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I work as Associate Professor with Habilitation at University of Coimbra (since February 2021). I received my PhD degree in Physics in 2004, with a work in the field of hard PVD coatings carried out in Portugal, France, Netherlands and Germany. Presently, I am leading the Research Surface Modification and Functionalisation Group responsible for the Laboratory of Corrosion and Electrochemistry.
My research is focused on the development of new decorative, protective and functional coatings... Read more