Prof. Teresa Duarte was awarded a Senior Visiting Fellowship at IAS, Bologna

Prof. Teresa Duarte was last year awarded a Senior Visiting Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Studies of the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna. During her stay she will have the opportunity to meet other colleagues in the College of Excellence, as well as the selected PhD students enrolled by the Institute. She will also give a talk, on May 30th, entitled: “The chemistry behind the crystals – from chemical synthesis to the enhancement of drug properties".    Read more

Next Chemforum talk will be given by Dr. João Paulo Leal

On February the 22nd we’ll have a talk by Dr. João Paulo Leal from C2TN, IST. João Paulo got his PhD in 1993 in Molecular Energetics from the University of Lisbon and his habilitation in 2012, where he was invited professor from 2000 to 2013. He develops his investigation in C2TN in the fields of thermodynamics, mass spectrometry, radiation, environmental resources, properties prediction and new technologies for teaching chemistry. Since September 2015 he is the coordinator of the f Elements Chemistry group at C2TN.  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