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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: 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) 218 419 285, susana.goncalves[AT]estsetubal.ips.pt, Gab. 513B, 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: Costa, André
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Post Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, andrepcosta[AT]ist.utl.pt, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química.
  Research interests: Organic synthesis. Preparation of photofunctional organic frameworks.

  Name: Govindasami, Periyasami
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, govindasami.periyasami[AT]ist.utl.pt, Piso 0, Pavilhão de
  Química.
  Research interests:
Synthesis and photophysics of graphene-like and fullerene-like pi-conjugated
  systems.

  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: Martins, Sofia
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, sofia.a.martins[AT]ist.utl.pt, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química.
  Research interests: Multifunctional nanoparticles, photodynamic therapy.

  Name: de Miguel, Maykel
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 285, maykelmiguel[AT]hotmail.com, Gab. 513B, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Fluorescent Polymeric and Nanostructured Materials for Medical and Biological
  Applications.

  Name: Pedras, Bruno
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category:  Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: Gab. 612, bruno.pedras[AT]ist.utl.pt,
  Research interests: Optical sensing. Synthesis of functional materials.

   


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: 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: Trindade, Alexandre F.
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Post-Doctoral Fellow
  Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, alexandre.trindade[AT]ist.utl.pt, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química.
  Research interests: Development of new methodologies to prepare drug/dye polymeric carriers for
  targeted cancer therapies. RAFT polymerization. Synthesis of monomers for RAFT polymerization.

  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: Glass Transition and molecular mobility in amorphous materials. Dielectric
  Relaxation Spectroscopy (DRS), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) and Thermally Stimulated
  Depolarization Currents (TSDC).

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   Ph.D. Students

 
  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:
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: 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:
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:
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:
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:
Almeida, Suzete
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Research Grantee
  Contact: (351) 218 419 684/756, suzetcv[AT]hotmail.com, Piso 0, Pavilhão de Química.
  Research interests: Controlled Polymerizations. Synthesis of new fluorescent molecules for
  nanostructured hybrid materials.

 


  Name
: Caldas, Paulo
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Research Grantee
  Contact: (351) 218 419 248, paulo.caldas[AT]ist.utl.pt , Gab.535, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests:

 


  Name
: Jacob, Samuel
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Research Grantee
  Contact: (351) 218 419 248, samuel.jacob[AT]ist.utl.pt , Gab.535, Complexo Interdisciplinar
  Research interests:

 


  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: Monteiro, Marina Eduarda Santos Valada
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Research Grantee
  Contact: (351)218419 219, marina.monteiro[AT]ist.utl.pt, Gab. 542, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Protein-lipid interactions, membrane biophysics
  Name: Palmeira,Tiago
  Institution: IST-Instituto Superior Técnico
  Category: Research Grantee
  Contact: tiago.palmeira[AT]tecnico.ulisboa.pt, Gab. 612, Complexo Interdisciplinar.
  Research interests: Photophysics of fullerenes.


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  Technical and Administrative Staff


 

  Name: Gonçalves, Andreia
  Category: Manager
  Contact: (351) 218 419 259, andreia.goncalves[AT]ist.utl.pt, Complexo Interdisciplinar.

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Centro de Química-Física Molecular @ Instituto Superior Técnico Last update: September 27 2014