Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University
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Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


University of Coimbra, Portugal, July 2008 Biomedical Engineering


  1. Marques, J.; Oliveira, L. F.; Pinto, R. T.; Coutinho, P. J. G.; Parpot, P.; Góis, J. R.; Coelho, J. F. J.; Magalhães, F. D.; Tavares, C. J., “Release of Volatile Compounds from Polymeric Microcapsules Mediated by Photocatalytic Nanoparticles”. International Journal of Photoenergy 2013, 2013, 9.
  2. Rocha, N.; Coelho, J. F. J.; Gois, J. R.; Gil, M. H.; Gonçalves, P. M. O. F.; Guthrie, J. T., “Poly(vinyl chloride)-b-poly(hydroxypropyl acrylate)-b-Poly(vinyl chloride): Understanding the synthesis of an amphiphilic PVC block copolymer on a pilot scale”. Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology 2013, 19 (2), 94-104.
  3. Coelho, J. F. J.; Fonseca, A. C.; Gois, J. R.; Gonçalves, P. M. O. F.; Popov, A. V.; Gil, M. H., “Scaling-up of poly(vinyl chloride) prepared by single electron transfer degenerative chain transfer mediated living radical polymerization in water media: 1) Low molecular weight. Kinetic analysis”. Chemical Engineering Journal 2011, 169 (1-3), 399-413.
  4. Coelho, J. F.; Ferreira, P. C.; Alves, P.; Cordeiro, R.; Fonseca, A. C.; Góis, J. R.; Gil, M. H., “Drug delivery systems: Advanced technologies potentially applicable in personalized treatments”. The EPMA Journal 2010, 1 (1), 164-209.
  5. Coelho, J. F. J.; Gois, J. R.; Fonseca, A. C.; Gil, M. H., “Modification of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)-co-Poly(3-hydroxyvalerate) with Natural Rubber”. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2010, 116 (2), 718-726.
  6. Coelho, J. F. J.; Gois, J.; Fonseca, A. C.; Carvalho, R. A.; Popov, A. V.; Percec, V.; Gil, M. H., “Synthesis of Poly(2-methoxyethyl acrylate) by Single Electron Transfer-Degenerative Transfer Living Radical Polymerization Catalyzed by Na2S2O4 in Water”. Journal of Polymer Science Part a-Polymer Chemistry 2009, 47 (17), 4454-4463.

Book Chapters

  1. Nuno Rocha, Patrícia Mendonça, Joana Góis, Rosemeyre Cordeiro, Ana Fonseca, Tamaz Guliashvili, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Arménio Serra, and Jorge Coelho (2013), "The Importance of Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization Techniques in the Design of Tailor Made Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery Systems”, in “Drug Delivery Systems: Advanced Technologies Potentially Applicable in Personalised Treatment, Advances” in Predictive, Preventive and Personalised MedicineVolume 4, Springer , pp 315-357.
  2. A.C. Fonseca, P. Ferreira, R.A. Cordeiro, P.V. Mendonça, J.R. Góis, M.H. Gil, and Jorge F.J. Coelho (2013), “Drug delivery systems for predictive medicine: polymers as tools for advanced applications”, in “New Strategies to Advance Pre/Diabetes Care: Integrative Approach by PPPM”, Advances in Predictive, Preventive and Personalised Medicine, Vol. 3, Springer.


  • CIEPQPF, Chemical Process Engineering and Forest Products Research Centre, University of Coimbra (2008-present)