Next Chemforum talk will be given by Dr. Barbara Milani

On Thursday, March the 9th, we’ll have a talk by Dr. Barbara Milani from the University of Trieste. Barbara Milani was born in 1965; she received the Master degree in Chemistry, cum laude, in 1989 at the University of Trieste (Italy). In 1994 she obtained the PhD in Chemical Sciences at the University of Trieste under the supervision of Prof. Giovanni Mestroni. She spent several months at the ETH in Zurich doing research activity in the group of Prof. Giambattista Consiglio. In 1998 she became Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Faculty of Science…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

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