Lucas Dias

University of Sao Paulo

Dr. Dias received his Pharmacy diploma from the State University of Goiás in 2014. In 2012, he joined the Laboratory of Catalysis and Fine Chemistry at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, as a trainee supervised by Mariette Pereira. He then returned to Brazil and worked in a pharmaceutical industry for 1 year. In 2019, Dr. Dias obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry (Catalysis and Sustainability - CATSUS) at the University of Coimbra. His current research interests are the design and synthesis of homogeneous/heterogeneous catalysts based on tetrapyrrolic macrocycles for the activation of small molecules (O 2 , CO and CO 2 ) and for Biomedical Applications. He has published 19 peer-reviewed papers in national/international journals, is author of more than 40 communications (oral and posters) in national/international scientific meetings and he is inventor of 1 patent.