Conferences

Invited and Plenary Lectures (as presenting author)

  1. E. Bordes, J. Szala-Bilnik, A.A.H. Pádua, Exfoliation of Graphene and Fluorographene in Molecular and Ionic Liquids, Faraday Discussions. Ionic Liquids: From Fundamental Properties to Practical Applications, Cambridge, UK, 11-13 Sep 2017.
  2. A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions of Ionic Liquids with Nanomaterials, EMN Meeting on Ionic Liquids, Bangkok, Thailand, 9-13 Nov 2016.
  3. A.A.H. Pádua, Exfoliation of van der Waals Materials in Molecular and Ionic Solvents, Gordon Res. Conf., Sunday River, Maine, USA, 14-19 Aug 2016.
  4. E. Bordes, J. Szala-Bilnik, M. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Ionic Liquids at the Interface with Nanomaterials, 7th Australian Symposium on Ionic Liquids, Newcastle, Australia, 23-26 May 2016.
  5. J. Szala-Bilnik, E. Bordes, J.M.P. França, J.M. Andanson, C.A. Nieto de Castro, M. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions of 2D-Layered Materials with Ionic Liquids, 19th Symp. Thermophys. Prop., Boulder, CO, USA, 21-26 June 2015.
  6. A.A.H. Pádua, Cellulose in ionic liquids: Dissolution experiments in the presence of a co-solvent and solvation of a microfibril by molecular simulation, 248th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 10-14 August 2014.
  7. S. Velioglu, X. Yao, E. Bordes, J. Devemy, J.M. Andanson, A. Dequidt, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Padua, The solvation of cellulose in ionic liquids: Experiments and molecular simulation of a microfibril, 2nd ILSEPT Int. Conf. on Ionic Liquids in Separation and Purification Technol. Toronto, Canada, 29 June-2 July 2014.
  8. A.A.H. Pádua, Ionic liquids with mesoscopic objects: Interactions, energetics, structure and dynamics, 7th Int. Discussion Meeting on Relaxation of Complex Systems, 7IDMRCS, Barcelona, Spain, 21-26 July 2013.
  9. A.S. Pensado, A. Podgorsek, A.C.F. Mendonça, J.M.P. França, A.A.H. Pádua, Heterogeneous systems containing ionic liquids: Interactions with metal surfaces and carbon nanomaterials, 5th Congress on Ionic Liquids COIL-5, Vilamoura, Portugal, 21-25 April 2013.
  10. A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions and structure of room-temperature ionic liquids with metallic nanoparticles and surfaces, Ionic Liquids and Coulomb Fluids at Interfaces, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, 25-27 June 2012.
  11. A.A.H. Pádua, Ionic liquids: molecular interactions, solvation, interfaces, XXII Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Braga, Portugal, 3-6 July 2011.
  12. A. Mendonça, A. Podgorsek, A.S. Pensado, C.C. Santini, J.N. Canongia Lopes, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Molecular interactions of ionic liquids: solutions, suspensions, surfaces, 4th Congress On Ionic Liquids COIL-4, Washington DC, USA, 15-19 May 2011 (keynote lecture).
  13. A.S. Pensado, A. Podgorsek, P. Campbell, M.F. Costa Gomes, C.C. Santini, A.A.H. Pádua, Solvation of metallic nanoparticles in ionic liquids: An experimental and computational study, 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 21-26 March 2010.
  14. A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions and structuring of ionic liquids with solutes, nanoparticles and at interfaces, CECAM Workshop Computational models of room temperature ionic liquids, Dublin, Ireland, 6-8 April 2009.
  15. A.A.H. Pádua, J.N. Canongia Lopes, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.S. Pensado, Interactions, structure and properties of ionic liquids from molecular simulation, 236th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 17-21 August 2008.
  16. A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions and structure of ionic liquids: experiments and simulation, 23rd Eur. Symp. on Appl. Thermodyn. ESAT-2008, Cannes, France, 29 May-1 June 2008 (plenary lecture).
  17. A.A.H. Pádua, J.N. Canongia Lopes, M. Costa Gomes, Ionic liquids as nanostructured solvents: the solvation of molecular compounds, 2nd Int. Congress On Ionic Liquids COIL-2, Yokohama, Japan, 5-10 August 2007.
  18. A.A.H. Pádua, J.N. Canongia Lopes, Nanostructural organization in ionic liquids, 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, USA, 26-30 March 2006.
  19. A.A.H. Pádua, J. Deschamps, J.N. Canongia Lopes, Solvation in ionic liquids: conformations, interactions and liquid structure by molecular simulation, 1st Int. Congress on Ionic Liquids COIL-1, Salzburg, Austria, 19-22 June 2005.
  20. A.A.H. Pádua, Exploring structure and solvation in ionic liquids using molecular simulation, Thermodynamics 2005, Sesimbra, Portugal, 6-8 April 2005 (plenary lecture).
  21. A.A.H. Pádua, J. Deschamps, Interaction of gases with ionic liquids: molecular simulation, 226th ACS National Meeting, New York, USA, 7-11 September 2003.

Invited and Plenary Lectures (as co-author)

  1. M.F. Costa Gomes, L.F. Lepre, J. Szala-Bilnik, R. Ando, A.A.H. Pádua, Gas separations using ionic liquids and their mixtures, 5th IMIL – Iberoamerican Meeting on Ionic Liquids, Santos, São Paulo, Brasil, 5-7 Apr 2017.
  2. M.F. Costa Gomes, L.F. Lepre, J. Szala-Bilnik-Bilnik, R. Ando, A.A.H. Pádua, Can mixtures of ionic liquids improve gas separations?, 3rd ILSEPT Int. Conf. on Ionic Liquids for Separation and Purification Tech., Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia, 8-11 Jan 2017.
  3. K. Shimizu, A. Pensado, A.A.H. Pádua, J.N.A. Canongia Lopes, 2D or not 2D: The flexible nano-structures of ionic liquids, Faraday Discussion 154: Ionic Liquids, Belfast, UK, 22-24 August 2011.
  4. J.N. Canongia Lopes, K. Shimizu, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, L.P.N. Rebelo, The structure of ionic liquid solutions of benzene derivatives: Aromatic solutes as molecular charge templates of the ionic liquid solvent, 6th Int. Discussion Meeting on Relaxations in Complex Systems IDMRCS 2009, Rome, Italy, 30 Aug-5 Sep 2009.
  5. K. Shimizu, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, L.P.N. Rebelo, J.N. Canongia Lopes, Three commentaries on the nano-segregated nature of ionic liquids, 9th National Meeting on Physical Chemistry, Aveiro, Portugal, 15-16 June 2009.
  6. M.F. Costa Gomes, J.N. Canongia Lopes, A.A.H. Pádua, Not just gas solubilities anymore: Simple solutes as probes to explore the molecular structure of ionic liquids, 17th Symp. on Thermophys. Prop., Boulder, USA, 21-26 June 2009.
  7. J.N. Canongia Lopes, L.P.N. Rebelo, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Ionic Liquid liquids, solids and gases: Phase diagrams from a molecular perspective, 3rd Congress on Ionic Liquids COIL-3, Cairns, Australia, 31 May-4 June 2009 (plenary lecture).
  8. P. Campbell, T. Gutel, G. Fraser, C.C. Santini, K. Philippot, A. Pádua, Y. Chauvin,
    Could ionic liquids control the size of nanoparticles generated in situ?, 3rd Congress on Ionic Liquids COIL-3, Cairns, Australia, 31 May-4 June 2009.
  9. D.W. Rooney, C. Hardacre, P. Nancarrow, J. Jacquemin, N.A. Manan, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Prediction of gas solubility in ionic liquids using COSMOtherm, 236th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 17-21 August 2008.
  10. J.N. Canongia Lopes, A.A.H. Pádua, The importance of being flexible: structual properties of ionic liquids from a molecular perspective, 2nd Int. Congress On Ionic Liquids COIL-2, Yokohama, Japan, 5-10 August 2007.
  11. A.A.H. Pádua, J.N. Canongia Lopes, Modeling ionic liquids using a systematic all-atom force field. Di-alkylimidazolium and tetra-alkylammonium cations, halide, triflate, bistrisflilamide, nitrate and hexaflurophosphate anions, 1st Int. Congress on Ionic Liquids COIL-1, Salzburg, Austria, 19-22 June 2005.
  12. M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Gas-liquid interactions in solution, 11th IUPAC Int. Symp. on Solubility Phenomena, Aveiro, Portugal, July 25–29, 2004.
  13. J.N. Canongia Lopes, J. Deschamps, A.A.H. Pádua, Modeling ionic liquids of the 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium family using an all-atom force field, 226th ACS National Meeting, New York, USA, 7-11 September 2003.

Communications presented by A. Padua, his PhD students and postdocs

Oral communications in international conferences (recent)

  1. E. Bordes, A. Benayad, P. O. Bussière, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Understanding the liquid exfoliation process of graphite using ionic liquids, 4th ILMAT – International Conference on Ionic Liquid-based Materials, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Oct 2017.
  2. A.G. Rajan, V. Sresht, A.A.H. Pádua, M. Strano, D. Blankschtein, Wetting and Friction Properties of MoS2. Investigating the Role of Dispersion Interactions, Electrostatics, and Entropy through Molecular Dynamics Simulations, 2016 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, USA, 27 Nov-2 Dec 2016.
  3. V. Sresht, A.G. Rajan, E. Bordes, M.S. Strano, D. Blankschtein, A.A.H. Pádua, Modeling the interaction of liquids with 2D materials: Exfoliation and solvent design, 11th NANOSMAT, Aveiro, Portugal, 6-9 Sep 2016.
  4. E. Bordes, J. Szala-Bilnik, J.-M. Andanson, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Solvents effects on graphite exfoliation, 26th EUCHEM on Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids, Vienna, Austria, July 2016.
  5. J.M.P. França, F. Reis, M.J.V. Lourenço, F.J.V. Santos, A.A.H. Pádua, C.A. Nieto de Castro, Thermophysical properties of phosphonium ionic liquids and their IoNanofluids with carbon nanotubes, ECTP 2014 – European Conf. on Thermophys. Prop., Porto, Portugal, 31 Aug-4 Sep 2014.

Posters in international conferences (recent)

  1. E. Bordes, P.O. Bussiere, A. Benayad, C. Santini, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Characterisation of exfoliated graphene in ionic liquids, Faraday Disc. Ionic Liquids: From Fundamental Properties to Practical Applications, Cambridge, UK, 11-13 Sep 2017.
  2. J.M.P. França, S.S.M. Murshed, C.A. Nieto de Castro, A.A.H. Pádua, Thermal Conductivity of alkylimidazolium cyano ionanofluids, 26th EUCHEM Conference on Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids, Vienna, Austria, 3-8 July 2016.
  3. J.M.P. França, C.A. Nieto de Castro, A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions and Interfacial ordering of ionic liquids with carbon nanomaterials, 26th EUCHEM Conference on Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids, Vienna, Austria, 3-8 July 2016
  4. J.M.P. França, C.A. Nieto de Castro, A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions of Imidazolium Dicyanamide Ionic Liquids with Carbon Nanomaterials, 5th Congress on Ionic Liquids COIL-5, Vilamoura, Portugal, 21-25 April 2013.

Invited research seminars and workshops (recent)

  1. A.A.H. Pádua, Understanding noncovalent interactions of 2D nanomaterials, in the presence of solvents and organic electrolytes, Mulliken Center for Theoretical Chemistry, Univ. Bonn, Germany, 26 Jan 2017.
  2. A.A.H. Pádua, J. França, P.B. Sánchez, A. Dequidt, C.A. Nieto de Castro, J. García, Predicting the Transport Properties in Dense Ionic Fluids from Molecular Simulation: Challenges in Methods and Interaction Models, Metting of the IATP – International Association for Transport Properties, Imperial College London, 15 July 2016.
  3. A.A.H. Pádua, Predicting the Properties of Ionic Liquids: Correlation, theory or molecular simulation? CNRS Summer School on Ionic Liquids and Polymers, GDR LIPS – Liquides Ioniques et Polymères, Lyon, France, June 2016.
  4. A.A.H. Pádua, Design of Liquid Media in Interaction with Nanomaterials, Laboratoire de Chimie, ENS Lyon, France, 18 Oct 2016.
  5. A.A.H. Pádua, Design of Liquid Media in Interaction with Nanomaterials, Laboratoire PASTEUR, ENS Paris, France, 29 Apr 2016.
  6. A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions of Molecular and Ionic Liquids with Nanomaterials, Institut Lumière et Matière, Lyon, France, 2 Mar 2016.
  7. A.A.H. Pádua, Design of Liquid Media in Interaction with Nanomaterials, Monash Univ., Australia, May 2016.
  8. A.A.H. Pádua, Molecular and Ionic Solvents for the Dissolution and Exfoliation of Materials, Prague Institute of Chemica Technology VCSHT, Prague, Czech Rep., 6 Nov 2015.
  9. A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions of Ionic Liquids with Materials, Rutgers Univ., New Jersey, USA, 15 Abr 2015.
  10. A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions of Ionic Liquids with Materials, Texas Tech Univ., USA, 4 Feb 2015.
  11. A.A.H. Pádua, Interactions of Ionic Liquids with Materials, Univ. Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, 4 Oct 2014.

Oral communications in national events (recent)

  1. P.B. Sánchez, J. García, A.A.H. Pádua, Understanding at the molecular scale the energetic and and transport properties of pyridinium ionic liquids for absorption-refrigeration cycles, GET2016 – XV Encuentro Inter-Bienal del Grupo Especializado de Termodinámica, Huelva, Spain, Sep 2016
  2. E. Bordes, J. Szala-Bilnik, J.-M. Andanson, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Exfoliation du graphène dans les liquides ioniques, Journée thématique de l’axe Chimie et Matériaux, Institut de Chimie de Clermont-Ferrand, France, Feb 2016.
  3. E. Bordes, J.M. Andanson, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Exfoliation of graphene in ionic liquids, Congrès 2015 de la Société Chimique de France (SCF), Lille, France, July 2015.

Posters in national events (recent)

  1. E. Bordes, J. Szala-Bilnik, M.F. Costa Gomes, A.A.H. Pádua, Ionic liquids and organic solvents at the interface of graphite and fluorinated-graphite, CNRS Summer School on Ionic Liquids and Polymers, GDR LIPS – Liquides Ioniques et Polymères, Lyon, France, June 2016.

Overall communications

  • 140+ oral communications and poster presentations in international conferences.
  • 50+ invited research seminars in university departments and groups.
  • 4 outreach communications in radio broadcasts, scientific and cultural societies.