Vicente Durán Toro, Dr. rer. nat.

Am Biologischen Garten 2
IW3, Room 2290
28359 Bremen
Tel. 0421 218 64965


Research Interests

  • Dynamic interaction of nanoparticles at liquid interfaces (oil/water)
  • Pickering Emulsions
  • Nanocarriers
  • Phase Change Materials
  • Solid Lipid Nanoparticles



Ph.D. in Natural Sciences, University of Bremen - Bremen Germany


Msc. in Biochemistry, Universidad de Chile, Chile


Bsc. in Biochemistry, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Positions and Work Experience

06/2021 - Present

Postdoctoral researcher, Advanced Ceramics Group, University of Bremen - Bremen, Germany

04/2020 - 04/2021

Assistant, Schmidt Beregnungsanlagen GmbH and Co.KG

03/2016 - 05/2020

Guest Scientist and PhD Student at MARUM, University of Bremen

03/2015 - 12/2015

Consultant, Q4NanoSystems SpA., and KadeWash CleanTech SpA, Santiago, Chile.

03/2013 – 12/2014 Laboratory Assistant. Laboratory of Bio-nanotechnology and Microbiology, Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile
10/2013 - 01/2014 Guest Scientist. Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry, Sam Houston State University, Texas, USA

Awards and Fellowships

2016 - 2020

Ph.D. research fellowship, ANID (CHILE)


Field Work Fellowship, Antarctica Expedition, INACH


  1. All-oxide ceramic matrix composites (OCMC) based on low cost 3M Nextel 610 fabrics  Journal of the European Ceramic Society
    Pritzkow, W. E. C., Almeida, R., Mateus, L. B., Tushtev, K., Rezwan, K.
    2021 41(): p.10.
  2. Impact of surface properties of porous SiOC-based materials on the performance of Geobacter biofilm anodes  ChemElectroChem
    da Rosa Braun, P. H., Canuto de Almeida e Silva, T., Rodrigo Quejigo, J., Kuchenbuch, A., Rezwan, K., Harnisch, F., Wilhelm, M.
    2021 8( 5 ): p.850-857.
  3. Phase-field modeling of grain growth in presence of grain boundary diffusion and segregation in ceramic matrix mini-composites  Computational Materials Science
    Kundin, J., Farhandi, H., Ganesan, K., P., Almeida, R., Tushtev, K. Rezwan, K.
    2021 190(): p.110295.
  4. Joining oxide ceramic matrix composites by ionotropic gelation  International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology
    Saint Martin Almeida, R., Farhandi, H., Tushtev, K., Rezwan, K.
    2020 17(4): p.1574-1581.
  5. Damage analysis of 2.5D C/C-SiC composites subjected to fatigue loadings Journal of the European Ceramic Society
    Almeida, R.Li, Y.Besser, B., Xiao, P. ,Zhou, W.Brückner, A.Langhof, N. ,Tushtev, K., Krenkel, W.Rezwan, K.,
    2019 39(7): p.2244-2250.
  6. SiOC-based polymer derived-ceramic porous anodes for microbial fuel cells Biochemical Engineering Journal
    Canuto de Almeida e Silva, T.Bhowmick, G.Ghangrekar, M., Wilhelm, M., Rezwan, K.,
    2019 148(1): p.29-36.
  7. Obtaining complex-shaped oxide ceramic composites via ionotropic gelation Journal of the American Ceramic Society
    Almeida, R.Pereira, T.Tushtev, K., Rezwan, K.,
    2018 102(1): p.53-57.
  8. Interlaminar Shear Response of Carbon/Carbon in Torsion Tests Journal of Ceramic Science and Technology
    Krause, T.Almeida, R.Volkmann, E.Tushtev K., Koch, D., Rezwan, K., Grathwohl, G
    2018 9(): p.319-326.
  9. Novel tape-cast SiOC-based porous ceramic electrode materials for potential application in bioelectrochemical systems Journal of Materials Science
    Canuto de Almeida e Silva, T.Fernandes Kettermann, V.Pereira, C.Simões, M., Wilhelm, M., Rezwan, K.,
    2019 54(8): p.6471-6487.
  10. On the Dimensional analysis for THE creep rate prediction of ceramic fibers Ceramics International
    Almeida, R.Al-Qureshi, Hazim A.Tushtev, K., Rezwan, K.,
    2018 44(13): p.15924-15928.
  11. Thermal exposure effects on the long-term behavior of a mullite fiber at high temperature Journal of the American Ceramic Society
    Almeida, R.Bergmüller, E.Lührs, H.Wendschuh, M., Clauß, B., Tushtev, K., Rezwan, K.,
    2017 100(9): p.4101-4109.
  12. Microstructure and properties of Cu-Ti alloy infiltrated chopped Cf reinforced ceramics composites Ceramics International
    Xiao, P. ,Lu, Y.Liu, Y.Li, Z.Fang, H.Zhou, W.Almeida, R.Li, Y.
    2017 43(18): p.16628-16637.
  13. Mechanical behavior of LSI based C/C-SiC composites subjected to flexural loadings Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing
    Li, Y.Xiao, P. ,Shi, Y.Almeida, R.Zhou, W.Li, Z.Luo, H.Reichert, F.Langhof, N. ,Krenkel, W.
    2017 95(): p.315-324.
  14. Fatigue behavior and residual strength evolution of 2.5D C/C-SiC composites Journal of the European Ceramic Society
    Li, Y.Xiao, P. ,Luo, H.Almeida, R.Li, Z.Zhou, W.Brückner, A.Reichert, F.Langhof, N. ,Krenkel, W.
    2016 36(16): p.3977-3985.
  15. Thermal Exposure Effects on the Strength and Microstructure of a Novel Mullite Fiber Journal of the American Ceramic Society
    Almeida, R., Bergmüller, E. L., Eggert, B. G. F., Tushtev, K., Schumacher, T., Lührs, H., Clauß, B., Grathwohl, G., Rezwan, K.,
    2016 (): p..
  16. Tensile and creep performance of a novel mullite fiber at high temperatures Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing
    Almeida, R., Tushtev, K., Clauß, B., Grathwohl, G., Rezwan, K.,
    2015 76(0): p.37-43.