Catarina Marques Mendes Almeida da Rosa Leal

Soft and biofunctional materials group
Coordinator Professor at ADF/ISEL
Researcher at GMPM/CENIMAT
Laboratório de Reologia - 3 11618


Academic Profile • 2001 PhD in Material Science, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de lisboa (FCT/UNL). • 1994 MSc in Materials Engineering, FCT/UNL. • 1992 Degree in Physics and Materials Engineering, FCT/UNL. Main scientific interests: Rheology Soft Matter Polymer and Liquid Crystals

Main publications

• R. Portela, P.L. Almeida, P. Patrício, T. Cidade, R. G. Sobral and C. R. Leal, ”Real-time rheology of actively growing bacteria”, Physical Review E 87 (2013) 030701(R) - Rapid Communication.

• P. Patrício, C.R. Leal, L. Pinto, A. Boto, M.T. Cidade "Electrorheology study of a series of LC cyanobiphenyls: experimental and theoretical treatment", Liquid Crystals 39 (2012) 25.

• M. Pereira, C.R. Leal, A.J. Parola and U. Scheven "Reversible Photorheology in Solutions of Cetyltrimethylammonium Bromide, Salicylic Acid and trans-2,4,4'-Trihydroxychalcone", Langmuir 26 (2010) 16715.

• M.T. Cidade, C.R. Leal and P. Patrício, "Electrorheological study of the nematic LC 4-n-hepthyl-4-cyanobiphenyl: experimental and theoretical treatment", Liquid Crystals 37 (2010) 1305.