Ana Clotilde A. L. Fonseca

Post-Doctoral Researcher
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Academic background:
  • PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Coimbra (2013)
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Coimbra (2007)

Research articles:
Sousa A.F., Fonseca A.C., Serra A.C., Freire C.S.R., Silvestre A.J.D., Coelho J.F.J., New unsaturated copolyesters based on 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and their crosslinked derivatives, Polymer Chemistry, 2016. DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01702E.
Costa C.S.M.F., Fonseca A.C., Serra A.C., Coelho J.F.J., Dynamic mechanical thermal analysis of polymer composites reinforced with natural fibers, Polymers Reviews, 2016. DOI:10.1080/15583724.2015.1108334
Fonseca A.C., Lopes I.M., Coelho J.F.J., Serra A.C., Synthesis of unsaturated polyesters based on renewable monomers: Structure/properties relationships and crosslinking with 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 97, 1-11, 2015.
Sousa A.F., Vilela C., Fonseca A.C., Matos M., Freire C.S.R., Gruter G.-J. M., Coelho J.F.J., Silvestre A.J.D., Biobased polyesters and other polymers from 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid: a tribute to furan excellency, Polymer Chemistry, 6, 5961-5983, 2015.
Frias C.F., Fonseca A.C., Coelho J.F.J., Serra A.C., Straightforward functionalization of acrylated soybean oil by Michael-addition and Diels–Alder reactions. Industrial Crops and Products, 64, 33-38, 2015.
Fonseca A.C., Coelho J.F.J., Gil M.H., Simões P.N., Poly(ester amide)s based on (L)-lactic acid oligomers and glycine: the role of the central unit of the (L)-lactic acid oligomers and  their molecular weight in the poly(ester amide)s properties. Polymer Bulletin, 71, 3085-3109, 2014.
Fonseca A.C., Gil M.H., Simões P.N., Biodegradable poly(ester amide)s – a remarkable opportunity for the biomedical area: review on the synthesis, characterization and applications, Progress in Polymer Science, 39, 1291-1311, 2014.
Fonseca A.C., Coelho J.F.J., Valente J. F.A.,  Correia T.R., Correia I.J., Gil M.H., Simões P.N., Poly(ester amide)s based on (L)-lactic acid oligomers and α-amino acids: influence of the α-amino acid side chain in the poly(ester amide)s properties, Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition, 24, 1391-1409, 2013.
Fonseca A.C., Serra A.C., Coelho J.F.J. Gil M.H., Simões P.N., Novel poly(ester amide)s from  glycine and (L)-lactic acid by an easy and cost effective synthesis, Polymer International, 62, 736-743, 2013.