rpires's picture

Account information

E-mail:
rpires@dep.uminho.pt

Profile

Name:
Ricardo A. Pires
Nacionality: 
PORTUGAL
Position: 
Academic & Research Staff
Scopus ID: 
Researcher ID: 
Background: 

PhD in Materials Engineering (Instituto Superior Técnico, 2004);

Graduation in Technological Chemistry (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, 1998).

Research Area: 

Self-assembling hydrogels for biomedical applications;

Self-assembling monolayers to study surface-proteins and surface-cell interactions;

Templated synthesis of nanoparticles and capsules for controlled delivery of bioactive agents;

Natural based materials - development of new materials based on cork;

Structural characterization of polymers, glasses and ceramics, particularly bioactive materials, using different techniques (NMR, DSC, FTIR, DRX).

Project: 

Self-assembling hydrogels for biomedical applications;

Surface-protein and surface-cell interactions;

Nanoparticles and capsules for controlled delivery of bioactive agents;

Development of new applications based on cork.

Back to top