(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

Carla Queirós

Researcher IDD-5172-2019
Ciência ID891E-DC9A-65BC
Co-PI of project “Plastics To Nanomaterials: From waste bottles to MOF nanomaterials in a sustainable approach" (Plas2Nano), ref. EXPL/QUI-OUT/1554/2021.

PhD in Sustainable Chemistry in 2018, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto; Faculty of Sciences and Technology, New University of Lisbon; University of Aveiro. Thesis: Fluorescent ligands and coordination polymers with potential application in metal ion sensing, photoluminescence and heterogeneous catalysis.

Projects researcher: "New molecular architectures to fight infectious processes” (PTDC/QUI/67915/2006), 2009-2012; MOFsENS" (M-ERA-NET/0005/2014), 2017-2018; "Xanthene-based optical sensors, (X-Sensors)”, ref. PTDC/QUI-QOR/29426/2017, 2019-2021.

Keywords: Coordination polymers; Fluorescent ligands; Synthesis and characterization in liquid and solid states; Sensors; Metal ions; Heterogeneous catalysis, PET

Representative Publications

The Influence of the Amide Linkage in the Fe-III-Binding Properties of Catechol-Modified Rosamine Derivatives
A novel fluorescein-based dye containing a catechol chelating unit to sense iron(III)
Synthesis and characterization of two fluorescent isophthalate rosamines: From solution to immobilization in solid substrates
Preparation of Luminescent Metal-Organic Framework Films by Soft-Imprinting for 2,4-Dinitrotoluene Sensing
Subppm Amine Detection via Absorption and Luminescence Turn-On Caused by Ligand Exchange in Metal Organic Frameworks