NEWS

Marta Barbosa PhD thesis defense

April 12, 2021

LSRE-LCM congratulates Marta Sofia Oliveira Barbosa for her PhD thesis defense approved by the jury.

Today, Marta finished the Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, with the PhD thesis entitled "Multi-layer carbon cartridges for determination of EU multi-class organic micropollutants" supervised by Professor Adrián SilvaDoctor Ana Rita Lado and Professor Manuel Fernando Pereira.

The staff and team of LA LSRE-LCM wish Marta Barbosa success for the beginning of the new professional stage!

Márcia Silva PhD thesis defense

April 8, 2021

LSRE-LCM congratulates Márcia Patrícia Cardoso da Silva for her PhD thesis defense on April 6th, 2021.

Márcia Silva finished the Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, with the PhD thesis entitled "Water Harvesting by Adsorption Based Processes on MOFs" supervised by Professor Alexandre Ferreira and co-supervised by Professor Ana Mafalda Ribeiro and Emeritus Professor Alírio Rodrigues.

The staff and team of LSRE-LCM wish Márcia success for the new professional stage that will begin!

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

PUBLICATIONS

R.N. Almeida, J.G.H. Hartz, P.F. Costa, A.E. Rodrigues, R.M.F. Vargas, E. Cassel. Permeability coefficients and vapour pressure determination for fragrance materials. International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 1-10, 2021
M.P. Silva, A.M. Ribeiro, C.G. Silva, I.B.R. Nogueira, Kyung-Ho Cho, U.-H. Lee, J.L. Faria, J.L. Loureiro, J.-S. Chang, A.E. Rodrigues, A. Ferreira. MIL-160(Al) MOF’s potential in adsorptive water harvesting. Adsorption, 273, 213–226, 2021
K.M. Eblagon, N. Rap-Rey, J.L. Figueiredo, M.F.R. Pereira. Relationships between texture, surface chemistry and performance of N-doped carbon xerogels in the oxygen reduction reaction. Applied Surface Science, 548, 149242, 2021
M. Pedrosa, J.L.F igueiredo, A.M.T. Silva. Graphene-based catalytic membranes for water treatment – A review. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9, 104930, 2021
K. Wysoczanska, B. Nierhauve, G. Sadowski, E.A. Macedo, C. Held. Solubility of DNP-amino acids and their partitioning in biodegradable ATPS: Experimental and ePC-SAFT modeling. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 527, 112830, 2021
R. Seabra, V.F.D. Martins, A.M. Ribeiro, A.E. Rodrigues, A.P. Ferreira. Ethylene/ethane separation by gas-phase SMB in binderfree zeolite 13X monoliths. Chemical Engineering Science, 229, 116006, 2021
D.F.S. Morais, R.A.R. Boaventura, F.C. Moreira, V.J.P. Vilar. Bromate removal from water intended for human consumption by heterogeneous photocatalysis: Effect of major dissolved water constituents. Chemosphere, 263, 128111, 2021
R.A. Fernandes, M.J. Sampaio, E.S. Da Silva, H. Boumeriame, T. Lopes, L. Andrade, A. Mendes, J.L. Faria, C.G. Silva. Sustainable production of value-added chemicals and fuels by using a citric acid-modified carbon nitride optical semiconductor. Applied Catalysis A: General, 609, 117912, 2021
T.B. Schreiner, A. Santamaria-Echart, A. Ribeiro, A.M. Peres, M.M. Dias, S.P. Pinho, M.F. Barreiro. Formulation and Optimization of Nanoemulsions Using the Natural Surfactant Saponin from Quillaja Bark. Molecules, 27, 1538, 2020

APPROVED PROJECTS

ENANTIOTOX - Ecotoxicidade e bioacumulação enantiosseletiva de substâncias psicoativas. Reference: PTDC/CTA-AMB/6686/2020. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2021/03/01. Duration: 36 months.
BIOma - BIOeconomy integrated solutions for Mobilization of the Agrofood chain. Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046112. Funded by: ANI – Agência Nacional de Investigação, . Starting Date: 2020/07/01. Duration: 36 months.
NanoCatRed - Novel metallic NANOparticles on NANOstructured supports for oxyanion CATalytic REDuction in water. Reference: NORTE-01-0247-FEDER-045925. Funded by: ANI – Agência Nacional de Investigação, P2020|COMPETE - Projetos em Copromoção. Starting Date: 2020/06/01. Duration: 36 months.
VERPRAZ - Valorização Energética e tratamento de Resíduos da Produção do azeite. Reference: NORTE-01-0247-FEDER-39789. Funded by: ANI – Agência Nacional de Investigação, P2020|COMPETE - Projetos em Copromoção. Starting Date: 2019/11/01. Duration: 36 months.

THESIS DEFENSES

Margarida Sarmento Cunha Abrunhosa de Brito
Mixing Mechanisms in 2D Reactors
Ana Isabel de Emílio Gomes
Treatment train for mature urban landfill leachate
Karen Giovanna Bastidas Gómez
Remediation of emergent contaminants using Metal Organic Frameworks immobilized onto Fique fibers
Ana Raquel Almeida Fernandes
Design of optical semiconductors optimized for photocatalytic organic synthesis
Kamila Wysoczanska
Solubility and partitioning of biomolecules. Experimental studies and modeling
Nuno Filipe Figueiredo Moreira
Advanced wastewater treatment: organic micropollutants, human pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes
Elson Dinis Gomes
Development of a continuous process for the production of vanillin and syringaldehyde from kraft black liquor
Francesco Biancullo
Lab to Pilot-Scale Photocatalytic Treatment of Antibiotics, Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Genes