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Department of Chemical Engineering

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Eduardo F. Marques

Eduardo F. Marques
Visiting Scientist

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Lund University, Sweden. (2000)
Ph.D in Chemistry/Macromolecular Chemistry, Coimbra Univ., Portugal. (1998)
M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Coimbra University, Portugal. (1992)

Research Summary:
Surfactant and polymer-surfactant self-assembly, with focus on vesicle formation/stabilization in mixed cationic/anionic surfactant systems and polymer-vesicle gels.

Work Experience:
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Porto University, 2001-present. Assistant Lecturer, Dept. of Chemistry, Coimbra University, 1998-2001.
Visiting Scientist at “La Sapienza” Roma University, Italy (3 months, 05-07), Lund University, Sweden (several times, 02-06).

Selected Publications:
Marques E.F., Regev O., Khan A., Miguel M.G., Lindman B. "Vesicle Formation and General Phase Behavior in the Catanionic Mixture SDS-DDAB-Water. The Anionic-rich side", J. Phys. Chem. B 102, 6746-6758 (1998).

Marques E.F., Regev O., Khan A., Miguel M.G., Lindman B. "Interactions between Catanionic Vesicles and Oppositely Charged Polyelectrolytes-Phase Behavior and Phase Structure." Macromolecules  32, 6626-6637 (1999).

Khan A., Marques E.F. "Synergism and polymorphism in mixed surfactant systems." Curr. Op. Colloid Interface Sci., 4-6, 402-410, (2000).

Marques E.F., "Size and Stability of Catanionic Vesicles: Effects of Formation Path, Sonication and Aging", Langmuir 16, 4798-4807 (2000).

Marques E.F., Khan A., Lindman B., "A calorimetric study on the gel-to-liquid crystal transition in catanionic surfactant vesicles." Thermochimica Acta 394, 31-37 (2002).

Marques E.F., Regev O., Khan A., Lindman B., "Self-organization of double-chained and pseudodouble-chained surfactants: counterion and geometry effects." Adv. Colloid Interface Sci 100-102, 83-104 (2003).

Brito R.O., Marques E.F., "Neat DODAB vesicles: effect of sonication time on the phase transition thermodynamic parameters and its relation with incomplete chain freezing", Chem. Phys. Lipids 137, 18-28 (2005).

Brito R.O., Marques E.F., Gomes P., Falcão S., Söderman, O., "Self-assembly in a catanionic mixture with an aminoacid-derived surfactant: from mixed micelles to spontaneous vesicles." J. Phys. Chem. B. 110, 18158 (2006).

Antunes F.E., Brito R.O., Marques E.F., Lindman B., Miguel M.G., "Mechanisms behind the faceting of catanionic vesicles by polycations: chain crystallization and segregation", J. Phys. Chem. B, 111, 116-123 (2007).

Silva B.F.B, Marques E.F., Olsson U. "Lamellar Miscibility Gap in a Binary Catanionic Surfactant-Water System." J Phys. Chem B 111, 13520-13526 (2007).




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