• 83 Citations
  • 5 h-Index

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Research interests

Ana Baptista is a Senior Researcher with a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering since 2014. Her research is mainly focused on the development of innovative smart textiles based on biocompatible polymers with multifunctional properties envisaging their application in energy conversion systems and medical devices. During the last years, she has published work and supervised several master theses in the field of cellulose-based bio-batteries, glucose sensitive electrospun membranes, photosensitive and fluorescent fibers and electrically controlled drug delivery systems.

Education/Academic qualification

Materials Science and Engineering, Doctorate, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT)

1 Jan 201110 Dec 2014

Biotechnology, Master, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT)

Chemistry, Bachelor

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Research Output at NOVA

  • 83 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 10 Article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
2 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of thermoelectric magnesium-silicide pastes for 3D printing, electrospinning and low-pressure spray

Marques, A. C., Miglietta, D., Gaspar, G., Baptista, A. C., Gaspar, A., Perdigão, P., Soares, I., Bianchi, C., Sousa, D., Faustino, B. M. M., Amaral, V. S., Santos, T., Gonçalves, A. P., da Silva, R. C., Giorgis, F. & Ferreira, I., 1 Dec 2019, In : Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy. 8, 4, 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Cellulose-based electrospun fibers functionalized with polypyrrole and polyaniline for fully organic batteries

    Baptista, A. C., Ropio, I., Romba, B., Nobre, J. P., Henriques, C., Silva, J. C., Martins, J. I., Borges, J. P. & Ferreira, I., 7 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 6, 1, p. 256-265 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 17 Citations (Scopus)
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Hybrid polysaccharide-based systems for biomedical applications

    Soares, P. I. P., Echeverria, C., Baptista, A. C., João, C. F. C., Fernandes, S. N., Almeida, A. P. C., Silva, J. C., Godinho, M. H. & Borges, J. P., 6 Jun 2017, Hybrid Polymer Composite Materials: Applications. Elsevier Inc., p. 107-149 43 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)


    PhD student grant

    Ana Baptista (Recipient), 2011

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Postdoctoral grant

    Ana Baptista (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais Award

    Ana Baptista (Recipient), 2009

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 2 Oral presentation

    Electrospun cellulose acetate membranes for glucose sensors

    Sofia Taborda (Speaker), Ana Baptista (Speaker)
    Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    A Fully organic battery made of electrospun fibers

    Ana Baptista (Speaker)
    24 Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation