Education Profile

  • Postdoc and Humboldt Fellow, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Campinas, Brazil, 1985

Research Interests

Professor Nunes' research interests are new polymeric materials for membrane manufacture, characterization and application, particularly for nanofiltration, pervaporation and gas separation.

Selected Publications

  • S. P. Nunes, P. Z. Culfaz-Emecen, G. Z. Ramon, T. Visser, G. H. Koops, W. Jin, M. Ulbricht, Thinking the future of membranes: Perspectives for advanced and new membrane materials and manufacturing processes, J. Membr. Sci. 2020, 598, 117761.
  • T. Huang, B. A. Moosa, P. Hoang, J. Liu, S. Chisca, G. Zhang, M. Alyami, N. M. Kashab, S. P. Nunes, Molecularly-porous ultrathin membranes for highly selective organic solvent nanofiltration, Nature Comm 2020, 11, 5882.
  • J. Liu, S. Wang, T. Huang, P. Manchanda, E. Abou-Hamad, S. P. Nunes, Smart covalent organic networks (CONs) with "on-off-on" light-switchable pores for molecular separation, Sci. Adv. 2020, 6, eabb3188.
  • S. Wang, L.Yang, G. He, B. Shi, Y. Li, H. Wu, R. Zhang, S. Nunes, Z. Jiang, Two-dimensional nanochannel membranes for molecular and ionic separations, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2020, 49, 1071-1089.
  • M. D. Vincenzo, A. Tiraferri, V.-E. Musteata, S. Chisca, R. Sougrat. L. Huang, S. P. Nunes, M. Barboiu, Biomimetic artificial water channel membranes for enhanced desalination, Nature Nanotechnology 2021, 16, 190-196.