Personal Information

Habilitation in Semiconductor Materials and Microelectronics, New University of Lisbon, Portugal. Lesson title: “Density of states in disordered semiconductors” (1988);
Ph.D. in Energy conversion and Semiconductors, New University of Lisbon, Portugal. Thesis title: “a-Si:H solar cells processing and characterization (1982)”;
1977    MSc in Semiconductor Materials, Dundee University, Scotland. Thesis title: “Photoconductivity in P Doped and Undoped Amorphous Germanium.” Supervisor W. Spear, 1977 Euro physicist (1977).
Honours degree in Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications and applied Electronics, U. Luanda, Angola/ PT (1974).

Current Positions
Full Professor at FCT-UNL, (2002-…);
Head of Materials Science Department of FCT-UNL  (1995-…);
Chair of the European affairs Committee of the E-MRS
Co-chair of the Energy Materials industry Research Initiative, EMIRI (2015-…).
Chair of the  Global Serve Award Committee of the International Union Materials Research Society
Administration board of the Nature/FCT-UNL partnership journal named npj 2D materials and applications (2016-).
Strategic committee of the Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) for Raw Materials, Central Colocation Centre, Metz, France.
Expert Advisory Board of the European program HORIZON 2020, DG Research and Innovation, Advanced Materials, Nanotechnologies, Biotechnologies and Manufacturing (2016/2018).
International Advisory board of Strategic Initiative Materials, a Flanders industry initiative (2014-…).
External International Board of the PhD Program in Materials in UDJG University (University of Galati), Romania (2013-…).
Editorial Board
Journal Progress in Natural Science: Materials International (Elsevier Journal).
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International Advisory Board
Advanced Electronics Materials