Professor, Materials Science Department of Faculty of Science and Technology
New University of Lisbon
Director of the Centre of Excellence in Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Processes of the Institute of New Technologies, CEMOP/Uninova
President of the European Academy of Sciences
Rodrigo Martins is full professor in Materials Science Department of Faculty of Science and Technology of New University of Lisbon, a Fellow of the Portuguese Engineering Academy since 2009 and a member of the European Academy of science since 2016. He was decorated with the gold medal of merit and distinction by the Almada Municipality for his R&D achievements.
Rodrigo Martins has been involved in the pioneer European research on amorphous silicon semiconductors and pioneer with his group worldwide activity related to passive and active oxides, the so called transparent electronics and it is one of the inventors of the so-called paper electronics, where paper is exploit not only as a substrate but also as a functional component in active devices.
Martins published over 700 papers and during the last 10 years got more than 14 International and national prizes and distinctions for his work.