David Maria Tobaldi. Completed the Dottorato di Ricerca in Materials Engineering in 2009/05/18 by Università degli Studi di Bologna and Laurea in Geology in 2005/03/11 by Università degli Studi di Bologna. Is Postdoc in Universidade de Aveiro. Published 86 articles in journals. Has 2 book(s). Has received 1 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as Pos-doctoral Fellow in 2 project(s) and Principal investigator in 1 project(s). Works in the area(s) of Natural sciences with emphasis on Earth and Environmental Sciences with emphasis on Geology, Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Materials Engineering and Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Materials Engineering with emphasis on Ceramics. In their professional activities interacted with 250 collaborator(s) co-authorship of scientific papers. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: MgPSZ; Zirconia; Structural characterization; Thermal expansion; Microstructure; Bauxite residue; Dye; Waste valorization; Calcination; Advanced X-ray methods; Rietveld refinement; Full quantitative phase analysis; Gas-solid phase photocatalysis; Photochromism; Electrochromism; Liquid-solid phase photocatalysis; Nanopamaterials:; Heavy clay materials; Porcelain tiles; Geopolymers; Mortar; .

Identificação pessoal

Nome completo
David Maria Tobaldi

Nomes de citação

  • Tobaldi, David

Identificadores de autor

Ciência ID


Domínios de atuação

  • Ciências Naturais - Ciências da Terra e do Ambiente - Geologia
  • Ciências da Engenharia e Tecnologias - Engenharia dos Materiais
  • Ciências da Engenharia e Tecnologias - Engenharia dos Materiais - Cerâmica


Idioma Conversação Leitura Escrita Compreensão Peer-review
Italiano (Idioma materno)
Português Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador independente (B1)
Inglês Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador proficiente (C1)
Grau Classificação
Materials Engineering (Dottorato di Ricerca)
Università degli Studi di Bologna, Itália
Geology (Laurea)
Especialização em Applied Mineralogy
Università degli Studi di Bologna, Itália
Percurso profissional


Categoria Profissional
Instituição de acolhimento
2011/10/01 - Atual Pós-doutorado (Investigação) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2006/01/01 - 2008/12/31 Investigador (Investigação) Università degli Studi di Bologna, Itália


Designação Financiadores
2019/01/01 - 2020/12/31 Light-activated multifunctional rare-earths and noble metals modified TiO2 for environmental remediation (Light2E)
Investigador responsável
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Slovenská Technická Univerzita Ústav fyzikálnej chémie a chemickej fyziky, Eslováquia
Em curso
2016/09/01 - 2019/01/20 CerU4 (Ceramic floors with high wear resistance)
Bolseiro de Pós-Doutoramento
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Centro Tecnológico da Cerâmica e do Vidro, Portugal
Em curso
2013/09/01 - 2016/08/31 ECO-SEE – “ECO-innovative, Safe and Energy Efficient wall panels and materials for a healthier indoor environment”
Bolseiro de Pós-Doutoramento
European Commission Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development


Designação Financiadores
2016/05/01 - 2019/12/31 Development of BIONANOmaterials for anti-microbial coating of metal and stone-based outdoor SCULPtures
Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal

Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2016/05/01 - 2019/10/31 Solar thermochemical production of hydrogen based on cork Ecoceramics
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia


Artigo em revista
  1. Mariana R.F. Silva; Mirtha A.O. Lourenço; David Maria Tobaldi; Carla F. da Silva; Maria Paula Seabra; Paula Ferreira. "Carbon-modified titanium oxide materials for photocatalytic water and air decontamination". Chemical Engineering Journal 387 (2020): 124099-124099. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.124099.
  2. Silvestri, S.; Burgo, T.A.L.; Dias-Ferreira, C.; Labrincha, J.A.; Tobaldi, D.M.. "Polypyrrole-TiO2 composite for removal of 4-chlorophenol and diclofenac". Reactive and Functional Polymers 146 (2020): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85074730675&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  3. Saeli, M.; Senff, L.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Carvalheiras, J.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Unexplored alternative use of calcareous sludge from the paper-pulp industry in green geopolymer construction materials". Construction and Building Materials 246 (2020): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85079858368&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  4. Manfredi Saeli; Luciano Senff; David M. Tobaldi; Maria Paula Seabra; João A. Labrincha. "Novel biomass fly ash-based geopolymeric mortars using lime slaker grits as aggregate for applications in construction: Influence of granulometry and binder/aggregate ratio". Construction and Building Materials 227 (2019): 116643-116643. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.08.024.
  5. Jorge Carneiro; David Maria Tobaldi; Marinélia Neto Capela; Maria Paula Seabra; João António Labrincha. "Waste-Based Pigments for Application in Ceramic Glazes and Stoneware Bodies". Materials (2019): https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12203396.
  6. Manfredi Saeli; Luciano Senff; David Maria Tobaldi; Giada La Scalia; Maria Paula Seabra; João Antonio Labrincha. "Innovative Recycling of Lime Slaker Grits from Paper-Pulp Industry Reused as Aggregate in Ambient Cured Biomass Fly Ash-Based Geopolymers for Sustainable Construction Material". Sustainability 11 12 (2019): 3481-3481. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11123481.
  7. D. M. Tobaldi; L. Lajaunie; M. López Haro; R. A. S. Ferreira; M. Leoni; M. P. Seabra; J. J. Calvino; L. D. Carlos; J. A. Labrincha. "Synergy of Neodymium and Copper for Fast and Reversible Visible-light Promoted Photochromism, and Photocatalysis, in Cu/Nd-TiO2 Nanoparticles". ACS Applied Energy Materials 2 5 (2019): 3237-3252. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.9b00084.
  8. Andrea Giampiccolo; David Maria Tobaldi; Salvatore Gianluca Leonardi; Billy James Murdoch; Maria Paula Seabra; Martin P. Ansell; Giovanni Neri; Richard J. Ball. "Sol gel graphene/TiO2 nanoparticles for the photocatalytic-assisted sensing and abatement of NO2". Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 243 (2019): 183-194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.10.032.
  9. A.-H. El Foulani; A. Aamouche; F. Mohseni; J.S. Amaral; D.M. Tobaldi; R.C. Pullar. "Effect of surfactants on the optical and magnetic properties of cobalt-zinc ferrite Co0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4". Journal of Alloys and Compounds 774 (2019): 1250-1259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.09.393.
  10. Nejc Rozman; David Maria Tobaldi; Uroš Cvelbar; HARINARAYANAN PULIYALIL; João A. Labrincha; Andraž Legat; Andrijana Sever Škapin. "Hydrothermal Synthesis of Rare-Earth Modified Titania: Influence on Phase Composition, Optical Properties, and Photocatalytic Activity". Materials (2019): https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/12/5/713.
  11. Manuel Nuño; Vaia Adamaki; David Maria Tobaldi; María Jesús Hortigüela Gallo; Gonzalo Otero; Chris Bowen; Richard J Ball. "Solid-Gas Phase Photo-Catalytic Behaviour of Rutile and TiOn (1 < n < 2) Sub-Oxide Phases for Self-Cleaning Applications". Materials (2019): http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/12/1/170.
  12. Novais, R.M.; Carvalheiras, J.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Seabra, M.P.; Pullar, R.C.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Synthesis of porous biomass fly ash-based geopolymer spheres for efficient removal of methylene blue from wastewaters". Journal of Cleaner Production 207 (2019): 350-362. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85056178716&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  13. Saeli, M.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Mix design and mechanical performance of geopolymeric binders and mortars using biomass fly ash and alkaline effluent from paper-pulp industry". Journal of Cleaner Production 208 (2019): 1188-1197. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85056180393&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  14. Buruberri, L.H.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Caetano, A.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Evaluation of reactive Si and Al amounts in various geopolymer precursors by a simple method". Journal of Building Engineering 22 (2019): 48-55. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85057888616&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  15. Mohammed Hennous; E. Venkata Ramana; David M. Tobaldi; Benilde F. O. Costa; M. A. Valente; Joao Labrincha; Mohamed Karmaoui. "Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of multipod-shaped cobalt ferrite nanocrystals". New Journal of Chemistry (2019): https://doi.org/10.1039/C9NJ02237F.
  16. Arias-Serrano, B.I.; Xie, W.; Aguirre, M.H.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Sarabando, A.R.; Rasekh, S.; Mikhalev, S.M.; et al. "Exploring tantalum as a potential dopant to promote the thermoelectric performance of zinc oxide". Materials 12 13 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85068734796&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  17. Tobaldi, D.M.; Lajaunie, L.; Rozman, N.; Caetano, A.P.F.; Seabra, M.P.; Sever Škapin, A.; Arenal, R.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Impact of the absolute rutile fraction on TiO2 visible-light absorption and visible-light-promoted photocatalytic activity". Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 382 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85067554947&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  18. Silvestri, S.; Ferreira, C.D.; Oliveira, V.; Varejão, J.M.T.B.; Labrincha, J.A.; Tobaldi, D.M.. "Synthesis of PPy-ZnO composite used as photocatalyst for the degradation of diclofenac under simulated solar irradiation". Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 375 (2019): 261-269. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85062294073&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  19. Hennous, M.; Ramana, E.V.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Costa, B.F.O.; Valente, M.A.; Labrincha, J.; Karmaoui, M.. "Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of multipod-shaped cobalt ferrite nanocrystals". New Journal of Chemistry 43 26 (2019): 10259-10269. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85068392564&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  20. Mohamed Karmaoui; Ana Belen Jorge; Paul F. McMillan; Abil E. Aliev; Robert C. Pullar; João António Labrincha; David Maria Tobaldi. "One-Step Synthesis, Structure, and Band Gap Properties of SnO2 Nanoparticles Made by a Low Temperature Nonaqueous Sol–Gel Technique". ACS Omega (2018): https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b02860.
  21. Kiryl V. Zakharchuk; David M. Tobaldi; Xingxing Xiao; Wenjie Xie; Sergey M. Mikhalev; João F. Martins; Jorge R. Frade; Anke Weidenkaff; Andrei V. Kovalevsky. "Synergistic effects of zirconium- and aluminum co-doping on the thermoelectric performance of zinc oxide". Journal of the European Ceramic Society (2018): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2018.11.029.
  22. Mohamed Karmaoui; Ana Belen Jorge; Paul F. McMillan; Abil E. Aliev; Robert C. Pullar; João António Labrincha; David Maria Tobaldi. "One-Step Synthesis, Structure, and Band Gap Properties of SnO2 Nanoparticles Made by a Low Temperature Nonaqueous Sol–Gel Technique". ACS Omega (2018): https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b02122.
  23. David Maria Tobaldi; Salvatore Gianluca Leonardi; Kaveh Movlaee; Luc Lajaunie; Maria Paula Seabra; Raul Arenal; Giovanni Neri; João António Labrincha. "Hybrid Noble-Metals/Metal-Oxide Bifunctional Nano-Heterostructure Displaying Outperforming Gas-Sensing and Photochromic Performances". ACS Omega (2018): https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b01508.
  24. Tobaldi, David; Rondão, A.I.B.; Soares, M.R.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Ferreira, A.; Labrincha, J.A.; Marques, F.M.B.. "A combined structural, microstructural and dilatometric analysis of MgPSZ". Journal of the European Ceramic Society 38 4 (2018): 1769-1777. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0955221917308373.
  25. Abdelhameed, R.M.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Karmaoui, M.. "Engineering highly effective and stable nanocomposite photocatalyst based on NH2-MIL-125 encirclement with Ag3PO4nanoparticles". Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 351 (2018): 50-58. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85031284624&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  26. Novais, R.M.; Ascensão, G.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Biomass fly ash geopolymer monoliths for effective methylene blue removal from wastewaters". Journal of Cleaner Production 171 (2018): 783-794. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85034117087&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  27. Carneiro, J.; Capela, M.N.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Novais, R.M.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Red mud and electroplating sludge as coloring agents of distinct glazes: The influence of heat treatment". Materials Letters 223 (2018): 166-169. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85045191888&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  28. Saeli, M.; Piccirillo, C.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Binions, R.; Castro, P.M.L.; Pullar, R.C.. "A sustainable replacement for TiO2in photocatalyst construction materials: Hydroxyapatite-based photocatalytic additives, made from the valorisation of food wastes of marine origin". Journal of Cleaner Production 193 (2018): 115-127. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85048012082&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  29. Carneiro, J.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Capela, M.N.; Novais, R.M.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Synthesis of ceramic pigments from industrial wastes: Red mud and electroplating sludge". Waste Management 80 (2018): 371-378. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85053848693&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  30. Carneiro, J.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Hajjaji, W.; Capela, M.N.; Novais, R.M.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.; Tobaldi, David. "Red mud as a substitute coloring agent for the hematite pigment". Ceramics International 44 4 (2018): 4211-4219. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85043774946&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  31. Piccirillo, C.; Fernández-Arias, M.; Boutinguiza, M.; Tobaldi, D.M.; del Val, J.; Pintado, M.M.; Pou, J.. "Increased UV absorption properties of natural hydroxyapatite-based sunscreen through laser ablation modification in liquid". Journal of the American Ceramic Society (2018): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85057759003&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  32. Clara Piccirillo; Alessio Adamiano; David M. Tobaldi; Marco Montalti; Jeannette Manzi; Paula M. Lima Castro; Silvia Panseri; et al. "Luminescent calcium phosphate bioceramics doped with europium derived from fish industry byproducts". Journal of the American Ceramic Society 100 8 (2017): 3402-3414. https://doi.org/10.1111/jace.14884.
  33. D. M. Tobaldi; M. J. Hortigüela Gallo; G. Otero-Irurueta; M. K. Singh; R. C. Pullar; M. P. Seabra; J. A. Labrincha. "Purely Visible-Light-Induced Photochromism in Ag–TiO2 Nanoheterostructures". Langmuir 33 20 (2017): 4890-4902. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b04474.
  34. E. Venkata Ramana; N. V. Prasad; David Maria Tobaldi; Janez Zavašnik; M. K. Singh; María Jésus Hortigüela; M. P. Seabra; et al. "Effect of samarium and vanadium co-doping on structure, ferroelectric and photocatalytic properties of bismuth titanate". RSC Advances 7 16 (2017): 9680-9692. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7RA00021A.
  35. Karmaoui, M.; Lajaunie, L.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Leonardi, G.; Benbayer, C.; Arenal, R.; Labrincha, J.A.; Neri, G.. "Modification of anatase using noble-metals (Au, Pt, Ag): Toward a nanoheterojunction exhibiting simultaneously photocatalytic activity and plasmonic gas sensing". Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 218 (2017): 370-384. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85021722923&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  36. Bystrov, V.S.; Paramonova, E.V.; Dekhtyar, Y.D.; Bystrova, A.V.; Pullar, R.C.; Kopyl, S.; Tobaldi, D.M.; et al. "Surface modified hydroxyapatites with various functionalized nanostructures: Computational studies of the vacancies in HAp". Ferroelectrics 509 1 (2017): 105-112. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85019150777&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  37. Capela, M.N.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Oliveira, C.; Pereira, A.; Duarte, A.S.; Seabra, M.P.; Fernandes, M.H.V.. "Bioactivity and antibacterial activity against E-coli of calcium-phosphate-based glasses: Effect of silver content and crystallinity". Ceramics International 43 16 (2017): 13800-13809. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85024832652&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  38. C. Teixeira, M.A.; Piccirillo, C.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Labrincha, J.A.; Ferreira, M.O.; L. Castro, P.M.; E. Pintado, M.M.. "Effect of preparation and processing conditions on UV absorbing properties of hydroxyapatite-Fe2O3 sunscreen". Materials Science and Engineering C 71 (2017): 141-149. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84990209061&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  39. Saeli, M.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Rozman, N.; Sever Škapin, A.; Labrincha, J.A.; Pullar, R.C.. "Photocatalytic nano-composite architectural lime mortar for degradation of urban pollutants under solar and visible (interior) light". Construction and Building Materials 152 (2017): 206-213. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85021741943&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  40. Tobaldi, D.M.; Graziani, L.; Seabra, M.P.; Hennetier, L.; Ferreira, P.; Quagliarini, E.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Functionalised exposed building materials: Self-cleaning, photocatalytic and biofouling abilities". Ceramics International 43 13 (2017): 10316-10325. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85019109034&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  41. Mahmoudi Chenari, H.; Zamiri, R.; Maria Tobaldi, D.; Shabani, M.; Rebelo, A.; Kumar, J.S.; Salehizadeh, S.A.; et al. "Nanocrystalline ZnO–SnO2mixed metal oxide powder: microstructural study, optical properties, and photocatalytic activity". Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 84 2 (2017): 274-282. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85027708323&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  42. Sebastian Zlotnik; David M. Tobaldi; Paula Seabra; João A. Labrincha; Paula M. Vilarinho. "Alkali Niobate and Tantalate Perovskites as Alternative Photocatalysts". ChemPhysChem (2016): https://doi.org/10.1002/cphc.201600476.
  43. D.M. Tobaldi; C. Piccirillo; N. Rozman; R.C. Pullar; M.P. Seabra; A. Sever Škapin; P.M.L. Castro; J.A. Labrincha. "Effects of Cu, Zn and Cu-Zn addition on the microstructure and antibacterial and photocatalytic functional properties of Cu-Zn modified TiO 2 nano-heterostructures". Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 330 (2016): 44-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2016.07.016.
  44. Venkata Ramana, E.; Figueiras, F.; Mahajan, A.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Costa, B.F.O.; Graça, M.P.F.; Valente, M.A.. "Effect of Fe-doping on the structure and magnetoelectric properties of (Ba0.85Ca0.15)(Ti0.9Zr0.1)O3 synthesized by a chemical route". Journal of Materials Chemistry C 4 5 (2016): 1066-1079. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84956700862&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  45. Tobaldi, D.M.; Leonardi, S.G.; Pullar, R.C.; Seabra, M.P.; Neri, G.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Sensing properties and photochromism of Ag-TiO2 nano-heterostructures". Journal of Materials Chemistry A 4 24 (2016): 9600-9613. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84975140873&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  46. Karmaoui, M.; Ramana, E.V.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Lajaunie, L.; Graça, M.P.; Arenal, R.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.; Pullar, R.C.. "High dielectric constant and capacitance in ultrasmall (2.5 nm) SrHfO3 perovskite nanoparticles produced in a low temperature non-aqueous sol-gel route". RSC Advances 6 57 (2016): 51493-51502. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84971654690&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  47. Karmaoui, M.; Amaral, J.S.; Lajaunie, L.; Puliyalil, H.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Labrincha, J.A.; Arenal, R.; Cvelbar, U.. "Smallest Bimetallic CoPt3 Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles". Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 7 20 (2016): 4039-4046. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84992169451&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  48. Bystrov, V.S.; Piccirillo, C.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Castro, P.M.L.; Coutinho, J.; Kopyl, S.; Pullar, R.C.. "Oxygen vacancies, the optical band gap (Eg) and photocatalysis of hydroxyapatite: Comparing modelling with measured data". Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 196 (2016): 100-107. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84969792692&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  49. Karmaoui, M.; Leonardi, S.G.; Latino, M.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Donato, N.; Pullar, R.C.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.; Neri, G.. "Pt-decorated In2O3 nanoparticles and their ability as a highly sensitive (<10 ppb) acetone sensor for biomedical applications". Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical 230 (2016): 697-705. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84959490527&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  50. Hajjaji, W.; Kovicova, A.; Pullar, R.C.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Lopez-Galindo, A.; Jammousi, F.; Rocha, F.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Effective removal of anionic and cationic dyes by kaolinite and TiO2/kaolinite composites". Clay Minerals 51 1 (2016): 19-27. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84983465574&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  51. Giampiccolo, A.; Ansell, M.P.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Ball, R.J.. "Synthesis of Co-TiO2nanostructured photo-catalytic coatings for MDF substrates". Green Materials 4 4 (2016): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85041683599&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  52. Tobaldi, David. "Silver-containing calcium phosphate materials of marine origin with antibacterial activity". Ceramics International (2015): http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027288421500872X.
  53. Tobaldi, David. "Dielectrical Properties of CeO 2 Nanoparticles at Different Temperatures". PLOS ONE (2015): http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0122989.
  54. Tobaldi, D.M.; Ferreira, R.A.S.; Pullar, R.C.; Seabra, M.P.; Carlos, L.D.; Labrincha, J.A.; Tobaldi, David. "Nano-titania doped with europium and neodymium showing simultaneous photoluminescent and photocatalytic behaviour". Journal of Materials Chemistry C 3 19 (2015): 4970-4986. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84929208230&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  55. Zamiri, R.; Ahangar, H.A.; Kaushal, A.; Zakaria, A.; Zamiri, G.; Tobaldi, D.; Ferreira, J.M.F.. "Erratum: Dielectrical properties of CeO2 nanoparticles at different temperatures (PLoS ONE 10:7 (e0131851))". PLoS ONE 10 7 (2015): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84940416634&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  56. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Gualtieri, A.F.; Otero-Irurueta, G.; Singh, M.K.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Nitrogen-modified nano-titania: True phase composition, microstructure and visible-light induced photocatalytic NOx abatement". Journal of Solid State Chemistry 231 (2015): 87-100. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84939446505&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  57. Karmaoui, M.; Leonardi, S.G.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Donato, N.; Pullar, R.C.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.; Neri, G.. "Novel nanosynthesis of In2O3 and its application as a resistive gas sensor for sevoflurane anesthetic". Journal of Materials Chemistry B 3 3 (2015): 399-407. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84918819757&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  58. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Gualtieri, A.F.; Belen Jorge, A.; Binions, R.; McMillan, P.F.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Influence of sol counter-ions on the anatase-to-rutile phase transformation and microstructure of nanocrystalline TiO2". CrystEngComm 17 8 (2015): 1813-1825. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84922934421&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  59. Tobaldi, D.M.; Seabra, M.P.; Otero-Irurueta, G.; De Miguel, Y.R.; Ball, R.J.; Singh, M.K.; Pullar, R.C.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Quantitative XRD characterisation and gas-phase photocatalytic activity testing for visible-light (indoor applications) of KRONOClean 7000®". RSC Advances 5 124 (2015): 102911-102918. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84948844909&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  60. Piccirillo, C.; Pinto, R.A.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Labrincha, J.A.; Pintado, M.M.E.; Castro, P.M.L.. "Light induced antibacterial activity and photocatalytic properties of Ag/3PO4 -based material of marine origin". Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 296 (2015): 40-47. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84908429036&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  61. Senff, L.; Modolo, R.C.E.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Ascenção, G.; Hotza, D.; Ferreira, V.M.; Labrincha, J.A.. "The influence of TiO2 nanoparticles and poliacrilonitrile fibers on the rheological behavior and hardened properties of mortars". Construction and Building Materials 75 (2015): 315-330. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84919360584&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  62. Tobaldi, D.M.; Rozman, N.; Leoni, M.; Seabra, M.P.; Škapin, A.S.; Pullar, R.C.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Cu-TiO2 Hybrid Nanoparticles Exhibiting Tunable Photochromic Behavior". Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 41 (2015): 23658-23668. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84944400554&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  63. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Durães, L.; Matias, T.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Truncated tetragonal bipyramidal anatase nanocrystals formed without use of capping agents from the supercritical drying of a TiO2 sol". CrystEngComm 18 1 (2015): 164-176. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84950158431&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  64. Karmaoui, M.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Andrijana, S.S.; Pullar, R.C.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.; Amaral, V.S.. "Non-aqueous sol-gel synthesis through a low-temperature solvothermal process of anatase showing visible-light photocatalytic activity". RSC Advances 4 87 (2014): 46762-46770. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84907665048&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  65. Tobaldi, D.M.; Piccirillo, C.; Pullar, R.C.; Gualtieri, A.F.; Seabra, M.P.; Castro, P.M.L.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Silver-modified nano-titania as an antibacterial agent and photocatalyst". Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 9 (2014): 4751-4766. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84897716380&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  66. Piccirillo, C.; Pullar, R.C.; Tobaldi, D.M.; L. Castro, P.M.; E. Pintado, M.M.. "Hydroxyapatite and chloroapatite derived from sardine by-products". Ceramics International 40 8 PART B (2014): 13231-13240. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84903880741&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  67. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Binions, R.; Belen Jorge, A.; McMillan, P.F.; Saeli, M.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Influence of sol counter-ions on the visible light induced photocatalytic behaviour of TiO2 nanoparticles". Catalysis Science and Technology 4 7 (2014): 2134-2146. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84902157031&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  68. Zamiri, R.; Abbastabar Ahangar, H.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Rebelo, A.; Seabra, M.P.; Shabani, M.; Ferreira, J.M.F.. "Fabricating and characterising ZnO-ZnS-Ag2S ternary nanostructures with efficient solar-light photocatalytic activity". Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16 40 (2014): 22418-22425. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84907885396&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  69. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Fully quantitative X-ray characterisation of Evonik Aeroxide TiO 2 P25®". Materials Letters 122 (2014): 345-347. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84896530326&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  70. Piccirillo, C.; Rocha, C.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Labrincha, J.A.; Ferreira, M.O.; Castro, P.M.L.; Pintado, M.M.E.. "A hydroxyapatite-Fe2O3 based material of natural origin as an active sunscreen filter". Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2 36 (2014): 5999-6009. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84906545342&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  71. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Škapin, A.S.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Visible light activated photocatalytic behaviour of rare earth modified commercial TiO2". Materials Research Bulletin 50 (2014): 183-190. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84888093940&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  72. Zamiri, R.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Ahangar, H.A.; Rebelo, A.; Seabra, M.P.; Belsley, M.S.; Ferreira, J.M.F.. "Study of far infrared optical properties and, photocatalytic activity of ZnO/ZnS hetero-nanocomposite structure". RSC Advances 4 67 (2014): 35383-35389. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84906545339&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  73. Senff, L.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Lemes-Rachadel, P.; Labrincha, J.A.; Hotza, D.. "The influence of TiO2 and ZnO powder mixtures on photocatalytic activity and rheological behavior of cement pastes". Construction and Building Materials 65 (2014): 191-200. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84901005690&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  74. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Gualtieri, A.F.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Phase composition, crystal structure and microstructure of silver and tungsten doped TiO2 nanopowders with tuneable photochromic behaviour". Acta Materialia 61 15 (2013): 5571-5585. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84881312981&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  75. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Gualtieri, A.F.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Sol-gel synthesis, characterisation and photocatalytic activity of pure, W-, Ag- and W/Ag co-doped TiO2 nanopowders". Chemical Engineering Journal 214 (2013): 364-375. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84870170333&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  76. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Leoni, M.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Nanosized titania modified with tungsten and silver: Microstructural characterisation of a multifunctional material". Applied Surface Science 287 (2013): 276-281. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84896534381&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  77. Hajjaji, W.; Ganiyu, S.O.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Andrejkovicová, S.; Pullar, R.C.; Rocha, F.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Natural portuguese clayey materials and derived TiO2-containing composites used for decolouring methylene blue (MB) and orange II (OII) solutions". Applied Clay Science 83-84 (2013): 91-98. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84883870565&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  78. Piccirillo, C.; Dunnill, C.W.; Pullar, R.C.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Labrincha, J.A.; Parkin, I.P.; Pintado, M.M.; Castro, P.M.L.. "Calcium phosphate-based materials of natural origin showing photocatalytic activity". Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1 21 (2013): 6452-6461. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84877665657&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  79. Senff, L.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Lucas, S.; Hotza, D.; Ferreira, V.M.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Formulation of mortars with nano-SiO 2 and nano-TiO 2 for degradation of pollutants in buildings". Composites Part B: Engineering 44 1 (2013): 40-47. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84867492629&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  80. Piccirillo, C.; Pereira, S.I.A.; Marques, A.P.G.C.; Pullar, R.C.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Pintado, M.E.; Castro, P.M.L.. "Bacteria immobilisation on hydroxyapatite surface for heavy metals removal". Journal of Environmental Management 121 (2013): 87-95. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84875582282&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  81. Tobaldi, D.M.; Sever Škapin, A.; Pullar, R.C.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. "Titanium dioxide modified with transition metals and rare earth elements: Phase composition, optical properties, and photocatalytic activity". Ceramics International 39 3 (2013): 2619-2629. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84872914480&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  82. Tobaldi, D.M.; Gao, L.; Gualtieri, A.F.; Škapin, A.S.; Tucci, A.; Giacobbe, C.. "Mineralogical and optical characterization of SiO 2-, N-, and SiO 2/N-Co-doped titania nanopowders". Journal of the American Ceramic Society 95 5 (2012): 1709-1716. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84861096633&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  83. Sisti, L.; Cruciani, L.; Totaro, G.; Vannini, M.; Berti, C.; Tobaldi, D.M.; Tucci, A.; et al. "TiO 2 deposition on the surface of activated fluoropolymer substrate". Thin Solid Films 520 7 (2012): 2824-2828. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84856395054&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  84. Tobaldi, D.M.; Tucci, A.; Škapin, A.S.; Esposito, L.. "Effects of SiO2 addition on TiO2 crystal structure and photocatalytic activity". Journal of the European Ceramic Society 30 12 (2010): 2481-2490. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77953963436&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  85. Tobaldi, D.M.; Tucci, A.; Camera-Roda, G.; Baldi, G.; Esposito, L.. "Photocatalytic activity for exposed building materials". Journal of the European Ceramic Society 28 14 (2008): 2645-2652. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-48449084872&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  86. Matteucci, F.; Cruciani, G.; Dondi, M.; Gasparotto, G.; Tobaldi, D.M.. "Crystal structure, optical properties and colouring performance of karrooite MgTi2O5 ceramic pigments". Journal of Solid State Chemistry 180 11 (2007): 3196-3210. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-36148937904&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  87. Dondi, M.; Matteucci, F.; Cruciani, G.; Gasparotto, G.; Tobaldi, D.M.. "Pseudobrookite ceramic pigments: Crystal structural, optical and technological properties". Solid State Sciences 9 5 (2007): 362-369. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34249285213&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  88. Tobaldi, D.M.; Tucci, A.; Esposito, L.; Timellini, G.. "Fotocatalisi ed ossido di titanio: Stato dell'arte". C e Ca 36 2 (2006): 147-154. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-35648968741&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  1. Espro, C.; Leonardi, S.G.; Marini, S.; Neri, G.; Tobaldi, D.M.. Photochemical Activation of Non-enzymatic Sensors Based on Cu/TiO2. 2020.
  2. Tobaldi, D.M.; Pullar, R.C.; Piccirillo, C.; Castro, P.M.L.; Pintado, M.M.; Seabra, M.P.; Labrincha, J.A.. Titania nanostructures for environmental remediation. 2013.
  3. Tobaldi, D.M.. Titanium dioxide and rutile: An overview and its photocatalytic activity. 2012.


Outra produção
  1. Photo-Electrochemical Properties of CuO–TiO2 Heterojunctions for Glucose Sensing. 2020. David Maria Tobaldi; Claudia Espro; salvarore gianluca leonardi; Luc Lajaunie; Maria Paula Seabra; José Calvino; Silvia Marini; Joao Antonio Labrincha; giovanni neri. https://doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.12068307.v1.
  2. Copper-Graphene-TiO2 Hybrid Materials for Photocatalytically Assisted H2 Generation. 2020. David Maria Tobaldi; Kamila Koci; Miroslava Edelmannova; Luc Lajaunie; Bruno Figueiredo; José Calvino; Maria Paula Seabra; Joao Antonio Labrincha. https://doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.12053076.v1.
  3. Cooperative and Fully Reversible Photocatalytic Colour Switching Activation in Graphene-Copper-TiO2 Nanoparticles. 2020. David Maria Tobaldi; Luc Lajaunie; Dana Dvoranova; Bruno Figueiredo; Maria Paula Seabra; José Calvino; Vlasta Brezova; Joao Antonio Labrincha. https://doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.11890194.
  4. A Semiconducting Material Exhibiting Visible-Light Promoted Photochromism, Photoluminescent and Photocatalytic Activity. 2018. David Maria Tobaldi; Luc Lajaunie; Miguel López-Haro; Rute Ferreira; Matteo Leoni; Maria Paula Seabra; José Calvino; Luís Carlos; Joao Antonio Labrincha. https://doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.7527572.v1.
  5. Impact of Rutile Fraction on TiO2 Visible-Light Absorption and Visible-Light-Induced Photocatalytic Activity. 2018. David Maria Tobaldi; Luc Lajaunie; ana caetano; nejc rozman; Maria Paula Seabra; andrijana sever skapin; Raul Arenal; Joao Antonio Labrincha. https://doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.7461161.

Apresentação oral de trabalho

Título da apresentação Nome do evento
Anfitrião (Local do evento)
2020/06/08 Cooperative and reversible photocatalytic colour switching activation in graphene-copper-TiO2 nanoparticles: graphene as a highway for electron mobility Collaborative Conference on Materials Research (CCMR) 2020
Kwangwoon University (Incheon, Coreia do Sul)
2019/10/07 Synergy of copper and graphene for visible-light promoted photochromism, photocatalysis and non-enzymatic glucose sensing in TiO2 nanoparticles 3rd Global Conference and Expo on Applied Science, Engineering and Technology
(Dubai, Emiratos Árabes Unidos)
2018/06/04 Functionalised exposed building materials CIMTEC 2018
(Perugia, Itália)
2016/11/05 Nano-TiO2 based Photocatalysts Cadi Ayyad University
(Marrakech, Marrocos)
2015/11/05 Biomimetic Ecoceramics produced using Cork Wood, a Natural Sustainable Template 9th International Conference on High-Performance Ceramics (CICC–9)
(Guilin, China)

Júri de grau académico

Tipo de participação
Nome do candidato (Tipo de grau)
Instituição / Organização
2019/01/29 External evaluator for the PhD thesis entitled "A novel failure model to predict biofouling (algae growth) on different building facades under different environmental conditions" by Mr. Andrea Gianangeli within the PhD program in "Civil, Environmental, Building Engineering and Architecture " (XXXI Cycle) of the Polytechnic University of Marche Andrea Gianangeli (Doutoramento)
Università Politecnica delle Marche, Itália
2017/01/12 Efeito da adição de diatomito nas propriedades tecnológicas dos geopolimeros
Arguente principal
Sofia Nunes de Carmo e Sousa (Mestrado)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Arbitragem científica em conferência

Nome da conferência Local da conferência
2018/09/05 - 2018/09/07 ICAFMC2018 Barcelona, Spain
2018/05/18 - 2018/05/20 IWMSE2018 Xi'an, People's Republic of China
2017/06/19 - 2017/06/23 Nano-Micro Conference 2017, sponsored by the Nature Research Society Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Arbitragem científica em revista

Nome da revista (ISSN) Editora
2017/12/01 - Atual Nanoscience & Nanotechnology-Asia Bentham Science
2019/06/01 - 2020/07/31 Catalysts (2073-4344) MDPI AG
2019/06/01 - 2020/07/01 Sustainability (2071-1050) MDPI

Consultoria / Parecer

Descrição da atividade Instituição / Organização
2015/09/01 - 2015/10/19 Refereeing activity for the Polish National Science Centre – the Polish government agency, supervised by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education to support basic research in Poland.

Curso / Disciplina lecionado

Disciplina Curso (Tipo) Instituição / Organização
2019/09/16 - 2019/12/20 First semester Showing properties of materials (metals and polymers) Selection of materials Processing and characteristics of metallic materials Processing and characteristics of polymeric materials Design, Materiais Tecnologias I (Licenciatura) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Entrevista (jornal / revista)

Descrição da atividade Jornal / Forum
2016/10/25 Publicity for a local magazine about a scientific result obtained at the University of Aveiro: "Smallest Bimetallic CoPt3 Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles" published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2016, 7 (20), pp 4039–4046 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b01768 Diario de Aveiro


Tópico Nome do aluno
2020/01/06 - 2020/07/31 Photocatalytic assisted removal of pharmaceuticals in the liquid-solid phase Chakib Allaoui
2020/01/06 - 2020/07/31 Rietveld method for structural refinements and quantitative phase analysis Wassila Touati
2016/05/01 - 2016/07/31 Gas phase photocatalysis of graphene-TiO2 hybrids Andrea Giampiccolo
2014/04/01 - 2014/12/31 Photocatalysis and photochromism of Cu-TiO2 hybrids Nejc Rozman


2019 "Best papers” for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society for manuscripts accepted for publication during 2018
The American Ceramic Society, Estados Unidos