PhD Student

Adriano Henrique

Processes TIP with new adsorbents for the octane improvement of gasoline

Albertina Rios

Proteins Separation and Purification by Cyclic Adsorption Processes

Ana Araújo

Development of carbon based materials for CO2 electrochemical reduction

Ana Esteves

Light optimisation on microalgae cultivation and production of high-value products: from laboratory to pilot scale

Supervisors: José Carlos Magalhães Pires, Vítor Vilar
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

Ana Gomes

Multistage treatment technology for leachate from urban and industrial waste landfills

Ana Gorito

Combining constructed wetlands and advanced oxidation processes for aquaculture farms

Supervisors: Adrián Silva, Cristina Ribeiro de Almeida
CATALYSIS AND CARBON MATERIALS

Ana Pereira

Leito móvel simulado em fase gasosa para separação de metano e azoto

Ana Sofia Santos

Removal of organic and inorganic pollutants from water in continuous catalytic systems

André Torres Pinto

Smart Conception of Photocatalytic Carbon Membranes for Water Treatment

Andreia Ribeiro

Development of biobased functional ingredients for food applications

Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Madalena Dias, Isabel Ferreira
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Asma Sharkawy

Development and characterization of encapsulation systems for the protection and controlled release of active agents

Carlos Vega-Aguilar

Dicarboxylic acids from lignin

Catarina Moreira

Continuous processes for production of biodegradable microparticles using the NETmix technology

Cláudia Almeida

Valorisation of natural products via supercritical fluid extraction and product refining by NETmix technology

Cristiana Gomes

Valorización de subproductos y aguas residuales de la industria conservera en el espacio POCTEP

Daniela Morais

Advances in photoelectrocatalysis: A continuous-flow photoelectrocatalytic static mixer

Supervisors: Francisca Moreira, Vítor Vilar, Carlos José Macedo Tavares
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

Fernanda Roman

Amphiphilic carbon-based materials for one-pot desulfurization and denitrogenation of liquid fuels

Filipa Casimiro

Studies on Lignin Oxidation and Degradation of Phenolic Products

Hanane Boumeriame

Development of a novel family of photocatalysts for hydrogen generation in solar applications

Heloísa Almeida

Hydrosols as natural antimicrobials for food applications

Hugo Bacelo

Development of tannin-based materials for environmental applications

Inalmar Segundo

New Approaches for the Treatment of Leachates from Industrial Waste Landfills

Isabel Barbosa

Design and Simulation of Structured Photoreactors

Isabel Fernandes

Multiphase Flow in Mesostructured Reactors

Isabella Correa

An innovative approach to the production of solketal: the Supercritical Simulated Moving Bed Reactor

Joana Carvalho Lopes

Photocatalytic valorization of biomass as value-added chemicals and fuels

Joana Matos

Controlled Combustion Processes in Mesostructured Reactors

Supervisors: Ricardo Santos, Madalena Dias, Alexandra Rodrigues Pinto
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Joana Monteiro

Tecnologia avançada de maximização da performance energética de ETAR, potenciando a sua autossuficiência, através da integração de processos de pré-tratamento de lamas com radiação solar/artificial na etapa de digestão anaeróbia

Supervisors: Vítor Vilar, Maria Madalena Alves
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

Joana Pesqueira

Tailor-made carbon catalytic membranes for water treatment

João Pinto

Development of Sustainable Polymer Solutions

Kamila Wysoczanska

Extraction and purification of biomolecules: experimental studies and modeling

Karen Bastidas

Remediation of emergent contaminants using Metal Organic Frameworks immobilized onto fique fibers

Supervisors: Fernando Pereira, Hugo Ricardo Zea Ramírez, Cesar Augusto Sierra Avila
CATALYSIS AND CARBON MATERIALS

Larissa Paulista

Intensifying CO2 photoreduction into value-added fuels using microscale ilumination

Liliana Gonçalves

Combination of COFs and Bimetallic Nanoparticles as a Strategy for Achieving Efficient CO2 Methanation Catalysts

Lúcio Gomes

Developing solar-based solutions to accelerate hydrolyse stage of sewage sludge with co-substrates in anaerobic digesters

Márcia Silva

Water–Energy Nexus: Adsorptive Water Generators and Adsorption Heat Pumps/Chillers

Margarida Brito

Mixing Mechanisms in 2D Reactors

Maria Amélia Barros

Photoactivated metal-free smart textiles with self-cleaning and antibacterial properties

Mariana Miranda

Impact, mobility and attenuation of micropollutants in environmental compartments

Mariko Carneiro

Contaminant removal from wastewater using cork granulates

Marisa Gomes

Influence of surface-modified carbon nanotube/polydimethylsiloxane composites on bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation

Marta Barbosa

Multi-layer carbon-based cartridges for determination of EU multi-class organic micropollutants

Mateus Pituco

Intensification of ozonation processes in a novel pressurized mili-reactor for water and wastewater treatment

Mateus Caixeta

CFD modeling and simulation of a tube-in-tube membrane reactor for ozonation towards CECs removal from municipal wastewaters

Mohsen Karimi

CO2 Capture in Post Combustion Processes

Nuno Moreira

Advanced wastewater treatment: organic micropollutants, human pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes

Patrícia Ramalho

Selective reduction of nitric oxide(NOx) over carbon-based catalysts

Paulo Carmo

Separation and recovery of vinyl chloride monomer from industrial streams by adsorption based processes

Pedro Presumido

Disruptive Photo-Catalytic/Electrocatalytic Membrane Reactors for Tertiary Treatment of Urban Wastewater

Pedro Walgode

Development of a continuous and efficient process for the production of dihydroxyacetone from glycerol by catalytic oxidation

Rafael Dias

Gas-phase simulated moving bed for methane and nitrogen separation

Rafael Morais

Noble-metal free carbon-based materials for energy conversion

Rami Arafah

Separation of Nadolol Stereoisomers by Liquid Chromatography

Raquel Fernandes

Photocatalytic synthesis of compounds with pharmaceutical interest

Rute Seabra

Separation of light olefins/paraffins by adsorptive processes

Samara Silva

Development of an integrated approach to produce phycocyanin and valorize co-bioproducts from Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis)

Sandra Miranda

Intensification of Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Processes using an Innovative Static Mixer Micro-Meso-Structured Photoreactor Towards Indoor Air Treatment – CleanAir

Sara Santos

A Multistage Treatment Strategy for Leachates from Solid Waste Landfills: Breaking Barriers Towards Environmental Compliance

Supervisors: Vítor Vilar, Tânia Silva, André Bezerra dos Santos
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

Stephany Rezende

Solid dispersions as a technology to tailor made natural colorants-based formulations

Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Madalena Dias, Fernanda Vitória Leimann
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Tatiana Schreiner

Process and Thermodynamic Studies of Emulsions as Vehicles for Transport and Delivery of Functionalities

Thiago Soares

Tube-in-tube membrane microreactor for electrocatalytic processes towards micropollutants removal