PhD Student

Adriano Silva

Optimization of municipal solid waste management systems towards sustainability

Supervisors: Helder Gomes, Ana Isabel Pereira, Adrián Silva
CATALYSIS AND CARBON MATERIALS

Agustina De Olivera

Cutting-Edge Filter Press Electrochemical Cell for Paired Synthesis of Ozone and Hydrogen Peroxide

Supervisors: Vítor Vilar, Manuel Andrés Rodrigo
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

Amala Joy

Design and characterization of 3D structured photocatalysts for green ammonia synthesis

Amir Bzainia

Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for the Enrichment of Phenolic Compounds from Winemkaing Residues

Supervisors: Rolando Dias, Mário Rui Costa
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Ana Esteves

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

Supervisors: José Carlos Pires, Vítor Vilar
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

Ana Lima

High internal phase oil-in-water Pickering Emulsions for 3D structuring functional materials

Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Madalena Dias, Arantzazu Santamaria Echart
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Ana Patrícia Lourenço

A holistic approach for water protection

Ana Pereira

Additive Manufacturing of Structured Adsorbents for Adsorption-based Processes

Ana Sofia Fernandes

A well not yet dried: Assessing the fate and risk of emerging contaminants on agricultural crops via irrigation with reclaimed wastewaters

Supervisors: Vera Homem, Ana Rita Ribeiro, Susana Carvalho
CATALYSIS AND CARBON MATERIALS

Ana Sofia Santos

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

Bruno Castro

Simultaneous Adsorption and Reaction of Xylenes

Supervisors: Jonathan Silva, Alexandre Ferreira, Rui Faria
CYCLIC ADSORPTION/REACTION PROCESSES

Carla Santos

Multi-Barrier Approach for Wastewater Resources Recovery in Agriculture

Catarina Gomes

Design of cellulose-synthetic hybrid polymer vehicles for polyphenols uptake/release combining controlled radical polymerization with molecular imprinting technique

Supervisors: Mário Rui Costa, Rolando Dias
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Cláudia Almeida

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

Supervisors: Madalena Dias, Yaidelin Manrique, Fernando Martins
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Cristiana Gomes

Valorization and treatment of wastewater from the canning industry

Daniela Morais

Advances in photoelectrocatalysis: A continuous-flow photoelectrocatalytic static mixer

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

Elham Delvar

Rheological characterization of biomaterials for footwear

Emanuel Sampaio

Simultaneous treatment of gas and liquid effluents containing Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) by heterogeneous Fenton process using bubble column reactors

Fabiane Lira

A step forward in photocatalytic nitrogen fixation: Towards a more sustainable future

Fernanda Roman

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

Filipa Freitas

Continuous controlled crystallization of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in an oscillatory NETmix reactor

Supervisors: Madalena Dias, António Ferreira
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Francisca Sousa Cardoso

Graphene Composites to Prevent Biofilm Development and Encrustation in Ureteral Stents

Supervisors: Filipe Mergulhão, Salomé Soares
CATALYSIS AND CARBON MATERIALS

Giovana Colucci

Lignin-based Pickering stabilizers for innovative cosmeceutical formulations

Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Alírio Rodrigues
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Heloísa Almeida

Hydrosols as natural antimicrobials for food applications

Inês Oliveira

Light-activated hierarchical nanostructures of carbon nanotubes/metal oxides for water treatment

Inês Rodrigues

Ozone stream purification using customized membranes for o2/o3 separation

Isabel Barbosa

Design and Simulation of Structured Photoreactors

Isabella Correa

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

Isabella Tomasi

Preparation of tannin adsorbents/coagulants from natural and residual materials of plant origin

Joana Andrade Martins

Design of hybrid reactors for CO2 capture and valorization through methanation - application to biogas and flue gas

Supervisors: Luis Miguel Madeira, Alírio Rodrigues
CYCLIC ADSORPTION/REACTION PROCESSES

Joana Carvalho Lopes

Photocatalytic valorization of biomass as value-added chemicals and fuels

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

João Lopes

Enzyme-assisted remediation approaches for degradation of water microcontaminants

Supervisors: Ricardo José Lucas Lagoa, Adrián Silva, Dorinda Silva
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

Joaquin Marrero

Chirality impact of antibiotics on the antimicrobial resistance in the aquatic environment

José Barbosa

Development of macrostructured carbon catalysts through additive manufacturing for liquid-phase pollutant remediation

José Paula

NetMIX Technology for efficient syngas production: a milestone for clean and carbon neutral energy sources

Supervisors: Ricardo Santos, Fernando Bernardo
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Júlia Kessler

Supercritical extraction and NETmix technology to produce green and stabilized M. oleifera functional ingredients having in view cosmeceutical formulations

Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Madalena Dias, Alírio Rodrigues
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Karoline Ferreira

Catalytic conversion of bio-oils into aviation fuel

Larissa Ghirro

Development of 3D-printable Pickering Emulsions as base systems for customized nutrition supplements

Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Arantzazu Santamaria Echart, Madalena Dias
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Leonardo Delgado

Breakthrough photoelectrocatalytic technology for glycerol valorization

Liandra Teixeira

Co-encapsulation of natural colorants for color and bioactivity modulation

Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Lillian Barros, Madalena Dias
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Luana Queiroz

Flavor Engineering 5.0: a new approach for design and understanding flavors

Supervisors: Ana Mafalda Ribeiro, Idelfonso Nogueira
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Lucas Zafanelli

Green Hydrogen Recovery from Natural Gas Grids by Adsorption Processes

Supervisors: José António Silva, Alírio Rodrigues
CYCLIC ADSORPTION/REACTION PROCESSES

Lúcio Gomes

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

Ludovic Ascenção

Hidrodinâmica de um misturador rotor-estator para mistura de soluções aquosas de ureia

Supervisors: Ricardo Santos, Adélio Cavadas
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Luís Oliveira

A novel Cyber-physical prototype for on-demand perfume optimal design and production

Supervisors: Alírio Rodrigues, Idelfonso Nogueira, Ana Mafalda Ribeiro
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Luiza Sena

Continuous oscillatory flow crystallizer for nutrients recovery from sidestream digestate

Supervisors: Vítor Vilar, António Ferreira
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

Mafalda Pina

CritMat: Discovery and Implementation of Critical-Raw-Material-Free Catalysts for Membrane-based Hydrogen Generation Systems

Supervisors: Salomé Soares, Yury Kolenko
CATALYSIS AND CARBON MATERIALS

Maria Amélia Barros

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

Mariana Bessa

CO2 capture and valorization by enhanced adsorption-based processes

Mariana Felgueiras

Development of catalysts for the valorization of CO2 in C2+ products

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

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

Ounísia Santos

Tratamento avançado de águas residuais urbanas recorrendo a sistemas de produção agrícola sustentáveis

Patrícia Ramalho

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

Paula Remor

Barreiras Reativas Permeáveis preenchidas por Grânulos de Cortiça para Remediação de Solos Contaminados com Hidrocarbonetos e Crómio Hexavalente.

Supervisors: Vítor Vilar, Sónia Figueiredo
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

Paulo Marrocos

Cutting-Edge Ozone Static Mixer based on a Micro/Meso Structured Pressurized NETmix Reactor: Experimental and CFD Modelling

Paulo Simão Domingues

Production of (bio)methane through swine effluents

Pedro Ferreira

Magnetic fishing, purification, and delivery of pre-miRNA-carbon nanotubes hybrids

Pedro Velho

Production of antioxidants from Portuguese biowaste using green novel solvents

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

Rita Barros

Carbon-based nanobiocatalysts as innovative integrated strategy for Photo-Fenton-Starvation approach to cancer therapy

Rita Fernandes

Carbon materials prepared from solid wastes to recover clean water and value-added compounds from agro-industrial wastewaters

Supervisors: Adrián Silva, Ana Rita Ribeiro, Luís Miguel Madeira
CATALYSIS AND CARBON MATERIALS

Samara Silva Pituco

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

Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Madalena Dias
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Sandra Miranda

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

Sara Ribeirinhos

Supervisors: Olga Nunes, Vítor Vilar, Célia Manaia
THERMODYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT

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

Sofia Brandão

Flow Modulation in Chemical Reactors: Principles, Modelling, and Design

Stephany Rezende

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

Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Madalena Dias
PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Thais Berberich

Development of multifunctional catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis using NetMIX-based micro reactor technology

Supervisors: Joaquim Luís Faria, Bruno Machado, Helder Gomes
CATALYSIS AND CARBON MATERIALS