Ricardo Mendes Ribeiro
Assistant Professor with Habilitation
Physics Department, University of Minho


I do research on Theoretical Solid State Physics,
specially in two-dimensional materials, like graphene.

I am author of several publications in peer-reviewed
international scientific journals, including a paper in Science.

I wrote the books 'Introdução à Física Contemporânea' (2010) and 'Física XXI' (2020).

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Institutional data
Departamento de Física
Universidade do Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 BRAGA
Tel.: (++351) 253 604 335
Telefax: (++351) 253 678 981

Personal data
Full name:
Ricardo Pedro Lopes Martins de Mendes Ribeiro
Birth date:

3 May 1967
Birth place:

Porto, Portugal


2013 Habilitation in Physics, Universidade do Minho

1999 PhD, Universidade do Minho
"Theory of Processes in Thin Film Deposition: Primary Processes in Pulsed Laser Deposition"

1994 'Provas de Aptidão Pedagógica e Capacidade Científica', Universidade do Minho

1990 Graduate in Physics, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Present position
Since November 2013,
Assistant Professor with Habilitation, Department of Physics, University of Minho
and also, since July 2018,
Cooperation Associate (CoAs) of the Electrodynamics of 2D Materials group at International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL)

Previous position
Since January 1999 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Minho

Other activities
Director of
Centro Universitário do Minho