Pedro Martins

PhD Student


  • 2018: PhD Program in Sciences, speciality Physics, Universidade do Minho
  • 2012: Master Program in Micro/Nano Technologies, Universidade do Minho
  • 2008: Biologia Aplicada, Universidade do Minho
  • 2014 - 2018: New generation of photocatalytic nanocomposites: production, characterization and environmental application

Recent Publications

Photocatalytic microporous membrane against the increasing problem of water emerging pollutants
  • Materials, 12(10), 1649, 2019
  • Oliveira, J.; Martins, Pedro M.; Correia, V.; Hilliou, L.; Petrovykh, D.; Lanceros-Mendez, S.
Water based scintillator ink for printed X-ray radiation detectors
  • Polymer Testing, 69, 26-31, 2018
TiO2/graphene and TiO2/graphene oxide nanocomposites for photocatalytic applications: A computer modeling and experimental study
Photocatalytic reusable membranes for the effective degradation of tartrazine with a solar photoreactor
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials, 344, 408-416, 2018
  • Teixeira, Sara; Mora, H.; Blasse, Lisa-Marie; Martins, Pedro M.; Carabineiro, S.A.C.; Lanceros-Méndez, S.; Kühn, Klaus; Cuniberti, Gianaurelio
Photocatalytic degradation of recalcitrant micropollutants by reusable Fe3O4/SiO2/TiO2 particles
  • Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A-Chemistry, 345, 27-35, 2017
  • Teixeira, Sara; Martins, Pedro M.; Lanceros-Méndez, S.; Kühn, Klaus; Cuniberti, Gianaurelio
Reusability of photocatalytic TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles immobilized in poly(vinylidene difluoride)-co-trifluoroethylene
  • Applied Surface Science, 384, 497-504, 2016
Ciprofloxacin wastewater treated by UVA photocatalysis: contribution of irradiated TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles on the final toxicity as assessed by Vibrio fischeri
  • RSC Advances, 6(98), 95494-95503, 2016
Processing and size range separation of pristine and magnetic poly(L-lactic acid) based microspheres for biomedical applications
  • Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 476, 79-86, 2016
Proving the suitability of magnetoelectric stimuli for tissue engineering applications
  • Colloids and Surfaces B- Biointerfaces, 140, 430-436, 2016
  • Martins, Pedro M.; Miranda, R.; Marques, J.; Tavares, Carlos. J.; Botelho, G.; Lanceros-Mendez, S.
Comparative efficiency of TiO2 nanoparticles in suspension vs. immobilization into P(VDF-TrFE) porous membranes
  • RSC Advances, 6, 12708-12716, 2016
  • Almeida, Nuno A.; Martins, Pedro M.; Teixeira, Sara; Lopes da Silva, José A.; Sencadas, Vitor; Kühn, K.; Cuniberti, G.; Lanceros-Mendez, S.; Marques, Paula A. A. P.
TiO2/graphene oxide immobilized in P(VDF-TrFE) electrospun membranes with enhanced visible-light-induced photocatalytic performance
  • Journal of Materials Science, 51(14), 6974-6986, 2016
  • Oliveira, J.; Martins, Pedro M.; P. Martins; V. Correia; J.G. Rocha; S. Lanceros-Mendez
Increasing X-ray to visible transduction performance of Gd2O3:Eu3+PVDF composites by PPO/POPOP addition
  • COMPOSITES PART B-ENGINEERING, 91, 610-614, 2016
  • Salazar, H.; J. Nunes-Pereira; D.M. Correia; V.F. Cardoso; R. Gonçalves; Martins, Pedro M.; S. Ferdov; M.D. Martins; G. Botelho; S. Lanceros-Méndez
Poly(vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropylene)/bayerite composite membranes for efficient arsenic removal from water
  • Materials Chemistry and Physics, 183, 430-438, 2016
  • Martins, Pedro M.; Martins, P.; Correia, V.; Rocha, J. Gerardo; Lanceros-Mendez, S.
Gd2O3:Eu Nanoparticle-Based Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Composites for Indirect X-ray Detection
  • Journal of Electronic Materials, 44(1), 129-135, 2015
  • Cossich, E.; Bergamasco, R.; M.T. Pessoa de Amorim; Martins, Pedro M.; J. Marques; C.J. Tavares; S. Lanceros-Méndez; V. Sencadas
Development of electrospun photocatalytic TiO2-polyamide-12 nanocomposites
  • Materials Chemistry and Physics, 164, 91-97, 2015
  • Martins, Pedro M.; Gomez, V.; Lopes, A. C.; Tavares, C. J.; Botelho, G.; Irusta, S.; Lanceros-Mendez, S.
Improving Photocatalytic Performance and Recyclability by Development of Er-Doped and Er/Pr-Codoped TiO2/Poly(vinylidene difluoride)–Trifluoroethylene Composite Membranes
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118(48), 27944-27953, 2014
  • Martins, P.M.; Gonçalves, R.; C. Caparrós; P. Martins; M. Benelmekki; G. Botelho; S. Lanceros-Mendez; A. Lasheras; J. Gutiérrez; Barandiarán, J.M.
Nucleation of the electroactive β-phase, dielectric and magnetic response of poly(vinylidene fluoride) composites with Fe2O3 nanoparticles
  • Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 361, 93-99, 2013
  • Caparrós, C.; M. Benelmekki; Martins, P.M.; E. Xuriguera; C.J.R. Silva; Martinez, L.l.M.; Lanceros-Méndez, S.
Hydrothermal assisted synthesis of iron oxide-based magnetic silica spheres and their performance in magnetophoretic water purification
  • Materials Chemistry and Physics, 135(2–3), 510-517, 2012
  • Martins, P.; Caparros, C.; Gonçalves, R.; Martins, P.M.; Benelmekki, M.; Botelho, G.; Lanceros-Mendez, S.
Role of Nanoparticle Surface Charge on the Nucleation of the Electroactive β-Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Nanocomposites for Sensor and Actuator Applications
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116(29), 15790-15794, 2012
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