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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    December 14, 2020

    The thesis work of the former EgiChem researcherElaine Fabre was acknowledged by National Geographic website. The highlighted research is devoted to the removal of heavy metals from aqueous streams using natural matrices such as banana residues and results from a collaboration between CIIMAR, CESAM, LAQV-REQUIMTE and EgiChem/CICECO

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    September 14, 2020

    The EgiChem researcher Marcelo Melo delivered a presentation in the 58th European High Pressure Research Group International Conference, which took place in Tenerife (Spain) from the 6th to 9th of September of 2020.

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    August 01, 2020

    Cristiana Maganinho concluded her MSc in chemical engineering on the 29th of July of 2020.

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Facts and Numbers
  • 168 papers
  • 14 book chapters
  • 2 patents
  • 3 awards
  • 43 presentations
  • 7 PostDocs completed
  • 0 PostDocs on course
  • 16 PhDs completed
  • 14 PhDs on course
  • 3 research fellowships completed
  • 2 research fellowships on course
  • 53 MSc theses completed
  • 14 MSc theses on course
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