Invited Visits to Research Centres and Universities

  1. CERECO (Ceramics and Refractories Technological Development Company S.A.), Halkida, Greece.
  2. Centro Ceramico of Bologna, Italy.

  3. Materials Dept. of Queen Mary & Westfield College, (Univ. of London), London, July 1990.
  4. Laboratories of TEMAV, Medicina, Italy, October 1990.

  5. Institute of Metallurgy, RWTH-Aachen, Germany, September 1993.
  6. Instituto di Chimica Fisica Applicata dei Materiali, Genova, Italy, November 1993.

  7. Laboratoire de Thermodynamoque et de Physico-Chimie Metallurgiques, Institute National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Grenoble, France, November 1993, Febrouary 1995.
  8. College de France, Chemistry Dept., Paris, France, November 1994, Febrouary 1995.
  9. Universidate de Aveiro, Dep. de Engenharia Ceramica e do Vidro, Aveiro, Portugal, June 1995.

  10. Centre of Characterization and Development of Materials (CCDM), USFCar/UNESP, Sao Carlos/Sao Paolo, Brasil, (meeting with Dr. Carlos Alberto Correa), 21 February 1996.
  11. Metal-Ceramic Division of Materials Engineering Dept. of the Federal University of Sao Carlos/Sao Paolo, Brasil, (meetings with Prof. Maurizio Ferrante, Ceramic-Metal Joining and Prof. Sousa, Polymers), 21 February 1996.
  12. National Laboratory of Light Sincrotron (LNLS), Campinas/Sao Paolo, Brasil, (meeting with Dipl.Eng. Osmar R.Bagnato, Ceramic-Metal Joining), 22 February 1996.
  13. Materials Engineering Division of Mechanical Engineering Dept. of University of Campinas/Sao Paolo, Brasil, (meeting with Prof. Cecilia Amelia de C.Zavaglia and Dipl.Eng. Mayard Samis Zolotar), 22 February 1996.
  14. Centre of Technology of Ceramics (CTC), Crisuma/Santa Catarina, Brasil, (meeting with the director Robinson Carlos Dudley Cruz and Dr. J.V.Emiliano), 25 February 1996.
  15. Polytechnic Institute of the National University of Rio de Janeiro, Nova Friburgo/Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, (meeting with Prof. Maria Regina Tavares Filgueiras), 29 February 1996.
  16. University of Lulea, Sweden, 9 July 1996.

  17. Institute for Biomedical Engineering ("INEB"), Porto, 2000, Portugal.
  18. "Instituto Superior Tecnico" ("IST"), Chem.Engineering Dept., University of Lisbon, Lisbon, 2000, Portugal.
  19. Physics Department and INESC, University of Porto, 2000, Portugal.
  20. Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University, November 2000, Japan.
  21. Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart, November 2000 and March 2005, Germany.

  22. Dept of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, 14 September, 2001.
  23. Dept.of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 7 November, 2001.
  24. China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou-Jiangsu, China, November, 2001.
  25. Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai, China, November, 2001.

  26. Dept. of Chemistry, University of Technology of Sydney (UTS), Sidney, Australia, December, 2002.

  27. Dept. of Physics, Faculty of Education, Physics Department, Karl El-Sheikh, University of Tanta, Egypt, 29 March, 2003.
  28. Dept. of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, 30 March, 2003.
  29. Science Center for Detection and Remidation of Environment Hazards, (Director Prof. M. Emara), Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt, 30 March, 2003.
  30. Novo University of Lisbon, Caparica, Portugal, April 2003.
  31. Belgian Ceramic Research Centre, CRIBC and INISMa, September 2003.
  32. Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, 30 January 2004.

  33. Scientific Research Institute of Space Engineering of Uzbekistan, Laboratory of Advanced Materials Processing, (Dir. Dr. V.Kh. Gataullin), Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 2004.
  34. Surgical Stomatology in the First Tashkent Medical Institute of Stomatology, (Professor Dr. Yuldashev Sharif Yuldashevich), Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 1 May 2004.
  35. Centre of Organism Manufacturing Engineering of the Institute of Biomedicine and Rapid Forming Technology Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 7 May 2004.
  36. Electronic Materials Research Key Laboratory, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, 14 May 2004.
  37. Department of Inorganic Non-metal Materials (DINM), School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China, 16 May, 2004.
  38. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece, 26 August 2004.

  39. Max-Planck-Institut fuer Metallforschung, Department of Materials Synthesis and Microstructure Design (Dir. Prof. Dr. F. Aldinger), Stuttgart, Germany, 21-23 March 2005.
  40. Department of Engineering of Natural Resources, Technical University of Crete, Greece, 14-15 September 2005.

  41. Polytechnic School of Viana do Castelo, Engineering Department, Sector of Ceramics, Portugal, 18 January 2006.

  42. College of Materials Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, 8 May, 2007.
  43. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 15 May, 2007.
  44. School of Materials Science and Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, 19 May, 2007.
  45. Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPS), Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, 20 May, 2007.
  46. Physics Department, Laboratory of Nanostructures and Low Dimensional Physics, Pekin University, Beijing, China, 21 May, 2007.
  47. Chemistry Department, Pekin University, Beijing, China, 21 May, 2007.
  48. National Institute for Materials Physics, Bucharest, Romania, 4-5 June 2007.
  49. Physics Department of the University of Bucharest, Romania, 4 June 2007.
  50. Institute of Biochemistry, Bucharest, Romania, 5 June 2007.
  51. Polytechnic School of Bucharest, Department of Chemical Engineering, Bucharest, Romania, 6 June 2007.

  52. Foundry research Institute, Krakow, Poland, 14 October, 2009.