Hugo Fernandes was graduated in Ceramics and Glass Engineering by the University of Aveiro (UA) in 1997 and was awarded with a PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering by the same university in 2012 under the supervision of Professor José M.F. Ferreira and Dr. Dilshat U. Tulyaganov.
Hugo initiated his research activities at UA in 2004 and Post-Doctoral activities in Advanced Materials Processing group (CICECO - UA) in 2013. He has published more than 40 papers in international peer reviewed journals with over 680 citations (h index 16) and has co-supervised several master thesis.
Hugo's main scientific interests are the synthesis and characterization of glasses, glass-ceramics and glass foams as well as the recycling of wastes using ceramic matrices.