João Paulo Heitor Godinho Canejo

Soft and biofunctional materials group
Post-doctoral Researcher (FCT/UNL)
1.15 11610
107D-Edif. II 10618


B.Sc. in Material Science Engineering (1998, FCT/UNL); M.Sc. in Materials Science – (2005, FCT/UNL).Ph.D. in Material Science Engineering (2012, FCT/UNL). - Main scientific interests Polymers, Liquid crystals, Cellulosic liquid crystal phases, Electrospinning, SEM.

Main publications

João P. Canejo, Maria H. Godinho, Cellulose Perversions, 2013, vol:6 iss:4 pg:1377 -1390

M. H. Godinho, J. P. Canejo, G. Feio, E. M. Terentjev, "Self-winding of helices in plant tendrils and cellulose liquid crystal fibers", Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 5965.

M. H. Godinho, J. P. Canejo, L. F. V. Pinto, J. P. Borges, P. I. C. Teixeira, "How to mimic the shapes of plant tendrils on the nano and microscale: spirals and helices of electrospun liquid crystalline cellulose derivatives", Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 2772.

J. P. Canejo, J. P. Borges, M. H. Godinho, P. Brogueira, P. I. C.,Teixeira, E. M. Terentjev, "Helical Twisting of Electrospun Liquid Crystalline Cellulose Micro- and Nanofibers", Advanced Materials, 2008, 20, 4821-4825.