Welcome to the Nanochemistry Research Group!!

At the INL - Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, we are an international team of enthusiastic chemists, materials scientists, and coating engineers working together for R&D of unconventional nanomaterials.





Recent news and updates from our group:


NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to our alumni Aida, and Juliana, Laura and Yury from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Deep Eutectic Solvent Synthesis of Perovskite Electrocatalysts for Water Oxidation" has just been published in Appl. Mater. Interfaces!!!

You can check the paper here!     (11.05.2022)


NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Juliana, and Natalia from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Implementation of Transition Metal Phosphides as Pt-Free Catalysts for PEM Water Electrolysis" has just been published in Energies!!!

You can check the paper here!     (2022)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Juliana from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Palladium Impregnation on Electrospun Carbon Fibers for Catalytic Reduction of Bromate in Water" has just been published in Processes!!!

You can check the paper here!     (2022)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Juliana from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Copper Supported on Mesoporous Structured Catalysts for NO Reduction" has just been published in Catalysts!!!

You can check the paper here!     (2022)


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AND THE AWARD GOES TO...
Huge congratulations to Diógenes Piva from Nanochemistry Research Group for winning the Best Flash Talk!
His video entitled "Draw my work" was awarded at the INL Research Symposium 2022, held in INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, on 4th and 5th of April 2022.

Thank you, Diógenes, for bringing this victory to the group!     (05.04.2022)



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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Liliana, Juliana, and Yury from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "In situ investigation of the CO2 methanation on carbon/ceria-supported Ni catalysts using modulation-excitation DRIFTS" has just been published in Appl. Catal. B: Environmental!!!

You can check the paper here!     (05.04.2022)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Bruna (our alumni), Laura, and Yury from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Merging Solution Processing and Printing for Sustainable Fabrication of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Photovoltaics" has just been published in Chemical Engineering Journal!!!

You can check the paper here!     (04.04.2022)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Liliana, Juliana, and Yury from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Understanding the importance of N-doping for CNT-supported Ni catalysts for CO2 methanation" has just been published in Carbon!!!

You can check the paper here!     (03.04.2022)


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NANOCHEMISTRY PICNIC DAY!!!
This Friday, we had the Nanochemistry Picnic at Bom Jesus do Monte gardens! Its a tradition place in Braga (Portugal) and we had anamazing time together!     (01.04.2022)



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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Yury from Nanochemistry Research Group, and his co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Discovery of Colossal Breathing-Caloric Effect under Low Applied Pressure in the Hybrid Organic–Inorganic MIL-53(Al) Material" has just been published in Chem. Mater!!!

You can check the paper here!     (30.03.2022)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Yury from Nanochemistry Research Group, and Aida, our alumni and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Polar Layered Intermetallic LaCo2P2 as a Water Oxidation Electrocatalyst" has just been published in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces!!!

You can check the paper here!     (15.03.2022)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Viviana and Yury from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Structural properties of nanometer-sized gold nanoparticles on a silicon substrate" has just been published in Physica Status Solidi (b)!!!

You can check the paper here!     (04.03.2022)


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WELCOME Sandra
Sandra just joined the Nanochemistry Research Group at INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory to work with nanomaterials for sustainable coatings.

Sandra, we wish you a nice stay in our group, at INL, in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal! All the best!    (01.03.2022)


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WELCOME Diana
Diana just joined the Nanochemistry Research Group at INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory to work with functional coatings based on nanomaterials with hydrophobic properties.

Diana, we wish you a nice stay in our group, at INL, in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal! All the best!    (16.02.2022)


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Fireworks are pure chemistry! We welcome the year 2022, wishing our team and colleagues a happy year, with great health and lots of chemistry!!


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NANOCHEMISTRY DAY 2021!!!
Today we had the Annual Nanochemistry Day! Our researchers presented their recent results to the external judges: Prof Carlos Rodrigues, from the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC) and Salome Soares, from the Faculty of Engineering of U.Porto (FEUP)!
Congratulations to the winners of the best presentations: Viviana by the jury vote and Clara, the choice of the audience!     (07.12.2021)


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NANOCHEMISTRY CHRISTMAS DINNER!!!
This year we were able to have the Nanochemistry Christmas Dinner! Following the tradition, we had a very pleasent dinner at Taberna do Migaitas.    (03.12.2021)



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WELCOME Isabel
Isabel just joined the Nanochemistry Research Group at INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory to work with functional coatings based on nanomaterials with infrared reflective properties.

Isabel, we wish you a nice stay in our group, at INL, in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal! All the best!    (02.12.2021)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Laura from Nanochemistry Research Group, Vanesa, our former postdoc, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Covalent organic framework as adsorbent for ultrasound-assisted dispersive (micro)solid phase extraction of polycyclic synthetic fragrances from seawater followed by fluorescent determination" has just been published in Analytica Chimica Acta!!!

You can check the paper here!     (15.11.2021)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Bruna (our alumni), Laura, and Yury, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Large-scale aqueous synthesis of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 nanoparticles for photocatalytic degradation of ciprofloxacin" has just been published in Dalton Transactions!!!

You can check the paper here!     (04.11.2021)


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WELCOME Diógenes!!!
Diógenes just joined the Nanochemistry Research Group at INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory to work with synthesis of inorganic for adsorption and catalysis application.

Diógenes, we wish you a nice stay in our group, at INL, in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal! All the best!    (01.10.2021)


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2021 EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS' NIGHT
The European Researchers' Night 2021 took place on September 24th. It was a public event, at which researchers from all over Europe presented their work and its impact on the daily lives of citizens. The Nanochemistry Group participated in Braga - Portugal - as an exhibitor at "Biofouling and Hydrophobic Coatings" and as a speaker at the workshop "Energy from the Sun and H2 for our cities".



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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Liliana, Juliana, and Yury, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "New Opportunity for Carbon-Supported Ni-based Electrocatalysts: Gas-phase CO2 Methanation" has just been published in ChemCatChem!!!

You can check the paper here!     (16.09.2021)


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NEW BOOK CHAPTER!!!
Congratulations to Jenni and Yury, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent book chapter entitled: "Electrocatalysis using nanomaterials" has just been published in Frontiers of Nanoscience!!!

You can check the chapter here!     (13.09.2021)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Yury, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Compositional Fluctuations Mediated by Excess Tellurium in Bismuth Antimony Telluride Nanocomposites Yield High Thermoelectric Performance" has just been published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C!!!

You can check the paper here!     (13.09.2021)


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WELCOME Pablo!!!
Pablo just joined the Nanochemistry Research Group at INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory to work on the development of COFs composites for adsorption and degradation of organic pollutants in water.

Pablo, we wish you a nice stay in our group, at INL, in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal! All the best!    (13.09.2021)


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WELCOME Riccardo!!!
Riccardo just joined the Nanochemistry Research Group at INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory to work on the development of an efficient catalytic reactor for environmental applications.

Riccardo, we wish you a nice stay in our group, at INL, in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal! All the best!    (16.08.2021)


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WELCOME Clara!!!
Clara just joined the Nanochemistry Research Group at INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory to work on the development of nanomaterial-based additives to improve the functional properties of coatings.

Clara, we wish you a nice stay in our group, at INL, in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal! All the best!    (16.07.2021)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Jenni and Laura, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Boronic-acid-derived covalent organic frameworks: from synthesis to applications" has just been published in New Journal of Chemistry!!!

You can check the paper here!     (13.08.2021)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Aida and Yury, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Photocatalytic-Fenton Process under Simulated Solar Radiation Promoted by a Suitable Catalyst Selection" has just been published in Catalysts!!!

You can check the paper here!     (24.07.2021)




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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Soraia and Laura, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Acute ecotoxicity assessment of a covalent organic framework" has just been published in Environmental Science: Nano!!!

You can check the paper here!     (04.05.2021)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Bruna and Yury, from Nanochemistry Research Group, our alumnus Bryan, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Large-Scale Synthesis of Semiconducting Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Nanoparticles for Screen Printing Application" has just been published in Nanomaterials!!!

You can check the paper here!     (28.04.2021)




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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Bruna and Yury, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Eco-friendly and cost-efficient inks for screen-printed fabrication of copper indium gallium diselenide photoabsorber thin films" has just been published in Journal of Colloid and Interface Science!!!

You can check the paper here!     (16.04.2021)




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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Soraia and Laura, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Study on the efficiency of a covalent organic framework as adsorbent for the screening of pharmaceuticals in estuary waters" has just been published in Chemosphere!!!

You can check the paper here!     (30.03.2021)




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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Soraia and Laura, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Selection of Covalent Organic Framework Pore Functionalities for Differential Adsorption of Microcystin Toxin Analogues" has just been published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces!!!

You can check the paper here!     (25.03.2021)




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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Nadia and Yury, from Nanochemistry Research Group, our alumnus Sara, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Silane-based coating charged with TiO2 NPs for dental implant applications" has just been published in Surface and Coatings Technology!!!

You can check the paper here!     (12.03.2021)




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WELCOME Natalia!!!
Natalia just joined the Nanochemistry Research Group at INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory to work in synthesis and applications of sustainable coatings.

Natalia, we wish you a nice stay in our group, at INL, in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal! All the best!    (16.02.2021)


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NEW PAPER!!!
Congratulations to Laura and Yury, from Nanochemistry Research Group, and their co-workers! Their recent article entitled: "Sustainable Catalysts for Water Electrolysis: Selected Strategies for Reduction and Replacement of Platinum-Group Metals" has just been published in Materials Today Sustainability!!!

You can check the paper here!     (29.01.2021)




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WELCOME Krystal!!!
Krystal just joined the Nanochemistry Research Group at INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory to work with Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs).

Krystal, we wish you a nice stay in our group, at INL, in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal! All the best!    (07.01.2021)


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