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Abel José de Sousa Costa Vieira

Abel José de Sousa Costa Vieira, PhD
Faculty of Science and Technology
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal


Professor Abel Vieira is born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1951. He obtained his Graduation in Chemical Engineering in 1974 at Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon), his PhD in Chemistry in 1988 at Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and his Habilitation in Chemistry, speciality Organic Chemistry in 2011 at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. In both Universities he has been Professor (retired in 2019) of several disciplines in the area of Organic Chemistry. His main research interests are in the area of Physical Organic Chemistry, Radical Chemistry and Radiation Chemistry. He integrated a research group in Green Chemistry at Universidade Nova de Lisboa – LAQV-REQUIMTE – where he runed his own research group (Oxidative stress and Antioxidants) keeping several collaborations with other portuguese and foreign groups, mainly in France and Germany. He supervised several PhD and Post-Doc students, is a referee of international peer reviewed journals and member of Scientific Societies, such as the Portuguese Chemical Society, where he was the head of the Free Radicals Group. He participated in / organized national and international scientific conferences, was a member of a European COST Action and published in high IF journals (see list of publications). Professor Vieira, besides his mother language, Portuguese, is fluent in French, German and English.

Research Interest

Physical Organic Chemistry, Radical Chemistry and Radiation Chemistry