Joao T Cabral

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Dr Joao T Cabral

Telephone Number: 
+44 (0)20 7594 1662
Telephone Extension: 
1 662
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+44 (0)20 7594 5638
Chemical Eng
Research Interests: 
Experimental soft condensed matter involving the study of complex fluids
Polymers, copolymers
Nano-particles & surfactants
Microfluidics, micro and nanopatterning
Neutron, X-ray and light scattering; AFM
  • 2005 - present: Lecturer in Chemical Engineering , Imperial College London.
  • 2002 - 2005: Foreign Guest Researcher, Polymers division , National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA.
  • 1998 - 2002: PhD in Polymer Science, "Polymer Blends: Equilibrium, Dynamics and Phase Separation" with Prof. Dame Julia S. Higgins.
  • Dept. Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK (Weinberg Prize).
  • 1997: Laboratoire Léon Brillouin (CEA-CNRS), Saclay, France. Diffusion & Dynamics group, 
  • 1996:  Royal Institute of Technology  (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 1992 - 1997: Undergraduate Physics, Instituto Superior Técnico , Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Properties of Matter (1st year). Physical-Chemistry covering introductory Quantum Mechanics, Atoms, Molecules and Spectroscopy.
  • Polymers (4th, MSc). A multi-disciplinary course about polymer chemistry, physics and engineering.
  • Product Characterisation (4th, MSc). A broad characterisation course, including spectroscopy, scattering and interfacial measurements.