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

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

Professor Hani Amouri will be the 1st speaker of Chemforum Autumn Edition

On the 14th of September we’ll have the 1st talk of the Autumn Chemforum Edition by Dr. Hani Amouri, from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. Dr. Hani Amouri is a Research Director in CNRS and currently is the director of "ARC" group (Auto-assemblage, Reconnaissance et Chiralité) of the Institut Parisien de Chimie Molécualire at Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris-6. His main research interests are chirality, organometallic and coordination chemistry. Reports from his scientific activity include over 125 articles in peer-reviewed journals, three patents and 75 communication abstracts at national and international meetings. He…Read more