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Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Jorge Corker

Citation names

  • Corker, Jorge

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
FC11-92E7-FC50
ORCID iD
0000-0002-7155-4735
Education
Degree Classification
2023
Concluded
Civil and Environmental Engineering (PhD) (Doctor of Philosophy)
Brunel University London, United Kingdom
1998
Concluded
Geologia (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2009 - Current Coordinating Researcher (Research) Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2019 - 2023 POWERSKIN PLUS - Highly advanced modular integration of insulation, energising and storage systems for non-residential buildings
Project Coordinator
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Commission
Ongoing
2019 - 2020 EcoXperience Vale Economia Circular
040780
Researcher
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
Ministério da Economia
Concluded
2019 - 2019 Hotel Oslo - Vale Economia Circular
41840
Researcher
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
Ministério da Economia
Concluded
2016 - 2019 GELCLAD - Highly efficient cladding eco-panels with improved nanoinsulation properties
Project Coordinator
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2016 - 2017 Plural - Sistemas de isolamento e monitorização térmica para veículos de transporte de medicamentos
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-016021
Researcher
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
Autoridade de Gestão do Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
Concluded
2013 - 2015 VIP4ALL - Highly Sustainable and Effective Production of Innovative Low Cost Vacuum Insulation Panels for Zero Carbon Building Construction
Researcher
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2012 - 2014 ICECLAY - Highly efficient production of ultra-lightweight clay-aerogel materials and their integrated composites for building insulation
Researcher
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2011 - 2014 STOREPET - Development of PCM-based innovative insulating solutions for the Light-weight building sector
Researcher
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2009 - 2011 SILENTWALL - Production of an Innovative Nano-coated Layered Lightweight Ceramic Brick with Increased Energy Efficiency, Noise Absorption and Heat Insulation Characteristics
Researcher
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2001 - 2001 Sistema de Tipificação e Gestão de Defeitos
Researcher
Centro Tecnológico da Cerâmica e do Vidro, Portugal
Concluded
2000 - 2000 Identificação, sistematização e catalogação de defeitos em produtos cerâmicos e de vidro
Researcher
Centro Tecnológico da Cerâmica e do Vidro, Portugal
Ministério da Economia
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Ghaffar, Seyed Hamidreza; Corker, Jorge; Mullett, Paul. "The potential for additive manufacturing to transform the construction industry". In Construction 4.0, 155-187. Routledge, 2020.
    Published • 10.1201/9780429398100-9
Conference abstract
  1. Corker, Jorge; Marques, Ivânia; Vieira, M. Teresa. "Influence of addition of anodizing aluminium waste in thermal insulation brick red clay". Paper presented in 1st International Conference on WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Guimarães, 2011.
  2. Corker, Jorge; Lavrador, C.; Vieira, M. Teresa. "The effect of slate waste on red clay ceramic properties". Paper presented in 1st International Conference on WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Guimarães, 2011.
  3. Corker, Jorge; Neto, Vanessa; Vieira, M. Teresa. "The influence of nanoparticles of gamma -alumina in thermal conductivity of clays". Paper presented in 1st International Conference on WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Guimarães, 2011.
Conference paper
  1. Corker, Jorge; Caps, Roland; Beyrichen, Hermann; Almeida, Flávia A.. "Investigations on Vacuum Insulation Panels based on Medium Sized Powders". Paper presented in 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins, Bern, 2015.
  2. Corker, Jorge; Velho, J.; Ferreira, J. M. F.. "A Modern Approach for Rheological Testing and Control of Whiteware Slurries". Paper presented in 1st Annual European Rheology Conference, Guimarães, 2003.
Conference poster
  1. Corker, Jorge; Marques, Ivânia. "Applying ambient pressure drying aerogel for the development of a building superinsulation system". Paper presented in 26th Annual International Conference on Composites / Nano Engineering (ICCE-26), 2018.
  2. Corker, Jorge; Marques, Ivânia; Ochoa, Marta. "Gelclad: development of a superinsulation aerogel foam for a building façade cladding panel". Paper presented in 26th Annual International Conference on Composites / Nano Engineering (ICCE-26), 2018.
  3. Corker, Jorge; Marques, Ivânia. "Applying ambient pressure drying aerogel for the development of a building superinsulation system". Paper presented in EuroNanoForum 2017, 2017.
  4. Corker, Jorge; Marques, Ivânia; Ochoa, Marta. "Development of a superinsulation aerogel foam for a building façade cladding panel". Paper presented in MATERIAIS 2017, XVIII Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais and VIII International Symposium on Materials, 2017.
  5. Corker, Jorge; Gonçalves, Mariana. "Development of bio-based thermo-regulating nanofibers by electrospinning". Paper presented in Materiais 2015 International Conference, 2015.
  6. Corker, Jorge; Gonçalves, Mariana. "Innovative PCM-based fiber insulating solution for lightweight buildings". Paper presented in Cincos 2014 Conference, 2014.
  7. Corker, Jorge; Almeida, Flávia A.. "Novel Generation of Affordable Vacuum Insulation Panels for Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings". Paper presented in Cincos 2014 Conference, 2014.
  8. Corker, Jorge; Gonçalves, Mariana. "Innovative PCM-based fiber insulating solution for lightweight buildings". Paper presented in Cincos 2014 Conference, 2014.
  9. Corker, Jorge; Gamallo, Pablo. "Assessement of different PCMs ability to improve energy savings in building applications". Paper presented in Materiais 2013 International Conference, 2013.
Journal article
  1. Wang, Yuxuan; Zhou, Yonghui; Lin, Lanying; Corker, Jorge; Fan, Mizi. "Overview of 3D additive manufacturing (AM) and corresponding AM composites". Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 139 (2020): 106114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2020.106114.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2020.106114
  2. Madyan, Omar Abo; Wang, Yuxuan; Corker, Jorge; Zhou, Yonghui; Du, Guanben; Fan, Mizi. "Classification of wood fibre geometry and its behaviour in wood poly(lactic acid) composites". Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 133 (2020): 105871. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2020.105871.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2020.105871
  3. Sivanathan, Amende; Dou, Qingqing; Wang, Yuxuan; Li, Yunfeng; Corker, Jorge; Zhou, Yonghui; Fan, Mizi. "Phase change materials for building construction: An overview of nano-/micro-encapsulation". Nanotechnology Reviews 9 1 (2020): 896-921. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/ntrev-2020-0067.
    Published • 10.1515/ntrev-2020-0067
  4. Ghaffar, Seyed Hamidreza; Corker, Jorge; Fan, Mizi. "Additive manufacturing technology and its implementation in construction as an eco-innovative solution". Automation in Construction 93 (2018): 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2018.05.005.
    Published • 10.1016/j.autcon.2018.05.005
  5. Ghaffar, Seyed Hamidreza; Madyan, Omar Abo; Fan, Mizi; Corker, Jorge. "The Influence of Additives on the Interfacial Bonding Mechanisms Between Natural Fibre and Biopolymer Composites". Macromolecular Research 26 10 (2018): 851-863. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13233-018-6119-8.
    Published • 10.1007/s13233-018-6119-8
  6. Zhuang, Jiandong; Ghaffar, Seyed Hamidreza; Fan, Mizi; Corker, Jorge. "Restructure of expanded cork with fumed silica as novel core materials for vacuum insulation panels". Composites Part B: Engineering 127 (2017): 215-221. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.06.019.
    Published • 10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.06.019
  7. Almeida, Flávia A.; Corker, Jorge; Ferreira, Nuno; Neto, Miguel A.; Fan, Mizi; Beyrichen, Hermann; Caps, Roland. "Alternative low cost based core systems for vacuum insulation panels". Ciência & Tecnologia dos Materiais 29 1 (2017): e151-e156. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctmat.2016.10.002.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ctmat.2016.10.002
Magazine article
  1. Corker, Jorge; Favonio, Fabio; Fantucci, Stefano; Resalati, Shahaboddin; Fan, Mizi. "H2020 Powerskin+: Carbon-neutral non-residential buildings", 2021, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4626652.
    http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4626652
  2. Corker, Jorge; Marques, Ivânia. "Conceito de reabilitação sustentável sistema modular avançado para fachadas de edifícios não-residenciais. a reabilitação energética inteligente", Construção Magazine, 2020
    10.5281/zenodo.4003894
  3. Corker, Jorge; Andrew Dunster. "10 minutes with Andrew Dunster and Jorge Corker", Materials World magazine, 2017
  4. Corker, Jorge; Gamallo, Pablo. "StorePET: PCM-enhanced fiber insulation for lightweight building solutions", European Energy Innovation Magazine, 2013
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2021/09/30 POWERSKIN PROJECT - Highly advanced modular integration of insulation, energizing and storage systems for non residential buildings 9th annual edition of Sustainable Places (SP2021) - "Renewable Heating and Cooling Solutions for Buildings and Industry 2.0" workshop
EUR Spa, PPAN and R2M Solution (Rome (hybrid), Italy)
2021/04/21 Innovative materials for curtain wall solutions 2nd conference on research and application of key enabling technologies for innovative buildings
CRAKETIB
2021/02/11 Fundamentals on vacuum insulation for opaque building applications Civil and Environmental Engineering PGR Symposium
Brunel University London (Online, United Kingdom)
2020/11/25 POWERSKIN+ Project Presentation - Advanced Modular Integration of Insulation, Energising and Storage Systems for non-residential buildings Energy-efficient technologies for building envelopes Workshop
Fraunhofer (Online, Germany)
2020/06/15 POWERSKIN+ Project Presentation - Advanced Modular Integration of Insulation, Energising and Storage Systems for non-residential buildings European Materials Characterisation Council (EMCC) workshop
European Materials Characterisation Council (EMCC)
2020/01/03 Insulation Materials and Products for Energy Efficiency in Buildings Forum on advances in Low Carbon Building Materials and Structures
Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (Fozhou, China)
2019/12/30 Powerskin Plus - Advanced Modular Integration of Insulation, Energising and Storage Systems for non-residential buildings Presentation at the China Academy of Building Research
China Academy of Building Research (Beijing, China)
2019/06/19 Economia Circular IPN Tech Talk
Instituto Pedro Nunes (Coimbra, Portugal)
2019/03/07 Highly Efficient Cladding Eco-Panels with improved nano-insulation properties EMIRI TECH TALK for Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings
EMIRI (Brussels, Belgium)
2018/12/07 Aplicabilidade dos novos modelos de negócio da economia circular à inovação e desenvolvimento do habitat sustentáve CINCOS’18
Cluster Habitat Sustentável (Aveiro, Portugal)
2018/10/30 Energy-enabling materials for Energy Efficiency in Buildings INDTECH2018 Innovative industries for smart growth - Pillar 1: Technologies for sustainable growth Session 1.2 – Sustainable and efficient energy
European Commission (Vienna, Austria)
2018/10/02 Aerogel manufacturing scalability for the construction sector Advanced Building Skins Conference
Advanced Building Skins (Bern, Switzerland)
2018/02/18 New Construction Materials and Improved Solutions for Energy Efficiency 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting
American Association for the Advancement of Science (Austin, United States)
2017/10/21 GELCLAD: Development of a Novel Façade Panel with Nano-insulation Properties for Energy Efficient Buildings ENERGY in BUILDINGS 2017 international conference
ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter (Athens, Greece)
2017/01/19 GELCLAD - An innovative external wall cladding solution addressing Europe’s Energy Efficient Buildings agenda Workshop: From research to market - Innovative technologies and ICT solutions for energy efficiency
BAU Munich (Munich, Germany)
2016/09/29 A nanotecnologia aplicada em materiais e produtos de isolamento térmico avançados para o sector da construção V Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Materiais
Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI) (Covilhã, Portugal)
2015/06 Alternative low cost core systems of vacuum insulation panels designed for near zero-energy buildings Materiais 2015 International Conference
Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais (Porto, Portugal)
2001/05 Expansão por Humidade em Cerâmica de Construção: Abordagem de um Problema Seminário Regional – EUROCERAM
2000/11 Identificação, Sistematização e Catalogação de Defeitos ocorrentes em Produtos Cerâmicos Sessão de Divulgação de Resultados dos Projectos Industrialmente Orientados para a Cerâmica
Centro Tecnológico da Cerâmica e do Vidro (Coimbra, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2013 - 2014 Desenvolvimento e fabrico de estruturas para aplicações biomédicas por electrospinning
Co-supervisor of Bianca Castanheira Caratão
Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia de Materiais (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2010 - 2011 Fluorescência de raio-x no controlo da qualidade de amostras sólidas
Co-supervisor
Mestrado em Química - Área de especialização em Controle da Qualidade e Ambiente (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2010 - 2010 Efeito do óxido de alumínio nanométrico no barro vermelho
Co-supervisor of Vanessa Neto
Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia do Ambiente (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2009 - 2009 Estudo da viabilidade da incorporação de resíduos de ardósia em barro vermelho
Co-supervisor
Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia do Ambiente (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2009 - 2009 Estudo da influência da adição de resíduos de anodização de alumínio no isolamento térmico de tijolos de barro vermelho
Co-supervisor
Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia do Ambiente (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2021/06/09 - 2021/06/09 "Thinking Circular Strategies" - IPN-FITEC Hand-on Workshop (2021/06/09)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
2021/02/08 - 2021/02/08 Circular Economy - Circular business models: concepts, experiences and opportunities -IPN-FITEC (2021/02/08)
Seminar (Co-organisor)
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
2020/11/24 - 2020/11/26 Energy-efficient technologies for building envelopes (2020/11/24 - 2020/11/26)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Fraunhofer-Institut für Zerstörungsfreie Prüfverfahren IZFP, Germany
2018/10/29 - 2018/10/29 Branding innovations beyond the technical Life Cycle Assessment and the trade-offs of sustainable growth - AMANAC-Advanced Material and Nanotechnology Cluster Workshop (2018/10/29)
Workshop (Co-organisor)

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2021/05/06 - 2021/05/06 Speaker at Euronanoforum 2021 - Parallel session 9: Building and renovating in an energy and resource efficient way
Conference
Euronanoforum 2021
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
2019/07/30 - 2019/07/30 GELCLAD - A new cladding building retrofit solution with improved nano-insulation properties
Other
H2020 Project presentation at Gijon City Council, Spain
2019/06/19 - 2019/06/19 Tech Talk speaker on Circular Economy
Workshop
Tech Talk
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2017 Use of expanded polystyrene waste as window frames insulation
(Thesis) Main arguer
Tânia Luísa Vereda Serrão (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2016 - Current Cluster Habitat Sustentável Representante do Instituto Pedro Nunes

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2020/12/30 - 2020/12/30 Phase Change Materials for Building Applications (Master) Chinese Academy of Forestry, China
2019/10/17 - 2019/10/17 Advanced Modular Integration of Insulation, Energising and Storage Systems for non-residential buildings Civil and Engineering (Master) Brunel University College of Engineering Design and Physical Sciences, United Kingdom
2018/11/27 - 2018/11/27 Introdução às técnicas de análise térmica (Outros) Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal

Mentoring / Tutoring

Topic Student name
2000 - 2000 Projectos de Desenvolvimento para Chefias intermédias Chefias intermédias da Empresa FAIART, SA
1999 - 1999 Química e Física Aplicada ao Processo do Vidro Chefias intermédias da empresa Marividros, SA
Distinctions

Title

2001 Formador acreditado