Joana Mesquita-Guimarães have graduated in Ceramic and Glass Engineering from the University of Aveiro, Portugal. Her PhD was in Chemical Sciences by the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain. Her PhD was integrated into an international project with the National Research Council of Canada and with the company Pratt & Whitney Canada. After, as a Post-Doc, she integrated two national projects: one with the University of Aveiro and the company Atlantis S.A. and later the other with the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil with University of Minho. Currently, Dr Joana Mesquita-Guimarães have a Post-Doc position in the University of Minho and she is a collaborator on the Center for Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS), an associate laboratory that in 2013 was considered a Center of Excellence by FCT, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Along these years she has participated in 2 international and 4 national R&D projects.
biomaterials synthesis, as mesoporous bioactive glasses, carbon nanomaterials and bone grafts and dental prosthesis