LSRE-LCM at 15th Science Fair of the University of Porto :: LSRE-LCM na 15ª Mostra da Universidade do Porto

April 20-23, 2017

The 15th Science Fair of the University of Porto "15ª Mostra da Universidade do Porto" at Pavilhão Rosa Mota (near Palácio de Cristal) was started today at 10:00 am.

From April 20 to 23, the general public, and in particular school-age children may fin and experience the high quality of the university education/courses provided by the U.Porto and the highlight for research carried out in different scientific areas.

Representing one of the Research Centers of the University of Porto, the Associate Laboratory LSRE-LCM has interactive activities of scientific experimentation and demonstration focused on pre-university participants but also for recent graduates who wish to pursue studies in the field of chemical engineering.

According to the organization's data, more than 15.000 visitors of all ages are expected till 19:00 pm on Sunday, the official closing day of this U.Porto activity.

Came and visit us at "Mostra da U.Porto 2017"!

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Inês Mota PhD Thesis Defense

April 19, 2017

Today LSRE-LCM congratulates Inês Mota for her PhD thesis defense approved by unanimous vote by the jury.

Today Inês finished the Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, with the PhD thesis entitled Fractionation of syringaldehyde and vanillin from oxidation of lignin, supervised by Doctor Paula Pinto (now at RAIZ) and co-supervised by Prof. Alírio Rodrigues.

We are extremely proud of our young doctorates who have accomplished this task with hard work. We wish Inês a successful and bright life ahead.



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CM4Methane - Unravelling the role of conductive materials in the acceleration of methane production from waste in anaerobic digestion processes. Reference: PTDC/BTA-BTA/2249/2021. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2022/01/01. Duration: 36 months.
LigTech - Cutting-Edge PhotoElectroCatalytic Technology for Lignin Recovery. Reference: EXPL/EQU-EQU/0216/2021. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, PeX - Projetos de investigação de caráter exploratório. Starting Date: 2022/01/01. Duration: 18 months.
SERPIC - Sustainable Electrochemical Reduction of contaminants of emerging concern and Pathogens in WWTP effluent for Irrigation of Crops. Reference: Aquatic/0002/2020. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, ERA-NET - European Research Area networks. Starting Date: 2021/09/01. Duration: 36 months.
ClimActiC - Citizenship for Climate: Building Bridges between Citizenship and Science for Climate Adaptation. Reference: NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000071. Funded by: Agência para o Desenvolvimento e Coesão, I.P., PORTUGAL2020 - PORTUGAL2020. Starting Date: 2021/07/01. Duration: 24 months.
Healthy Waters - Identification, Elimination, Social Awareness and Education of Water Chemical and Biological Micropollutants with Health and Environmental Implications. Reference: NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000069. Funded by: CCDR-N - Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte, P2020|Norte2020 - Projetos Integrados ICDT. Starting Date: 2021/04/01. Duration: 24 months.
BiCat4Energy - Carbon-based noble metal-free bifunctional electrocatalyst for renewable energy production: Improving the Unitized Regenerative Fuel Cell. Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/1707/2020. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2021/03/01. Duration: 36 months.
ENANTIOTOX - Enantioselective ecotoxicity and bioaccumulation of psychoactive substances. Reference: PTDC/CTA-AMB/6686/2020. Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, . Starting Date: 2021/03/01. Duration: 36 months.
Cat4GtL - Continous Catalytic reactor for the Gas-to-Liquid process using NETmix technology. Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-069953. Funded by: ANI – Agência Nacional de Investigação, . Starting Date: 2020/09/01. 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.


Adriano Henrique
Upgrading of Total Isomerisation Processes with Metal-Organic Frameworks
Zhipeng Yu
Advanced Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion: From Self-Supported Catalytic Electrodes to Atomically Dispersed Catalysts
Joana de Matos Silva
Mixing and Controlled Combustion in NETmix
Ana Margarida Gorito Gonçalves
Micropollutants in aquaculture: constructed wetlands and advanced oxidation technologies as prospective treatments
Liliana Patrícia Lima Gonçalves
Bimetallic Catalysts supported on Carbon Materials with tailored surface properties