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

Dra Sónia Carabineiro will be the next Chemforum speaker

On October, the 26th we’ll have a talk by Dra. Sonia Carabineiro from FEUP. Sónia Carabineiro completed her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2001 at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Later she was a postdoctoral researcher (2001-2003) at Leiden University (The Netherlands) and at Instituto Superior Técnico (2004-2007). On December 2007 she joined the University of Porto as an Assistant Researcher, becoming Principal Researcher since December 2013. She has been working mostly in catalysis by gold, (mixed) metal oxides, carbon materials and composites, heterogenisation of homogenous complexes on heterogeneous supports. We hope to see you…Read more

Professor Hani Amouri will be the 1st speaker of Chemforum Autumn Edition

On the 14th of September we’ll have the 1st talk of the Autumn Chemforum Edition by Dr. Hani Amouri, from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. Dr. Hani Amouri is a Research Director in CNRS and currently is the director of "ARC" group (Auto-assemblage, Reconnaissance et Chiralité) of the Institut Parisien de Chimie Molécualire at Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris-6. His main research interests are chirality, organometallic and coordination chemistry. Reports from his scientific activity include over 125 articles in peer-reviewed journals, three patents and 75 communication abstracts at national and international meetings. He…Read more

Professor José Nuno Canongia Lopes from CQE honoured by ULisboa

Eight professors and researchers from Técnico were awarded the prize “Prémios Científicos Universidade de Lisboa/Caixa Geral de Depósitos”, during the ceremony commemorating the 3rd anniversary of Universidade de Lisboa. According to ULisboa, this prize aims “to reward scientific research activity and to stimulate the publication of research work in prestigious international journals”. Ana Póvoa (Economics and Management), Vítor Cardoso (Physics and Materials), Hugo Tavares (Pure and Applied Mathematics) and Francisco C. Santos (Computer Science, Computer Engineering) were awarded the prize “Prémios Científicos Universidade de Lisboa/Caixa Geral de Depósitos”. Carla Carvalho (Biology, Biological Engineering, Biochemistry…Read more