Research Projects @ CICECO


Principal Investigator of project Structural, energetic and catalytic properties of vacancy defects in MXene surfaces (Rede Nacional de Computação Avançada, Call FCT/CPCA/2021/01, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. 2021.09799.CPCA).

Grant Awarding Coordinator of COST Action Computational materials sciences for efficient water splitting with nanocrystals from abundant elements (CA 18234).

Co-principal Investigator of project DataCor - Smart Data to Design Corrosion Inhibitors (Compete 2020, ref. POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030256).

Team member of project Delivery vehicles of therapeutic gasotransmitters NO and H2S based on nanoporous materials (Portugal 2020, ref. PTDC/MED-QUI/28721/2017).

Principal Investigator of project SILVIA - Modeling the synthesis of silica materials via multiscale computer simulations (Programa Operacional Centro 2020, ref. CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-31002).


Principal Investigator of project Modeling the synthesis of silica materials with a novel reactive coarse-grained model (RES - Red Española de Supercomputación, ref. QS-2019-2-0034).

Team member of project Dissociation mechanism of water on two-dimensional transition metal carbides (MXenes) (RES - Red Española de Supercomputación, ref. QS-2019-2-0019).

Principal Investigator of project SELMA - Unveiling the self-healing mechanisms associated with smart nanocontainers (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. PTDC/QEQ-QFI/4719/2014).

Team member of project Variable pressure solid-state NMR methods to study gas-surface interactions in nanoporous sorbent materials for industrial post/pre-combustion CO2 capture (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. PTDC/QEQ-QAN/6373/2014).

Team member of project TUBITAK - Phase transitions and ferroelectricity in self-assembled peptides nanotubes (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. TUBITAK/0006/2014).

Team member of project UNIRCELL - Unitised regenerative fuel cell for efficient renewable energy supply: from materials to device (FCT-COMPETE / Programas de Atividades Conjuntas do Portugal 2020, ref. POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016422).

Team member of project SUSPHOTOSOLUTIONS - Soluções Fotovoltaicas Sustentáveis (Programa Operacional Centro 2020, ref. CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-000005).

Team member of project SGH - Smart Green Homes (Sistema de Incentivos à I&D Empresarial, ref. POCI-01-0247-FEDER-007678).

Participant of project CO adsorption in MXenes (European Commission - HPC-EUROPA3, ref. INFRAIA-2016-1-730897).

Team member of project FISHING - Fishing falcipain hit inhibitors from Malaria Boxes: in silico target deconvolution model development and validation (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. EXPL/QEQ-COM/0927/2013).

Principal Investigator of project CODECAT - COmputational DEsign of new CATalysts for the water gas shift reaction (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. PTDC/QUI-QUI/117439/2010).

Principal Investigator of project SILICAT - Theoretical Study of Silicate Chemistry in the Synthesis of Nanoporous Materials (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. PTDC/QUI-QUI/109914/2009).

Team member of project Development of high-resolution 1H solid-state NMR methods and applications on materials and molecules of biological interest (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. PTDC/QUI-QUI/100998/2008).

Team member of project Synthesis and Characterization of New Microporous Niobium Silicate and Titanosilica Membranes and Their Application to the Separation of Hydrogen-containing Mixtures (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. PTDC/EQU-EQU/100476/2008).

Team member of project Intelligent Design of Mesoporous Organosilicas for Adsorptive Separation Processes (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ref. PTDC/EQU-EQU/099423/2008).