PHOTONIC HYBRIDS AND NANOMATERIALS GROUP

Aveiro-Portugal

university of aveiro

theoria poiesis praxis

physics department

ciceco

aveiro institute of materials

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DECEMBER 2018

Rute A. S. Ferreira has joined the Board of Editors of Materials Today

Rute A. S. Ferreira has joined the Board of Editors of Materials Today, published by Elsevier. Materials Today is the flagship journal of the Materials Today family and is dedicated to covering the most innovative, cutting edge and influential work of broad interest to the materials science community.  The editorial board page is accessible here.

OUTREACH

MARCH 2017

M DEBASU WAS DISTINGUISHED WITH OUTSTANDING REVIEWER AWARD BY IOP

Mengistie Debasu was distinguished as one of the Outstanding Reviewer Award winners in 2017 for Institute of Physics, in recognition of the high quality and timeliness of reviews for Nanotechnology. The full list of winners can  be consulted here.

DECEMBER 2017

OUTREACH

LD CaRLOS participates in the Christmas video of university of aveiro

Luís Carlos was the Santa Claus in the Christmas video of University of Aveiro.

The full video (in portuguese) can  be seen here.

DECEMBER 2016

RECOGNITION

LD CaRLOS got a Najing Tech  UNIVERSITY Visiting Professorship

Luís Carlos got a Najing Tech Visiting Professorship, in Nanjing Tech University, P.R. China on 25 of December 2016.  After the ceremony, Luís Carlos gave a Institute of Advanced Materials Sparkling Lecture, “Luminescent Nanothermometers: What's Next?” The page of the event can be seen here.

NOVEMBER 2016

RECOGNITION

LD CaRLOS is the new CHIEF EDITOR of Frontiers JOURNAL

Luís Dias Carlos is now appointed as Specialty Chief Editor in the Frontiers in Chemistry journal,  Inorganic Chemistry. This interdisciplinary Specialty section is devoted to every aspect of inorganic chemistry. The field covers all chemical compounds, with the exception of those exclusively composed of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen which are the subject of organic chemistry.

The journal home can be accessed here.

OCTOBER 2016

outreach

BROWNIAN MOTION IN THE MEDIA

Press coverage of the our recent paper about the  measurement of the instantaneous ballistic velocity of Brownian nanocrystals suspended in both aqueous and organic solvents. To achieve this, we develop a technique based on upconversion nanothermometry.

SEPTEMBER 2016

outreach

PROTOTYPES in  THE EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS NIGHT

The GFHybrids participated in the last European Researchers Night held in Fabrica da Ciencia of Aveiro.

The group was represented by the Luminescent Thermometry and Luminescent Solar Concentrators presented by Carlos Brites and Sandra Correia, respectively.  The European Researchers Night is an public event  promoted by the European Union dedicated to popular science and fun learning. It takes place each year on the last Friday in September. More than 30 countries and over 300 cities are involved.

June 2016

outreach

Carlos Brites in RCS EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES COMPETITION

The Emerging Technologies Competition is the Royal Society of Chemistry’s annual innovation initiative, turning promising ideas into commercial reality. The event aims to accelerate the commercialisation of innovative technologies in several areas. GFHybrids presented the Luminescence Thermometry in the final of the Materials competition.

EVENT PAGE

January 2016

Recognition

L.D. Carlos Integrate The Brazilian Science Academy

L.D. Carlos was elected Corresponding Member of the  Brazilian Academy of Sciences, that recognize the relevant collaboration in the Science development in Brazil.

PRIZE

DECEMBER 2015

Gulbenkian Prize for A. Bastos

Ana Rita Bastos, PhD Student of GFHybrids was one of the awarded projects by the Gulbenkian Foundation (Portugal). The project entitled "Low-cost integrated-optics circuits for a new optical-fiber generation ", is oriented by Rute André (CICECO), Mário Lima and Paulo André (IST).

PRIZE

June 2015

Best Short Talk Communication for C. D.S. Brites

Carlos D. S. Brites, PostDoctoral researcher in of GFHybrids was awarded with the prize "Best Short Talk Communication" in the  XVIII Krutyn Summer School Krytin, Poland. The presentation co-authoured by P. P. Lima, N. J. O. Silva, A. Milan, V. S. Amaral, F. Palacio, L. D. Carlos was entitled "Joining Thermometry and Heating in a Single Hybrid Nanoparticle".

PRIZE

April 2015

Best SHOWCASE & POSTER  FOR GFHybrids Works

The research developed in  GFHybrids was recognized in the Jornadas CICECO 2015, in Aveiro, The group was awarded with the "Best Showcase" (C.D.S. Brites and L.D. Carlos ) and "Best Poster" (M.L. Debasu and and L.D. Carlos  ) prizes.

February 2015

Recogition

R.A. Ferreira Interviewed in PORTO CANAL

The research work developed in GFHybrids and published in Nature Communications was explained in an interview given by Rute A. Ferreira to the TV program "Mentes que Brilham" of Porto Canal.

MENTES QUE BRILHAM [TV]

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