Lucas Danilo Dias

University of Sao Paulo

Lucas D. Dias received his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, and is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. His current research interests are in the fields of medicine and catalysis, namely, mechanisms in photodynamic therapy, synthesis of photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy, design and synthesis of photocatalysts, and synthesis of homogeneous and immobilized catalysts based on tetrapyrrolic macrocycles for the activation of small molecules (O2, CO and CO2). Dr. Dias has published thirty-two peer-reviewed papers in national/international journals, authored more than forty communications (oral and posters) in national/international scientific meetings, and is the inventor of one patent.

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