Ana Barra. Is Research Trainee in Universidade de Aveiro CICECO. Published 1 articles in journals.

Personal identification

Full name
Ana Barra

Citation names

  • Barra, Ana

Author identifiers

Ciência ID


Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2)
Degree Classification
Bioquímica (Mestrado)
Major in Ramo Bioquímica Alimentar
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Bioquímica (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal


Host institution
2017/11/15 - Current Researcher (Research) Universidade de Aveiro CICECO, Portugal
2019/02/03 - 2019/03/16 Visiting Researcher (Research) Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, Spain
2017/11/25 - 2017/12/09 Visiting Researcher (Research) Center for Surface Science and Nanotechnology University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Romania
2016/11/01 - 2017/11/14 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Aveiro CICECO, Portugal
2016/11/04 - 2016/11/25 Visiting Researcher (Research) University College Dublin Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, Ireland
2016/04/27 - 2016/10/27 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Aveiro CICECO, Portugal
2015/12/01 - 2016/03/31 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Aveiro CICECO, Portugal
2014/09/22 - 2015/07/23 Research Trainee (Research) Universidade de Aveiro CICECO, Portugal
2012/02/12 - 2012/06/28 Research Trainee (Research) Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2007/07/27 - 2007/08/10 Research Trainee (Research) Universidade do Porto Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular, Portugal


Designation Funders
2017/11/15 - Current BIOFOODPACK
Research Fellow


Designation Funders
2016/11/01 - 2017/11/14 POTATOPLASTIC
Research Fellow


Journal article
  1. Barra, Ana. "Eco-friendly preparation of electrically conductive chitosan - reduced graphene oxide flexible bionanocomposites for food packaging and biological applications". Composites Science and Technology 173 (2019): 53-60.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2019.01.027

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2018/10/22 Flexible bionanocomposite films for electronic and biomedical applications ANNIC 2018
(Berlin, Germany)
2018/09/06 Electrically conductive chitosan - reduced graphene oxide flexible bionanocomposites. COST Action CA15107 - Fall MC meeting
(Bucharest, Romania)
2018/09/06 Eco-friendly methodology to produce reduced graphene oxide sheets COST Action CA15107 - Fall MC meeting
(Bucharest, Romania)
2017/09/20 Eco-friendly development of electrical conductive bionanocomposites 2008 IEEE/OES US/EU-Baltic International Symposium
(Tallin, Estonia)
2017/09/11 Tailoring chitosan-based materials Glupor12
(Aveiro, Portugal)
2017/09/11 “POTATOPLASTIC”: Development of starch-based bioplastics using potato chips industry byproducts Glupor12
(Aveiro, Portugal)
2017/09/11 Magnetic and electrical conductive chitosan-based bionanocomposites Glupor12
(Aveiro, Portugal)
2017/08/20 Is it possible to design conductive polysaccharide films? 5th EPNOE International Polysaccharide Conference
(Jena, Germany)
2017/06/12 The design of electrical and magnetic bionanocomposites by a sustainable approach COST Action CA15107 - Training School of Nanocomposites
(Bialystok, Poland)
2017/04/09 Turning biocompatible and biodegradable biopolymers into electric and magnetic flexible bionanocomposites. Materiais 2017
(Aveiro, Portugal)
2017/03/08 Flexible bionanocomposite films containing a biopolymer, reduced graphene oxide and magnetic nanoparticles: characterization from macro to nanoscale COST Action CA15107 - Spring MC meeting
(Zagreb, Croatia)
2016/11/21 Renewable active food packaging using potato chip industry byproducts COST Action FP1405 MC second meeting
(Bled, Slovenia)
2016/11/09 Recovering starch, oils and waxes from potato chip industry byproducts: an alternative route for packaging production XXII Encontro Luso-Galego de Química
(Bragança, Portugal)
2016/04/09 Bioplásticos produzidos a partir dos subprodutos da indústria de batata Junior Chemistry Olimpics at the University of Aveiro
(Aveiro, Portugal)
2015/10/12 Reinforced genipin - cross - linked chitosan with reduced graphene oxide for active food packaging HINT Annual general meeting
(Milano, Italy)

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2018/06/05 - 2018/06/08 Participation in Training School on Spectroscopy for the Characterization of Carbon-Related Materials.
Training School on Spectroscopy for the Characterization of Carbon-Related Materials