Fluorescence; Electron energy transfer;
  Multiphoton absorption.

  Name: Oliveira, Anabela Sousa
  Institution: Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão - Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre
  Category: Coordinator Professor
  Contact: (351) 218 419 644, asoliveira[AT]ist.utl.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar, IST; (351) 245 300
  283, asoliveira[AT]estgp.pt, Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Portalegre.
  Research interests: Photochemistry in surfaces and nanocavities; environmental photocatalysis;
  Singlet oxygen.


  Name: Piçarra, Susana
  Institution: Escola Superior de Tecnologia - Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal
  Category: Adjunct Professor
  Contact: (351) 218 419 206, susana.goncalves[AT]estsetubal.ips.pt, Gab. 518, Complexo
  Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Synthesis of polymers and polymer nanoparticles. Coil to globule transitions,
  aggregation and difusion of polymer chains in films. Hybrid nanoparticles.


  Name: Prieto, Manuel
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Full Professor
  Contact: (351) 218 419 219/48, manuel.prieto[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 542, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Molecular Biophysics.

  Name: Ramos, Joaquim José Azevedo Moura
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Associate Professor
  Contact: (351) 218 419 253, mouraramos[AT]ist.utl.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Dielectric Properties of Polymers, Molecular Glasses and Liquid Crystals. Local
  and Cooperative Relaxation Processes in Glasses and Crystals.

 
  Name: Rego, Ana Maria P. Lopes Redondo Botelho
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Assistant Professor with Habilitation
  Contact: (351) 218 419 255/7, amrego[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 552, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Surfaces. Electron energy loss spectroscopy, photoelectron X-ray
  spectroscopy.


  Name: Santos, Mário Nuno Berberan
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Full Professor
  Contact: (351) 218 419 254, berberan[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 516, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests:  Photophysics and applications of fullerenes and related nanostructured
  systems. Fluorescence spectroscopy. Chemical and photochemical kinetics.

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    Post-Doctoral Researchers


 
Name: Alves, Sérgio
Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
Category: Post Doctoral Fellow
Contact: (351) 218 419 285, sergio.c.alves[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 513B, Complexo Interdisciplinar
Research interests: Fluorescent chemosensors. Polymer nanoparticles. Boron detection and removal from water.

Name: Crucho, Carina
Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
Category: Post Doctoral Fellow
Contact: (351) 218 419 224, carinacrucho[AT]gmail.com, Gab. 513A, Complexo Interdisciplinar
Research interests: Hybrid multifunctional nanoparticles for drug delivery.

Nome: Figueira, Cláudia
Instituição: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
Categoria: Bolseira Pós-doc
Contacto: (351) 218 419 684/756, claudia.figueira[AT]tecnico.ulisboa.pt, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química
Research interests: Synthesis of new water-soluble NIR dyes for bioimaging.
  Name: Marcelo, Gema
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Post Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 253, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Hybrid magnetic nanoparticles for dual imaging.

  Name: Mariz, Inês
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Post Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 285, ines.mariz[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 513A, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Polymers and hybrid polymer nanoparticles with nonlinear absorption.

  Name: Pedras, Bruno
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: 
(351) 218 419 218, Gab. 612, bruno.pedras[AT]ist.utl.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Optical sensing. Synthesis of functional materials.
  Name: Pérez, María Lourdes Renart
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: Gab. 612, lourdes.renart[AT]tecnico.ulisboa.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests:
Membrane proteins biophysics: Ion channels structure and regulation.
 



Name:
Pinto, Sandra
Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
Category: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Contact:  (351) 218 419 248, sandrapinto[AT]ist.utl.pt,Gab. 535, Complexo Interdisciplinar
Research interests: Membrane Biophysics.

 



  Name:
Ribeiro, Tânia Raquel Vieira
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 224, tania.ribeiro[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 513A, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Polymer and Colloid Chemistry. Hybrid polymer nanoparticles and
  nanostructured materials.
  Name: Santos, Carla
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, csantos[AT]gmail.com, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química
  Research interests: 3D-mapping of gasotransmitters using sensors based on the nonlinear emission of graphene oxide quantum dots. Corrole synthesis, functionalization and applications.

  Name: Sebastian, Raja
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, raja.sebastian[AT]ist.utl.pt, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química
  Research interests: Organic Synthesis. Nanostructured Materials for Solar Cells.

  Name: Silva, Tiago
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, tiagojlsilva[AT]tecnico.ulisboa.pt, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química
  Research interests: Synthesis of new perylenediimides for optical superresolution microscopy.

  Name: Viciosa, Maria Teresa
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 253, teresaviciosa[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 610, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Smart Nanoparticles for Controlled Drug Delivery Systems.

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     Ph.D. Students


 
  Name: Name: Areias, Laurinda Rosa Pereira
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Research Grantee
  Contact:  (351) 218 419 285, laurinda.areias[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 513B, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests:
New tunable photonic pigments: magnetically responsive photonic nanostructures.
  Name: Carapeto, Ana
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Ph.D. Student
  Contact: (351) 218 419 258, ana.carapeto[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 549, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Growth of metalic nanoparticles in polymeric surfaces.

  Name: Cecílio, Susana
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Ph.D. Student
  Contact: (351) 218 419 644, susanacecilio[AT]tecnico.ulisboa.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests:
Hybrid nanoparticles for targeting tight junctions of the blood brain barrier.

  Name: Conceição, David
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Ph.D. Student
  Contact: (351) 218 419 644, david.conceicao[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 549B, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Surface Photochemistry. NIR dyes. Modified titanium dioxide based materials
  for photovoltaic applications

 


 

  Name: Ferreira, Diana
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Ph.D. Student
  Contact: (351) 218 419 644, diana.ferreira[AT]ist.utl.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Photosensitizer/Biomaterial local drug delivery systems with potential
  application in Cancer Photodynamic Therapy.


 Name: Júlio, Maria
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Research Grantee
  Contact: (351) 218419256/7, maria.julio[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab.554, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Silica-based sol-gel systems: Inorganic and hybrid aerogel for composite
  materials.
  Name: Lopes, Luís Manuel Figueiredo
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Ph.D. Student
  Contact: (351) 218 419 256/7, luis.f.lopes[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 554, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Silica-based sol-gel systems: anti-tumoral drugs encapsulation in nanoporous
  silica.

  Name: Martelo, Liliana
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Ph.D. Student
  Contact: (351) 218 419 754, liliana.martelo[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 531A, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Optical sensor arrays for real-time multicomponent detection and monitoring of gaseous and volatile compounds.

  Name: Pires, Rita
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Ph.D. Student MIT Portugal
  Contact: (351) 218 419 218, rf.pires[AT]campus.fct.unl.pt, Gab. 612, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Synthesis of dendrimer-based solar supercapacitors.



  Name: Ribeiro, Sylvie
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Ph.D. Student
  Contact:  (351) 218 419 684/756, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química
  Research interests: Tailoring electroactive polymer nanocomposites for muscle tissue engineering applications.


  Name: Ricardo, Joana
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Ph.D. Student
  Contact:  (351) 218 419 248, joana.ricardo[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 535, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests:
  Name: Rodrigues, Ana Sofia
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Ph.D. Student
  Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, anagrodrigues[AT]ist.utl.pt, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química
  Research Interests: Nanostructured stimuli-responsive hybrid materials for controlled drug release.



  Name: Sarmento, M. João
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Ph.D. Student
  Contact: (351) 218 419 224, maria.sarmento[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 531A, Complexo  Interdisciplinar
  Research Interests: Clustering of PI(4,5)P2 in model membranes and on the plasma membrane of
  living cells.

  Name: Santos, Ana Catarina
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Ph.D. Student
  Contact: 351) 218 419 684/756, ana.c.santos[AT]ist.utl.pt Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química
  Research Interests: New stimuli-responsive scaffolds for bioengineering applications.
 


 

Name: Sousa, Tânia
Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
Category: Ph.D. Student
Contact: (351) 218 419 224, tania.d.sousa[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 531A, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
Research Interests:



  Name: Palmeira,Tiago
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Ph.D. Student
  Contact: tiago.palmeira[AT]tecnico.ulisboa.pt, Gab. 612, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Photophysics of fullerenes.


  Name: Tuyen, Dao Thi Phuong
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Ph.D. Student
  Contact: dao.tuyen[AT]tecnico.ulisboa.pt, Gab. 542, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests:
Nanomedicine in drug delivery and cell membrane mimics.


  Name: Torres, Érica
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Ph.D. Student
  Contact: (351) 218 419 224, erica.fontes[AT]sapo.pt, Gab. 531A, Complexo  Interdisciplinar
  Research Interests:
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    Other Graduate Students


 


Name: Beja, Julio
Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
Category: Research Grantee
Contact: costa.juliocb[AT]gmail.com, INESC-MN
Research interests: Photoconductive organic single-crystal interfaces.



Name: Correia, Cátia
Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
Category: MSc Research Grantee
Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, Filipa_UC[AT]sapo.pt, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química

Research interests: 3D-mapping of gasotransmitters using sensors based on the nonlinear emission of graphene quantum dots (GQD). Optimization of the preparation procedure of GQDs aimed at tuning the emission properties.


 


  Name
: Coutinho, Elizabete Correia
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Research Grantee
  Contact: (351) 218 419 248, elizabete.coutinho[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab.513A, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Hybrid mesoporous silica nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery.

 

  Name
: Gomez, Carmen
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Research Grantee
  Contact: (351) 218 419 248, Gab.513A, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests: Nanostructured Stimuli-Responsive Hybrid Materials for Controlled Drug Release.


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      Technical and Administrative Staff

 
  Name: Teles, Maria Madalena Galvão
  Category: Manager
  Contact: (351) 218 419 259, madalenagteles[AT]tecnico.ulisboa.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar.

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last update: 14.01.2016