University of Minho - Guimaraes, Portugal

Title: A small-scale experimental set-up for processing-related materials characterization

Symposium: Rheology & Advanced Characterization


José António Covas is full professor at the Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal, since 1998. His research interests include polymer extrusion, compounding & reactive extrusion, nanocomposites and rheology. He has authored more than 170 papers in international journals with peer reviewing, books and book chapters, as well as 6 Portuguese patents and 4 international patents. He is Associate Editor of the International Polymer Processing Journal and member of the Editorial Board of four other scientific journals. He has intense cooperation with industry via projects aiming at product or materials development and process optimization