◊ Habilitation in Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells (Univ. of Minho) - 2012
◊ PhD in Chemistry (Technical University of Lisbon) - 1996
◊ Chemical Engineering degree (I.S.T.) - 1992.
◊ Chemical modification, processing, surface modification and characterisation of biomacromolecular-based systems for biomedical applications, including tissue engineering devices and systems for controlled delivery of molecules. ◊ Smart (stimuli responsive / bioinstructive) and bioactive materials/nanomaterials. ◊ Biomimetic approaches in tissue engineering. ◊ Nanobiotechnology. ◊ Stem Cells-materials interactions. ◊ Thermo-physical properties of polymers and biomaterials.
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