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Research interests

Prof. Luis Pereira received the Ph.D. in Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Materials in 2008 at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. His work was focused on polycrystalline silicon and high k dielectrics for TFT’s application. 

The expertise gained on oxide materials for electronics allowed focusing the pos-doc activities on the development printed inorganic nanostructured materials for chromogenic, electronic and electrochemical devices on paper and plastic substrates. He was involved in the team that demonstrated for the first time transistors made of oxides with paper as dielectric. He has authored and co-authored 175 publications in peer-reviewed journals and proceedings of the ISI. The H-factor is 43 (Google Scholar, Jan. 2019) and 39 (WoS, Jan. 2019)) with about 5800 citations (about 5400 without self-citations, WoS Jan. 2019).

He is currently a researcher at CENIMAT/I3N coordinating and participating in R&D projects and has been granted in 2015 with a Starting Grant of the European Research Council on the development of cellulose nanocomposites for paper electronics (New-Fun, project 640598). His current research interests are on the design and synthesis of 1D, 2D and 3D inorganic and hybrid nanostructures, chiral cellulose nanocomposites, functional micro and nanofibers and it integration on chromogenic, electronic and electrochemical devices.

Education/Academic qualification

Microelectronics and Optoelectronics, Doctorate, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

1 Jan 200231 Dec 2007

Materials Engineering, Master, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT)

9 Dec 199631 Jul 2001

External positions

Researcher, Saint Gobain Recherche

1 Mar 200830 Jun 2009


  • Q Science (General)
  • Semiconductor materials
  • Nanotechnology
  • Paper electronics
  • Cellulose nanocomposites

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Research Output at NOVA

Application of ultrasonic sprayed zirconium oxide dielectric in zinc tin oxide-based thin film transistor

Oluwabi, A. T., Katerski, A., Carlos, E., Branquinho, R., Mere, A., Krunks, M., Fortunato, E., Pereira, L. & Oja Acik, I., 13 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry C.

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    Influence of Post-UV/Ozone Treatment of Ultrasonic-Sprayed Zirconium Oxide Dielectric Films for a Low-Temperature Oxide Thin Film Transistor

    Oluwabi, A. T., Gaspar, D., Katerski, A., Mere, A., Krunks, M., Pereira, L. & Oja Acik, I., 1 Jan 2020, In : Materials. 13, 1, 6.

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  • Prizes

    Best SID paper, Korean Information Display Society/Korea

    Luis Miguel Nunes Pereira (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Innovation award

    Elvira Maria Correia Fortunato (Recipient), Rodrigo Ferrão de Paiva Martins (Recipient), Luis Miguel Nunes Pereira (Recipient), Pedro Miguel Cândido Barquinha (Recipient), João Carlos da Palma Goes (Recipient) & João Pedro Abreu de Oliveira (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    R&D Green Project Award

    Luis Miguel Nunes Pereira (Recipient), 2009

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


    • 10 Publication peer-review
    • 5 Membership of board
    • 1 Editorial activity

    Journal of Materials Chemistry C (Journal)

    Luis Miguel Nunes Pereira (Editorial board member)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais (External organisation)

    Luis Miguel Nunes Pereira (Chair)
    2017 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership of board

    2D Materials and Applications (Journal)

    Luis Miguel Nunes Pereira (Editorial board member)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    E-MRS Spring Meeting 2015 (Event)

    Luis Miguel Nunes Pereira (Chair)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of board

    Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing (Journal)

    Luis Miguel Nunes Pereira (Editorial board member)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review