Jorge Carvalho Silva

Associate Professor at

Physics Department of FCT NOVA

Jorge has a Graduation in Physics (University of Coimbra, 1989) and a PhD in Surface Physics (Nova University of Lisbon, 2003. He currently dedicates himself to Biomedical Engineering.

In 2007 he started a new research group in Tissue Engineering and is the PI of a project in Skin Regeneration (iSkin2: Improving skin regeneration through an improved Skin2 biosynthetic skin substitute, project PTDC/BTM-MAT/31470/2017). He collaborates with other researchers and groups in the Biomaterials, Bioengineering and Biomedical areas in projects concerning, for instance, bone and nervous tissue regeneration, anti-microbial coatings for bone and dental implants, magnetic nanoparticles for cancer teranostics and the use of polysaccharides in cryoprotectants. 

The scientific outcome of these activities include 35 publications (31 papers, 4 book chapters) since 2009. His h-index is 16. He (co-)supervised 3 PhD students (completed) and (co-)supervises 5 PhD students (in progress). He also (co-)supervised more than 60 masters students. 

He is one of the promoters and coordinator of the new master degree in Biomaterials and NanoMedicine at Nova School of Science & Technology.

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