Paulo José Vitorino Duarte das Neves

Advanced Functional Materials for Micro and Nanotechnologies
PhD Student
206 - Edif. II 10602
213 - Edif. II 10628


B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (2010, FCT/UNL). Currently working on Ph.D. focused on synthesis and characterization of new functionalized carbon based materials and their application on sodium ion batteries, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Isabel Ferreira and Prof. Dr. Isabel Fonseca (DQ|REQUIMTE). Main scientific interests: Carbon based materials (Activated carbon, Graphene), oxide nanoparticles, Batteries and Capacitors

Main publications

Ana R. Brás, Esther G. Merino, Paulo Duarte Neves, Isabel M. Fonseca, Madalena Dionísio, Andreas Schöenhals, Natália T. Correia, “Amorphous Ibuprofen Confined in Nanostructured Silica Materials: A Dynamical Approach”, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C Volume: 115 Issue: 11 Pages: 4616-4623 (2011)

Paulo Duarte, Diana P. Ferreira, Isabel Ferreira Machado, Luis Filipe Vieira Ferreira, Hernan B. Rodriguez, Enrique San Román “Phloxine B as a probe for entrapment in Microcrystalline Cellulose”, Molecules Volume: 17 Pages: 1602-1616 (2012)

Paulo Duarte, D. P. Ferreira, T. F. Lopes, J. V. Pinto, I. M. Fonseca, I. F. Machado, L.F. Vieira Ferreira, “DSM as a probe for the characterization of modified mesoporous silicas”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials Volume: 161 Pages: 139-147 (2012)

Inês Matos, Paulo Duarte Neves, José E. Castanheiro, Elena Perez-Mayoral, Rosa Martin-Aranda, Carlos Duran-Valle, Joaquim Vital, Ana M. Botelho do Rego, Isabel M. Fonseca, “Mesoporous carbon as an efficient catalyst for alcoholysis and aminolysis of epoxides”, Applied Catalysis A: General Volumes: 439-440 Pages: 24-30 (2012)

A. Pimentel, D. Nunes, P. Duarte, J. Rodrigues, F. M. Costa, T. Monteiro, R. Martins, and E. Fortunato, “Synthesis of Long ZnO Nanorods under Microwave Irradiation or Conventional Heating”, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C Volume: 118 Pages: 14629-14639 (2014)