LSRE-LCM congratulates Filipa Casimiro for her PhD thesis defense on July 11, 2023.
Filipa finished the Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, with the PhD thesis entitled "Lignin from Pulp Mill Sulfite Liquors: Production of Vanillin and Syringaldehyde by an Integrated Process within the Biorefinery Concept" supervised by Professor Alírio Rodrigues and Doctor Carina Costa.
The staff and team of LSRE-LCM wish Filipa success in the new professional stage that will now begin!
Margarida Brito, Researcher at LSRE-LCM, won the 2023 Young Researcher Award in Mixing of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE). This award was announced during the Mixing 17 – 17th European Conference on Mixing, which took place in Porto from the 2nd to the 5th of July. The award recognises the quality of her PhD thesis, the impact on the field of Mixing through her publications in international journals, international activities and networks, and the industrial significance of her scientific activity.
Margarida concluded her PhD in 2021 at FEUP with the thesis entitled “Mixing Mechanisms in 2D Reactors”, supervised by Doctor Ricardo Santos, Professor José Carlos Lopes and Professor Cláudio Fonte (University of Manchester). This thesis consolidates the work on mesoreactores developed at LSRE-LCM over the last two decades, contributing to industrial solutions based on fundamental studies in mixing mechanisms.
More details about this award can be consulted at this link.