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António Manuel Jacinto Fróis concluiu o Mestrado integrado em Engenharia Biomédica, com Especialização em Instrumentação Biomédica e Biomateriais, em 2018/09/28, pelo Universidade de Coimbra. A dissertação incidiu no revestimento de ligas metálicas com revestimentos DLC para aplicação em ortodontia e continua a colaborar no projeto, nomeadamente na co-orientação de uma tese de mestrado. Iniciou no ano lectivo 2019/2020 o Programa Doutoral em Engenharia Mecânica, ramo de Engenharia de Superfícies e Nanomateriais, na Universidade de Coimbra, com o projeto de tese Functionalization of Orthodontic Alloys by Sputter-Deposited DLC Coatings: Mechanical Behaviour and Biocompatibility.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
António Manuel Jacinto Fróis

Citation names

  • A. Fróis

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
C417-D059-94FA
ORCID iD
0000-0001-5251-5506

Email addresses

  • antonio.frois@student.uc.pt (Professional)

Websites

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Education
Degree Classification
2021 - 2022
Concluded
V Modular Training in Laboratory Animal Science (Outros)
Major in Function A (23 houras) and special skills (19 hours)
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra Institute for Clinical and Biomedical Research (iCBR), Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
17.4/20 and 18.9/20
2019/09/01 - 2022
Ongoing
Doutoramento em Engenharia Mecânica (Doutoramento)
Major in Engenharia de Superfícies e Nanomateriais
Coimbra Institute for Clinical and Biomedical Research/Center for Innovative Biomedicine and Biotechnology (iCBR/CIBB), Biophysics Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

CEMMPRE, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2020/03/15 - 2020/03/24
Concluded
QMB1: Quantitative Methods for Biology (Outros)
HarvardX - An Online Learning Initiative by Harvard University through edX, United States
2013/09/26 - 2018/09/28
Concluded
Engenharia Biomédica (Mestrado integrado)
Major in Instrumentação Biomédica e Biomateriais
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Funcionalização de Ligas Ortodônticas com Revestimentos DLC " (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
17 / Muito Bom / A
2016 - 2018
Concluded
Curso de Inglês (Outros)
Wall Street English - Coimbra, Portugal
C1 equivalente
2017/07 - 2017/09
Concluded
Estágio de Verão - Ultrassons como importante ferramenta de caracterização dos tecidos biológicos e de imagiologia: construção de phantoms à base de agar-agar e microesferas de sílica e obtenção de parâmetros acústicos. (Outros)
Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Portugal
2016/07 - 2016/09
Concluded
Estágio de Verão - Estudo e desenvolvimento de protocolos operacionais e de segurança na utilização de simuladores de alta e média fidelidade. (Outros)
Centro de Simulação Biomédica de Coimbra, Portugal
2013
Concluded
12º Ano - Curso Científico Humanístico de Ciências e Tecnologias (Ensino secundário)
Escola Secundária Fernando Namora, Portugal
Affiliation

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2018/11 - 2019/08 Operations Manager - Estágio Profissional MEDSIMLAB, Lda., Portugal
Outputs

Publications

Conference abstract
  1. António Fróis; C. Santos Louro. "DLC coatings for better orthodontics alloys performance". Paper presented in 2nd International Conference on Nanomaterials Science and Mechanical Engineering, Universidade de Aveiro, July 9-12, 2019, Aveiro, 2019.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Frois, A.; Cunha, L.; Louro, C. Santos. "Functionalization of Orthodontic Alloys with DLC Coatings". Paper presented in IEEE 6th Portuguese Meeting on Bioengineering (ENBENG 2019), February 22 – 23, 2019, Lisboa, 2019.
    10.1109/enbeng.2019.8692444
Conference poster
  1. A. Fróis; Ana C. Santos; Cristina Santos Louro. "Functionalization of Orthodontic Alloys by Sputter-Deposited a-C:H:-based Coatings: Mechanical Behavior and Biocompatibility". Paper presented in CEMMPRE meeting, 2021.
  2. "IN VIVO STUDY OF METAL RELEASE FROM BIOMETALLIC ORTHODONTIC ALLOYS (ePoster)". Paper presented in 9 th International Orthodontic Congress, 2020.
  3. C. Santos Louro; António Fróis; Maria B. Cerqueira. "Poster 14 - Are W based coatings a surface alternative to the adverse Ni release in orthodontic applications?". Paper presented in Riva X - Iberian Vacuum Conference, October 4-6, 2017, 2017.
Journal article
  1. António Fróis; Manuel Evaristo; Ana Cristina Santos; Cristina Santos Louro. "Salivary pH Effect on Orthodontic Appliances: In Vitro Study of the SS/DLC System". Coatings (2021): https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings11111302.
    10.3390/coatings11111302
  2. António Frois; Ana Sofia Aleixo; Manuel Evaristo; Ana Cristina Santos; C. Louro. "Can a-C:H-Sputtered Coatings Be Extended to Orthodontics?". Coatings (2021): https://www.mdpi.com/2079-6412/11/7/832.
    10.3390/coatings11070832
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Fróis, António. "Funcionalização de Ligas Ortodônticas com Revestimentos DLC". Master, Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, 2018.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2019/07/12 DLC coatings for better orthodontics alloys performance 2nd International Conference on Nanomaterials Science and Mechanical Engineering
Universidade de Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)
2019/06/27 Behaviour of C-based Sputtered Coatings in Artificial Saliva IBERTRIVA 2019 - X Iberian Conference on Tribology (IBERTRIB) and XI Iberian Vacuum Conference (RIVA)
Centro de Investigaciones Isla de la Cartuja (CicCartuja) (Sevilha, Spain)
2019/02/22 Functionalization of Orthodontic Alloys with DLC Coatings 6th IEEE Portuguese Meeting on Bioengineering (ENBENG 2019), February 22-23, 2019
Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL) (Lisboa, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2018/09 - 2019/09 The Role of Oral Ambiance on the Cell Viability of DLC Coatings (Tese de Mestrado)
Co-supervisor
Engenharia Biomédica (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2021/11/09 - 2021/11/09 Attendee.
Workshop
Váccuo 2021
Sociedade Portuguesa de Vácuo (SOPORVAC), Portugal
2021/02/03 - 2021/02/05 Attendee (virtual).
Workshop
3 rd Workshop on Characterization and Analysis of Nanomaterials (WCANM-2021)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2020/10/04 - 2020/10/06 Attendee and e-poster presenter.
Congress
9 th International Orthodontic Congress
2019/07/09 - 2019/07/12 1st Workshop on Characterization and Analysis of Nanomaterials & 2nd International Conference on Nanomaterials Science and Mechanical Engineering
Conference
2nd International Conference on Nanomaterials Science and Mechanical Engineering
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2019/06/26 - 2019/06/28 X Iberian Conference on Tribology (IBERTRIB) and XI Iberian Vacuum Conference (RIVA)
Conference
IBERTRIVA 2019
Material Science Institute of Seville (CSIC-University of Seville), Spain

Spanish Vacuum Society (ASEVA), Spain

Sociedade Portuguesa de Vácuo (SOPORVAC), Portugal
2019/02/22 - 2019/02/23 A biennial conference dedicated to all biomedical engineering matters, organized by the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) - Portugal Chapter.
Conference
6th IEEE Portuguese Meeting on Bioengineering (ENBENG 2019)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2018/05/19 - 2018/05/20 "A Associação Nacional de Estudantes de Engenharia Biomédica (ANEEB) é uma associação sem fins lucrativos, fundada a 05 de Outubro de 2017, com o propósito de fazer um esforço para colmatar as falhas que existem no panorama nacional da Engenharia Biomédica."
Meeting
I Team Weekend of the Biomedical Engineering Students National Association (ANEEB)
Associação Nacional de Estudantes de Engenharia Biomédica, Portugal
2018/04/19 - 2018/04/20 "The World Health Summit aims to improve health all over the planet, catalyzing that process through collaboration and open dialogue, and steering tomorrow’s agenda to improve research, education, healthcare, and policy outcomes. "
Congress
World Health Summit Regional Meeting - Coimbra, Portugal
Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2018/04/14 - 2018/04/15 "Every year, for the last 9 years, NEB-FEUP/ICBAS, the Bioengineering Students Association, has organized the Symposium on Bioengineering, an event whose main purpose is the most traditional, yet the most innovative goal: to present to our academic community the most recent and innovative projects with biomedical and biological applications on issues of our modern society." - Solving Tomorrow, Today
Symposium
IX Symposium on Bioengineering
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2017/03/02 - 2017/03/05 XII Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Engenharia Biomédica, organizado pelo Núcleo de Estudantes do Departamento de Física (NEDF/AAC), Universidade de Coimbra
Meeting
XII ENEEB
Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Física, Portugal
2016/07 - 2016/07 Monitor - Medidas de Sinais Fisiológicos em Biomedicina: Apresentações teóricas e demonstrações práticas.
Workshop
Universidade de Verão 2015
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Distinctions

Award

2019 Prémio de 3% dos Melhores Estudantes - Ano Lectivo 2016/2017
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Other distinction

2019 Bolsa de Doutoramento FCT
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal