Curriculum Vitae

Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares (C2TN)


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Name: Joaquim
Surnames: Carrasqueiro Marçalo de Almeida
Born: 26 October 1957; Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality: Portuguese

Phone: +351-21-9946170
E-mail: jmarcalo (add @itn.pt) - DeGóis Platform. see DeGóis curriculum vitae


Education

  • 1990 - PhD in Chemistry, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon; Thesis: "Modelos Estereoquímicos na Química de Coordenação e Organometálica de Lantanídeos e Actinídeos - Aplicações a Complexos de Tório (IV) com Boratos de Polipirazolilo".
  • 1980 - Graduation in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon.

Professional Activities

  • April 2008-May 2010 – Coordinator-Chemical and Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Unit, ITN.
  • November 2007-present – Coordinator-Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry Group, ITN.
  • Member - Research Unit «Glass and Ceramics for the Arts», Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
  • 2006-present – Principal researcher,   Group of Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry, Unit of Chemical and Radiopharmaceutical Sciences, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN), Sacavém, Portugal.
  • 1991-2005 – Auxiliary researcher, ITN.
  • 1984-1990 – Research assistant, Instituto de Ciências e Engenharia Nucleares, LNETI/INETI.
  • 1980-1983 – Research student, Instituto de Ciências e Engenharia Nucleares, LNETI/INETI.

Scientific Specialization

  • Inorganic chemistry; physical chemistry; radiochemistry; analytical chemistry.

Main Scientific Area of Research

  • Lanthanide and actinide chemistry; gas-phase ion chemistry; mass spectrometry; thermochemistry; glass science.

Teaching Activities

  • 2001-present – Radiochemistry and Mass Spectrometry/Instrumental Analysis I; MSc course in Conservation and Restoration, Departamento de Conservação e Restauro/Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Membership of Professional Societies

  • 1978-present – Member of the Portuguese Society of Chemistry.

Scientific Works

  • Author or co-author of: 63 original publications in international journals; 1 book chapter; 7 publications in national journals; 23 publications in proceedings of national and international conferences; 159 communications to national and international conferences.

Selected Publications

  • J. Marçalo, J.K. Gibson, Gas-Phase Energetics of Actinide Oxides: An Assessment of Neutral and Cationic Monoxides and Dioxides from Thorium to Curium, J. Phys. Chem. A 2009, 113, 12599-12606.
    Journal impact factor: 2.899, Citations: 14.
  • X.F. Wang, L. Andrews, P.A. Malmqvist, B.O. Roos, A.P. Gonçalves, C.C.L. Pereira, J. Marçalo, C. Godart, B. Villeroy, Infrared Spectra and Quantum Chemical Calculations of the Uranium Carbide Molecules UC and CUC with Triple Bonds, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 8484-8488.
    Journal impact factor:  9.023, Citations: 16
  • E. Di Santo, M. Santos, M.C. Michelini, J. Marçalo, N. Russo, J.K. Gibson, Gas-Phase Reactions of the Bare Th2+ and U2+ Ions with Small Alkanes, CH4, C2H6, and C3H8: Experimental and Theoretical Study of Elementary Organoactinide Chemistry, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 1955-1970.
    Journal impact factor:  9.907, Citations: 8.
  • D. Rios, M.C. Michelini, A.F. Lucena, J. Marçalo, T.H. Bray, J.K. Gibson, Gas-Phase Uranyl, Neptunyl, and Plutonyl: Hydration and Oxidation Studied by Experiment and Theory, Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 6603-6614
    Journal impact factor:  4.593, Citations: 6.

Other Publications

  • M. C. Heaven, J. K. Gibson, J. Marçalo, Molecular Spectroscopy and Reactions of Actinides in the Gas Phase and Cryogenic Matrices,  in The Chemistry of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements, 4th Edition, L. R. Morss, N. M. Edelstein, J. Fuger, Editors, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2010, Vol. 6, Ch. 38, pp. 4079-4156.
  • D. Rios, M. C. Michelini, A. F. Lucena, J. Marçalo, T. H. Bray, J. K. Gibson, Gas-Phase Uranyl, Neptunyl, and Plutonyl: Hydration and Oxidation Studied by Experiment and Theory,  Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 6603–6614.
  • J. Marçalo, M. Santos, J. K. Gibson, Gas-Phase Reactions of Doubly Charged Actinide Cations with Alkanes and Alkenes—Probing the Chemical Activity of 5f Electrons from Th to Cm, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 18322–18329.
  • M. A. Antunes, L. C. J. Pereira, I. C. Santos, M. Mazzanti, J. Marçalo, M. Almeida, [U(TpMe2)2(bipy)]+: A Cationic Uranium(III) Complex with Single-Molecule-Magnet Behaviour, Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 9915–9917.
  • C. C. L. Pereira, C. J. Marsden, J. Marçalo, J. K. Gibson, Actinide Sulfides in the Gas Phase: Experimental and Theoretical Studies of the Thermochemistry of AnS (An = Ac, Th, Pa, U, Np, Pu, Am and Cm), Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 12940-12958.
  • P. X Rutkowski, M. C. Michelini, T. H. Bray, N. Russo, J. Marçalo, J. K. Gibson, Hydration of Gas-Phase Ytterbium Ion Complexes Studied by Experiment and Theory, Theor. Chem. Acc. 2011, 129, 575-592.
  • E. Di Santo, M. Santos, M. C. Michelini, J. Marçalo, N. Russo, J. K. Gibson, Gas-Phase Reactions of the Bare Th2+ and U2+ Ions with Small Alkanes, CH4, C2H6, and C3H8: Experimental and Theoretical Study of Elementary Organoactinide Chemistry, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 1955–1970.
  • X. Wang, L. Andrews, P.-A. Malmqvist, B. O. Roos, A. P. Gonçalves, C. C. L. Pereira, J. Marçalo, C. Godart, B. Villeroy, Infrared Spectra and Quantum Chemical Calculations of the Uranium Carbide Molecules UC and CUC with Triple Bonds, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 8484-8488.
  • M. C. Michelini, J. Marçalo, N. Russo, J. K. Gibson, Gas-Phase Reactions of Uranate Ions, UO2-, UO3-, UO4-, and UO4H-, with Methanol: a Convergence of Experiment and Theory, Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 3836–3850.
  • J. Marçalo, J. K. Gibson, Gas-Phase Energetics of Actinide Oxides – An Assessment of Neutral and Cationic Monoxides and Dioxides from Thorium to Curium, J. Phys. Chem. A 2009, 113, 12599–12606.
  • J. Marçalo, M. Santos, A. Pires de Matos, J. K. Gibson, Molecular Uranates - Laser Synthesis of Uranium Oxide Anions in the Gas Phase, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 5055–5057.
  • J. Marçalo, M. Santos, A. Pires de Matos, J. K. Gibson, R. G. Haire, Gas-Phase Reactions of Doubly Charged Lanthanide Cations with Alkanes and Alkenes. Trends in Metal(2+) Reactivity, J. Phys. Chem. A 2008, 112, 12647-12656.
  • J. K. Gibson, R. G. Haire, M. Santos, A. Pires de Matos, J. Marçalo, Gas-Phase Oxidation of Cm+ and Cm2+ - Thermodynamics of Neutral and Ionized CmO, J. Phys. Chem. A 2008, 112, 11373-11381.
  • J. K. Gibson, R. G. Haire, J. Marçalo, M. Santos, A. Pires de Matos, M. K. Mrozik, R. M. Pitzer, B. E. Bursten, Gas-Phase Reactions of Hydrocarbons with An+ and AnO+ (An = Th, Pa, U, Np, Pu, Am, Cm): The Active Role of 5f Electrons in Organoprotactinium Chemistry, Organometallics 2007, 26, 3947-3956.
  • A. Pires de Matos, J. K. Gibson, R. G. Haire, Actinide-Transition Metal Heteronuclear Ions and Their Oxides: {IrUO}+ as an Analogue to Uranyl, M. Santos, J. Marçalo,  Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 3346-3349.
  • J. K. Gibson, J. Marçalo, New Developments in Gas-Phase Actinide Ion Chemistry, Coord. Chem. Rev. 2006, 250, 776-783.
  • M. Silva, M. A. Antunes, M. Dias, A. Domingos, I. Cordeiro dos Santos, J. Marçalo, N. Marques, The Uranium-Nitrogen Bond in U(IV) Complexes Supported by the Hydrotris(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)borate Ligand, Dalton Trans. 2005, 3353-3358.
  • J. K. Gibson, R. G. Haire, M. Santos, J. Marçalo, A. Pires de Matos, Oxidation Studies of Dipositive Actinide Ions, An2+ (An = Th, U, Np, Pu, Am) in the Gas Phase: Synthesis and Characterization of the Isolated Uranyl, Neptunyl, and Plutonyl Ions UO22+(g), NpO22+(g), and PuO22+(g), J. Phys. Chem. A 2005, 109, 2768-2781.
  • M. Santos, J. Marçalo, J. P. Leal, A. Pires de Matos, J. K. Gibson, R. G. Haire, FTICR-MS Study of the Gas-Phase Thermochemistry of Americium Oxides, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 2003, 228, 457-465.
  • J. Marçalo, A. Pires de Matos, Organolanthanide Chemistry in the Gas Phase, J. Organomet. Chem. 2002, 647, 216-224.
  • M. Santos, J. Marçalo, A. Pires de Matos, J. K. Gibson, R. G. Haire, Gas-Phase Oxidation Reactions of Neptunium and Plutonium Ions Investigated via Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry, J. Phys. Chem. A 2002, 106, 7190-7194.
  • J. M. Carretas, A. Pires de Matos, J. Marçalo, M. Pissavini, M. Decouzon, S. Géribaldi, Gas-Phase Reactivity of Rare Earth Cations with Phenol: Competitive Activation of C–O, O–H, and C–H Bonds, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 1998, 9, 1035-1042.
  • J. Marçalo, J. P. Leal, A. Pires de Matos, A. G. Marshall, Gas-Phase Actinide Ion Chemistry: FT-ICR/MS Study of the Reactions of Thorium and Uranium Metal and Oxide Ions with Arenes, Organometallics 1997, 16, 4581-4588.
  • J. Marçalo, A. Pires de Matos, H. Schwarz, The Bare Uranyl (2+) Ion, UO22+, H. H. Cornehl, C. Heinemann, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1996, 35, 891-894. Gas Phase Chemistry of Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)Samarium, J. Marçalo, W. J. Evans, Organometallics 1996, 15, 345-349.
  • W. W. Yin, A. G. Marshall, J. Marçalo, A. Pires de Matos, Gas Phase Synthesis and FT/ICR Mass Spectrometric Characterization of Sandwich Complexes of Sc+, Y+, and Lanthanide Ions with 1,3,5-tri-t-butylbenzene, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 8666-8672.
  • A. Domingos, J. Marçalo, A. Pires de Matos, Bis[hydrotris(pyrazolyl)borate] Thorium(IV) Complexes: Syntheses and Characterization of Alkyl, Thiolate, Alkoxide and Aryloxide Derivatives and the X-ray Crystal Structure of Th(HBPz3)2(OPh)2, Polyhedron 1992, 11, 909-915.
  • J. Marçalo, A. Pires de Matos, A New Definition of Coordination Number and its Use in Lanthanide and Actinide Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry, Polyhedron 1989, 8, 2431-2437.
  • J. Marçalo, A. Pires de Matos, Evidence for Cathodic Electrodeposition of Radon Species, J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., Letters 1984, 86, 373-378.