Concluded Projects

1

Charge and Energy Transfer in Optically Responsive Materials

2014-2018
Principal Investigator
FCT project: IF/00759/2013
Budget: 322 k€ (incl. salary)
Units: Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon

2

Screening of natural products for biological applications based on nonlinear optical excitation

2014-2018
Researcher
Cooperação Científica e Tecnológica FCT/CAPES - 2014/2015
Budget:9 k€
Units involved: Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon and Departamento de Química Fundamental, Instituto de Química, Universidade de São Paulo

3

Multifunctional Nanomaterials for Fluorescence Imaging and Sensing

2013-2016
Researcher
FCT project: RECI/CTM-POL/0342/2012
Budget: 489 k€
Units involved: Center of Molecular Physical Chemistry of the Superior Technical Institute

4

Two-photon activated photochromic polymers

2011-2014
Task leader and core CV
FCT project: PTDC/CTM-POL/114367/2009
Budget: 145 k€
Units involved: Center of Molecular Physical Chemistry of the Superior Technical Institute (Prof. gaspar Martinho), Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon (Prof. carlos Afonso) and Center of Physics of the University of Minho (Dr Eduardo Pereira)

5

Integrated Lab On Chip Platforms for Medical Diagnostics

2009-2011
Researcher
FCT project:NANO/NMed-SD/0140/2007
Budget:76 k€
Units involved: Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IN)

6

Real-Time Studies of Chemical Events by Ultra-Fast IR Measurements: Unimolecular Conformational Dynamics and Solute Solvent Interactions

2006-2007
Principal Investigator
European Commission: Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship
Budget: 76 k€
Units involved: Department of Chemistry, of the University of Jyväskylä,Finland

7

Fotoquímica e Espectroscopia com Isolamento em Matrizes Criogénicas de Espécies Químicas com Relevância em Astrofísica e Química Atmosférica

2005-2008
Researcher
FCT project POCTI/QUI/48937/2004
Budget: 46 k€
Units involved: Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra, Portugal (Prof. Rui Fausto); Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Algarve, Portugal (Profª. Maria de Lurdes Cristiano) and NASA Ames Research Center, United States of America (Dr. Murthy Gudipati).

8

Matrix Isolation Spectroscopy and Study of the Condensed Phases of Molecules with Potential Cryoprotectant Activity

2005-2008
Researcher
FCT Project: (POCTI/QUI/59019/2004
Budget: 45 k€
Units involved: Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra, Portugal (Dr a Andreia Gómez-Zavaglia); Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Algarve, Portugal (Profª. Maria de Lurdes Cristiano); Case Western Reserve University, United States of America (Prof. Paul Carey); University of Jerusalem, Israel (Dr Mark Rozenberg) and Faculty of Biochemistry and Pharmacy, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Prof. Anibal Disalvo).

9

Energy Relaxation/Redistribution Processes in Molecules Isolated in Low Temperature Rare Gas Matrices

2001-2005
Principal Investigator
FCT PhD grant SFRH/B_D/4863/2001
Budget: 50k€
Units involved: Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra, Portugal (Prof. Rui Fausto) and Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Finland (Prof. Markku Räsänen)

THE AWESOME TEAM

We are a team of researcher from the Optical and Multifunctional Group of CQE that work closely together 

Cátia Correia


PhD student
Co-supervision with Jorge Marques (UCoimbra) and JMG Martinho (Ulisboa)

Synthesis of bottom-up
carbon dots for sensing applications

Carla Santos


PhD, Junior Researcher



Synthesis of top-down graphene quantum dots for sensing and imaging applications

Bruno G. M. Rocha


PhD, Junior Researcher



Synthesis, Coordination chemistry, Metal complexes, Catalysis, Sustainability


Raquel Lopes


PhD student
Co-supervision with Eduardo Marques (UPorto) and JMG Martinho (ULisboa)

G2D Gold-Graphene Dots: synthesis, optical and enzyme mimetic properties

Ana Margarida Santiago


PhD, Junior Researcher

Optimization of nonlinear emission of different types of materials (organic molecules, polymers and carbon nanomaterials)

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