Maria Margarida Figueiredo
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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