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Prof. Dr. Vasco D.B. Bonifácio
Professor of Biomaterials
iBB - Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences
i4HB - Institute for Health and Bioeconomy
Instituto Superior Técnico
E-mail:
vasco.bonifacio@tecnico.ulisboa.pt
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Education and Experience


2022-2025 President of the Lisbon Delegation of the Portuguese Chemical Society (PT)
2023
Visiting Professor at Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research (DE)
2023 Visiting Professor at Faculdad de Medicina, Universidad Castilla-La Mancha (SP)
2016-2021 Invited Professor of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering Department, IST-UL (PT)
2016
Visiting Researcher in the Sandre Lab at LCPO, Bordeaux University (FR)
2015-2019
Researcher in the Berberan-Santos Lab at CQFM, IST-UL (PT)
2014 Principal Researcher in the Morgado Lab at Instituto de Telecomunicações, IST-UL (PT)
2012
Visiting Researcher in the Hammond Lab at KI, MIT (USA)
2009-2012
Invited Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry Department, FCT-UNL (PT)
2010-2012
Invited Professor of Bioprocess Engineering, MIT Portugal Bioengineering PhD Program (PT)
2008-2012 Researcher of the MIT Portugal Program (Bioengineering Systems) in the Aguiar-Ricardo Lab FCT-UNL (PT)
2007-2008 Post-doc in the Scherf Lab at Institut fur Polymertechnologie (DE)
2006
PhD in Organic Chemistry in the Lobo-Prabhakar Lab at FCT-UNL (PT)
1997 Licentiate in Applied Chemistry (Organic Chemistry major) at FCT-UNL (PT)
1995 Bachelor in Chemical Engineering at ISEL-IPL (PT)

Awards and Honors

2024 Outstanding Teaching Award - Biomolecular Engineering & Biomaterials Technology 2022-2023 (IST-UL)
2023 Outstanding Teaching Award - Biomolecular Engineering 2021-2022 (IST-UL)
2022 Outstanding Teaching Award - Organic Chemistry 2020-2021 (IST-UL)
2021 Outstanding Teaching Award - Organic Chemistry 2019-2020 (IST-UL)
2020
Outstanding Teaching Award - Physical Chemistry 2018-2019 (IST-UL)
2019 Multiple Myeloma Grant Award (APCL/SPH/Amgen)
2018 Outstanding Teaching Award - Physical Chemistry 2016-2017 (IST-UL)
2017 Advanced Materials Scientist Medal (IAAM, Singapore)

Teaching

2023-2024
Biomaterials Technology | Biomaterials Science | Biomolecular Engineering | Integrated Biological Engineering Laboratory

2016-2022
Biomaterials Technology | Biomaterials Physical Chemistry | Biomolecular Engineering | Organic Chemistry | Chemistry Laboratory III | Principles of Physical Chemistry | Physical Chemistry

Editorial Board

Frontiers Nanobiotechnology Review Editor
QUIMICA Editor
Polymers Guest Editor
Molecules Guest Editor
MDPI Topic Editor