Alexandre Portela (Alex)

Alexandre Portela(Alex) has a Master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Sao Paulo-Brazil.  After his graduation, he worked at University of Limerick on 2 EU R&D Horizon projects: FibreShip and FibreGY.

He joined the Centre for Industrial Services and Design-CISD/TUS team in 2022 and his key duties are analytical investigation of materials and method development, thermal and thermo-mechanical analysis of polymers.

Alex has a wide research experience on polymer composite material focusing on manufacturing technology, material selection and characterization techniques to the aerospace, energy and maritime sectors.

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