Ana Vera Machado

Universidade do Minho, Portugal


Ana Vera Machado is from Portugal and was born on May 7, 1968. She got her Ph.D. degree in polymer engineering and science, University of Minho, in 2000. She has a permanent position at University of Minho. Her main scientific research areas are polymers blends, copolymerization, polymer modification, and nanocomposites preparation by reactive extrusion. She published over 90 papers in peer reviewed international journals or book chapters and presented more than 150 communications in international conferences on polymer blends, polymer modification, on-line process monitoring and with growing emphasis on the preparation of nanocomposites and biodegradable nanostructured copolymers. Since 2010, she is the Director of the Institute for Polymers and Composites (R&D Institution) and Director of I3N (Associated Laboratory in the area of nanomaterials and nanotechnology).

Biography Updated on 10 March 2013

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