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Academic Staff: Ricardo Simões

Ricardo Simões
University of Minho
Institute for Polymers and Composites/I3N
Campus de Azurém
4800-058 Guimarães
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Academic Staff
Computational modeling and simulation of polymers and polymer-based nanocomposites: mechanical and electrical/dielectrical properties. Engineering systems. Product design and development, with particular emphasis on complex products, sustainable development, and solid modeling.
1. SIMOES, R., et at., Low percolation transitions in carbon nanotube networks dispersed in a polymer matrix: dielectric properties simulations and experiments, Nanotechnology 20 (2009) 035703
2. SIMOES, R., et al, Influence of fiber aspect ratio and orientation on the dielectric properties of polymer-based nanocomposites, Journal of Materials Science 2009, DOI 10.1007/s10853-009-3937-2
3. SIMOES, R., et al, Molecular dynamics simulations of polymer viscoelasticity: effect of the loading conditions and creep behavior, Modelling & Simulation in Materials Science & Engineering 14: 157 (2006)
4. SIMOES, R., et al, Computer simulations of true stress development and viscoelastic behavior in amorphous polymeric materials. Computational Materials Science 36: 319, (2006)
5. SIMOES, R., et al, Morphological features and mechanical behavior of one- and two-phase polymeric materials simulated by molecular dynamics, Polymer 45: 7767 (2004)
• July 2004 – Materials Science & Engineering Departmental award for outstanding PhD dissertation, Univ. of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA.
• May 2002 – Dow Chemical Company Best Paper Award, 62nd Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers, San Francisco, CA, USA.