About EgiChem

EgiChem is a chemical engineering group part of associate laboratory CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials in the University of Aveiro (Portugal). The EgiChem group is lead by Professor Carlos Silva and focuses on research and development of separation processes. Current main areas of research include adsorption, supercritical fluid extraction, chromatographic separations, and ion exchange.

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    September 05, 2019

    The EgiChem group met on the 5th of September to welcome the new academic year.

    The event took place at the restaurant of the University of Aveiro at 12:30, and included senior coordinators, postdocs, PhD students, research fellows and MSc Students.

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    July 19, 2019

    Inês Ferreira concluded her MSc in chemical engineering on the 19th of July of 2019.

    Inês Ferreira thesis was entitled "Otimização do Funcionamento da Turbina da Bresfor, S.A." and the work was supervised by Dr. Carlos Manuel Silva and Eng. Rui Loio (Bresfor, S.A.).

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    July 15, 2019

    A new supercritical, subcritical, and pressurized extraction unit is now available at EgiChem group. The new apparatus was supplied by SFE Process SAS (France) and is labeled as 'Multi-solvent Extraction System LAB SFE 1L'.

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Facts and Numbers
  • 143 papers
  • 14 book chapters
  • 2 patents
  • 3 awards
  • 39 presentations
  • 5 PostDocs completed
  • 3 PostDocs on course
  • 15 PhDs completed
  • 5 PhDs on course
  • 3 research fellowships completed
  • 2 research fellowships on course
  • 48 MSc theses completed
  • 5 MSc theses on course
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