25 years of Science and Innovation

Vera Duarte

Assistant Researcher

Background: PhD in Chemistry - University of Minho, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Perovskite Solar Cells
  • Upscaling techniques
  • Module assembling and prototype
  • Characterization of (photo)electrochemical devices
  • Electrochemical reactors
  • Organic synthesis


Selected Publications

Duarte, V. C. M., Ivanou, D., Bernardo, G., Andrade L., Mendes, A. “Embedded current collectors for efficient large area perovskite solar cells”. Int. J. Energy Res. (2021), 1-8.

Carneiro, A. L., Martins, A. A., Duarte, V. C.M., Mata, T. M., Andrade, L. “Energy Consumption and Carbon Footprint of Perovskite Solar Cells”. Energy Reports, (2022), 8, 475-481.

Príncipe, J., Duarte, V. C. M., Andrade, L. “Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells: the emergence of a highly stable and efficient architecture”. Energy Technology, (2022), 10, 2100952.

Castro, D., Duarte, V. C. M., Andrade, L. “Perovskite Solar Modules: design optimization”. ACS Omega, (2022), 7, 40844-40852.

Selected Projects

“B2A – Direct amination of benzene” funded by CUF – Químicos Industriais, S. A. Beginning: 2016. Duration: 24 months. Role: Researcher.

“WinPSC – 3ª Geração de células solares sensibilizadas com perovskita” (POCI-01-0247-FEDER-017796) funded by Agência Nacional de Inovação. Beginning: 2016. Duration: 36 months. Role: Researcher.

“SolarPerovskite: New technological advances for the highly efficient perovskite solar cells” (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-028966) funded by FCT. Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Role: Junior Researcher.

“InPSC - Inverted perovskite solar cells: a disruptive architecture enabling high-efficiency, high-stability and high cost-benefit” (PTDC/EQU-EQU/4193/2021) funded by FCT. Beginning: 2022. Duration: 36 months. Role: Co-PI.





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