Paulo Jorge Ferreira de Matos Costa
  Post-doc Fellowship  
  phone: 234370200  
  extension: 22102  
  department: Chemistry  
Short CV
2007-present – Post-doc research fellow at the Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, in the Molecular Modeling group
Feb 2007 – PhD in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) at the University of Lisbon (UL)
2003 – BSc (“Licenciatura”) in Chemistry at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (FCUL)
Scientific Interests
Diffusion of drug-delivery systems across cellular membrane models
Molecular recognition of anions and cations by synthetic receptors and calculation of binding free energies
Study of reaction mechanisms in inorganic and organometallic chemistry using DFT or ab initio calculations
Calculation and interpretation of electronic spectra of transition metal complexes by means of TD-DFT
Present Research Group
Selected Publications
See my ResearcherID page
- Sérgio M. Santos, Paulo J. Costa, Michael D. Lankshear, Paul D. Beer, Vítor Félix, “Molecular Dynamics Study of a Heteroditopic-Calix[4]diquinone-Assisted Transfer of KCl and Dopamine Through a Water−Chloroform Liquid−Liquid Interface” J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 11173–11180 (2010) LINK
- Christopher J. Serpell, Nathan L. Kilah, Paulo J. Costa, Vítor Félix, Paul D. Beer, “Halogen Bond Anion Templated Assembly of Imidazolium Pseudorotaxanes” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 49, 5322-5326 (2010) LINK
- Rita Delgado, Judite Costa, Xiuling Cui, Michael G. B. Drew, Paulo J. Costa, Vítor Félix, “Rigid Ferrocenophane and its Metal Complexes with Transition and Alkaline-earth Metal Ions” Polyhedron 29, 1697-1705 (2010) LINK
- Paulo J. Costa, Maria José Calhorda, Fritz E. Kühn, “Olefin Epoxidation catalyzed by η5-Cyclopentadienyl Molybdenum Compounds: a computational study” Organometallics 29, 303-311 (2010) LINK
- Yitong Li, Kathleen M. Mullen, Tim Claridge, Paulo J. Costa, Vitor Felix, Paul D. Beer, “Sulfate anion templated synthesis of a triply interlocked capsule” Chem. Comm. 7134-7136 (2009). LINK
- Rita G. de Noronha, Paulo Jorge Costa, Carlos C. Romão, Maria José Calhorda, Ana C. Fernandes, “MoO2Cl2 as a novel catalyst for C-P bond formation and for hydrophosphonylation of aldehydes”, Organometallics 28, 6206-6212 (2009). LINK
- Leandro M.O. Lourenço, João P.C. Tomé, Maria R.M. Domingues, P. Domingues, P. J. Costa, Vítor Félix, Maria G.P.M.S. Neves, José A.S. Cavaleiro, “Synthesis and differentiation of α- and β-glycoporphyrin stereoisomers by electrospray tandem mass spectrometry”, Rapid. Commun. Mass Spectrom. 23, 3478-3483 (2009). LINK
- Maria José Calhorda, Paulo J. Costa, “Expanding the role of oxomolybdenum(VI) catalysts: a DFT interpretation of X-H activation leading to reduction or oxidation”, Dalton Trans., 8155-8161 (2009). LINK