João Ricardo Costa

PhD Candidate
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Academic background:
  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Coimbra, Portugal (2014)
Research articles:
Costa, JRC; Gois, JR; De Bon, F; Serra, AC; Guliashvili, T; Isse, AA; Gennaro, A; Coelho, JFJ, “Addressing the role of triphenylphosphine in copper catalyzed ATRP”, Polymer Chemistry, 2018. 9: p. 5348-5358
Mendes, JP; Gois, JR; Costa, JRC; Maximiano, P; Serra, AC; Guliashvili, T; Coelho, JFJ, “Ambient Temperature SARA ATRP for Meth(Acrylates), Styrene, and Vinyl Chloride Using Sulfolane/1-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Hexafluorophosphate-Based Mixtures”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2017. 55(8): p. 1322-1328.
Costa, JRC; Correia, C; Gois, JR; Silva, SMC; Antunes, FE; Moniz, J; Serra, AC; Coelho, JFJ, “Efficient dispersion of TiO2 using tailor made poly(acrylic acid) – based block copolymers, and its incorporation in water based paint formulation”, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2017. 104: p. 34-42.
Maximiano, P; Mendonca, PV; Santos, MRE; Costa, JRC; Guliashvili, T; Serra, AC; Coelho, JFJ, “Eutectic Mixtures as a Green Alternative for Efficient Catalyst Recycling in Atom Transfer Radical Polymerizations”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2017. 55(3): p. 371-381.
Rodrigues, DP; Costa, JRC; Rocha, N; Gois, JR; Serra, AC; Coelho, JFJ, “Room temperature aqueous self-assembly of poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(4-vinyl pyridine) block copolymers: From spherical to worm-like micelles”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2016. 145: p. 447-453.
Pedro Maximiano, Patrícia V. Mendonça, João R.C. Costa, Naomi L. Haworth, Arménio C. Serra, Tamaz Guliashvili, Michelle L. Coote and Jorge F. J. Coelho, “Ambient temperature transition metal-free dissociative electron transfer reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization (DET-RAFT) of methacrylates, acrylates and styrene”, Macromolecules, 2016, 49 (5), pp 1597–1604.
Joana R. Góis, João R. C. Costa, Anatoly V. Popov, Arménio C. Serra and Jorge F. J. Coelho, “Synthesis of well-defined alkyne terminated poly(N-vinyl caprolactam) with a stringent control over the LCST by RAFT”, RSC Advances, 2016.
João R. C. Costa, Patrícia V. Mendonça, Pedro Maximiano, Arménio C. Serra, Tamaz Guliashvili and Jorge F. J. Coelho, “Ambient Temperature “Flash” SARA ATRP of Methyl Acrylate in Water/Ionic Liquid/Glycol Mixtures”, Macromolecules, 2015, 48 (19), 6810–6815.