Nome Completo / Full Name
Joel Nuno Pinto Borges

Gabinete / Office
0.19 Departamento de fisica, Campus de Azurem

Telefone / Phone
253 510 471

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Categoria / Category
Junior Researcher /Investigador Junior

Indicador / Researcher indicator

Página pessoal / personal page

Palavras chave / Keywords
Thin Films; Reactive Magnetron Sputtering; Gold/Silver nanoparticles; Metal Oxides; Plasmonic Sensing.

Currículo Resumido / Short resume

Joel Borges obtained his first graduation in Physics and Chemistry (for teaching), in 2003 (University of Minho); then received a MSc diploma in Astronomy, in 2008 (University of Porto); and concluded his PhD in Sciences (Physics), in 2013 (University of Minho). Between 2013 and 2019 he was postdoc researcher at IPN/Coimbra, CTU/Prague and at the Centre of Physics - University of Minho. Currently he his Junior Researcher. His main research topic is the development of plasmonic thin films (composed by gold/silver nanoparticles embedded in an oxide matrix), for biosensing and gas sensing. He is co-author of more than 45 peer reviewed papers and has several oral presentations in international conferences. He participated in different projects (1 FP7 and 6 National from FCT and ANI) and supervise(s)d several students (2 PhD, 8 MSc, and 5 BSc).