Ikerbasque Professor and Team Coordinator
Degree & PhD in Condensed Matter Physics
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S. Lanceros-Mendez is Ikerbasque Professor at the BCMaterials, Basque Center for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures, Leioa, Spain, where he is the Scientific Director. He graduated in physics at the University of the Basque Country, Leioa, Spain and obtained his Ph.D. degree at the Institute of Physics of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany. He was Research Scholar at Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA and visiting scientist at the Pennsylvania State University, USA and University of Potsdam, Germany, among others. He is Associate Professor at the Physics Department of the University of Minho, Portugal (on leave) and from 2012 to 2014 he was also Associate Researcher at the INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory. His work is focused in the area of smart and multifunctional materials for sensors and actuators, energy and biomedical applications.
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Maria Gabriela Coutinho Soares Lema Botelho, graduated in Chemistry at the University of Minho in Braga (Portugal) in 1992. In 2000 she got a PhD in Science on the thesis "Thermooxidative degradation of polyesthers and poly(ether-esters". This work was performed in collaboration with the company DSM Research in the Netherlands were she has been between 1997 and 2000. Since 2000 she is a professor at the Chemistry Department in University of Minho, teaching several subjects related to physical and analytical chemistry. Her research work is in the field of polymer thermo/photo oxidative degradation and polymer characterization using chromatographic and spectrophotometric techniques.The research work resulted in more than 50 publications, 2 book chapters and 110 presentations. She has supervised 25 student final projects in companies, 10 master degrees and 2 PhD.
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J. G. Rocha received the Ph.D. degree in industrial electronics engineering from the University of Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal, in 2004. Since then, he has been an Assistant Professor with the Department of Industrial Electronics, University of Minho, where he teaches electronics and is involved in the research of sensors and sensor interfaces.