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Essay 2019-20

Important dates

Deadline for submission: September 5.
Essay presentations: September 18  in 
Departamento de Física e Astronomia
Universidade do Porto
Page for submission: to be announced

Essay Guidelines.

The Scientific Council of MAP-fis has issued this  document clarifying the objectives of the essay and the form of your written report.

More detailed descriptions of these essya topics are in this  pdf document

Assigned Topics

1.Advanced Materials for Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Interference Shielding: Nanomaterials, Patterns and Textiles

Student :Ana Rita Correia e Sousa ( up201204635@fc.up.pt)

Supervisor: André Pereira( ampereira@fc.up.pt )

2. Microfluidics for size-controlled cationic liposome-DNA complexes: going beyond the universal transfection curve,

Student: Celso Joel Oliveira Ferreira (bruno.silva@inl.int)

Supervisors: Bruno Fernando Brás da Silva(bruno.silva@inl.int) ; Maria Elisabete da Cunha Dias Real Oliveira beta@fisica.uminho.pt ; Cláudia Manuela da Cunha Ferreira Botelho ( claudiabotelho@deb.uminho.pt )

3.Topological insulators grown by molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) and related quantum devices

Student: Daniel Portela de Brito (dani_brito96@hotmail.com)

Supervisors: Eduardo Castro (evcastro@fc.up.pt) ; Sascha Sadewasser (Sascha.Sadewasser@inl.int)

4. Development of nanoplasmonic thin film biosensors with enhanced sensitivity for detection of mycotoxins

Student: Diana Isabela Faria Meira ( dianaisabelameira@gmail.com)

Supervisor: Filipe Vaz (fvaz@fisica.uminho.pt) ; Vítor M. Correlo ( vitorcorrelo@i3bs.uminho.pt); Joel Borges (joelborges@fisica.uminho.pt)

5. Study of structural liquid water anomaly by upconversion thermometry on Brownian nanoparticles

Student: Fernando Eduardo Maturi (maturi@ua.pt)

Supervisor: Luís António Dias Carlos (lcarlos@ua.pt); Carlos António Delgado Sousa Brites (carlos.brites@ua.pt)

6. Quantum Many-Body Ground States via Digital Quantum Simulation

Student: Bruno Rodrigues Pacheco e Murta (bpmurta@gmail.com)

Supervisor: J oaquín Fernández-Rossier (joaquin.fernandez-rossier@inl.int)

7. Excitons in van der Waals Heterostructures

Student: Maurício Fitz de Castro Martins Quintela (mfcmquintela@fc.up.pt )

Supervisor: Nuno Miguel Machado Reis Peres ( peres@fisica.uminho.pt)

8. Hyperspectral microscopy for molecular thermometry

        Student: Rodolfo Rodrigues Nunes da Silva (rodolfo.silva@ua.pt

        Supervisors: Luís António Ferreira Martins Dias Carlos ( lcarlos@ua.pt); Maria Rute de Amorim e Sá Ferreira André (rferreira@ua.pt)

9. MagMed - Novel magnetic nanostructures as multimodal nanocarriers for cancer therapies

Student: Ricardo José Pires Magalhães (moboista@gmail.com)

Supervisor: Célia Tavares de Sousa ( celiasousa@fc.up.pt;); Cláudia Daniela Oliveira de Lacerda Nunes Pinho ( claunpinho@gmail.com)

10. Development of multifunctional supramolecular magnetogels for multimodal cancer therapy

Student: Sérgio Rafael da Silva Veloso (sergioveloso96@gmail.com)

Supervisor: Elisabete Maria dos Santos Castanheira Coutinho (ecoutinho@fisica.uminho.pt)

11. Fluids of light for analogue computing

Student:Tiago David da Silva Ferreira (tiagodsferreira@hotmail.com)

Supervisor: Ariel Ricardo Negrão da Silva Guerreiro (up302629@g.uporto.pt)

12. Trivalent lanthanides ions for luminescent molecular logic

Student: Sofia Zanella (zanella.sofia@gmail.com)

Supervisor: Carlos António Delgado Sousa Brites (carlos.brites@ua.pt); Maria Rute de Amorim e Sá Ferreira André ( rferreira@ua.pt)

13. Online coupled atmospheric-aerosol regional forecast model for solar energy production

Student: Rui Pedro Bastos Simões da Silva ( ruipedrosilva@ua.pt)

Supervisor:Alfredo Moreira Caseiro Rocha (alfredo.rocha@ua.pt); Ana Cristina Caldeira da Silva Gouveia Carvalho( ana.carvalho@smhi.se)

14.Transparent thermoelectric titanium dioxide-based thin films for thermal energy harvesting

Student: Joana Margarida Fernandes da Silva Ribeiro ( joanaribeiro93@hotmail.com)

Supervisor: Carlos José Macedo Tavares (ctavares@fisica.uminho.pt);

15.Single Photons On Demand from a 2D Material Heterostructure
Student: Tiago Alves Queirós ( tiagoaqueiros@gmail.com)
Supervisor: João Pedro dos Santos Hall Agorreta de Alpuim (pedro.alpuim.us@inl.int);

Open Proposals 

15.Calculation of Berry connections from first principles
Supervisor: Ricardo Mendes Ribeiro (icardo@fisica.uminho.pt)