(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

Nuno R. Candeias

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Research group
Molecular Synthesis

Academic Staff

Researcher IDP-5008-2018
Ciência IDF210-A39F-48A8
Nuno R. Candeias was born in Lisbon (Portugal) in 1981. He graduated in Applied Chemistry from FCT-UNL (2004) and received his PhD in Chemistry from IST, under the supervision of Prof. Carlos A. M. Afonso (2008). He worked for 6 months as an invited assistant professor at Cooperativa de Ensino Egas Moniz and took his postdoc at FF-UL under the supervision of Dr. Pedro M. P. Góis for 3 years and at Scripps Research Institute under the supervision of Prof. Carlos F. Barbas III for a year. In 2012 he moved to Tampere University of Technology in Finland as a University Lecturer, where he became Adjunct Professor and Academy Research Fellow in 2015. In 2020 he moved to University of Aveiro as Assistant Professor.

Representative Publications

Synthesis of silacyclopent-2-en-4-ols via intramolecular [2 + 2] photocycloaddition of benzoyl(allyl)silanes
Pinacol-Derived Chlorohydrosilane in Metal-Free Reductive Amination for the Preparation of Tertiary Alkylphenolmethyl Amines
Production and Synthetic Modifications of Shikimic Acid
Pot-Economy Autooxidative Condensation of 2-Aryl-2-lithio-1,3-dithianes
Aminobenzylated 4-Nitrophenols as Antibacterial Agents Obtained from 5-Nitrosalicylaldehyde through a Petasis Borono–Mannich Reaction