Email:apmatos@fct.unl.pt

Region:Europe

Technique:Other

Occupation:Educator, Other

Discipline:Other

Areas of Interest:Conferences, Education, Techniques, Other

Country:Portugal

António Pires de Matos

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" (vicarte.org)

Provenance studies of Portuguese Glasses.
Development of luminescent transparent 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
White opaque glass without arsenic
Luminescent opaque glass