Maria Margarida Lopes Figueiredo
Aggregation in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 1997
PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Edinburgh, 1978
Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 1975
|Particles, Polymers and Biomaterials Technology (PPB)|
Pulp and Paper Technology
Physical characterization of woods, pulps and papers
Particle characterization (micro and nanoparticles)
Bone substitutes: alografts and xenografts
Injectable hydrogels: production and characterization
Funded research projects
NANOHYBRID- PTDC/EQU-EPR/114354/2009, Preparation of stimuli-responsive magnetic functionalized hybrid nanoparticles, 2011-2014 (team member).
PTDC/EQU-EPR/099226/2008, Development of new polymer-liposome complexes, 2010-2013 (team member).
NEWFILL - FCT PTDC/EQU-EQU/120578/2010, New Modified Fillers for Papermaking (team member).
M. J. Moura; M. H. Gil; M. M. Figueiredo “Delivery of cisplatin from thermosensitive co-cross-linking chitosan hydrogels”, European Polymer Journal, 49(9), 2504-2510 (2013).
Margarida Figueiredo, “Sizing Nanoparticles in Liquids: An Overview of Methods” in Drug Delivery Systems: Advanced Technologies Potentially Applicable in Personalised Treatment, Advances in Predictive, Preventive and Personalised Medicine, J. Coelho (Ed.) Springer Science, Volume 4, 87-107 (2013).
Moutinho I., Ferreira P. and Figueiredo M.,”Paper Surface Chemistry as a Tool to Improve Inkjet Printing Quality”, BioResources, 6(4),4259-4270 (2011).
M.J. Moura, H. Faneca, M.P. Lima, M.H Gil, M.M. Figueiredo, “In Situ Forming Chitosan Hydrogels Prepared via Ionic/Covalent Co-Cross-Linking”, Biomacromolecules 12, 3275–3284 (2011).
M. Figueiredo, J.C. Henriques, G. Martins, F.A. Guerra, F. Judas, H. Figueiredo, “Physicochemical characterization o biomaterials commonly used in dentistry as bone substitutes- comparison with human bone”, J. Biomed. Mat. Res. part B, Appl Biomater, 92 (2), 409-419 (2010).
"Development of Polymeric Particles to Enhance High Performance Textiles", PhD, A. Carreira, University of Coimbra (in progress) (co-supervision.)
“Biofabrication of Scaffolds for Bone Rgeneration", PhD, J. P. Almeida University of Coimbra (in progress) (co-supervision).
“In situ Injectable Hydrogels: preparation and characterization", PhD, M. J.Moura, University of Coimbra (in progress) (co-supervision).
"Physical and Chemical Interation of Paper Surface - impact on printability", PhD , I. Moutinho, University of Coimbra (2009) (co-supervision).
"Fruit Drying: kinetics and modelling of the drying process of pears". PhD- R. Guiné, University of Coimbra (2005) (co-supervision).
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