HONOURS, APPOINTMENTS, MEMBERSHIP, COMMISSIONS, ETC


SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL SOCIETIES (Membership)

-       Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (since 1981; Full Member since 1988).

-       Royal Society of Chemistry (Fellow - F.R.S.C., C. Chem., 1986-2012).

-       New York Academy of Sciences (1995-2004).

-       European Society of Chemistry (since 1999).

-       IUPAC (Affiate Member, since 1987).

-       American Chemical Society (2006-2012).

-       Portuguese Electrochemical Society (founder member, since 1983).

-       International Society of Electrochemistry (since 1981).

-       Iberoamerican Electrochemical Society (SIBAE; co-founder member since 1990; national representative member, 1992-96).

-       Portuguese Chemical Society.

-       “Grémio Literário” (Literary Society, since 1981).

-       Lisbon Academy of Sciences’ Friends Association (co-founder member, 2002-06)

-       “Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa” (Geographical Society, since 2003).

-       “Casa de Cultura” (House of Culture) Prof. Dr. José Pinto Peixoto (co-founder member, since 1999; honorary member since 2009).


AT THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF LISBON AND RELATED ORGANIZATIONS

·      Full Member (“Membro Efectivo”) of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (elected in 1988); Correspondent Member (“Membro Correspondente”) (1980-1988).

·      Successor of the Chair of the Academician Herculano de Carvalho (former Chair 1, Section of Physico-Chemical Sciences; current Chair 12, Section of Chemistry) (2015).

·      Vice-President of the Class of Sciences of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (2006-12, and 1999-2000).

·      Secretary-General of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon and Secretary of its Class of Sciences (2001-05).

·      Vice-Secretary-General of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon and Secretary of its Class of Sciences (1998).

·      Vice-Secretary of the Class of Sciences of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon(1993-98).

·      Member of the Administrative Council of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (1998, 2001-06)

·      Member of the Higher Council for Science, Technology and Inovation (Ministry ofScience and Higher Education) (as representative of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon, 2004).

·      Member of the Higher Council for Science and Technology (Ministry of Planning and Territorial Administration, Secretary of State for Science and Technology)

       (as representative for the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon, 1995).

·      A Coordinator of the International Affairs of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (2006-2011).

·      Representative of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon at ICSU (International Council for Science) (2006-14).

·      Representative of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon at the European Science Foundation (ESF) (2007-14).

·      Member of the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) (2001-14).

·      Member of the Commission for Publications of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (1981-2007).

·      Member of the Commission for the Vocabulary of Technical and Scientific Portuguese Words (Academy of Sciences of Lisbon) (1984).

·      Member of the reviewers board (chemical terms) for the Dictionary of the Portuguese Language, Academy of Sciences of Lisbon, 2001.

·      Member of the Advisory Council of the Institute of the Lexicology and Lexicography of the Portuguese Language of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (2008).

·      Member and co-founder of the Lisbon Academy of Sciences’ Friends Association (2002).

·      Representative of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon at various meetings of international organizations, namely:

    • First European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Meeting, Belgium Academy of Sciences, Brussels, September 6th, 2001;
    • Fourth Meeting of the European National Members of the International Council for  Science (ICSU), ICSU Headquarter, Paris, October 20th, 2006;
    • 2007 Round Table Meeting of the Standing Committe for Physical & Engineering Sciences (PESC) with European Science Foundation (ESF) Member Organisations in Chemistry, London, June 14th -15th, 2007;
    • Science Policy Conference, ESF, Maison de la Region Alsace, Strasbourg, November 28-29th, 2007;
    • Meeting of the EASAC Council, Institut de France, Paris, December 19th - 20th, 2007.

    • ESF-ALLEA (“All European Academies”) High Level Workshop on the Collaboration between ESF and the Academies, ESF, Brussels, March 7th, 2008 (presentation of a lecture on “The Academy of Sciences of Lisbon within an ESF-ALLEA Context”, in co-authorship with E. Arantes e Oliveira).
    • ALLEA Extraordinary Strategy Meeting (Strategic Plan 2010-2015), Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, November 16-17th, 2009.

    • Debate on the Long-Term Future of the European Research Area (ERA), ESF, Strasbourg, November 19th, 2009.
    • General Assembly, ESF, Strasbourg, November 20th, 2009.

    • ESF Joint Round Table with Core Groups and Member Organisations on Grand Challenges and Interdisciplinarity: Opportunities for Member Organisations and ESF in the Developing European Research Area, Istanbul, Turkey, June 17-18th, 2010.
    • EASAC Council Meeting, Danish Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts, Copenhagen, June 16-17th, 2011.

    • ICSU 30th General Assembly, FAO (United Nations “Food and Agriculture Organization”), Rome, September 27-30th, 2011.
    • “Science and Society Day”, ICSU European National Members Group, National Academy of Lincei (Academia Nazionale dei Lincei), Rome, Setember 26th, 2011.

    • EASAC 10th Anniversary Celebratory Meeting, Palace of the Academies, Brussels, November 7th, 2011.

·      Member of the Organizing Committee of a few symposia of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (1980s).

·      Vice-Secretary-General of  the  Symposium  on the " History  and Development of Science in Portugal ( XXth Century )" (Academy of Sciences of  Lisbon) (1989).

·      Coordinator of the colloquium on “Biology and Chemistry of Evolution” within the cycle of conferences on “The Darwinism, Two Hundred Years After” (Academy of Sciences of  Lisbon)  (2009).

·      Co-organizer of the CATSUS 1 Workshop (Catalysis and Sustainability PhD Program) (2015).

·      Nominated speaker for plenary sessions in honor of past and new academicians:

    • Historical evocation (“Elogio Histórico”) of Prof. Herculano de Carvalho, June 18th, 2015.
    • Recipient salutation to (“Saudação ao Recipiendário”) Prof. José Simões Redinha as Academy Full Member, December 4th, 2014.
    • Recipient salutation to (“Saudação ao Recipiendário”) Prof. Sebastião Formosinho as Academy Full Member, December 3rd, 2015.

AT THE PORTUGUESE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY (AND AKIN SOCIETIES)

·      Co-founder and member of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (since 1983).

·      Co-founder of the international journal Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta (1983) and of the Library of the  Portuguese  Electrochemical Society.

·      President of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (1988-89, 1994-95, 2009-14).

·      Vice-President of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (1990-91).

·      Secretary of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (1983-87).

·      Proponent/founder of the Prize for Young Researcher in Electrochemistry, of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (2010).

·      Proponent/founder of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society Prize (2012).

·      Proponent (and representative of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society) for the establishment of collaboration protocols with the Spanish Royal Chemical Society (Specialized Group on

       Electrochemistry) (Valladolid 1989 and Tenerife 1990) and with the Mendeleev Chemical Society of Moscow (Electrochemistry Division) (Moscow, 1991).

·      Chairman of the III National Meeting on Electrochemistry (Academy of Sciences of Lisbon) (1982).

·      Chairman of the symposium on “New Trends in Molecular Electrochemistry” (Academy of Sciences of Lisbon) (2003).

·      Chairman of the XII Meeting of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (Academy of Sciences of Lisbon) (2003).

·      Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta (since 1998).

·      Representative of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society at the session of theWorking  Party on Electrochemistry of the Federation of European Chemical Societies, held in Prague, 1990.

·      Member of the Organizing Committees of the Meetings of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (1984-91) and of the preceding National Electrochemical Meetings (1981-83).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the XV Meeting of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (Lisbon, 2008).

·      Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committee of the XVI  Meeting of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (XII Iberian Meeting of Electrochemistry) (Lisbon, 2010).

·      Member of the Organizing Committee of the XXXII Meeting of the Electrochemistry Group of the Spanish Royal Society (XIII Iberian Meeting of Electrochemistry) (Murcia, 2011).

·      Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committee of the XVII  Meeting of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (XIV Iberian Meeting of Electrochemistry) (Funchal, 2012).

·      Member of the Organizing Committee of the XXXIV Meeting of the Electrochemistry Group of the Spanish Royal Society (XV Iberian Meeting of Electrochemistry) (Valencia, 2013).

·      Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committee of the XVIII  Meeting of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (Porto, 2013).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the XIX  Meeting of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (XVI Iberian Meeting of Electrochemistry) (Aveiro, 2014).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the XX  Meeting of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (Braga, 2015).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the XXI  Meeting of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (XVIII Iberian Meeting of Electrochemistry) (Bragança, 2016).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the XXII  Meeting of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (Ponta Delgada, Azores, 2017).

·      Member of the Organizing Committee of the “Electrochemistry Day”, Lisbon, 2011.

·      Representative of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society at the General Assembly and at the Molecular Electrochemistry Division of the ISE (International Society of Electrochemistry),

       Nice, France, 2010.

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the XXIV Meeting of the Portuguese Chemical Society, Coimbra, 2015.

·      Member of the National Organizing Commission and of the Scientific Commission of the XXV National Meeting of the Portuguese Chemical Society, Lisbon, July 16-19, 2017.

·      Representative of the Portuguese Chemical Society at the Annual Meeting of the Organometallic Chemistry Division of the EuCheMS (European Association for Chemical and Molecular

       Sciences), Nurnberg, Germany, 2010

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st Portuguese Young Chemists Meeting, Portuguese Chemical Society (Lisbon, 2008).

·      Proponent of various distinctive and celebratory items of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society: logogram (1984, design with collaboration of M. F.Guedes da Silva); 5thAnniversary coin

       (1989); V Lustrum coins (silver and contrasting black versions) (2010, design with collaboration of M. F. Guedes da Silva); Prizes trophies (2012).


AT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES (BEYOND THOSE OF ABOVE MENTIONED INSTITUTIONS)

·      Chairman of the 7th EuCheMS Congress on Nitrogen-Ligands, Lisbon, September, 2018.

·      Chairman of the XXII International Synposium on Homogeneous Catalysis (ISHC), Lisbon, 2020.

·      Chairman of the XXV International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (XXV ICOMC, Lisbon, Sepember, 2012).

·      Proponent of the silver/gold jubilee ICOMC celebratory items (2012): book (see below) and medal.

·      Chair of the XXV ICOMC International Advisory Board meeting (Lisbon, 2012).

·      Member of the International Advisory Boards (IAB) of the XVII, XXI-XXVII International Conferences on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC) (Munich, Germany, 1998; Vancouver, Canada, 2004;

       Saragoza, Spain, 2006; Rennes, France, 2008; Taipei, Taiwan, 2010; Lisbon, Portugal, 2012; Sapporo, 2014; Melbourne, 2016).

·      Member of the International Advisory Board of the 19th and 20th International Symposium on Homogeneous Catalysis (ISHC) (Ottawa, 2014; Kyoto, 2016).

·      Member of the Planning Committee of the “International Conferences on Coordination Chemistry” (ICCC 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 2014).

·      Organizer/Chair of the Thematic Symposium “Functionalization of Alkanes” at the 41st International Conference on Coordination Chemsitry (ICCC) (Singapore, 2014).

·      Member of the National Scientific Commission of the XXVI Ibero-American Congress on Catalysis (CICat), Coimbra, September 9-14, 2018.

·      Member of the Organizing Commission of the Symposium 11 (“New Important Frontiers in Molecular Electrochemistry”) at the 66th Annual Meeting of the International Society of

       Electrochemistry (ISE), Taipei, 2015.

·      Director of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on "Molecular Electrochemistry of Inorganic, Bioinorganic and Organometallic Compounds" (Sintra Portugal, 1992) (Co-director: J.  

       McCleverty).

·      Chairman of the symposium “New Trends in Molecular Electrochemistry” (Academy of Sciences of Lisbon, 2003).

·      Member of the Scientific Committees of the “Journeés d' Électrochimie” 1989(Montpellier, France) and 1991 (Brest, France).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the “IX Iberoamerican Congress on Electrochemistry” (Tenerife, 1990).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee (1st) and the International Advisory Boards (2nd - 10th)  of the “International Schools of   Organometallic Chemistry” (ISOC) (Camerino, Italy, 1997, 1999,

       2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the meeting on “Electrochemistry: Long- and Short-Lived Intermediates in Coordination and Organometallic Compounds” (Siena, Italy, 1998).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st - 5th "Chianti Electrochemistry Meetings on Metal containing Molecules" (Siena, Italy, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008).

·      Member of the Scientific Committee of the “XV Congress of the Iberoamerican Electrochemical Society” (Évora, Portugal, 2002).

·      Member of the International Scientific Committee of the symposium “Organometallics and Catalysis” (Rennes, France, 1999).

·      Member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the “45th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry” (Porto, 1994).

·      Member of the Organizing Committee of the “26th Internat. Conference onCoordination Chemistry” (Porto, 1988).

·      Member of the Organizing Commissions of the 12th and the 13th “Summer Schools on Coordination Chemistry” (Karpacz, 1993,  and Polanica-Zdrój, Poland, 1996, respectively).

·      Member of the International Organizing Committee of the 14th and 15th “Summer School on Coordination Chemistry” (Polanica – Zdrój, 1999 and Szklarska Poreba, 2004, Poland).

·      Member of the Organizing Committee of the “24th IUPAC Conference on Solution Chemistry” (Lisbon, 1995).

·      Member of the International Advisory Board of the 2nd and 3rd International Conferences on Progress in Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry" (Polanica-Zdrój, Poland, 1997 and 2000).

·      Chairman of the 1st year AQUACHEM meeting (Academy of Sciences of Lisbon) (2005).


EVALUATION ACTIVITIES AND COMMISSSIONS

 ·     Member of the Advisory Panel on the Advanced Study Institutes Programme (NATO Science Programme) (1995-98).

·      Member of the Physical and Engineering Science and Technology (PST) Panel of theNATO Science Programme (1999).

·      Member of the External Evaluation Commission of the Physical Sciences of the Portuguese Universities (Ministry of Science and Higher Education) (2002-04).

·      Member of the Panel of External Experts assessing the Engineering’s Chemical Processes Department of the University of Padova, Italy (2005).

·      Member of the Evaluation Panel of the PhD theses of the PhD course on Chemical Sciences of the University of Camerino (2012).

·      Member of the Juries of the Gulbenkian Science Prize 1994 (Basic Sciences) and 1995 (Applied and Technological Sciences) (as representative of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon).

·      Member of the Juries of the prizes of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society (since their creation, 2010).

·      Member of the Juries of the prizes of the Portuguese Chemical Society (2014): Ferreira da Silva and Vicente Seabra.

·      Member of the Jury of the Luso-Spanish(Lourenço-Madinabeitia)prize of the Portuguese Chemical Society and the Royal Spanish Chemical Society  (2015).

·      Member of the Jury  of the Aboim Sande Lemos Prize (Biochemistry applied to nutrition) of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (1983).

·      Referee for various other prizes, e.g.,the Boa Esperança Prize on Science and Technology, 1991, 1993 and 1995 [National Board for Scientific and Technological Research (JNICT), Secretariat

       of State for Science and Technology],the VIII European Contest for Young  Scientists, 1996 [EC Commission - Youth Foundation and JNICT  (Portugal)], the “Academia Europaea” prizes (for

       young Russian scientists, 2006, 2009, 2013), and the Research Corporation (Science Awards).

·      Member of the Juries of the Technical University (UTL)Prizes: Young Researchers Prizes (UTL/Deloitte and UTL/Caixa Geral de Depósitos), 2010; Scientific Prizes(UTL/Santander) 2011.

·      Referee for grants and projects applications, e.g., at JNICT, PRAXIS XXI, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Science Foundation,Italian Ministry for

       Education University and Research (MIUR, Grant Review Committee), Israel Science Foundation.

·      Referee for book proposals, e.g., at Wiley, Elsevier, and Springer.

·      Referee for various scientific journals, e.g., Chem. Rev., Coord. Chem. Rev., J. Am. Chem. Soc.,Angew. Chem., Inorg. Chem., Chem. Eur. J., Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., Eur. J. Org. Chem.,

       Crystal Growth & Design, Organometallics, Adv. Synth. Cat., J. Cat., J. Mol. Cat. A: Chem., Cat. Today, J. Organometal. Chem., New J. Chem., Inorg. Chim. Acta, J. Med. Chem., J. Biol.

       Inorg. Chem., J. Bioinorg. Chem., Inorg. Synth.,J. Electroanal. Chem., Comptes Rendus, Polyhedron, Tetrahedron Letters, Coll. Czech. Chem. Commun., Monatsch. Chem., Portugaliae

       Electrochim. Acta., J. Braz. Chem. Soc..

·      Member (in many cases also President) of numerous academic Juries, for admission and progression in academic careers or for PhD and MScthesesat various Portuguese and foreign

       Universities.


EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

·     Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the ACS Catalysis (2011, the year of foundation), Inorganic Chemistry Communications (since 2003), Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (since 2008),

      Letters in Organic Chemistry (2008-10)  and Portugaliae Electrochimiac Acta (since 1998).

·     Member of the International Editorial Board of the Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (2011-16), Catalysts (since 2010), Fine Chemical Technologies (Lomonosov Moscow State

      University of Fine Chemical Technologies, since 2015) and Journal of Applied and Fundamental Sciences (Assam Don Bosco University, India, since 2016).

 

·      Editor of books:

  • "Molecular Electrochemistry of Inorganic, Bioinorganic and Organometallic Compounds" (NATO Advanced Research Workshop), A.J.L. Pombeiro and J. McCleverty (eds.), NATO ASI Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1993.
  • “Trends in Molecular Electrochemistry”, A.J.L. Pombeiro (ed.), C. Amatore (co-ed.), Marcel Dekker / Fontis Media, New York / Lausanne, 2004.
  • “Advances in Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis” (The Silver/Gold Jubilee ICOMC Celebratory Book), A.J.L. Pombeiro (ed.), J. Wiley & Sons, 2014 (ISBN: 9781118510148).
  • “Non-covalent Interactions in the Synthesis and Design of New Compounds”, A.M. Maharramov, K.T. Mahmudov, M.N. Kopylovich, A.J.L. Pombeiro (eds.), J. Wiley & Sons, 2016  (ISBN: 978-1-119-10989-1).
  • “Functionalization of Alkanes”, A.J.L. Pombeiro (ed.), M.F.C. Guedes da Silva (co-ed.), J. Wiley & Sons, in press.

·      Coordinator of the special Inorg. Chim. Acta issue to celebrate Prof. J.J.R. Fraústo da Silva’s career (vol. 356, 2004).

·      Guest Editor (with M.F.C. Guedes da Silva) of the special Inorg. Chim. Acta issue on “Metal Systems for Sustainable Chemistry”, vol. 455, Part 2, 2017, pp. 307-714.

·      Member of the Commission for Publications/Editions of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (1981-2007).


PROTOCOLS OF COOPERATION

Proponent of the following inter-university exchange and cooperation agreements for teaching and research:

-       IST - St. Petersburg State University (2002);

-       IST - University of Camerino, Italy (Dual Master course, 2009);

-       Technical University of Lisbon - University of Camerino (2010);

-       IST- Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technology (2013);

-       IST- Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds (INEOS, Moscow) (2013);

-       Consortium of the institutions involved in the CATSUS PhD Program (IST, CQE, IBB, FCUL, ITQB/UNL,FCT/UNL, UC) (2014);

-       CQE - School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineeing, Guangxi University, China (2015);

-       IST - School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineeing, Guangxi University, China (2016);

-       IST - University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, Erasmus Agreement (2nd cycle, Key Action 1 (Higher Education, Student and Staff Mobility)) (2016).


OTHERS 

·      Invited Chair Professor at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (2007).

·      President of the Centro de Química Estrutural (since 2015).

·      President of the Coordination and Executive Commissions of the Centro de Química Estrutural (since 2015).

·      Coordinator of the restructuring of the Centro de Química Estrutural (2013) and of its application to the FCT for evaluation and 2015-2020pluriannual funding.

·      Member of  the Directive Council of  the  Centro de  Química  Estrutural  (since 2001).

·      Member of the Commission of the Coordinators of the Research Units of the IST (since 2017).

·      Coordinator of an ad hoc commission towards the foundation of the College of Chemistry of the University of Lisbon (2014). 

·      Member of the Commission for the Constitution of the College of the University of Lisbon in the area of Chemistry (nominated by the Rector through the Despacho 11472/2015,

       Diário da Repúblca, 2nd Series, no. 200, October 13th, 2015). 

·      Coordinator of the Installation Commission of the College of Chemistry of the University of Lisbon (nominated by the Rector through the Despacho 12081/2016, Diário da Repúblca, 2nd Series,

        no. 194, October 10th, 2016).

·      Director of the FCT PhD program on “Catalysis and Sustainability” (CATSUS) (since its beginning, 2014).

·      President of the Directive Board and of the Executive Committee of the CATSUS PhD Program (since its beginning, 2014).

·      Co-organizer of the CATSUS 1 Workshop (Academy of Sciences of Lisbon, 2015).

·      Coordinator of the proposal to the FCT of the CATSUS PhD Program (2013).

·      Member of the Scientific Council of the IST (since 2017).

·      Member of the Commission for the Management of Open Positions (“Comissão de Vagas”) of the Scientific Council of the IST (since 2017).

·      Coordinator of the Scientific Area of Synthesis, Molecular Structure and Chemical Analysis (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering or Department of Chemical Engineering,IST)

       (2009-14).

·      Member of the Scientific Commissions of the PhD and MSc courses on Chemistry (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering or Department of Chemical Engineering, IST) (2009-16).

·      Responsible for the Dual Master Program in Chemistry at the IST (IST-Univ. Camerino, since its creation, 2009).

·      Coordinator of the PhD Programme on Chemistry (IST) (2000-03).

·      Representative of the Inorganic Chemistry Department on the Coordination Commission of the School of Chemical Engineering (IST) (1981-84).

·      Coordinator of the Inorganic Chemistry Department (IST) (1983-84).

·      Member of the Commission for the Management of Positions (“Comissão de Gestão de Lugares”) of the Department of the Nuclear Sciences and Engineering  (IST) (2015-16).

·      Member/coordinator of the Commission for the Program of the session on “Chemistry and Sustainability” of the Ciência 2016 Congress of the  Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).


PRIZES

·    “Portuguese Electrochemical Society prize”, 2015.

·    “Madinabeitia-Lourenço prize” (International Hispano-Portuguese prize), Royal Spanish Chemical Society, 2013.

·    Symposium “One Day on Organometallic Chemistry in honor of Armando J. L. Pombeiro”, University of Oviedo, 2014 (organized by the Group of Organometallic Compounds and Catalysis      (COMORCA) of this University and by the Specialized Group of Organometallic Chemistry of the Royal Spanish Chemical Society).

·    “Ferreira da Silva prize”, Portuguese Chemical Society, 2012.

·    “Scientific prize”, awarded by the Technical University of Lisbon and the Santander-Totta Bank, 2007 (1st year awarded) [the highest ranked researcher, under productivity (publications in     scientific  journals) and scientific impact factor criteria, within the Environmental, Biochemical, Biotechnological, Biological, Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nanomateriais, Nanotechnology, Materials and Chemical Sciences].

·    “Stimulus for Excellence” prize, awarded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (Ministry of Science and Higher Education), 2005.

·     J. Heyrovský Centennial Medal ("J. Heyrovský Centennial Congress on Polarography", Praga, 1990).

·    “Dr. Mendonça Monteiro” prize, awarded by the University of Porto, 1969 (the highest ranked student in the Chemistry courses).

·     Rotary Club (Oporto) scholar prize, 1965-66.