Rui F. M. Lobo is a professor of physics and physics engineering at the NOVA School of Science and Technology, NOVA University of Lisbon. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from the NOVA University of Lisbon and obtained the Habilitation in Nano-Engineering at this University. He also holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico - University of Lisbon. He is among the pioneers working with single molecule experiments and is presently leading research in experimental nanophysics and nanotechnology for clean energy, hydrogen technology and decarbonization. He has authored more than one hundred scientific refereed publications in journals, books, book chapters and conference proceedings. He has been a senior member of some relevant national entities (Engineers Portuguese Order, Geographical Society of Lisbon, Portuguese Association for Hydrogen) and belonged to International Scientific Committees in molecular beams and nanometer-scale technology. He had been Fellow Researcher at Max-Planck Institute, Hahn-Meitner Institute, Rice University, Osaka University, Ohio University, Sao Paolo University, Complutense Madrid University, among others.