Professor João Bordado was awarded with the “Career and Recognition Award” by The Portuguese Society of Materials (SPM).
The prize was awarded on April 6, at the closing ceremony of the “Materiais 2023” conference, which brought together the XII International Materials Symposium and the XXI SPM Congress, at the Centro Cultural Vila Flor, in Guimarães.
“this distinction gives me a sense of accomplishment”
Professor Bordado has more than 75 Patents and has published more than 200 scientific articles, in addition to 23 years of industrial experience and more than 45 years of Engineering teaching (Organic Chemistry, Chemical Industries Project, in the Department of Engineering Chemistry, and Materials Engineering disciplines). His research focuses on catalysis and the production of reactive polymers from renewable resources. Professor Bordado continues as active as always and guarantees “It won't stop me from continuing to work at the same pace"
During the “Materiais 2023” conference, the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Professor Elvira Fortunato, who is also a researcher in the field of materials, was also awarded the same distinction, and due to scheduling constraints, could not be present.
Congratulations Professor Bordado!