News

13
Apr
4/13/2017
Arnab has joined us from Graphene Crystal, KAUST, as a Research Consultant (PTSA). He will be working on “Size fractioning of graphene flakes”.

Tamil re-joins the LCN as a Post-Doctoral Fellow after a spell at the WDRC-KAUST.​​

12
Apr
4/12/2017
Axel has been admitted for post-graduate studies at KAUST. He will be affiliated with the MSE Program.
11
Apr
4/11/2017
Prof. Vaz is visiting the LCN and KAUST as a Guest Lecturer in the MSE301 course. He will be delivering two lectures on Neutron Scattering and a research seminar to the LCN.​
10
Apr
4/10/2017
Prof. Pedro gave a lecture on the “Fundamentals and trends of scanning transmission electron microscopy”, at the Materiais 2017 conference, held in Aveiro, Portugal.

 

15
Mar
3/15/2017
Several articles were recently published in collaboration with the groups of Prof. Younis (KAUST), Prof. Bakr (KAUST) and Prof. Datta (JNCASR).​​
23
Feb
2/23/2017
Filipa selected as KAUST’s student envoy to the ACS Spring 2017 meeting.​​
16
Feb
2/16/2017
Amira defended her Research Proposal successfully, and now she is a PhD candidate.
02
Feb
2/2/2017
A Keynote talk on the “Rational design of graphene-based electrodes for energy storage systems” was delivered by Prof. Costa at the NanoPT2017, in Porto, Portugal.​
28
Jan
1/28/2017
Nitin has been selected to attend the 4th edition of the Quantitative Electron Microscopy school in France.
26
Jan
1/26/2017
Prof. Costa has been nominated Committee Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry – Chemical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Group and participated in its first meeting, in Keele University, United Kingdom.​
23
Jan
1/23/2017
Jasmin has been awarded a student’s travel grant by the Organizing Committee of Graphene2017, which this year takes place in Barcelona.​
17
Jan
1/17/2017
 ​​Prof. Costa delivered a talk at KAUST’s Winter Enrichment Program with the title “Graphite, an endangered natural resource”.
09
Jan
1/9/2017
Axel, from Mexico, has joined the LCN for a 4-months internship on the topic of “CVD growth of carbon nanostructures”. He is sponsored by the VSRP.​
09
Dec
12/9/2015
​We weclome Dr. Milan to LCN.​​
26
Oct
10/26/2015
​Wel​come Marwa​
26
Oct
10/26/2015
Join us for the VSRP2016 internships edition 
26
Oct
10/26/2015
Chapter on in-situ TEM of CNTs authored by Profs Pedro Costa and Paulo Ferreira​
26
Oct
10/26/2015
New article by Nitin et al. ​
26
Oct
10/26/2015
New article by Shashikant et al.
10/26/2015
​Visit of Prof. Elvira Fortunato and Prof. Rodrigo Martins
09
Sep
9/9/2015
LCN welcomes new members to our lab in fall semester.​
09
Sep
9/9/2015
LCN bids farewell to Ahmed, Kevin and Sandra.
09
Sep
9/9/2015
Electrochemical station and Glovebox are functional now​
10
May
5/10/2015
Prof. Karl Coleman, from Durham University, founder of the company Applied Graphene Materials plc, visited the LCN and gave a seminar to the MSE Program
10
May
5/10/2015
On May 6, Nitin Batra successfully defended his MS thesis titled “Device fabrication and probing of discrete carbon nanostructures”.
10
May
5/10/2015
Two new Post-docs and one MS student (MSE) have joined us – welcome Rajesh, Tamilarasan and Jorge!​
10
May
5/10/2015
We have moved to our permanent base in building 3, level 2, room 2930; during the coming months, we will be busy relocating, installing and fine-tuning major equipment such as the AIXTRON 4” BM Pro.)
05
Mar
3/5/2015
Welcome Kevin, Sandra and Filipa.
2/1/2015
Covering aligned carbon nanotubes with a multiferroic compound
A. Mahajan, B.J. Rodriguez, K.V. Saravanam, E.V. Ramana, P.M.F.J. Costa, P.M. Vilarinho
Carbon, 82, 408, (2015)
11/13/2014
Buckling of ZnS-filled single-walled carbon nanotubes – The influence of aspect ratio
A.O. Monteiro, P.M.F.J. Costa, P.B. Cachim, D. Holec
Carbon, 79, 529, (2014)
4/7/2014
Mechanics of filled carbon nanotubes
A.O. Monteiro, P.B. Cachim, P.M.F.J. Costa
Diamond and Related Materials, 44, 11, (2014)
1/15/2014
Finite element modelling of the mechanics of discrete carbon nanotubes filled with ZnS and comparison with experimental observations
A.O. Monteiro, P.M.F.J. Costa, P.B. Cachim
Journal of Materials Science, 49, 648, (2014)