Isabel Luísa Ferreira Machado
Adjunct Professor at Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre

Research Activities
Surface Photochemistry Studies with the use of diffuse reflectance techniques (time resolved absorption and laser induced luminescence in a time range from nanoseconds to seconds). Singlet oxygen detection and other photochemical studies of New NIR dyes for Theranostics. Archaeometry: PIXE, XRF micro-Raman, GSDR, LIF, LIP of archaeological ceramics.

Selected Publications
Boscencu R, Socoteanu RP, Manda G, Radulea N,  Anastasescu M, Gama A, Ferreira Machado I, Vieira Ferreira LF (2019) New A⁠3B porphyrins as potential candidates for theranostic. Synthesis and photochemical behaviour, Dyes and Pigments 160: 401-417, (

Magalhães A, Graça V, Calhelha RC, Ferreira Machado I, Vieira Ferreira LF, Ferreira ICFR, Santos P (2018) Synthesis, photochemical and in vitro cytotoxic evaluation of benzoselenazole-based aminosquaraines, Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences (Accepted Manuscript), (DOI: 10.1039/C8PP00201K)

Vieira Ferreira LF, Ferreira Machado I, Casimiro TM, Pereira MFC, Santos LF (2018)  Portuguese blue-on-blue 16th–17th century pottery, Archaeometry 60(4): 695–712, (doi: 10.1111/arcm.1233)

Vieira Ferreira LF, Barros L, Ferreira Machado I, A. Gonzalez A, Pereira MFC, Casimiro TM (2018) Spectroscopic characterization of amphorae from the 8th to the 7th c. BCE found at the Almaraz settlement in Almada, Portugal,  J. Archaeolog. Sci. Reports 21: 166 –174, (

Boscencu R,  Manda G, Radulea N, Socoteanu RP, Ceafalan LCI, Neagoe V, Ferreira Machado I, Huveyda Basaga S, Vieira Ferreira LF (2017) Studies on the Synthesis, Photophysical and Biological Evaluation of Some Unsymmetrical Meso-Tetrasubstituted Phenyl Porphyrins,  Molecules 22: 1815-1835, (

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