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Maria Cidália Rodrigues Castro. Completed the Mestrado integrado in Química in 2009/09 by Universidade de Aveiro, Doutoramento in Ciências in 2016/12/16 by Universidade do Minho and Licenciatura in Bioquímica in 2007/07 by Universidade de Aveiro. Published 42 articles in journals. Has 4 section(s) of books. Organized 5 event(s). Participated in 8 event(s). Co-supervised 1 PhD thesis(es). Supervised 1 MSc dissertation(s) e co-supervised 2. Has received 1 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as PhD Student Fellow in 1 project(s), Post-doc Fellow in 1 project(s) and Research Fellow in 3 project(s). Works in the area(s) of Exact Sciences with emphasis on Chemical Sciences with emphasis on Organic Chemistry, Exact Sciences with emphasis on Chemical Sciences with emphasis on Polymer Science, Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Materials Engineering, Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Materials Engineering with emphasis on Composites, Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Nano-technology with emphasis on Nano-materials, Exact Sciences with emphasis on Physical Sciences with emphasis on Optics, Exact Sciences with emphasis on Chemical Sciences with emphasis on Inorganic Chemistry, Exact Sciences with emphasis on Chemical Sciences with emphasis on Electrochemistry and Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Other Engineering and Technologies with emphasis on Food and Beverages. In their professional activities interacted with 168 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: Knoevenagel condensation; Push-pull (bi)thienylpyrroles; Pyrrole; Thiophene; Auxiliary donor heterocycles; First hyperpolarizability (beta); First hyperpolarizability (ß); Science & Technology; Imines; Chemosensors; Colorimetric sensors; Synthesis; Heterocycles; Coordination chemistry; Iridium complexes; porphyrin; Axial bipyridine ligand; Optical properties; Redox properties; Iridium porphyrin; Optical and redox properties; Ciências Naturais::Ciências Químicas; Dye sensitized solar cells (DSSCs); Heterocyclic organic dye; Co-adsorption; Fluorescence; Push-pull systems; Chromatography; Azo dye; Thienylpyrrole; Metalation; Push-pull heterocyclic systems; Thiazole; Thermal stability; Química orgânica; Compostos orgânicos; Reacções de oxidação; Catálise homogénea; Peróxido de hidrogénio; Schiff bases; Photochromism; cis¿trans isomerization; Molecular switches; Photochromism cis-trans isomerization; Diarylethenes; Cis-trans isomerization; Benzothiazole; Nonlinear optics (NLO); Hyper-Rayleigh scattering (HRS) technique; Redox potentials; Heterocyclic azo dyes; Bithiophene; (Benzo)thiazole; Auxiliary donor/acceptor heterocycles; Hyper-Rayleigh scattering (HRS); Nonlinear optical (NLO) materials; Photoswitching; UV/vis spectroscopy; Molybdenum; Organometallic complexes; Hyperpolarizabilities beta; Electrochemistry; Solvatochromism; Nonlinear optics; Donor-acceptor pi-conjugated systems; Organic dyes; UV-visible spectroscopy; Solar cells efficiency; Uv-Visible spectroscopy; Fluorescent probes; Aldehydes; Reverse polarity; Density functional theory (DFT); Thienylpyrroles as auxiliary donors; Thiadiazole; Solvatochromic probes; Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA); Donor-acceptor chromophores; Hyper-Rayleigh scaterring (HRS) technique; Benzothiazolium ethene dye; Photovoltaic Properties; Azo dyes; Photochromic materials; Liquid crystals; Nonlinear (NLO) optics; Second harmonic generation (SHG); Piridinium salts; Benzothiazolium salts; Quinolinium salts; Suzuki reaction; Heterocyclic aldehydes; Lawesson´s reagent; Vilsmeier formylation; P3HT; PCBM; Molten state; Rheometry; Rheometr; Dye sensitizer solar cells (DSSCs); TiO2 electrodes; Organic chromophores; Two-photon absorption (TPA); Thienothiophenes; Suzuki coupling; Bioimaging applications; Cross-coupling; Donor-acceptor systems; Sulfur heteroc
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Maria Cidália Rodrigues Castro

Citation names

  • Castro, M. Cidália R.
  • Cidália Castro

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
1912-68B5-5155
ORCID iD
0000-0003-0732-1774
Google Scholar ID
https://scholar.google.pt/citations?hl=pt-PT&user=ZqxBSHgAAAAJ
Researcher Id
W-1299-2017

Websites

Knowledge fields

  • Exact Sciences - Chemical Sciences - Organic Chemistry
  • Exact Sciences - Chemical Sciences - Polymer Science
  • Engineering and Technology - Materials Engineering
  • Engineering and Technology - Materials Engineering - Composites
  • Engineering and Technology - Nano-technology - Nano-materials
  • Exact Sciences - Physical Sciences - Optics
  • Exact Sciences - Chemical Sciences - Inorganic Chemistry
  • Exact Sciences - Chemical Sciences - Electrochemistry
  • Engineering and Technology - Other Engineering and Technologies - Food and Beverages

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Spanish; Castilian Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1)
French Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
2021/02/15 - 2021/07
Concluded
Composition and Modification of Polymers (Pós-Graduação)
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia de Polímeros, Portugal
2012/01/02 - 2016/12/16
Concluded
Ciências (Doutoramento)
Major in Especialidade: Química
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
"Synthesis and characterization of donor-acceptor л-conjugated heterocyclic systems for nonlinear optical (NLO) and photochronic applications" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Muito Bom
2007/09 - 2009/09
Concluded
Química (Mestrado integrado)
Major in Química Orgânica e Produtos Naturais
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
"Oxidation of organic compounds with H2O2 catalyzed by metalloporphyrins" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
15
2003/09 - 2007/07
Concluded
Bioquímica (Licenciatura)
Major in Bioquímica e Quìmica Alimentar
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
"Synthesis of 3-bromochromones (Project)" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
13
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/05/02 - 2023/12/31 Researcher (Research) Universidade do Minho Instituto de Polímeros e Compósitos, Portugal
2021/02/01 - 2021/04/30 Postdoc (Research) Universidade do Minho Instituto de Polímeros e Compósitos, Portugal
Universidade do Minho Instituto de Polímeros e Compósitos, Portugal
2017/02/01 - 2020/08/31 Postdoc (Research) Universidade do Minho Instituto de Polímeros e Compósitos, Portugal
Universidade do Minho Instituto de Polímeros e Compósitos, Portugal
2016/03/07 - 2017/01/31 Researcher (Research) REQUIMTE LAQV Porto, Portugal
2009/10/01 - 2011/12/31 Researcher (Research) Universidade do Minho Centro de Química, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2021/02/01 - 2021/04/30 FAMEST Footwear, Advanced Materials, Equipment’s and Software Technologies
IPC/FAMEST/AVM/36/2020_BI
Research Fellow
Universidade do Minho Instituto de Polímeros e Compósitos, Portugal
Ongoing
2017/02/01 - 2020/04/30 TSSIPRO – technologies for sustainable and smart innovative products
tssipro - norte-01-0145-feder-000015
Post-doc Fellow
Universidade do Minho Instituto de Polímeros e Compósitos, Portugal
Ongoing
2017/02 - 2020/04 TSSIPRO – technologies for sustainable and smart innovative products
( tssipro - norte-01-0145-feder-000015
N/A
2016/03/07 - 2017/01/31 Use of mixtures of extreme eutectic solvents as a biodegradable plasticizer for the production of chitosan films
QUI/50006, ICETA201615
Research Fellow
REQUIMTE LAQV Porto, Portugal
2012/01/02 - 2015/12/31 Synthesis and characterization of donor-acceptor p-conjugated heterocyclic systems for nonlinear optical (NLO) and photochromic applications
SFRH/BD/78037/2011
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade do Minho Centro de Química, Portugal
2009/10/01 - 2011/12/31 Thienylpyrroles as building blocks on the synthesis of organic and coordination compounds with nonlinear optical (NLO) applications
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-007429
FCT (PTDC/QUI/66251/2006)
Research Fellow
Universidade do Minho Centro de Química, Portugal
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT
Concluded

Contract

Designation Funders
2019/01/01 - 2019/12/31 Institute of Nanostructures, Nanomodelling and Nanofabrication
UID/CTM/50025/2019
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal

Universidade do Minho, Portugal

UNINOVA Instituto de Desenvolvimento de Novas Tecnologias, Portugal

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Universidade Nova de Lisboa Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT, Portugal

Instituto de Nanoestruturas Nanomodelação e Nanofabricação, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Castro, Maria Cidália Rodrigues; Fernandes, Sara Sofia Marques. "Synthesis of 1-(4-bromophenyl)-1H-pyrrole by Clauson-Kass reaction". In Comprehensive Organic Chemistry Experiments for the Laboratory Classroom (COCELC), edited by Afonso, C. A. M.; Franzén, R. ; Tan, B.; Candeias, N. R.; Simão, D.; Trindade, A.; Coelho, J, 1011-1014. Portugal: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016.
    Published
  2. M. Manuela M. Raposo; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fernandes, Sara S. M.. "Reactivity studies of 1-propyl-2-(thiophen-2-yl)-1H-pyrrole". In Comprehensive Organic Chemistry Experiments for the Laboratory Classroom (COCELC), 594-600. 2016.
    Published
  3. Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Fonseca, A. Maurcio C.; Belsley, M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and evaluation of NLO properties of pi-conjugated donor-acceptor systems bearing pyrrole and thiophene heterocycles". In International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics (AOP2011)- Proc. SPIE, edited by M. F. M. Costa. Proc. SPIE, 2011.
    10.1117/12.892124
  4. Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Fonseca, A. Mauricio C.; Belsley, M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Highly efficient and thermally stable NLO organic materials based on pyrrole and thiophene heterocycles". In International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics (AOP2011), edited by M. F. M. Costa. Proc. SPIE, 2011.
    10.1117/12.892205
Conference paper
  1. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Ferreira, Rosa Cristina Moutinho; Costa, Susana P. G.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and evaluation of heterocyclic pyrrolidene imines as optical chemosensors". Paper presented in Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, 2016.
    10.3390/ecsoc-19-a021
  2. Raposo, M. Manuela; Castro, M. Cidália. "Synthesis and Characterization of the Photophysical Properties of Novel Heterocyclic Imines". Paper presented in Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, 2015.
    10.3390/ecsoc-18-a048
  3. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Coelho, Paulo J.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and characterization of the photochromic properties of new pyrrolidene dyes bearing benzothiazole or benzothiazolium acceptor groups". Paper presented in Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, 2014.
    10.3390/ecsoc-17-a029
Conference poster
  1. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Pedro V. Rodrigues; Machado, Ana Vera. Corresponding author: Castro, M. Cidália R.. "Development of e-skin adhesives based on eco-friendly polyurethane (PU)". Paper presented in Materiais 2023 – XXI Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and XII International Symposium on Materials, 2023.
  2. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Rita Torres; Pedro V. Rodrigues; Machado, Ana V.. Corresponding author: Machado, Ana V.. "Synthesis of Biobased TPUs by Reactive Extrusion". Paper presented in Materiais 2023 – XXI Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and XII International Symposium on Materials, 2023.
  3. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Ana Catarina Machado; Fernando Duarte. Corresponding author: Fernando Duarte. "Biopolymers with biological additives for plant nutrition in aquatic environment". Paper presented in Materiais 2023 – XXI Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and XII International Symposium on Materials, 2023.
  4. Rodrigues P.V., Vieira D.M., Andrade M.A., Vilarinho F., Silva A.S., Castro M.C.R., Machado A.V.;. "Development of a fully function food packaging for orange juice". Paper presented in Materiais 2023 – XXI Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and XII International Symposium on Materials, Guimarães, Portugal, 2023.
  5. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Teresa I A Gouveia; Hileia K S Souza; Maria P. Gonçalves. "Natural deep eutectic solvent as biodegradableplasticizer for the fabrication of innovative pectin films". Paper presented in The International Conference on Biobased and Biodegradable Polymers (BIOPOL-2017), 2017.
  6. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Hileia K S Souza; Maria P. Gonçalves. "Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents Based on Choline Chloride as a Green Plasticizer to Produce Chitosan Based films". Paper presented in International Conference on Sustainable Bioplastic, 2016.
  7. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Hiléia K.S. Souza; Maria P. Gonçalves. "Choline chloride based ionic liquid analogous as biodegradable plasticizer for chitosan biofilm production". Paper presented in Encontro Luso-Galego de Química, 2016.
  8. Fernandes, Sara S. M.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Mesquita, I.; Andrade, L.; Mendes, A.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and characterization of novel heterocyclic p-conjugated systems for dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs)". 2015.
  9. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Belsley, M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and nonlinear optical properties of heterocyclic cationic chromophores containing piridinium, quinolinium and benzothiazolium acceptor groups". 2014.
  10. Fernandes, Sara S. M.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Mesquita, I.; Andrade, L.; Mendes, A.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and characterization of heterocyclic dyes containing a thienyl bridge for dye sensitized solar cells". 2014.
  11. Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Belsley, M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and evaluation of thermal, electrochemical and nonlinear optical properties of dicyano- and tricyanovinyl-bithienylpyrroles". Paper presented in Vth International Conference on Molecular Materials, 2012.
  12. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Coelho, Paulo J.; Fernandes, Sara S. M.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Bithiophene azo dyes bearing thiazole, benzothiazole and thiadiazole heterocycles : synthesis and comparative study of their photochromic properties". 2012.
  13. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Reactivity studies of thienyl and (oligo)thienylpyrroles". Paper presented in 13th Tetrahedron Symposium, 2012.
  14. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis of p-conjugated systems bearing thiophene and pyrrole heterocycles through palladium-catalyzed decarboxylative cross-coupling reaction". 2012.
  15. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Belsley, M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and characterization of pyrrole-based pyridinium salts as novel heterocyclic NLO materials". 2011.
  16. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Belsley, M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and characterization of novel second-order NLO chromophores bearing pyrrole as an auxiliary electron donor". 2011.
  17. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Belsley, M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis, redox and quadratic nonlinear optical properties of novel thienylpyrrole derivatives containing pyridinium electron-acceptor group". 2011.
  18. Castro, M. Cidália R.; M. Belsley; Luís M. Carvalho; P. Coelho ; A. Maurício C. Fonseca; M. Manuela M. Raposo. "Synthesis and characterization of 2,2´-bithienyl-thiazol-2-yl diazenes as novel photochromic and nonlinear optical (NLO) materials". Paper presented in 24th International Symposiunm on the Organic Chemistry of Sulfur (ISOCS 24), 2010.
  19. Castro, M. Cidália R.; C. Sofia G. S. Gomes; M. Manuela M. Raposo; A. Maurício C. Fonseca. "Synthesis and electrochemical and spectroscopic properties of molybdenum complexes bearing 1-alkyl(aryl)pyrrole ligands". Paper presented in 2nd Portuguese Young Chemistry Meeting (2PYCHeM), 2010.
  20. Castro, M. Cidália R.; C. Sofia G. S. Gomes; A. Maurício C. Fonseca; M. Belsley; Luís M. Carvalho; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. ""Synthesis and evaluation of the electrochemical, nonlinear optical and photochromic properties of novel pyrrole azo dyes". Paper presented in 2nd Portuguese Young Chemistry Meeting, 2010.
  21. Cidália R. Castro; Rodrigo De Paula; Mário M. Q. Simões; José Cavaleiro; Augusto C. Tomé. "Phenols Oxidation With Hydrogen Peroxide Catalyzed by Mn(III) Porphyrin Complexes". Paper presented in 8º Encontro Nacional de Química Orgânica da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, 2009.
  22. Castro, M. Cidália R.; R. de Paula; M. M. Q. Simões; M.G.P.M.S Neves; J. A. S. Cavaleiro. "Biomimetic Oxidation of Phenolic derivatives". Paper presented in 1st National Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry, 2008.
  23. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Rodrigo de Paula; Maria G.P.M.S Neves; Mario M.Q. Simões ; José A. S. Cavaleiro. "Phenols Oxidation with Hydrogen Peroxide Catalyzed by Porphyrin and Chlorin Manganese(III) Complexes". Paper presented in 1st Portuguese Young Chemists Meeting (1stPYCheM), 2008.
Journal article
  1. Pedro V. Rodrigues; Ana B. Cunha; Mariana A. Andrade; Fernanda Vilarinho; Ana Vera Machado; M. Cidália R. Castro. "Blown film of PLA for packaging with green tea and fish industrial residues: An insight on their properties". Food Packaging and Shelf Life (2024): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fpsl.2024.101283.
    10.1016/j.fpsl.2024.101283
  2. Pedro V. Rodrigues; M. Cidália R. Castro; Ana M. S. Soares; Liliana Melro; Ana V. Machado. "Development of a Polyethylene Breathable Packaging Film with Modified Microcrystalline Cellulose for Fresh Products". Macromol (2024): https://doi.org/10.3390/macromol4020015.
    10.3390/macromol4020015
  3. Rosa M. F. Baptista; Bruna Silva; João Oliveira; Bernardo Almeida; Cidália Castro; Pedro V. Rodrigues; Ana Machado; Etelvina de Matos Gomes; Michael Belsley. "Piezoelectric and Pyroelectric Properties of Organic MDABCO-NH4Cl3 Perovskite for Flexible Energy Harvesting". Micro (2024): https://doi.org/10.3390/micro4020014.
    10.3390/micro4020014
  4. Daniel Carvalho; Sandra Marques; Giorgia Siqueira; Armando Ferreira; João Santos; Dulce Geraldo; Cidália R. Castro; et al. "Enhancing the Longevity and Functionality of Ti-Ag Dry Electrodes for Remote Biomedical Applications: A Comprehensive Study". Sensors (2023): https://doi.org/10.3390/s23198321.
    10.3390/s23198321
  5. Daniela Santos; Rosa M. F. Baptista; Adelino Handa; Bernardo Almeida; Pedro V. Rodrigues; Cidália Castro; Ana Machado; et al. "Nanostructured Electrospun Fibers with Self-Assembled Cyclo-L-Tryptophan-L-Tyrosine Dipeptide as Piezoelectric Materials and Optical Second Harmonic Generators". Materials (2023): https://doi.org/10.3390/ma16144993.
    10.3390/ma16144993
  6. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Inês Ferreira; Claudia Lopes; Marco Rodrigues; Pedro V. Rodrigues; Filipe Vaz; Irene Vaz-Pina; Benjamin Martín-Biedma. Corresponding author: Inês Ferreira. "Functionalization of gutta-percha surfaces with argon and oxygen plasma treatments to enhance adhesiveness". Scientific Reports (2023):
    Under revision
  7. Pedro V. Rodrigues; Sibeli P. Cestari; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Machado, Ana Vera. Corresponding author: Machado, Ana Vera. "Diamine-functionalised poly(ethylene terephthalate) as a prospective compatibiliser for marine plastic waste blends". Polymers for Advanced Technologies (2023):
    Under revision
  8. Rosa M. F. Baptista; Clara S. B. Gomes; Bruna Silva; João Oliveira; Bernardo Almeida; Cidália Castro; Pedro V. Rodrigues; et al. "A Polymorph of Dipeptide Halide Glycyl-L-Alanine Hydroiodide Monohydrate: Crystal Structure, Optical Second Harmonic Generation, Piezoelectricity and Pyroelectricity". Materials (2023): https://doi.org/10.3390/ma16103690.
    10.3390/ma16103690
  9. Pedro Veiga Rodrigues; Bruno Ramoa; Ana Rita Torres; Maria Cidália R. Castro; Ana Vera Machado. "Enhancing the Interface Behavior on Polycarbonate/Elastomeric Blends: Morphological, Structural, and Thermal Characterization". Polymers (2023): https://doi.org/10.3390/polym15071773.
    10.3390/polym15071773
  10. Garcia-Amorós, Jaume; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Velasco, Dolores. "Photochromic heteroarylethenes with fast thermal isomerization kinetics". Dyes and Pigments 210 (2023): 111000. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2022.111000.
    10.1016/j.dyepig.2022.111000
  11. Pedro V. Rodrigues; Dalila M. Vieira; Paola Chaves Martins; Vilásia Guimarães Martins; M. Cidália R. Castro; Ana V. Machado. "Evaluation of Active LDPE Films for Packaging of Fresh Orange Juice". Polymers (2022): https://doi.org/10.3390/polym15010050.
    10.3390/polym15010050
  12. Baptista, Rosa M. F.; Moreira, Gonçalo; Silva, Bruna; Oliveira, João; Almeida, Bernardo; Castro, Cidália; Rodrigues, Pedro V.; et al. "Lead-Free MDABCO-NH4I3 Perovskite Crystals Embedded in Electrospun Nanofibers". Materials 15 23 (2022): 8397. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma15238397.
    10.3390/ma15238397
  13. Rosa M. F. Baptista; Bruna Silva; João Oliveira; Vahideh B. Isfahani; Bernardo Almeida; Mário R. Pereira; Nuno Cerca; et al. "High Piezoelectric Output Voltage from Blue Fluorescent N,N-Dimethyl-4-nitroaniline Nano Crystals in Poly-L-Lactic Acid Electrospun Fibers". Materials (2022): https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15227958.
    10.3390/ma15227958
  14. Manuela Proença; Marco S. Rodrigues; Diana I. Meira; M. Cidalia R. Castro; Pedro V. Rodrigues; Ana V. Machado; Eduardo Alves; et al. "Optimization of Au:CuO Thin Films by Plasma Surface Modification for High-Resolution LSPR Gas Sensing at Room Temperature". Sensors (2022): https://doi.org/10.3390/s22187043.
    10.3390/s22187043
  15. Dalila M. Vieira; Mariana A. Andrade; Fernanda Vilarinho; Ana Sanches Silva; Pedro V. Rodrigues; M. Cidalia R. Castro; Ana V. Machado. "Mono and multilayer active films containing green tea to extend food shelf life". Food Packaging and Shelf Life 33 (2022): 100918-100918. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fpsl.2022.100918.
    10.1016/j.fpsl.2022.100918
  16. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Caroline Gomes Moura; Maria Vilarinho; Filipe Silva,; Rubens Maribondo do Nascimento; David Araujo; Ana Vera Machado. "A novel eco-friendly method to produce bionanocomposite films of cellulose acetate/TiO2/MgO". Sustainable Materials and Technologies (2022):
    Under revision
  17. Vieira, Dalila M.; Pereira, Carla; Calhelha, Ricardo C.; Barros, Lillian; Petrovic, Jovana; Sokovic, Marina; Barreiro, Maria Filomena; et al. "Evaluation of plant extracts as an efficient source of additives for active food packaging". Food Frontiers (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fft2.141.
    Accepted • 10.1002/fft2.141
  18. Fernandes, Sara S. M.; Castro, Maria Cidália R.; Ivanou, Dzmitry; Mendes, Adélio; Raposo, Maria Manuela M.. "Push-Pull Heterocyclic Dyes Based on Pyrrole and Thiophene: Synthesis and Evaluation of Their Optical, Redox and Photovoltaic Properties". Coatings 12 1 (2021): 34. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/coatings12010034.
    10.3390/coatings12010034
  19. Araújo, David; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Figueiredo, Aline; Vilarinho, Maria; Machado, Ana. "Green synthesis of cellulose acetate from corncob: Physicochemical properties and assessment of environmental impacts". Journal of Cleaner Production 260 (2020): 120865. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120865.
    10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120865
  20. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Sedrine, Nabiha Ben; Monteiro, Teresa; Machado, Ana V.. "Iridium(III)porphyrin arrays with tuneable photophysical properties". Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 235 (2020): 118309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2020.118309.
    10.1016/j.saa.2020.118309
  21. Gouveia, Teresa I.A.; Biernacki, Krzysztof; Castro, Maria C.R.; Gonçalves, Maria P.; Souza, Hiléia K.S.. "A new approach to develop biodegradable films based on thermoplastic pectin". Food Hydrocolloids 97 (2019): 105175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2019.105175.
    10.1016/j.foodhyd.2019.105175
  22. Garcia-Amorós, Jaume; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Nonell, Santi; Vílchez, Susana; Esquena, Jordi; Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Velasco, Dolores. "Adaptable Photochromic Switches with Self-Aggregating Heterocyclic Azo Dyes". The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 37 (2019): 23140-23144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b07527.
    10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b07527
  23. Castro, M. Cidália R.; de Sá, Arsénio; Fonseca, António M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Machado, Ana V.. "Development of iridium porphyrin arrays by axial coordination through N-bidentate ligand: Synthesis and evaluation of the optical, electrochemical and thermal properties". Polyhedron 154 (2018): 302-308. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2018.07.035.
    10.1016/j.poly.2018.07.035
  24. Galvis-Sánchez, Andrea C.; Castro, Maria Cidália R.; Biernacki, Krzysztof; Gonçalves, Maria P.; Souza, Hiléia K.S.. "Natural deep eutectic solvents as green plasticizers for chitosan thermoplastic production with controlled/desired mechanical and barrier properties". Food Hydrocolloids 82 (2018): 478-489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2018.04.026.
    10.1016/j.foodhyd.2018.04.026
  25. Fernandes, Sara S. M.; Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Mesquita, I.; Andrade, L.; Mendes, A.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and characterization of novel thieno[3,2-b]thiophene based metal-free organic dyes with different heteroaromatic donor moieties as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells". Dyes and Pigments 136 (2017): 46-53. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000387837200006&KeyUID=WOS:000387837200006.
    10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.08.020
  26. Castro, Maria. "Optical and Photovoltaic Properties of Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene-Based Push–Pull Organic Dyes with Different Anchoring Groups for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells". ACS Omega 2 12 (2017): 9268-9279. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.7b01195.
    10.1021/acsomega.7b01195
  27. Manuela, M.; Raposo, M.; Herbivo, Cyril; Hugues, Vincent; Clermont, Guillaume; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Comel, Alain; Blanchard-Desce, Mireille. "Synthesis, Fluorescence, and Two-Photon Absorption Properties of Push-Pull 5-Arylthieno[3,2-b]thiophene Derivatives". European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2016 31 (2016): 5263-5273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.201600806.
    10.1002/ejoc.201600806
  28. Castro, M. Cidália R.; Belsley, M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and characterization of push–pull bithienylpyrrole NLOphores with enhanced hyperpolarizabilities". Dyes and Pigments 131 (2016): 333-339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.04.027.
    10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.04.027
  29. Garcia-Amoros, Jaume; Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Coelho, Paulo; Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Velasco, Dolores. "Fastest non-ionic azo dyes and transfer of their thermal isomerisation kinetics into liquid-crystalline materials". Chemical Communications 52 29 (2016): 5132-5135. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000373629800011&KeyUID=WOS:000373629800011.
    10.1039/c6cc00403b
  30. Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Belsley, M.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Push-pull second harmonic generation chromophores bearing pyrrole and thiazole heterocycles functionalized with several acceptor moieties: Syntheses and characterization". Dyes and Pigments 128 (2016): 89-95. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000373547300013&KeyUID=WOS:000373547300013.
    10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.01.015
  31. Cidalia, M.; Castro, R.; Manuela, M.; Raposo, M.. "Synthesis of pi-conjugated systems bearing thiophene and pyrrole heterocycles through palladium catalyzed cross-coupling reactions". Tetrahedron 72 15 (2016): 1881-1887. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000373552700007&KeyUID=WOS:000373552700007.
    10.1016/j.tet.2016.02.054
  32. Coelho, Paulo J.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Fast (hetero)aryl-benzothiazolium ethenes photoswitches activated by visible-light at room temperature". Dyes and Pigments 117 (2015): 163-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2015.02.015.
    10.1016/j.dyepig.2015.02.015
  33. Garcia-Amoros, Jaume; Reig, Marta; Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Cuadrado, Alba; Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Velasco, Dolores; Garcia-Amorós, Jaume; Castro, M. Cidália R.. "Molecular photo-oscillators based on highly accelerated heterocyclic azo dyes in nematic liquid crystals". Chemical Communications 50 51 (2014): 6704-6706. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000337095500003&KeyUID=WOS:000337095500003.
    10.1039/c4cc01450b
  34. Wojciechowski, A.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Kuznik, W.; Fuks-Janczarek, I.; Pokladko-Kowar, M.; Bures, F.. "Nonlinear optoelectronic materials formed by push-pull (bi)thiophene derivatives functionalized with di(tri)cyanovinyl acceptor groups". Journal of Materials Science-Materials in Electronics 25 4 (2014): 1745-1750. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000333050400022&KeyUID=WOS:000333050400022.
    10.1007/s10854-014-1793-6
  35. Rodrigues, Alexandre; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Farinha, Andreia S.F.; Oliveira, Manuel; Tomé, João P.C.; Machado, Ana V.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Hilliou, Loic; Bernardo, Gabriel. "Thermal stability of P3HT and P3HT:PCBM blends in the molten state". Polymer Testing 32 7 (2013): 1192-1201. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2013.07.008.
    10.1016/j.polymertesting.2013.07.008
  36. Coelho, Paulo J.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Reversible trans–cis photoisomerization of new pyrrolidene heterocyclic imines". Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 259 (2013): 59-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.03.004.
    10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.03.004
  37. Coelho, Paulo J.; Sousa, Céu M.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Fast thermal cis–trans isomerization of heterocyclic azo dyes in PMMA polymers". Optical Materials 35 6 (2013): 1167-1172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2013.01.007.
    10.1016/j.optmat.2013.01.007
  38. Garcia-Amoros, Jaume; Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Coelho, Paulo; Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Velasco, Dolores. "New heterocyclic systems to afford microsecond green-light isomerisable azo dyes and their use as fast molecular photochromic switches". Chemical Communications 49 97 (2013): 11427-11429. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000326988600026&KeyUID=WOS:000326988600026.
    10.1039/c3cc46736h
  39. Castro, M.Cidlia R.; Schellenberg, Peter; Belsley, M.; Fonseca, A.Maurcio C.; Fernandes, Sara S.M.; Raposo, M.Manuela M.. "Design, synthesis and evaluation of redox, second order nonlinear optical properties and theoretical DFT studies of novel bithiophene azo dyes functionalized with thiadiazole acceptor groups". Dyes and Pigments 95 2 (2012): 392-399. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2012.05.014.
    10.1016/j.dyepig.2012.05.014
  40. Coelho, Paulo J.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fernandes, Sara S.M.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Enhancement of the photochromic switching speed of bithiophene azo dyes". Tetrahedron Letters 53 34 (2012): 4502-4506. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.05.166.
    10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.05.166
  41. Coelho, Paulo J.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Photoswitching in azo dyes bearing thienylpyrrole and benzothiazole heterocyclic systems". Dyes and Pigments 92 1 (2012): 745-748. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2011.06.019.
    10.1016/j.dyepig.2011.06.019
  42. Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Belsley, M.; Fonseca, A. Mauricio C.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Synthesis and characterization of novel second-order NLO-chromophores bearing pyrrole as an electron donor group". Tetrahedron 68 39 (2012): 8147-8155. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000308451500002&KeyUID=WOS:000308451500002.
    10.1016/j.tet.2012.07.082
  43. Genin, Emilie; Hugues, Vincent; Clermont, Guillaume; Herbivo, Cyril; Castro, M. Cidalia R.; Comel, Alain; Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Blanchard-Desce, Mireille. "Fluorescence and two-photon absorption of push-pull aryl(bi)thiophenes: structure-property relationships". Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 11 11 (2012): 1756-1766. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=WOS_CPL&KeyUT=WOS:000311002600018&KeyUID=WOS:000311002600018.
    10.1039/c2pp25258a
  44. Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Belsley, M.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.. "Push–pull bithiophene azo-chromophores bearing thiazole and benzothiazole acceptor moieties: Synthesis and evaluation of their redox and nonlinear optical properties". Dyes and Pigments 91 3 (2011): 454-465. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2011.05.007.
    10.1016/j.dyepig.2011.05.007
  45. Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Belsley, M.; Cardoso, M. Fátima S.; Carvalho, Luís M.; Coelho, Paulo J.. "Synthesis and characterization of novel diazenes bearing pyrrole, thiophene and thiazole heterocycles as efficient photochromic and nonlinear optical (NLO) materials". Dyes and Pigments 91 1 (2011): 62-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2011.02.012.
    10.1016/j.dyepig.2011.02.012
  46. Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Fonseca, A. Maurício C.; Schellenberg, Peter; Belsley, M.. "Design, synthesis, and characterization of the electrochemical, nonlinear optical properties, and theoretical studies of novel thienylpyrrole azo dyes bearing benzothiazole acceptor groups". Tetrahedron 67 29 (2011): 5189-5198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2011.05.053.
    10.1016/j.tet.2011.05.053
  47. Fonseca, António M.; Belsley, Michael; Gomes, Etelvina Matos; Castro, M. Cidália R.; Raposo, M. Manuela M.. "Molybdenum Complexes Bearing (Bi)thienyl- or Arylthienyl-Substituted p-Conjugated Spacers: Synthesis, Electrochemical, Spectroscopic and Nonlinear Optical Properties". European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2010 19 (2010): 2998-3004. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejic.201000218.
    10.1002/ejic.201000218
Preprint
  1. Pedro V. Rodrigues; M. Cidália R. Castro; Ana M. S. Soares; Liliana Melro; Ana V. Machado. "Development of a Breathable Packaging Film for Fresh Products". 2024. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202403.1224.v1.
    10.20944/preprints202403.1224.v1
  2. Pedro Veiga Rodrigues; Bruno Ramoa; Maria Cidália R. Castro; Ana Vera Machado. "Investigation of Toughening Mechanisms in Elastomeric PC Blends through Morphological and Mechanical Characterization at Small and Medium Strain Rates". 2024. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202406.0079.v1.
    10.20944/preprints202406.0079.v1
  3. Pedro Veiga Rodrigues; Ana B. Cunha; Mariana Andrade; Fernanda Vilarinho; Ana Vera Machado; M. Cidalia R. Castro. "Blown Film of PLA for Packaging with Green Tea and Fish Industrial Residues: An Insight on Their Properties". 2024. http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4681510.
    10.2139/ssrn.4681510
  4. Rosa M. F. Baptista; Bruna Silva; João Oliveira; Bernardo Almeida; Cidália Castro; Pedro V. Rodrigues; Ana Machado; Etelvina de Matos Gomes; Michael Belsley. "Piezoelectric and Pyroelectric Properties of Organic MDABCO-NH4Cl3 Perovskite for Flexible Energy Harvesting". 2024. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202402.0436.v1.
    10.20944/preprints202402.0436.v1
  5. Rosa M. F. Baptista; Clara S. B. Gomes; Bruna Silva; João Oliveira; Bernardo Almeida; Cidália Castro; Pedro V. Rodrigues; et al. "A Polymorph of Dipeptide Halide Glycyl-L-Alanine Iodide Hy-Drate: Crystal Structure, Optical Second Harmonic Generation and Pyroelectricity". 2023. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202303.0206.v1.
    10.20944/preprints202303.0206.v1
  6. Daniela Santos; Rosa M. F. Baptista; Adelino Handa; Bernardo Almeida; Pedro V. Rodrigues; Cidália Castro; Ana Machado; et al. "Nanostructured Electrospun Fibers with Self-assembled Cyclo-L-Tryptophan-L-Tyrosine Dipeptide as Piezoelectric Materials and Optical Second Harmonic Generators". 2023. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202306.1571.v1.
    10.20944/preprints202306.1571.v1
  7. Rosa M. F. Baptista; Gonçalo Moreira; Bruna Silva; João Oliveira; Bernardo Almeida; Cidália Castro; Pedro V. Rodrigues; et al. "Pyroelectric and Piezoelectric Voltage Coefficients of Blue Luminescent Organic Lead-Free Perovskite MDABCO-NH4I3 Electrospun Nanofibers". 2022. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202210.0236.v1.
    10.20944/preprints202210.0236.v1
  8. Rosa M. F. Baptista; Bruna Silva; João Oliveira; Vahideh B. Isfahani; Bernardo Almeida; Mário R. Pereira; Nuno Cerca; et al. "High Piezoelectric Output Voltage from Blue Fluorescent N,N-Dimethyl-4-Nitroaniline Nano Crystals into Poly-L-Lactic Acid Electrospun Fibers". 2022. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202209.0421.v1.
    10.20944/preprints202209.0421.v1
Report
  1. Castro, M. Cidália R.. 2007. Síntese de 3-bromocromonas.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Raposo, M. Manuela M.; Fonseca, A. M.; Castro, Maria Cidália Rodrigues. "Synthesis and characterization of donor-acceptor p-conjugated heterocyclic systems for nonlinear optical (NLO) and photochromic applications". PhD, 2016. http://hdl.handle.net/1822/45260.
  2. Simões, Mário Manuel Quialheiro; Neves, Maria da Graça; Castro, Maria Cidália Rodrigues. "Oxidação de compostos orgânicos com H2O2 catalisada por metaloporfirinas". Master, 2009. http://hdl.handle.net/10773/3115.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2023/05/26 Biopolymer-based systems with bioactive agents as a future solution for food packaging of perishable products Polymer Processing Society 38
(St Gallen, Switzerland)
2023/05/24 Thermoforming biopolymer composites with coffee husk 38th International Conference of Polymer Processing Society (St Gallen Switerzland)
2023/05/20 Thermal analysis as a tool to perceive changes in polymer blends- PPS 38th International Conference of Polymer Processing Society (St Gallen Switerzland)
(St Gallen, Switzerland)
2023/04/05 Lead-free MDABCO-NH4I3 perovskite crystals embedded in electrospun nanofibers Materiais 2023 – XXI Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and XII International Symposium on Materials
(Guimaraes, Portugal)
2023/04/04 Development of a fully function food packaging for orange juice Materiais 2023 – XXI Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and XII International Symposium on Materials
(Guimaraes, Portugal)
2023/04/03 Thermal analysis as a tool to perceive changes in polymer blends Materiais 2023 – XXI Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and XII International Symposium on Materials, Guimarães, Portugal
2019/07/10 Green Materials from Sustainable Cellulose Encontro Ciência 2019
(Lisbon, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2024/02/05 - Current Estudo da incorporação de materiais termocrómicos em polímeros reticulados
Supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2024/02/05 - Current Aglomerantes de resíduos de proteína para a produção de materiais compósitos com cargas naturais
Co-supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2024/02/05 - Current Estudo da influência das condições de processamento na extrusão de folha termoplástica para termoformação
Co-supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2024/02/05 - Current Desenvolvimento de palmilhas de EVA bio sustentáveis com propriedades antimicrobianas
Supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2024/02/05 - Current Estudo da reversibilidade de materiais termocrómicos
Co-supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Degree)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2024/02/05 - Current Avaliação das propriedades de uma embalagem alimentar ativa sustentável
Supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Degree)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2024/02/05 - Current Desenvolvimento de embalagem alimentar compostável de base TPS/PLA
Co-supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Degree)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2023/09 - Current Development of tissue adhesives based on eco-friendly polyurethane
Supervisor
Engenharia Biomédica (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2022/04 - 2026 Functional Biopolymers for integration into aquatic systems
Co-supervisor
Doctoral Program in Science and Engineering of Polymers and Composites (PhD)
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia de Polímeros, Portugal
2023/01/02 - 2023/10 Biopolymers with biological additives for plant nutrition in aquatic environment
Co-supervisor
Integrated Master in Materials Engineering (Master)
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia de Polímeros, Portugal
2023/01/02 - 2023/07/31 Development and characterization of new biodegradable PLA polymeric systems
Supervisor
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia de Polímeros, Portugal
2023/01 - 2023/07 Desenvolvimento e caracterização de novos sistemas de base PLA
Co-supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Degree)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2023/01 - 2023/07 Elétrodos secos desenvolvidos a partir de resina modificada funcionalizada com filmes finos à base de Titânio
Co-supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Degree)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2023/01 - 2023/07 Desenvolvimento de Poliuretanos de origem natural para a Indústria do calçado
Supervisor
Engenharia de Materiais (Degree)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2020/09/01 - 2021/07/31 Protein residues as active agents inpolymeric films for packaging
Co-supervisor
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia de Polímeros, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2023/07/17 - 2023/07/21 Verão no Campus 2023: Com apresentações ilustrativas dos trabalhos desenvolvidos no DEP/IPC, divulgação do curso na área de Polímeros e Materiais oferecidos na UMinho, e visita guiada aos laboratórios (2023/07 - 2023/07)
Other (Other)
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Azurém, Portugal
2017/04/30 - 2017/05/03 MoDeSt Workshop (2017/04/30 - 2017/05/03)
Workshop (Member of the Organising Committee)
2015/05 - 2015/05 "Química sob Investigação, QSI: UMinho" - scientific activities directed to students in the high school. (2015/05 - 2015/05)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade do Minho Escola de Ciências, Portugal
2013/05 - 2013/05 "Química sob Investigação, QSI: UMinho" - scientific activities directed to students in the high school. (2013/05 - 2013/05)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade do Minho Escola de Ciências, Portugal
2012 - 2012 Participation in the organization of summer activities for secondary school students (8th and 9th) - "Vamos KIMIKAR!" (2012 - 2012)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade do Minho Escola de Ciências, Portugal
2011 - 2011 Participation in the organization of summer activities for secondary school students (8th and 9th) - "Vamos KIMIKAR!" (2011 - 2011)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade do Minho Escola de Ciências, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2023/07/04 - 2023/07/04 Estratégia Norte 2030: Instrumentos de Financiamento
Seminar
2023/06/16 - 2023/06/16 Circularidade pelo Design do Material e do Produto - workshop within the scope of the R&DT mobilization project Better Plastics: Plastics in a Circular Economy, Guimarães, Portugal
Workshop
Circularidade pelo Design do Material e do Produto
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2023/05/22 - 2023/05/26 Participation in the 38th International Conference promoted from Polymer Processing Society sharing the results of part of my work.
Congress
38th International Conference of the Polymer Processing Society
2023/04/03 - 2023/04/06 Materiais 2023 – XXI Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and XII International Symposium on Materials, Guimarães, Portugal
Conference
Materiais 2023 – XXI Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and XII International Symposium on Materials
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2023/04 - 2023/04 Open day for high school students in the Polymer Department
Exhibition
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia de Polímeros, Portugal
2022/11/22 - 2022/11/22 Strategies to boost the sustainability and circularity of plastics
Seminar
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2022/04 - 2022/04 Open day for high school students in the Polymer Department
Exhibition
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia de Polímeros, Portugal
2021/11 - 2021/11 Secagem de Materiais Poliméricos
Other
2021/10 - 2021/10 Tackling the Environmental Threat of Microplastis Using Raman Spectroscopy
Other
Horiba Instruments Inc, United States
2021/07 - 2021/07 Convenient Application of Polarized Raman Spectroscopy
Other
Horiba Instruments Inc, United States
2021/06 - 2021/06 Técnica DMA Voltada à Industria de Polímeros
Other
Netzsch Instruments Inc, United States
2021/03 - 2021/03 How to Properly Design and Evaluate DSC and TGA Measurements of Pharmaceuticals
Other
Netzsch Instruments Inc, United States
2021/01/29 - 2021/01/29 Workshop de Gestão de projetos 2021
Workshop
Workshop de Gestão de projetos 2021
Universidade do Minho Escola de Engenharia, Portugal
2021 - 2021 Condutividade Térmica – Métodos e Aplicações,
Other
Netzsch Instruments Inc, United States
2019/04 - 2019/04 Electrical Measurements with Nano-Observer – The best cost effective solution, AFM Microscope
Other

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2023/12 Termoformação de biocompósitos de resíduos agroalimentares com fragrâncias
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Francisca Gomes Costa (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2023/12 Study and characterization of contaminations in eWLB products
(Thesis) Main arguer
João António Lopes de Magalhães (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2023/01 Compósitos de Cortiça adaptados para o setor de Mobilidade
(Thesis) Main arguer
António Pedro Gonçalves de Azevedo Campos (Aggregation)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2023/01 Avaliação da reciclabilidade de materiais compósitos poliméricos com cortiça para produtos rotomoldados
(Thesis) Main arguer
João Teixeira Alves da Costa (Aggregation)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Ad Hoc journal article review

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2024/01 - Current Polymer Engineering & Science Wiley
2023/05 - Current Journal of Polymer Engineering De Gruyter

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2023/02/01 - Current Polymer Processing Sociaty

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2012 - 2015 Delegate of PhD students in Pedagogical Council at Science School of the University of Minho.
Coordinator
Universidade do Minho Escola de Ciências, Portugal
2005 - 2007 Coordinator of the nucleus of students of Chemistry of the University of Aveiro
Member
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Química, Portugal

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2024/02/05 - 2024/06/26 Integrated laboratories in Biomedical Engineering is a discipline taught in the 3 year of the Biomedical Engineering. Tha mains objectives are the selection and mechanical characterization and experimental techniques applied to metallic and polymeric materials, characterization and preparation of polymeric samples, with treatment and analysis of data and their comparison with predicted values and theoretical values. Laboratórios integrados em Engenharia Biomédica (Mestrado integrado) Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia de Polímeros, Portugal
2023/09/14 - 2024/01/31 Introduction to Polymer Engineering aims to give students a global, albeit introductory, view of polymer science and engineering, simultaneously familiarizing them with the main subjects that will be studied throughout the course. (Licenciatura) Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia de Polímeros, Portugal
2023/04 - 2023/06 Technologies IV is a discipline taught in the 3 year of the Visual Arts course, which focuses on providing a cross-disciplinary education that recognizes contemporary artistic practice as increasingly hybrid, involving different means and disciplines of expression. Technology IV is thought inclusively, seeking to find commonalities between technologies traditionally associated with wood, plastic, metal, and textiles. Visual Arts (Licenciatura) Universidade do Minho Escola de Arquitetura, Portugal
2023/02/02 - 2023/06 Integrated laboratories in Biomedical Engineering is a discipline taught in the 3 year of the Biomedical Engineering. Tha mains objectives are the selection and mechanical characterization and experimental techniques applied to metallic and polymeric materials, characterization and preparation of polymeric samples, with treatment and analysis of data and their comparison with predicted values and theoretical values. Engenharia Biomédica - Mestrado Integrado (Mestrado integrado) Universidade do Minho Escola de Engenharia, Portugal
2011/10/17 - 2011/10/21 Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Course Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Course (Curso de Especialização Tecnológica) International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2023/09 - 2024/09 Antioxidants - Antimicrobial and Antioxidants Capacities: Application in Food Packaging MDPI

Mentoring / Tutoring

Topic Student name
2020/09/01 - 2021/12/31 Development of new materials from polymeric waste Ana Rita Oliveira Torres
2018/06 - 2020/01/07 Production of cellulose biofilms from agro-residues David Jefferson Cardoso Araújo
2013 - 2015 Synthesis and caracterization of heterocyclic compounds. Sara Fernandes
2013/01/02 - 2014/12/22 Sara Fernandes
Distinctions

Award

2011 Best publication in book (2nd place) in the International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics (AOP´2011) SPIE
Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers, United Kingdom