Luís Mafra

Investigador Principal

Perfil biográfico

Luís Mafra. b 1978, is currently a Principal Researcher at CICECO - Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, Portugal. In 2006, he obtained his PhD from University of Caen (Laboratoire de Catalyse et Spectrochimie), France & University of Aveiro, Portugal, working on solid-state NMR spectroscopy. During this period he developed NMR methodologies to study the structure of hybrid materials using 1H high-resolution CRAMPS NMR techniques and methods to observe quadrupolar nuclei. In 2011 he was a Postdoctoral fellow at Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz, Germany. Published ca. 95 SCI research papers and 5 book chapters and gave ca. 55 talks and invited talks at conferences. Since 2010, he has been involved in technology transfer and collaborative research with multiple private companies.

Received various honors & awards, including: 2019 - European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant; 2014 - promoted to Principal Researcher under the national “Investigator FCT” competitive program; 2014 - Adjunct Senior Lecturer honorary title, Sydney University (Australia); 2012 - guest scientist, University of Oviedo, (Spain); 2006 - recipient of Celestino da Costa/Jean Perrin prize; 2009 - António Xavier Bruker prize. He is a member of the editorial board of Solid-state NMR (Elsevier) and regular reviewer of projects from governmental funding agencies of multiple countries.

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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1028-8354

Scopus ID: 8877889600

Interesses científicos

My research interests include the combination of advanced solid‐state (SSNMR) techniques with computational methods to study crystal packing interactions in small molecule powdered pharmaceuticals, and acidity in microporous materials (mostly zeolites) relevant for heterogeneous catalysis. Over the last years, I became interested in studying modified (porous) silica chemisorbents relevant for post- and pre-combustion CO2 capture applications. My main interest lies in the tandem use of SSNMR methods and modeling to study CO2 speciation at material’s surfaces using labeled gases containing NMR‐friendly isotopes. I try to develop NMR methodologies suitable to study at the atomic scale the CO2-sorption mechanism in a variety of porous sorbents either in pure CO2, binary mixtures or more complex gas compositions of industrial relevance.

Grupo de Investigação

Present members:

 

- Supervision of Paul Wiper (postdoctoral worker). Project between UA and BP Amoco Chemical Company and BP Chemicals, Ltd: Development and application of high-resolution solid-state NMR methods to study molecular sieve catalysts of industrial interest.
- Supervision (with Prof. João Rocha and Prof. Beat Meier, ETH Zürich) of Mariana Sardo (postdoctoral worker). Project: Employing high-resolution solid-state NMR at high magic-angle spinning frequencies for structural determination of microcrystalline proteins. (SFRH/BPD/65978/2009).
- Co-supervision (with Prof. João Rocha) of Sérgio Santos (postdoctoral worker). Project: NMR crystallography of powdered solids: a combined computational and experimental investigation. (SFRH/BPD/64752/2009).
- Supervision (in co-tutelle with Prof. Santiago García-Granda, Univ. of Oviedo, Spain) of Oleksii Pustovarenko (PhD student). Project: Modifications of nanoporous hybrid materials for gas conversion. November 2011
- Supervision (with Dr. Eurico Cabrita) of Lin Tian (postdoctoral worker). Project: Development of high-resolution 1H solid-state NMR methods and applications on materials and molecules of biological interest. (PTDC/QUIQUI/ 100998/2008).

 

Former members:

 

June 2011 - June 2012
-Supervision (with Dr. José Gomes) of Carlos Rezende (BI grant holder). Project: Development of high-resolution 1H solid-state NMR methods and applications on materials and molecules of biological interest. (PTDC/QUIQUI/ 100998/2008).
March 2011 - June 2011
-Co-supervision (with Dr. Juergen Senker, University of Bayreuth, Germany) of Julia Wack (visitor PhD student). January 2010 - August 2011
-Co-supervision of Yin-feng Han (postdoctoral worker). Project: Design, synthesis and properties of multi-functional transition-lanthanide chiral metal-bioorganic frameworks. (SFRH/BPD/46268/2009).
October 2009 - October 2010
-Supervision of Inês Alves under Initiation Research Grant (BII). Project: Estudos de RMN de materiais com interesse biológico e farmacológico. English translation: NMR studies of materials of biological and pharmaceutical interest. (BII 09 - CICECO).
Since April 2008
-Supervision of Renée Siegel (postdoctoral worker) in methodological developments involving quadrupolar and 1H spins and applications using solid-state NMR spectroscopy. (SFRH/BPD/44355/2008).
January 2008 - January 2009
Co-supervision of Leonel Alegre (postdoctoral worker). Project: From ancient pigments to modern paints: unveiling the secrets of Art with a little help from Nuclear Magnetic Resonance techniques. (SFRH/BPD/40505/2007).
October 2007 - August 2008
Supervision of Cristina Coelho (postdoctoral worker). Project: Development and application of 1H high-resolution NMR techniques to study hybrid solid materials. (SFRH/BPD/34136/2006).
July - August 2007
Supervision of Irina Stan, visiting Ph.D. student from Laboratoire de Catalyse et Spectrochimie, Université de Caen. Project: Basic concepts of solid-state NMR and optimisation of the 1H-14N R3 HETCOR sequence.

Projectos financiados

Publicações seleccionadas

Čendak, T., Sequeira, L., Sardo, M., Valente, A., Pinto, M. P., Mafra, L., Detecting proton-transfer in CO2 species chemisorbed on amine-modifi ed mesoporous silicas using 13 C NMR chemical shift anisotropy and smart control of amine surface density. Chem. Eur. J., 2018, Accepted.

Mafra, L., Čendak, T., Schneider, S., Wiper, P. V., Pires, J., Gomes, J. R. B., Pinto, M., The structure of chemisorbed CO 2 species in amine-functionalized mesoporous silicas studied by solid-state NMR and computer modeling. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (2017) 389-408.

Wiper, P. V., Amelse, J., Mafra, L., Multinuclear solid-state NMR characterization of the Brønsted/Lewis acid properties in the BP HAMS-1B (H-[B]-ZSM-5) borosilicate molecular sieve using adsorbed TMPO and TBPO probe molecules. J. Catal., 316 (2014) 240-250.

Mafra, L. and Klinowski, J., Advanced solid-state NMR techniques for the study of molecular sieves. In Encyclopedia of Magnetic Resonance, (Eds Harris, R.K. and Wasylishen, R.), Wiley, 2012, (DOI: 10.1002/9780470034590.emrstm1307).

Mafra, L., Santos, S.M., Siegel, R., Alves, I., Paz, F., Dudenko, D. and Spiess, H. W., Packing interactions in hydrated and anhydrous forms of the antibiotic Ciprofloxacin: a solid-state NMR, X-ray diffraction and computer simulation study. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134 (2012) 71-74.

Sardo, M., Siegel, R., Santos, S. M., Rocha, J., Gomes, J. R. B., Mafra, L., Combining Multinuclear High-Resolution Solid-State MAS NMR and Computational Methods for Resonance Assignment of Glutathione Tripeptide. J. Phys. Chem. A, 116 (2012) 6711-6719.

Siegel, R., Domingues, E., De Sousa, R., Jérôme, F., Morais, C. M., Bion, N., Ferreira, P., Mafra, L., Understanding the high catalytic activity of propylsulfonic acid-functionalized periodic mesoporous benzenesilicas by high-resolution 1H solid-state NMR spectroscopy. J. Mater. Chem., 22 (2012) 7412-7419.

Mafra, L., Siegel, R., Fernandez, C., Schneider, D., Aussenac, F. and Rocha, J., High-resolution 1H homonuclear dipolar recoupling NMR spectra of biological solids at MAS rates up to 67 kHz. J. Magn. Reson., 199 (2009) 111-114.

Supervisões em Curso

Projectos

A Pan-European Solid-State NMR Infrastructure for Chemistry-Enabling Access (PANACEA)

ParticipanteEuropean Comission
The chemicals industry is one of Europe’s largest manufacturing sectors. Its modernisation relies on the capacity for atomic-level investigation of increasingly complex solid substrates in multifaceted research areas. Advances have been made in the development and use of solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, a powe...

Compreender os mecanismos de sorção em silicatos de Li e Na usados como sorventes de captura de CO2 nos processos de pré/pós- combustão : estratégias para síntese e RMN do estado sólido. (DRI/INDIA/0518/2020)

CoordenadorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Captura de CO2; Silicatos de lítio; Propriedades sorventes; RMN do estado sólido

Materiais para Eléctrodos de Baterias de Iões de Lítio Baseados em Redes Metalo-Orgânicas com Actividade Redox; (RedoxMOFs)

ParticipanteFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
A redução da dependência dos combustíveis fósseis é uma das principais preocupações da sociedade moderna. Devido ao seu baixo custo e impacto ambiental, os dispositivos de armazenamento de energia eléctrica estão entre as alternativas mai...

Rationale design of sustainable porous organosilicas for optimal CO2 uptake from biogas (GRACE)

CoordenadorEuropean Comission

Unveiling CO2 chemisorption mechanisms in solid adsorbents via surface-enhanced ex(in)-situ NMR (NMR4CO2)

CoordenadorEuropean Comission
Reaching a record high of 32.5 gigatonnes in 2017, global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion continue to increase. Adsorption is considered a viable technology to reduce CO2 emissions. Because of its lower regeneration cost, amine-modified porous silica (AMPS) is the most promising CO2-adsorbent material for replacing the decades-old liqu...

A natureza das ligações de carbono e azoto como fator discriminante da origem da matéria orgânica solúvel em água de aerossóis atmosféricos (PTDC/AAG-MAA/2584/2012)

ParticipanteFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Aerossóis atmosféricos; Matéria orgânica solúvel em água; Azoto Orgânico; Fontes de aerossóis orgânicos

Advanced solid-state NMR methods to study CO2 capture mechanisms at variable pressures in nanoporous hybrids (IF/01401/2013/CP1162/CT0012)

CoordenadorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Dadores de gasotransmissores NO e H2S terapêuticos baseados em materiais nanoporosos (PTDC/MED-QUI/28721/2017)

ParticipanteFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Desenvolvimento de Catalisadores ácidos à base de organissílicas mesoporosas periódicas para reacções na presença de àgua (PTDC/QUI-QUI/113678/2009)

ParticipanteFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
materiais mesoporosos catálise heterogénea catalisadores ácidos híbridos orgânicos-inorgânicos

Desenvolvimento de métodos de ressonância magnética nuclear de alta resolução para 1H e aplicações em materiais e moléculas de interesse biológico (PTDC/QUI-QUI/100998/2008)

CoordenadorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Espectroscopia RMN do estado sólido RMN de alta resolução 1H CRAMPS MAS Ultra-rápido

Desenvolvimento de microdispositivos flexiveis a base de microagulhas de biocimento composito para administracao transdermica de fármacos; (FlexMicroDerm)

ParticipanteFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Desenvolvimento de novos materiais piezoele?tricos baseados em de pepti?deos auto- organizado nanoestruturados (BioPiezo)

ParticipanteFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Especies de CO2 formadas a superficie de materiais porosos para aplicacoes ambientais caracterizadas por RMN de polarizacao nuclear dinamica (GAS2MAT-DNPSENS)

ParticipanteFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Estruturas metalo-organicas como nanomateriais fotoativos (FOTOMOF)

Coordenador LocalFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Polímeros de coordenação; Aceitantes Perilenodiimida ; Material Fotoactivo Nanoestruturado; Conversão luz-electrões

Estudo da captura de CO2 via pós/pré-combustão industriais sorbentes nanoporosos por RMN do estado sólido a pressão variável (PTDC/QEQ-QAN/6373/2014)

CoordenadorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
RMN do estado sólido in situ; Captura CO2 e contaminantes a pressão variável; Materiais híbridos inorgânicos-orgânicos; Industrial flue gas streams

High-resolution solid-state NMR and powder diffraction two complementary techniques for the characterization of organic-inorganic hybrid nanomaterials based on metal phosphates (Acção Integrada Luso-Espanhola E-93/08)

CoordenadorOther National

Poliformismo em fármacos: novas evidências por cristalografia de RMN (EXPL/QEQ-QFI/2078/2013)

ParticipanteFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
RMN de estado sólido Polimorfismo de APIs Cristalografia de RMN Polarização dinâmica nuclear

Redes Metalo-Orgânicas Nanométricas Baseadas em Polifosfonatos de Lantanídeos (PTDC/QUI-QUI/098098/2008)

ParticipanteFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Redes Metalo-Orgânicas Engenharia de Cristais Filmes Fotoluminescentes Catalisadores Heterogéneos

Publicações

Boron removal and reinsertion studies in B-10-B-11 exchanged HAMS-1B (H-[B]-ZSM-5) borosilicate molecular sieves using solid-state NMR

Hough, A; Routh, AF; Clarke, SM; Wiper, PV; Amelse, JA; Mafra, L
2016, JOURNAL OF CATALYSIS, 334, 14-22.

A supramolecular strategy based on molecular dipole moments for high-quality covalent organic frameworks

Salonen, LM; Medina, DD; Carbo-Argibay, E; Goesten, MG; Mafra, L; Guldris, N; Rotter, JM; Stroppa, DG; Rodriguez-Abreu, C
2016, CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 52, 51, 7986-7989.

Interaction of CO2 and CH4 with Functionalized Periodic Mesoporous Phenylene-Silica: Periodic DFT Calculations and Gas Adsorption Measurements

Lourenco, MAO; Siquet, C; Sardo, M; Mafra, L; Pires, J; Jorge, M; Pinto, ML; Ferreira, P; Gomes, JRB
2016, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 120, 7, 3863-3875.

Diazole-based powdered cocrystal featuring a helical hydrogen-bonded network: Structure determination from PXRD, solid-state NMR and computer modeling

Sardo, M; Santos, SM; Babaryk, AA; Lopez, C; Alkorta, I; Elguero, J; Claramunt, RM; Mafra, L
2015, SOLID STATE NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE, 65, 49-63.

Chitin-glucan complex production by Komagataella pastoris: Downstream optimization and product characterization

Farinha, I; Duarte, P; Pimentel, A; Plotnikova, E; Chagas, B; Mafra, L; Grandfils, C; Freitas, F; Fortunato, E; Reis, MAM
2015, CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 130, 455-464.

Rationalizing the role of the anion in CO2 capture and conversion using imidazolium-based ionic liquid modified mesoporous silica

Aquino, AS; Bernard, FL; Borges, JV; Mafra, L; Dalla Vecchia, F; Vieira, MO; Ligabue, R; Seferin, M; Chaban, VV; Cabrita, EJ; Einloft, S
2015, RSC ADVANCES, 5, 79, 64220-64227.

X-ray and NMR Crystallography Studies of Novel Theophylline Cocrystals Prepared by Liquid Assisted Grinding

Fernandes, JA; Sardo, M; Mafra, L; Choquesillo-Lazarte, D; Masciocchi, N
2015, CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN, 15, 8, 3674-3683.

Solid acids with SO3H groups and tunable surface properties: versatile catalysts for biomass conversion

Russo, PA; Antunes, MM; Neves, P; Wiper, PV; Fazio, E; Neri, F; Barreca, F; Mafra, L; Pillinger, M; Pinna, N; Valente, AA
2014, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 2, 30, 11813-11824.

Sulfonated Graphene Oxide as Effective Catalyst for Conversion of 5-( Hydroxymethyl)-2-furfural into Biofuels

Antunes, MM; Russo, PA; Wiper, PV; Veiga, JM; Pillinger, M; Mafra, L; Evtuguin, DV; Pinna, N; Valente, AA
2014, CHEMSUSCHEM, 7, 3, 804-812.

Mesoporous carbon-silica solid acid catalysts for producing useful bio-products within the sugar-platform of biorefineries

Russo, PA; Antunes, MM; Neves, P; Wiper, PV; Fazio, E; Neri, F; Barreca, F; Mafra, L; Pillinger, M; Pinna, N; Valente, AA
2014, GREEN CHEMISTRY, 16, 9, 4292-4305.

Characterisation of pharmaceutical solids combining NMR, X-ray diffraction and computer modelling

In María Angeles Canales (Eds.), Biophysical Techniques in Drug Discovery
Mariana Sardo, Inês Martins, Chiara Vladiskovic, M.Teresa Duarte, João Rocha, Norberto Masciocchi and Luís Mafra
2018, 120-169, Royal Society of Chemistry.
ISBN: 978-1-78262-733-3

Calculation of NMR Tensors

In Yuriy A. Abramov (Eds.), Computational Pharmaceutical Solid State Chemistry
L. Mafra, S. M. Santos, M. Sardo, F. Heather
2016, 287-329, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-118-70074-7

Solid-state NMR applications in the structural elucidation of small molecules

In Cid, M-M and Bravo, J. (Eds.), Structure Elucidation in Organic Chemistry: The Search for the Right Tools
Sardo, M., Rocha, J. and Mafra, L.
2015, Wiley-VCH.
ISBN: 978-3-527-33336-3

Crystalline molecular sieves

In R. K. Harris and R. Wasylishen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Magnetic Resonance
Mafra, L. and Klinowski, J.
2013, Chichester, John Wiley & Sons.
ISBN: 9780470034590

Advanced solid-state NMR techniques for the study of molecular sieves

In R. K. Harris and R. Wasylishen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Magnetic Resonance
Mafra, L. and Klinowski, J.
2013, Chichester, John Wiley & Sons.
ISBN: 9780470034590

Structural Characterization of Zeolites by Advanced Solid State NMR Spectroscopic Methods

In Graham A. Webb (Eds.), Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy
Luís Mafra, José Alejandro Vidal-Moya, Teresa Blasco
2012, 77, New York, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0-12-408097-3

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