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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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    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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    July 06, 2019

    The EgiChem members Ivo Azenha and Vítor Rodrigues delivered presentations about their PhD topic in a pitch format at the Research Summit 2019, which took place at University of Aveiro (Portugal), from the 3rd to 5th of July of 2019.

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