Paulo Jorge Almeida Ribeiro Claro
  Associate Professor with Aggregation  
   
  phone: 234 370 732  
  extension: 23 541  
  e-mail: prc@ua.pt  
  departament: Chemistry  
  office: 15.3.14  
   
  research line: L1 - Information and Communication Technology
 
  research group: G1 - Inorganic Functional Nanomaterials and Organic-Inorganic Hybrids
 
isi web of knowledgeSM search factor: Ribeiro-Claro P* OR ribeiroclaro  
  direct url: http://www.ciceco.ua.pt/pauloribeiroclaro  
     
Short CV

ORCID: 0000-0001-5171-2153
LinkedIn:  http://pt.linkedin.com/in/pauloribeiroclaro/

 

Academic degrees: Doctor in Sciences (Molecular Structure), University of Coimbra, 1987. Licentiate in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra, 1983.

Positions, institutions, dates: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, 2001-present. Auxiliary Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, 1999-2001 Auxiliary Professor, Department of Chemistry, FCT, University of Coimbra, 1988-1999 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, FCT, University of Coimbra, 1983-1988. Research Trainee, Department of Chemistry, FCT, University of Coimbra, 1982-1983.

Author/co-author of ca. 130 research articles in ISI journals, with average citation per paper of 15.


Prizes: Honour mention in “Prémio Científico IBM 1995” (IBM Scientific Prize 1995) for the work “Ab initio calculations in large molecular systems: application of effective core potentials”.

Other activities: Member of the Governing Board of EUROSCIENCE - The voice of Science in Europe (1998-2002). Secretary-General of The Portuguese Chemical Society (2007-2009). Deputy Secretary-General of The Portuguese Chemical Society (2001-2006). Coordinator of the Portuguese Chemistry Olympiads (2000-2013). Member of the editorial board of "Casa das Ciências" since 2013.

Scientific Interests

Molecular and Supramolecular Structure - C-H...O hydrogen bonds - Cyclodextrin inclusion compounds - Coordination compounds - Molecular Modelling - Computational Spectroscopy (computationally-assisted analysis of spectra).

Public Awareness of Science:

The (truly) Periodic Table

Present Research Group

Ana Catarina Fernades Araújo (BIC)
Mariela Martins Nolasco (PosDoc, with Luis Carlos)
Nuno Filipe Camarneiro Mendes (BGCT)
Regina Maria da Silva Sousa (BGCT)

 

 

Main present collaborators

Luís D. Carlos (University of Aveiro), J. Coutinho (Universidty of Aveiro), Leonel Pereira (University of Coimbra),  J. M. Hollas (University of Reading), Juan Carlos Otero (University of Málaga), Pedro M. D. Vaz (ISIS - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, University of Lisbon).

Teaching Activity

Usually teaches theoretical and/or practical classes in the area of Physical Chemistry and 1st year Chemistry.

Is author of the work "Active learning in theoretical-practical classes"(2012) and co-author of the "Manual de Boas Práticas de Avaliação do Departamento de Química da Universidade de Aveiro" (2010).

Co-author of the text book "Pascal: programação e aplicações", published by Fundação para o Desenvolvimento da Cálculo Científico Nacional (FCCN). (Editora Minerva, Coimbra, 1988-1ªEd., 1990-2ª Ed.)

Present projects

Principal Investigator:

FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-016873, “A Química das Coisas”, 366.298 € (2011-2013) Project with strong component in public awareness of science.
POCTI-QUI/35408/1999 “Ligações de hidrogénio C-H···O em Líquidos”, 39.903 € (2000-2004)
ISIS/RB14115/2003 - EU ACCESS TO ISIS NE / HPRI-CT-1999-00007 “INS studies of Weak Hydrogen Bonds” (2003)
PBIC/C/CEN/1177/92 "Propriedades estruturais de Toluenos Substituídos, nos Estados Electrónicos Fundamental e Excitado, por Espectroscopia Electrónica e Vibracional" (1993-1995)

 

Research Team member:

PTDC/CTM-NAN/112168/2009“Modelação de complexos de lantanídeos a emitir no visível para aplicação em Díodos Orgânicos Emissores de Luz - Vermelho, Verde e Azul: uma metodologia computacional e experimental”, M. Nolasco - Univ. Aveiro  (2011-2013)
Projecto PTDC/QUI/69302/2006 “Inclusão de polímeros organometálicos em ciclodextrinas”, S. Braga - Univ. Aveiro (2007-2010)
PTDC/QUI/65805/2006 “Nanogotas de Água em Materiais Microporosos e Híbridos Orgânicos-Inorgânicos”, J. Rocha - Univ. Aveiro (2007-2010)
NMP3-CT-2004-500159 – FAMEnet “Functionalized Advanced Materials and Engineering of Hybrids ad Ceramics” (FAME – Network of Excellence), J. Rocha - Univ. Aveiro (2004-2008)
POCTI/CTM/46780/2002 “Controlling the length scale through "Chimie Douce": from inorganic functional materials to organic-Inorganic hybrids” , J. Rocha - Univ. Aveiro (2004-2007)
POCTI/QUI/47256/2002“Complexos de Pt(II) com Poliaminas Biogénicas como Novos Agentes Anticancerígenos: Relações Estrutura-Actividade”, M. P. Marques - Univ. Coimbra (2004-2007)
POCTI/QUI/33075/99 “Structural Studies of Carbohydrates in the Solid State”, A. Gil - Univ. Aveiro (2001-2005)
POCTI/QUI/33199/99 “Estudo de Poliaminas Biogénicas e de seus Complexos Metálicos” M. P. Marques - Univ. Coimbra (2001-2003)
PBIC/C/QUI/2219/95 "Análise conformacional de poliaminas: estudo por espectroscopia vibracional e cálculos ab initio", L. A Batista de Carvalho - Univ. Coimbra (1996-1998)
Praxis/2/2.1/QUI/17/94"Cristalografia Molecular", Arménia Carrondo – ITQB (1995-1997)
Praxis/2/2.1/QUI/443/94 "Selectividade de agregados premicelares, vesículos cataniónicos e membranas na interacção com corantes catiónicos. Relevância para fotoquimioterapia", Sílvia Costa – IST (1997-1999)
STRDA 496/92 "CMARP-Classificação de Macromoléculas por Reconhecimento de Padrões", J. J. C. Teixeira Dias - Univ. Coimbra (1993-1994)

 

Selected Publications

For bibliographic search, use (Ribeiroclaro OR Ribeiro-Claro P*)

"Computationally-Assisted analysis of Vibrational Spectra", 5 relevant papers:

110   Effects of hydrogen-bond and cooperativity in the vibrational spectra of Luminol, N.F.C. Mendes, Mariela M. Nolasco, Paulo J. A. Ribeiro-Claro, Vib. Spectrosc., 64 (2013) 119–125.
107   Solid-state Vibrational Spectroscopic Investigation of Cocrystal and Salt of Indomethacin, Hassan Refat H. Ali, Amjad Alhalaweh, N. F.C. Mendes, Paulo Ribeiro-Claro and Sitaram P. Velaga, CrystEngComm, 14 (2012) 6665-6674.
95     Crystal Structure Landscapes from combined Vibrational Spectroscopy and ab initio Calculations: 4-(dimethylamino) benzaldehyde, M Nolasco, P. Vaz, Paulo Ribeiro-Claro, THEOCHEM 946 (2010) 65–69.
84     Effect of hydrogen bonding in the vibrational spectra of trans-cinnamic acid, M. M. Nolasco, A. M. Amado, P.J.A. Ribeiro-Claro, J. Raman Spectrosc., 40 (2009) 394-400
73     Computationally-Assisted Approach to the Vibrational Spectra of Molecular Crystals: Study of Hydrogen-bonding and Pseudo-Polymorphism, Mariela Nolasco, Ana M. Amado, Paulo J. A. Ribeiro-Claro, ChemPhysChem, 7 (2006)  2150-2161.

 


“C-H...O hydrogen bonds”, 5 relevant papers:   

100    Hydrogen bond dynamics of C–H•••O interactions: the chloroform–acetone case, Pedro D. Vaz, Mariela M. Nolasco, Francisco P.S.C. Gil, Paulo J.A. Ribeiro-Claro, John Tomkinson, Chemistry – Eur. J., 16 (2010) 9010-9017
91    Hydrogen-bonding in Nitrofurantoin polymorphs: a computationally-assisted spectroscopic study, Mariana Sardo, Ana M. Amado, Paulo J.A. Ribeiro-Claro, J. Raman Spectrosc., 40 (2009) 1956–1965
75 Computationally-Assisted Approach to the Vibrational Spectra of Molecular Crystals: Study of Hydrogen-bonding and Pseudo-Polymorphism Mariela Nolasco, Ana M. Amado, Paulo J. A. Ribeiro-Claro ChemPhysChem, 7 (2006)
56 C-H•••O Hydrogen Bonds in Cyclohexenone Reveal the Spectroscopic Behaviour of C(sp3)-H and C(sp2)-H donors Mariela M. Nolasco, Paulo J.A. Ribeiro-Claro ChemPhysChem, 6 (2005) 496-502
52 Towards the understanding of the spectroscopic behaviour of the C-H oscillator in C-H•••O hydrogen bonds: the effect of solvent polarity Paulo J. A. Ribeiro-Claro, Pedro D. Vaz Chem. Phys. Lett., 390 ( 2004) 358-361.

 

“Cyclodextrin inclusion compounds”,  5 relevant papers:

73 Modification of the luminescence properties of a europium(III tris(-diketonate) complex by inclusion -cyclodextrin and 2,3,6-trimethyl--cyclodextrins J.A. Fernandes, S.S. Braga, R.AS. Ferreira, M. Pillinger, L.D. Carlos, Paulo Ribeiro-Claro, I.S. Gonçalves J. Incl. Phenom. (2006)
68 para-Halogenated Benzaldehyde Molecules included in Cyclodextrins:a combined thermogravimetric and spectroscopic study Paulo J.A. Ribeiro-Claro, A.M. Amorim da Costa, M. L. Vueba, M.E. Pina, Ana M. Amado J. Raman Spectrosc. 37 (2006) 472-479.
67 Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Encapsulation of a Linear Oligo(ferrocenylsilane) Trimer with b-cyclodextrin J.A. Fernandes, S. Lima, S.S. Braga,M. Pillinger, J.E. Rodríguez-Borges, Paulo Ribeiro-Claro, J.J.C. Teixeira-Dias, I.S. Gonçalves Eur. J. Iorg. Chem. (2005) 4729–4734
50 Interactions of omeprazole and precursors with b-cyclodextrin host molecules S.S. Braga, Paulo Ribeiro-Claro, M. Pillinger, I.S. Gonçalves, A. C. Fernandes, F. Pereira, C.C. Romão, P.B. Correia, J.J.C. Teixeira-Dias Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry,
47 (2003) 47-52. 45 Study of the inclusion compound formed between a luminescent europium(III) beta-diketonate complex and gamma-cyclodextrin Braga SS, Ferreira RAS, Goncalves IS, Ribeiro-Claro P, Pillinger M, Rocha J, Teixeira-Dias JJC, Carlos LD J. Incl. Phenom. Macrom, 44 (2002) 261-265

“Coordination compounds”: 5 relevant papers:

72 Dioxomolybdenum(VI) modified mesoporous materials for the catalytic epoxidation of olefins S.M. Bruno, J.A. Fernandes, L.S. Martins, A.A. Valente, M. Pillinger, Paulo Ribeiro-Claro, J. Rocha, I.S. Gonçalves Catalysis Today 114 (2006) 263–271
64 Highly Luminescent Tris(b-diketonate)europium(III) Complexes Immobilized in a Functionalized Mesoporous Silica S. Gago, J. A. Fernandes, R. A. Sá Ferreira, J.P. Rainho, M. Pillinger, A. A. Valente, T. M. Santos, L. D. Carlos, Paulo J. A. Ribeiro-Claro and I. S. Gonçalves Chem. Mater. 17 (2005) 5077-5084
57 Investigation of europium(III) and gadolinium(III) complexes with naphthoyltrifluoroacetone and bidentate heterocyclic amines J. A. Fernandes, R. A. Sá Ferreira, M. Pillinger, L. D. Carlos, J. Jepsen, A. Hazell, Paulo Ribeiro-Claro, I. S. Gonçalves J. Luminesc., 113 (2005) 50-63
55 Ru(II) Complexes Incorporating Tetrathia-macrocycles: Synthesis And Conformational Analysis H. Adams, A. M. Amado, V. Félix, B. E. Mann, J. Antelo-Martinez, M. Newell, Paulo J. A. Ribeiro-Claro, S.E. Spey, and J. A. Thomas Chemistry Eur. J., 11 (2005) 2031-2046
53 Spectroscopic studies of europium(III) and gadolinium(III) tris-beta-diketonate complexes with diazabutadiene ligands J. A. Fernandes, R. A. Sá Ferreira, M. Pillinger, L. D. Carlos, I. S. Gonçalves, Paulo J. A. Ribeiro-Claro Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. (2004) 3913-3919



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