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Jorge Coelho

Jorge Fernando Coelho

Jorge Fernando Jordão Coelho

Assistant Professor with aggregation

PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2006

Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2002

E-mail address

Teaching activities

Polymer Science


Surface Coatings

New Technologies of Polymerization

Smart Polymers

Research group
Polymer Synthesis and Characterization
Research interests

Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization

Free Radical Polymerization

Step-Growth Polymerization



Funded research projects

PTDC/EQU-EPR/098662/2008 - STABLESET - Development of stable heterogeneous systems for single electron transfer living radical polymerization methods

PTDC/EQU-EPR/114354/2009 - Nanohybrid - Preparation of stimuli-responsive magnetic functionalized hybrid

PTDC/CTMPOL/6138/2014 - Safesurf - Light activated permanent antimicrobial surfaces

NaturalBiopur (QREN 21559) - Development of new viscoelastic polyurethane foams based on natural polyols for high value applications

Polypulp (QREN 30225) - Produção de Pasta de Papel de alto valor acrescentado por incorporação de materiais poliméricos inovadores

Key publications

Abreu CMR, Fue L, Carmali S, Serra AC, Matyjaszewski K, Coelho JFJ, “Aqueous SARA ATRP using Inorganic Sulfites”, Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 8, 375-387. FRONT COVER PAGE

Maximiano P, Mendonça P, Santos MRE, Costa JRC,  Guiliashivili T, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Santos P, Mendonça P, Santos MRE, Costa JRC,  Guiliashivili T, Serra AC, Coelho JFJ, “Eutectic mixtures as a green alternative for efficient catalyst recycling in atom transfer radical polymerizations”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 55, 371-381. FRONT COVER PAGE

Maximiano P, Mendonça P, Costa JR, Naomi H, Serra AC, Guiliashivilli T, Coote M, Coelho JFJ, “Ambient temperature transition metal free dissociative electron transfer reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer polymerization (DET-RAFT) of methacrylates, acrylates and styrene”, Macromolecules, 2016, 49. 1597–1604.

Sousa AF, Fonseca AC, Serra AC, Freire CSR, Silvestre AJD, Coelho JFJ, “New unsaturated copolyesters based on 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and their crosslinked derivatives”, Polymer Chemistry, 2016,7, 1049-1058.  INSIDE COVER PAGE

Costa JRC, Mendonça PV, Maximiano P, Serra AC, Guliashvili T, Coelho JFJ “Ambient Temperature “Flash” SARA ATRP of Methyl Acrylate in Water/Ionic Liquid/Glycol Mixtures”, Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 6810−6815.

Góis JR, Konkolewicz D, Popov AV, Guliashvili T, Matyjaszewsk K, Serra  AC, Coelho JFJ, “Improvement of the control over SARA ATRP of 2-(diisopropylamino)ethyl methacrylate by slow and continuous addition of sodium dithionate”, Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5, 4617–4626. FRONT COVER PAGE

Abreu CMR, Serra AC, Popov AV, Matyjaszewski K, Guliashvili T, Coelho JFJ, “Ambient temperature rapid SARA ATRP of acrylates and methacrylates in alcohol/water solutions mediated by mixed sulfites/Cu(II)Br2 catalytic system”, Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 23, 5629-5636.

Theses supervision

Joana Catarina Torres Pimenta (2008-2012) – “High performance hybrid coatings”. Co-supervisão com o Professor Fernão Domingos de Montenegro Baptista Malheiro de Magalhães da FEUP. Projecto SFRH/BDE/33431/2008, envolveu a FCTUC, a FEUP,  a CIN e a Resiquímica.

Patrícia Vitorino Mendonça (2011-2015) – “Metal Catalyzed Living Radical Polymerization methods: mechanistic studies and application on the design of polymer drugs”. Co-supervisão com Professor Anatoliy Popov da Universidade da Pensilvânia, nos Estados Unidos da América. Projecto SFRH/BD/69152/2010. 

Ana Rita Correia Simões (2010-2014) – “Optimization of concrete properties using polymeric materials”. Co-supervisão com o Professor João Carlos Moura Bordado do Instituto Superior Técnico. Projecto SFRH/BDE/51086/2010, envolve a FCTUC, o Instituto Superior Técnico e a Secil SA.

Rosemeyre Amaral Cordeiro (2010-2014) – “Synthesis of functionalized nanoparticles based on poly(β-amino esters) segments by ‘self-assembly’ for drug delivery systems”. Co-supervisão com o Professor Robert Langer do Massachussets Institute of Technology, nos Estados Unidos da América e com Professor Arménio Coimbra Serra (DEQ-FCTUC). Projecto SFRH/BD/70336/2010.

Ana Filipa Silva Borges (2011-2015) – “Development of novel pharmaceutic forms for oral administration of bioactive agents”. Co-supervisão com o Professor Sérgio Paulo de Magalhães Simões (FF-UC). Projecto SFRH/BDE/51271/2010, envolve a FCTUC, a FF-UC e a Bluepharma.

Joana Rita Antunes Gonçalves Madeira e Góis (2011-2015) – “Design and synthesis of functional nanostructure carriers using LRP for biomedical applications”. Co-supervisão com o Professor Anatoliy Popov da Universidade da Pensilvânia, nos Estados Unidos da América. Projecto SFRH/BD/69635/2010.

Joana Crisóstomo da Silva (2011-2015) – “Development of controlled releasing systems of insulin for diabetes treatment”. Co–supervisão com a Professora Raquel Maria Fino Seiça da Faculdade de Medicina de Universidade de Coimbra. Projecto SFRH/BD/72964/2010. 

Other information
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9351-1704