Dr. Pedro Adão is the first Chemforum speaker of the Winter Edition

On February the 8th we’ll have a talk by Pedro Adão from CQE, IST. Pedro graduated in Chemistry in 2005 from Faculdade de Ciências of University of Lisbon. In early 2006, he joined CQE as a Research Fellow under the supervision of Dr. Isabel Correia and co-supervision of Prof. João Costa Pessoa. From 2006 to 2008, he worked in the development of titanium- and vanadium-salan complexes for asymmetric sulfoxidation. In mid 2008, he started a PhD under the supervision of Prof. João Costa Pessoa and co-supervision of Prof. Carlos Afonso. The PhD was the continuation and…Read more

Several members of CQE are co-authors of an Organic Chemistry book

Several CQE's members, namely Dulce Pereira Simão, João Paulo Telo, Pedro Paulo Santos, Ana Cristina Fernandes, Maria Helena Garcia, Maria Paula Robalo, Ana Isabel Tomaz, Andreia Valente and Maria José Villa de Brito are co-authors and editors (Dulce Pereira Simão) of the following book, which has been published by the Royal Society of Chemistry: "Comprehensive Organic Chemistry Experiments for the Laboratory Classroom" Editors: Carlos A. M. Afonso, Nuno R. Candeias, Dulce Pereira Simão, Alexandre F. Trindade, Jaime A. S. Coelho, Bin Tan and Robert Frazén  Read more
Celebrating CQE’s 40th anniversary

Celebrating CQE’s 40th anniversary

The celebrations concern the coinage of a medal, the presentation of  invited lectures and a symposium with alumni (November 2016), as well as a few celebratory publications, including biographies of Prof. Fraústo da Silva (the founder of CQE) and of  Prof. Herculano de Carvalho (the founder of the precursor Centre), the history of CQE, the history of the Laboratório de Análises, etc.            Read more

Dr. Luís Alves is the next Chemforum speaker

On November the 9th we’ll have a talk by Dr. Luís Alves from CQE, IST. Luis Alves (1983) obtained his MSc in chemistry at IST-UTL, Portugal, in 2007 with the experimental work conducted at TUWien, Austria, under supervision of Prof. Karl Kirchner. The PhD in chemistry was obtained in 2012 at IST-UTL, Portugal, under supervision of Prof. Ana Martins. A short-stay in the group of Prof. Nuno Maulide at the Max-Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung, Germany, led to the PhD degree with European Honors. Currently, he is conducting post-doctoral research work at CQE-IST with focuses on…Read more

Dra Sónia Carabineiro will be the next Chemforum speaker

On October, the 26th we’ll have a talk by Dra. Sonia Carabineiro from FEUP. Sónia Carabineiro completed her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2001 at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Later she was a postdoctoral researcher (2001-2003) at Leiden University (The Netherlands) and at Instituto Superior Técnico (2004-2007). On December 2007 she joined the University of Porto as an Assistant Researcher, becoming Principal Researcher since December 2013. She has been working mostly in catalysis by gold, (mixed) metal oxides, carbon materials and composites, heterogenisation of homogenous complexes on heterogeneous supports. We hope to see you…Read more