NEWS

Shanghai Ranking - UP and IPB in the Top 50

June 28, 2017

Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017 announced today, Chemical Engineering at Universidade do Porto has been classified in position 29, and Food Technology at Instituto Politécnico de Bragança in position 50.

Launched in 2003, the Shanghai Ranking for Disciplines is one of the most prestigious rankings in the world. The 2017 edition ranks a total of 4000 universities in 52 disciplines in the fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering, Medicine and Social Sciences.

We congratulate LSRE-LCM researchers, as well as those from LEPABE, CEFT and CIMO, who have contributed with their research and publications for this prestigious result.

More information at Publico Online: https://www.publico.pt/2017/06/28/sociedade/noticia/ha-tres-instituicoes-portuguesas-entre-as-50-melhores-do-mundo-nas-suas-areas-cientificas-1777182

LSRE-LCM at 2nd Doctoral Congress in Engineering 2017

June 8-9, 2017

The 2nd Doctoral Congress in Engineering (DCE17) was held at FEUP on June 8th and 9th, 2017.

This symposium was an open forum for research done by PhD students, MSc students and other young researchers of the several areas of engineering, with the aim to enable the discussion with peers, professors and industry.

The organization of this event intended to provide knowledge sharing between FEUP and other national and international participants, encouraging them to present their ongoing research and promote networking between the participants.

The PhD students of LSRE-LCM took this as an excelente opportunity to present developments in their research work through oral presentations and posters sessions.

Other information about DCE17: https://paginas.fe.up.pt/~dce17/

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

PUBLICATIONS

Almeida C.F., Manrique Y.A., Lopes J.C.B., Martins F.G., Dias M.M.. Recovery of ergosterol from Agaricus bisporus mushrooms via supercritical fluid extraction: A response surface methodology optimisation. Heliyon, 10, e21943, 2024
Lopes J.C., Albero J., Sampaio M.J., Silva C.G., García H., Faria J.L.. Selective oxidative coupling of amines through light-activated bismuth halide perovskites. ChemCatChem, 16, e202301432, 2024
Corrêa I., Faria R.P.V., Rodrigues A.E.. Enhanced simulated moving bed reactor performance for the synthesis of solketal by implementing the ModiCon strategy. Adsorption, 30, 79 - 93, 2024
Paulista L.O., Ferreira A.F.P., Castanheira B., Ðolić M.B., Martins R.J.E., Boaventura R.A.R., Vilar V.J.P., Silva T.F.C.V.. Solar-driven thermo-photocatalytic CO2 methanation over a structured RuO2:TiO2/SBA-15 nanocomposite at low temperature. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 340, 123232, 2024
Fdez-Sanromán A., Torres-Pinto A., Rosales E., Silva C.G., Faria J.L., Pazos M., Silva A.M.T.. Optimisation of a photoelectrochemical system for the removal of pharmaceuticals in water using graphitic carbon nitride. Catalysis Today, 432, 114578, 2024

APPROVED PROJECTS

SWMOF - Water capture from atmospheric humidity using ecological MOFs and integration with intelligent water distribution systems. Reference: Water4All/0003/2022. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Water4All - Water4All Partnership (co-funded by Horizon Europe). Starting Date: 2024/04/01. Duration: 36 months.
ReWateR - Recovery of Wastewater Resources in Agriculture. Reference: 82343. Funded by: , . Starting Date: 2024/04/01. Duration: 36 months.
ERA-ARE - A new ERA for Environmental Risk Assessment: Chirality as a tool towards environmentally safe pharmaceuticals. Reference: ERC - 101039270. Funded by: European Comission, Horizon Europe | ERC | STARTING GRANTS. Starting Date: 2023/12/31. Duration: 60 months.
NEWater - Unconventional, natural and low-energy solutions for managing water sources. Reference: Water4All/0002/2022. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Water4All - Water4All Partnership (co-funded by Horizon Europe). Starting Date: 2023/12/01. Duration: 36 months.
RESURGENCE - Industrial Water Circularity: Reuse, resource recovery and energy efficiency for greener digitised EU process. Reference: 101138097. Funded by: European Comission, Horizonte Europa | Cluster 4: Digital, Industry and Space. Starting Date: 2023/12/01. Duration: 48 months.

THESIS DEFENSES

Vinicius Viena Santana
Cyber-physical oriented chemical process for green and sustainable production
André Tiago Torres Pinto
Optimised 2D Carbon Materials Activated by Artificial Light and Electrical Current for Catalytic Water and Wastewater Treatment
Larissa Oliveira Paulista
Solar-Driven Thermo-Photocatalytic CO2 Valorisation into Value-Added Fuels
Isabel Sousa Fernandes
Multiphase Flow in NETmix: mixing studies and applications
Rute Agostinha Gomes Seabra
Separation of light hydrocarbons by Simulated Moving Bed
Rafael Gomes Morais
Noble-metal free carbon-based materials for energy conversion