Name Maria João Lopes
Organisation CeNTI – Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials
Position Researcher Functional Polymers and Coatings

Maria João Lopes graduated in Chemistry with minor in Biology in 2011 at the Faculty of Sciences of Porto University in Portugal, and in 2014 obtained a Master’s degree in Chemical Analysis and Characterization Techniques at the School of Sciences of Minho University in Braga, Portugal.
Since her master’s thesis in Development of Methods for Quantifying the Infrared Emission (IR), she works as a researcher at CeNTI (Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials). During her professional career at CeNTI, she has integrated different R&D departments and is currently a member of the Functional Polymers and coatings area. She also executes tasks related to analytical development for non-conventional materials at different stages in R&D and innovation projects including experimental design.