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Academic Staff: António José Vilela Pontes

António José Vilela Pontes
Department of Polymer Engineering
University of Minho, Campus de Azurém
4800-058, Guimarães
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The main scientific interests are: (i) in the phenomenological aspects associated to functional system of injection moulds (ii) in the incorporation of moulding blocks in alternative materials to the steel using Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing techniques, and (iii) in the manufacture of Microsystems based polymers.
SAMPAIO A.M., PONTES, A.J, SIMÕES, R., – Embedded RFID Solutions – Challenges for product Design and Development. In Handbook of Research on Trends in Product Design and Development: Technological & Organizational Perspectives, Chapter 4. A book edited by Arlindo Silva and Ricardo Simões (eds), IGI Global, (in press) 2009.

CUNHA, A. M., PONTES, A.J., – Non-conventional injection molds. In Injection molding: Fundamentals and application, Chapter 4. M. R. Kamal, A. Isayev, and S.-H. Liu (eds), Hanser publishers, Munich, 2009. 21 Chapters, p. 926, ISBN: 978-1-56990-434-3

FERNANDES, C.; PONTES, A.J.; VIANA, J.C.; GASPAR-CUNHA, A. - Using Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms in the Optimization of Polymer Injection Molding, Mehnen, J.; Köppen, M.; Saad, A.; & Tiwari, A. (Eds.), Applications of Soft Computing from theory to praxis, vol. 58 , Springer, p. 357-365, 2009

POUZADA, A.S., FERREIRA E.C., PONTES, A.J. – Friction properties of moulded thermoplastics. Polymer Testing, vol. 25 (2006). pp. 1017–1023

MATIAS, J.; PONTES, A.J.; BÁRTOLO, P. J. – Modeling and simulation of photo-fabrication processes using unsaturated polyester resins. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 114, 3673–3685 (2009).