Arménio Serra

Assistant Professor

Arménio C. Serra (born in 1964) studied biochemistry at University of Coimbra and completed his doctorate (Organic Chemistry) in 1998. Presently, He is professor on the Chemical Engineering  Department in Coimbra University. His academic work started with the study of sulfonyl radical reactions, followed by the synthesis of porphyrin macrocycles to be used as photooxidation catalysts and in photodynamic therapy. Actually the  areas of work are centred in the study of controlled polymerization processes and the transformation of biomolecules in order to be use in material sciences and health sciences.