Gil Gonçalves received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Aveiro with a thesis dedicated to nanocomposite materials for biomedical application. After obtaining a Marie Curie research fellowship in 2016, he started working at the Institute of Material Science of Barcelona-High Council of Spanish Research (ICMAB-CSIC)). Currently he is working at TEMA - University of Aveiro (Portugal), as a researcher on the development of new graphene-based nanocomposite materials for environmental, structural, and biomedical applications. Dr. Gil has (co-)authored numerous scientific papers and communications in national and international conferences (61 published documents; h-index 25 and >2800 citations). He is member of the editorial board of Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) in the field of Chemical Physics.