Alexandre Bastos got a degree in Chemistry from Faculdade de Ciências do Porto and a Master in Chemistry from the same University. In 2005 he defended a PhD thesis in Chemical Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
Presently he is a researcher in the Department of Materials and Ceramic Engineering of University of Aveiro. His main interests are corrosion, electrochemistry, microelectrode techniques and organic coatings.
When he is not working, he likes to be with his family, movies, Shotokan, Rock, Rotary, pipe smoking, astronomy.