Adrián Silva wins Vicente de Seabra Medal 2016

March 1, 2017

On February 20th, the Jury of the 2016 Vicente de Seabra Medal gathered at Portuguese Chemical Society (SPQ) decided by unanimous vote to award Adrián Silva, Associate Researcher at the LSRE-LCM and Investigador Principal at FEUP.

This medal has the purpose to reward the quality, originality and importance of research works in Chemistry developed in Portugal by a researcher not older than 40 years. The Jury considered the quality, impact and quantity of scientific work performed, especially in the last five years.

At LSRE-LCM Adrián Silva expertise is focused on the preparation, characterization and application of nano- and macro-structured materials for separation and reaction engineering.

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Visit to the LSRE-LCM/IPB Pole

December 6-7, 2016

LSRE-LCM coordinator, Madalena Dias, visited the IPB Pole of LSRE-LCM.

Various on-going R&D projects were presented and discussed.

Also, Prof. Isabel Ferreira of CIMO kindly gave a tour of the new CIMO installations and some of the works in progress.



R.P. Rocha, O.S.G.P. Soares, J.J.M.Orfão, M.F.R. Pereira, J.L. Figueiredo. Heteroatom (N, S) Co-Doped CNTs in the Phenol Oxidation by Catalytic Wet Air Oxidation. Catalysts, 11, 578, 2021
A.M. Gorito, J.F.J.R. Pesqueira, N.F.F. Moreira, A.R. Ribeiro, M.F.R. Pereira, O.C. Nunes C.M.R. Almeida, A.M.T. Silva. Ozone-based water treatment (O3, O3/UV, O3/H2O2) for removal of organic micropollutants, bacteria inactivation and regrowth prevention. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9, 105315, 2021
A.I. Gomes, B.M. Souza-Chavez, M. Park, T.F.C.V. Silva, R.A.R. Boaventura, V.J.P. Vilar. How does the pre-treatment of landfill leachate impact the performance of O3 and O3/UVC processes?. Chemosphere, 278, 130389, 2021
L.S. Ribeiro, J.J. de Melo Orfão, M.F.R. Pereira. Direct catalytic conversion of agro-forestry biomass wastes into ethylene glycol over CNT supported Ru and W catalysts. Industrial Crops and Products, 166, 113461, 2021
G.D. Sorita, A. Santamaria-Echart, A.M. Gozzo, O.H. Gonçalves, F.V. Leimann, E. Bona, Y. Manrique, I.P.M. Fernandes, I.C.F.R. Ferreira, M.F. Barreiro. Lipid composition optimization in spray congealing technique and testing with curcumin-loaded microparticles. Advanced Powder Technology, 32, 1710-1722, 2021
P. Velho, X. Liang, E.A. Macedo, E. Gomez, F.M. Kontogeorgis. Towards a predictive Cubic Plus Association equation of state. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 540, 113045, 2021
V.V. Santana, M.A.F. Martins, J.M. Loureira, A.M. Ribeiro, A.E. Rodrigues, I.B.R. Nogueira. Optimal fragrances formulation using a deep learning neural network architecture: A novel systematic approach. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 150, 107344, 2021
A. Ribeiro, Y.A. Manrique, F. Barreiro, J.C.B. Lopes, M.M. Dias. Continuous Production of Hydroxyapatite Pickering Emulsions using a Mesostructured Reactor. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 91, 126365, 2021
P. Zhang, P. Li, A.E. Rodrigues. Modeling Riemann–Liouville fractional differential equations for diffusion and reaction in fractal porous media. Journal of Mathematical Chemistry volume, 59, 459–475, 2021


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.


Inalmar Dantas Barbosa Segundo
Multistage treatment system for leachates from industrial hazardous and non-hazardous waste landfills
Marta Sofia Oliveira Barbosa
Multi-layer carbon cartridges for determination of EU multi-class organic micropollutants
Márcia Patrícia Cardoso da Silva
Water Harvesting by Adsorption Based Processes on MOFs
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