NEWS

Karen Bastidas PhD thesis defense

December 18, 2020

LSRE-LCM congratulates Karen Giovanna Bastidas Gómez for her PhD thesis defense approved by the jury.

On December 18th, 2020 Karen finished the Doctoral Program in Environmental Engineering, with the PhD thesis entitled "Remediation of emergent contaminants using Metal Organic Frameworks immobilized onto Fique fibers" supervised by Professor Manuel Fernando Pereira, Dr. Hugo Ramírez and Dr. Cesar Ávila, both from Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

The staff and team of LA LSRE-LCM wish Karen Bastidas success for the beginning of the new professional stage at LSRE-LCM!

Ana Raquel Fernandes PhD thesis defense

December 16, 2020

LSRE-LCM congratulates Ana Raquel Almeida Fernandes for her PhD thesis defense approved by the jury.

On December 14th, 2020 Ana Raquel finished the Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, with the PhD thesis entitled "Design of optical semiconductors optimized for photocatalytic organic synthesis" supervised by Professor Cláudia G. Silva and co-supervised by Professor Joaquim L. Faria and Doctor Maria J. Sampaio.

The staff and team of LA LSRE-LCM wish Ana Raquel success for the beginning of the new professional stage at LSRE-LCM!

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

PUBLICATIONS

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

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

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