Pires de Matos, Antonio
Graduated in chemical engineering / Instituto Superior Técnico / Universidade de Lisboa
PhD in Chemistry / University of Cambridge.
Emeritus Senior Researcher of the Portuguese Nuclear Institute.
Emeritus Invited Professor at the NOVA University of Lisbon.
Fellow of the Society of Glass Technology.
Co-founder of the Research Unit "Glass and Ceramic for the Arts" (www.vicarte.org)
which is running an International Master on Glass Art and Science (http://www.vicarte.org/master.html)
Provenance studies of Portuguese Glasses.
Development of luminescent glasses under UV light for application in artwork.
Development of red glasses with application in artwork.
Preparation of glasses using recipes from batch books of early 20th century.
Coordinated the organization of two exhibutions, one in Venice and another in Lisbon under the theme
glass and light (www.glass-light.org) - 2015-2016