Manuel Matos Lopes
Prof. Manuel Matos Lopes was born in Lisbon and is a professor at the University of Lisbon, Portugal. He obtained his degree in Chemical Engineering from the IST-Technical University of Lisbon, in 1981, and his PhD degree in Physical Chemistry from the University of Lisbon, in 1992. He was a research assistant at the IPST, University of Maryland, USA, and a postdoctoral fellow at the Erlangen University and at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany. He has authored 30 publications in scientific journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters and presented many communications. He is also involved in several educational projects and science outreach. His main research interests are the experimental study of thermophysical properties of fluids and materials and their implications in the molecular and technological aspects. Presently, he is committed with the study of ionic liquids and ionanofluids and their applications as heat transfer fluids in heat exchangers, advanced energy, and cooling technologies.