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MSc graduation

December 02, 2019

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João Iglésias concluded his MSc in chemical engineering on the 29th of November of 2019.

João Iglésias thesis was entitled "Diffusivities of bioactive compounds in compressed liquids: molecular dynamics simulation" and the work was supervised by Dr. Carlos Manuel Silva (CICECO/EgiChem) and Dr. José Richard Gomes (CICECO).

The jury panel was presided by Dr. Inês Portugal (University of Aveiro) and the examiner was Dr. António Martins (University of Porto).

EgiChem congratulates this student for his achievement.

EgiChem researchers attend '2019 AIChE Annual Meeting'

November 18, 2019

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The Egichem researchers José Pedro Aniceto and Simão Cardoso attended and presented posters in the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting, which took place in Orlando (USA) from the 10th to 15th of September of 2019.

The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts will cover wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering.

José Pedro Aniceto presented the following posters at the conference:

- I.S. Azenha, J.P. S. Aniceto, A. Mendes, C.M. Silva, Optimizing the Separation of Oleanolic and Ursolic Acids by Simulated Moving Bed Chromatography using a C30 Adsorbent, 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA, 2019.

- V.H. Rodrigues, M.M.R. de Melo, V. Tenberg, J.P.S. Aniceto, R. Carreira, I. Portugal, C.M. Silva, Extraction of Eucalyptus Globulus Leaves with Distinct Methods and Solvents. Comparison and Analysis of the Extracts, 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA, 2019.

In turn, Simão Cardoso presented the following posters at the conference:

- S.P. Cardoso, I.S.S. Ferreira, I. Matos, M. Bernardo, M. Ventura, I.M. Fonseca, A. Valente, C.M. Silva, Kinetics and Equilibrium Study of New Activated Carbon Materials for Acetaldehyde Removal, 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA, 2019.

- S.P. Cardoso, Z. Lin, E. Fabre, E. Pereira, C.M. Silva, The use of a new Fe Substituted Niobium Silicate (NS91) for Hg(II) ion exchange from aqueous solutions, 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA, 2019.

MSc graduation

November 05, 2019

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Diogo Pacheco concluded his MSc in chemical engineering on the 4th of November of 2019.

Diogo Pacheco thesis was entitled "Bioactive compounds separation with simulated moving bed technology." and the work was supervised by Dr. Carlos Manuel Silva and Dr. José Pedro Aniceto (CICECO/EgiChem).

The jury panel was presided by Dr. Inês Branco (University of Aveiro) and the examiner was Dr. António Martins (University of Porto).

EgiChem congratulates this student for hir achievement.

EgiChem researcher attends '12th European Congress of Chemical Engineering'

September 24, 2019

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The Egichem student José Pedro Aniceto attended and presented a poster in the 12th European Congress of Chemical Engineering and 5th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology, which took place in Florence (Italy) from the 15th to 19th of September of 2019.

Briefly, The European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) promotes a series of biannual events, known as ECCE Congresses: "EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING". The Scientific Program encompassed innovative solutions to respond to major societal challenges. Plenary, Keynote, Invited and Contributed lectures unveiled up to date insights in all topical areas of modern Chemical and Biochemical Engineering to address Solutions to Global Challenges.

José Pedro Aniceto presented the following poster at the conference:

I.S. Azenha, J.P.S. Aniceto, A. Mendes, C.M. Silva. Improving the simulated moving bed separation of oleanolic and ursolic acids with a C30 stationary phase, 12th European Congress of Chemical Engineering and 5th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology, Florence, Italy, 2019.

EgiChem group welcomes new academic year with a lunch

September 05, 2019

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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.