NEWS

Rute Seabra PhD thesis defense

October 26, 2023

LSRE-LCM congratulates Rute Seabra for her PhD thesis defense on October 24, 2023. Rute finished the Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, with the PhD thesis entitled "Separation of light hydrocarbons by Simulated Moving Bed" supervised by Professor Alexandre Ferreira, Professor Ana Mafalda Ribeiro and Professor Alírio Rodrigues.

The staff and team of LSRE-LCM wish Rute success in the new professional stage that will now begin!

LSRE-LCM researchers in “World’s Top 2% Scientists list”

October 25, 2023

The LSRE-LCM research group is proud to announce that several of its researchers have been included in the “World’s Top 2% Scientists list” released by Standford University (USA). Covering a total of 22 areas and 174 scientific disciplines, this list published by the prestigious publisher Elsevier presents a restricted selection of scientists considered active, whose work has accelerated progress in their areas, also influencing the work productivity of other researchers.

LSRE-LCM members included in the list for the single calendar year of 2022 citation impact are (alphabetically ordered): Adrián Silva, Alírio E. Rodrigues, Ana Rita Ribeiro, Cláudia Silva, Fernando Pereira, José Luís Figueiredo, José Órfão, Vítor Vilar.

LSRE-LCM members included in the list for career-long citation impact up until the end of 2022 are (alphabetically ordered): Adrián Silva, Alírio E. Rodrigues, Eugénia Macedo, Fernando Pereira, Joaquim Faria, José Luís Figueiredo, José Órfão, Rui Boaventura, Vítor Vilar.

Congrats to all the researchers for their work as top-level scientists!

Check the complete lists here.

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

PUBLICATIONS

J.L. Figueiredo. A Relevância da Indústria Química e o seu Contributo para a Sociedade. Princípia Editora, Lda., Cascais, 2022

APPROVED PROJECTS

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.
F-CAT - A catalytic tool for the defluorination of PFAS in drinking water into degradable organics. Reference: 2022.03874.PTDC. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2023/03/01. Duration: 18 months.
STAR - STereoselective environmental processes in Antibiotics: role for Resistance. Reference: 2022.02842.PTDC. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2023/03/01. Duration: 36 months.
DRopH2O - Drinking water quality: early warning and removal of microcontaminants by innovative carbon-based materials. Reference: 2022.08738.PTDC. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2023/03/01. Duration: 36 months.
SuN2Fuel - Photo-assisted production of green ammonia-based fuels. Reference: 2022.04682.PTDC. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2023/03/01. Duration: 36 months.
CO2-to-CH4 - Cutting-edge solar-to-heat technology to foster photo-thermocatalytic CO2 methanation towards a climate-neutral economy. Reference: 2022.01176.PTDC. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2023/03/01. Duration: 18 months.
H2O-3DCapture - Water harvesting – sustainable solution based on a gas-adsorption process using innovative 3D-printed hybrid materials. Reference: 2022.01973.PTDC. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2023/03/01. Duration: 18 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