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Ana Catarina Mota

Ana Catarina Mota

MSc Student - CENIMAT|i3N

Master degree in Micro and Nanotechnology Engineering from Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia – Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2021.

She successfully her thesis 'Real-time droplet monitoring for digital Polymerase Chain Reaction in microfluidic chip' in March 2021 with a final grade of 19 marks out of 20.

Ana Beatriz Brito de Oliveira

Ana Beatriz Brito de Oliveira

PhD Student - UCIBIO

Ana Beatriz Brito de Oliveira is a PhD student in Biotechnology at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She concluded her Master's degree in Biotechnology and the Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry in 2017, both at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

André T. Moura

André T. Moura

Reserach Fellow - CENIMAT|i3N

Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

He received is MSc in Engineering of Micro and Nanotechnologies in 2018 granted by Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. His thesis', 'Development of Plasmonic Nanosandwiches for Biosensing Applications', was carried out at iNANO in Aarhus Universitet, Denmark. He started to work as a research fellow in 2019 under the microfluidics project 'Integrated Microfluidic Device for Cancer Detection from Free Circulating DNA Using Digital PCR' coordinated by Prof. Hugo Águas and Prof. Pedro Viana Baptista.

Beatriz Jorge Coelho

Beatriz Jorge Coelho

PhD Student - CENIMAT|i3N and UCIBIO

CENIMAT - CENTRO DE INVESTIGAÇÃO EM MATERIAIS - CENIMAT|i3N Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa Campus da Caparica 2829 - 516 Caparica PORTUGAL

Beatriz Jorge Coelho is a Master in Micro and Nanotechnology Engineering by NOVA School of Science and Technology. Right after finishing her master’s degree, she enrolled in the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Doctoral Program of the same institution, where she currently works on digital and continuous-flow microfluidic platforms for cancer biomarker detection (PhD scholarship awarded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia - SFRH/BD/132904/2017.

Hugo  Águas

Hugo Águas

Associated Professor at NOVA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | FCT NOVA Researcher at CEMOP/UNINOVA and CENIMAT|I3N

Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

Associate Professor at the Materials Science Department of FCT-NOVA. He received his PhD in 2005 in Optoelectronics Engineering. He has coordinated 6 national projects and was responsible in several national and international projects, including the H2020 Project APOLO (H2020-LCE-2017-RES-RIA) aimed at developing photonic-enhanced flexible Perovskite solar cells for BIPV (https://project-apolo.eu/).

Joana P. Neto

Joana P. Neto

Post-Doctoral Researcher at CENIMAT|I3N NOVA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | FCT NOVA

Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

Joana Neto, a biomedical engineer, with experience in different projects has been assembling knowledge and insight from a wide range of disciplines - Materials Science, Neuroscience, Micro and Nanotechnology, and (bio)Sensors. In 2010 Joana P Neto concluded her M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineer from FCT-UNL in Portugal. Her master thesis developed within the scope of applying new materials to healthcare applications was awarded by European Materials Society.

José M. Fernandes

José M. Fernandes

Research Fellow - CENIMAT|i3N

Master's Degree in Micro and Nanotechnology Engineering from Faculdade de CIências e Tecnologia - UNL, in December, 2019.
Completed the thesis "Development of microfluidic tools for cancer single cell encapsulation and proliferation in microdroplets" with a final grade of 19 out of 20 marks.
Currently working in post-graduation in Research Practice.
Manuel J. Mendes

Manuel J. Mendes

Assistant Professor and R&D Team Leader of NanoPhotonics & Energy group

Prof. Manuel J. Mendes was born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1982, and received the Engineering Licenciatura degree in Physics in 2005 from Instituto Superior Técnico, Univ. de Lisboa (IST-UL). In 2008 he completed a Master of Science degree from Rice University (Houston, USA), working in Carbon Nanotubes technology for Energy Harvesting, at the group of the Nobel Laureate Richard Smalley who is considered one of the founding fathers of Nanotechnology.

Pedro V. Baptista

Pedro V. Baptista

Full Professor at NOVA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | FCT NOVA

UCIBIO, Dept. of Life Sciences, FCT-NOVA Campus de Caparica 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

Pedro Viana Baptista is a Full Professor at the Dept of Life Sciences at FCT-NOVA. PVB established the Nanomedicine Group at UCIBIO Research Unit, and has coordinated and participated in >23 nationally and internationally funded research projects. PVB has more than 20 years of experience on molecular diagnostics using nanotechnology platforms and on RNAi therapeutics using gold nanoparticles for siRNA delivery.