Maria Teresa Barros

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1992 …2023

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Research interests

 Main Scientific  Interests

Selective synthesis from renewable feed-stocks: Application of synthetic methodologies for the production ofmaterials and bio-active compounds from non-petroleum derived bulk organic compounds. Approaches tosustainable chemistry. Chemical transformation of low-molecular weight carbohydrates into valuable materials.Selective synthesis of ligands for bioremediation. Organocatalysis: Asymmetric homogeneous catalysis. Nanoparticles for drug delivery.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorat D'État (PhD), Doctorate, Title of the Thesis: “Utilisation des Réactifs Organiques du Bismuth Pentavalent en Chimie Organique”., University of Paris – Sud (Orsay)

15 Mar 197810 Sept 1981

Award Date: 10 Sept 1981

Visiting Scholar, Organometallic Chemistry Synthesis, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory


Post-doc with Professor Andrew Streitwieser, Synthesis of uranocene compounds, University of California


External positions



Assistant Professor, Universidade de Coimbra


Assistant Professor, Universidade de Évora


Teacher Assistant, Universidade de Évora


Teacher Assistant , University of Lourenço Marques



  • QD Chemistry
  • Approaches to sustainable chemistry
  • Renewable resources
  • Organic chemistry
  • Organo catalysis
  • Macro and nanoparticles


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