(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

Alberto da Nova Araujo


Research group
Analytical Development

Academic Staff

Born in Porto on September 15, 1962. Completed his Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1994, having the automatic methods in bioanalytical chemistry as research topic. He is since 1997 associate professor at Faculty of Pharmacy of Universidade do Porto, head of the doctoral program in pharmaceutical sciences since 2015 and local coordinator of the i3DU joint doctoral program in therapeutical innovation with Universidade de Lisboa.
His scientific career counts with more one hundred papers, two international patents and about twenty supervisions of M.Sc and PhD students in automatic methods of analysis, analytical electrochemistry, (bio)sensors and self-powered microfluidics. He is member of the Electrochemical Society since 2018

Representative Publications

The biocompatibility and bioactivity of hemodialysis membranes: their impact in end-stage renal disease
Conjugation of glucose oxidase and bilirubin oxidase bioelectrodes as biofuel cell in a finger-powered microfluidic platform
Microfluidic Platform with an Embedded Pencil Graphite Electrode Biosensor for the Detection of Glucose and Cadmium
Fluorescence probe for mercury(II) based on the aqueous synthesis of CdTe quantum dots stabilized with 2-mercaptoethanesulfonate
Potentiometric perchlorate determination at nanomolar concentrations in vegetables