20 years of Science and Innovation

João Azevedo

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in Physics from the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Photoelectrochemical cells for solar energy harvesting and storage
  • Semiconductor nanofabrication

Selected Publications

J. Azevedo, K. Wedege, A. Khataee, A. Mendes, A. Bentien; Direct Solar Charging of an Organic-Inorganic, Stable, and Aqueous Alkaline Redox Flow Battery with a Hematite Photoanode. Angewandte Chemie, Volume 55, 2016, 1 – 7.

J. Azevedo, S.D. Tilley, M. Schreier, M. Stefik, C. Sousa, J. Araújo, A. Mendes, M. Grätzel, M.T. Mayer; Tin Oxide as Stable Protective Layer for Composite Cuprous Oxide Water-Splitting Photocathodes. Nano Energy, Volume 24, 2016,10 – 16.

J. Azevedo, T. Seipp, J. Burfeind, C.T. Sousa, A. Bentien, J. Araújo, A. Mendes; Unbiased solar energy storage: Photoelectrochemical redox flow battery. Nano Energy, Volume 22, 2016, 396 – 405.

J. Azevedo, S.D. Tilley, M. Stefik, P. Dias, C.T. Sousa, A. Mendes, J.P. Araújo and M. Grätzel; On the Stability Enhancement of Cuprous Oxide Water Splitting Photocathodes by Low Temperature Steam Annealing. Energy and Environmental Science, Volume 7, 2014, 4044 – 4052.

S.D. Tilley, M. Schreier, J. Azevedo, M. Stefik, M. Grätzel; Ruthenium Oxide Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis on Composite Cuprous Oxide Water Splitting Photocathodes. Advanced Functional Materials, Volume 24, Issue 3, 2013, 303 – 311.


Selected Projects

SunFlow - Solar energy storage into redox flow batteries, POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030510, 2018-2021 – principal investigator





Laboratory: UPTEC

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