Silvia Monteiro graduated in Chemistry – branch of Food Chemistry at the University of Aveiro in 1995. She obtained her Master degree in 1998 in Chemistry of Natural Products, Ph.D degree in 2004 in Chemistry, in the area of Organic Synthesis and Characterization of Methyl Dehydroabietate derivatives at the University of Aveiro, and a graduation in 2012 in the area of Occupational Safety and Health. She has been teaching at IPLeiria since 2004. She collaborated as Researcher in the CICECO - Centre for Research in Ceramics and Composite Materials, from 2008 to 2012, and belongs to the LSRE-LCM team since 2011.


Sustainable Development and Biofuels
Chemistry of Natural Products
Occupational Safety and Health


M.J. Pratas, S. Freitas, M.B. Oliveira, S.C. Monteiro, A.S. Lima, J.A.P. Coutinho. Densities and viscosities of minority fatty acid methyl and ethyl esters present in biodiesel. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 56, 2175-2180, 2011 S.M.C.S. Monteiro, A.J.D. Silvestre, A.M.S. Silva, J.A.S. Cavaleiro. Synthesis of flavonoid-type compounds from methyl dehydroabietates. Monatshefte fur Chemie, 139, 1119-1126, 2008 J.A.S. Cavaleiro, A.J.D. Silvestre, M.G.P.M.S. Neves, A.M.S. Silva, S.M.C.S. Monteiro, M.M.Q. Simões. Synthesis of natural products. Chemical transformations of natural compounds. In Natural Products in the new Millennium: Prospects and Industrial Applications, pp. 47-57, A.P. Rauter, F.B. Palma, J. Justino, M.E. Araujo, S. Pina dos Santos, Springer, 2002 S.M.C.S. Monteiro, A.J.D. Silvestre, A.M.S. Silva, J.A.S. Cavaleiro, V. Félix, M.G.B. Drew. Synthesis and structural characterisation of ring B oxidised derivatives of dehydroabietic acid. New Journal of Chemistry, 25, 1091-1097, 2001
Sílvia Monteiro
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