Jorge Carvalho Silva

Assistant Professor

Physics Department and Cenimat/i3N - Materials Science Research Centre/Institute for Nanostructures, Nanomodeling and Nanofabrication

Faculty of Science and Technology
Nova University of Lisbon
2829-516 Caparica, Portugal
Tel. +351-212 948 576 x105 25


ORCID: 0000-0001-9959-4272

ResearcherID: A-3979-2012

Scopus: 35750745700

Google Scholar: 43uxoIUAAAAJ

ResearchGate: Jorge_Silva23


- Graduation in Physics, September 1989, from University of Coimbra

- PhD in Surface Physicsby by Université de Paris-Sud, Orsay and FCT/UNL,.Dissertation: Negative ion formation by resonant charge transfer during the interaction of atoms with surfaces. Theoretical and experimental studies


Main subjects: Biomaterials for biomedical applications, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, NanoMedicine, Skin Regeneration.

Projects as Principal Investigator:  

- "Skin2: a biosynthetic second skin, engineered to treat severe burn wounds", PTDC/SAU-BMA/109886/2009. 

- ”iSkin2: improving skin regeneration through an improved Skin2 biosynthetic skin substitute”, PTDC/BTM-MAT/31470/2017.

Recent Publications

[1] F. Pires, J.F. Santos, D. Bitoque, G.A. Silva, A. Marletta, V. Nunes, P.A. Ribeiro, J.C. Silva, M. Raposo, Polycaprolactone/gelatin nanofiber membranes containing EGCG loaded liposomes and their potential use for skin regeneration, ACS Appl. Bio Mater. (2019). doi:10.1021/acsabm.9b00524.

[2] S.R. Gavinho, P.R. Prezas, D.J. Ramos, I. Sá-Nogueira, J.P. Borges, M.C. Lança, J.C. Silva, C.M.R. Henriques, E. Pires, J.S. Kumar, M.P.F. Graça, Nontoxic glasses: Preparation, structural, electrical and biological properties, Int. J. Appl. Ceram. Technol. (2019) 1885–1894. doi:10.1111/ijac.13243.

[3] S. Gomes, D. Querido, J.L. Ferreira, J.P. Borges, C. Henriques, J.C. Silva, Using water to control electrospun Polycaprolactone fibre morphology for soft tissue engineering, J. Polym. Res. 26 (2019) 222. doi:10.1007/s10965-019-1890-6.

[4] T. Vieira, J. Carvalho Silva, A.M. Botelho do Rego, J.P. Borges, C. Henriques, Electrospun biodegradable chitosan based-poly(urethane urea) scaffolds for soft tissue engineering, Mater. Sci. Eng. C. 103 (2019) 109819. doi:10.1016/j.msec.2019.109819.

[5] T. Valente, J.L. Ferreira, C. Henriques, J.P. Borges, J.C. Silva, Polymer blending or fiber blending: A comparative study using chitosan and poly(ε-caprolactone) electrospun fibers, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 136 (2019) 1–11. doi:10.1002/app.47191.

[6] R.J.R. Matos, C.I.P. Chaparro, J.C. Silva, M.A. Valente, J.P. Borges, P.I.P. Soares, Electrospun composite cellulose acetate/iron oxide nanoparticles non-woven membranes for magnetic hyperthermia applications, Carbohydr. Polym. 198 (2018) 9–16. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.06.048.

[7] T. Vieira, J.C. Silva, J.P. Borges, C. Henriques, Synthesis, electrospinning and in vitro test of a new biodegradable gelatin-based poly(ester urethane urea) for soft tissue engineering, Eur. Polym. J. 103 (2018) 271–281. doi:10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2018.04.005.

[8] A.C. Baptista, I. Ropio, B. Romba, J.P. Nobre, C. Henriques, J.C. Silva, J.I. Martins, J.P. Borges, I. Ferreira, Cellulose-based electrospun fibers functionalized with polypyrrole and polyaniline for fully organic batteries, J. Mater. Chem. A. 6 (2018) 256–265. doi:10.1039/C7TA06457H.