People EgiChem Team

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Carlos Manuel Silva

Carlos Manuel Silva is currently professor of Chemical Engineering at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Aveiro (Portugal) and is member of CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials. CMS has published over 150 peer reviewed journal articles, 14 book chapters and 2 patents.

CMS research areas range from separation processes (membranes, ion exchange, adsorption / SMB, supercritical fluid extraction), transport properties and molecular dynamics simulation, synthesis and characterization of microporous silicates for catalysis, adsorption and ion exchange, and reaction (catalytic oligomerization of olefins, biomass conversion, and oxidative catalysis), thermodynamics, and analysis and processing/preparation of heavy crude oil mixtures and bitumens.

  • Professor of Chemical Engineering at University of Aveiro (UA).
  • Diretor of Doctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering at UA.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the PhD Course in Chemical Engineering at UA.
  • Vice-Director of the Integrated Master in Chemical Engineering of UA.
  • Erasmus coordinator of the Integrated Master in Chemical Engineering of UA.
  • Elected Member of Conselho do Departamento de Química at UA.
  • Representative of UA in AIPQR - Association for the Petrochemical, Chemical and Refining Industries (Portugal).
  • Member of the Editorial Board of: Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry, International Journal of Green Technology, Materials.
  • Scientific Reviewer of international journals and of High School Manuals of Chemistry (10th, 11th and 12th grades) of Porto Editora – Portugal.
  • Integrated two national and international evaluation panels of scholarships and projects.
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Inês Portugal

Inês Portugal is currently professor of Chemical Engineering at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Aveiro (Portugal) and is member of CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials. She has published ca. 40 peer reviewed journal articles and 4 book chapters, and she has supervised ca. 20 master degree graduates.

Her main research interests include chemical valorisation of renewable resources, chemical reaction engineering as a tool for sustainability, and Chemical Engineering Education.

  • Professor of Chemical Engineering at University of Aveiro (UA).
  • Coordinator of the Chemical Engineering master programme at UA.
  • Member of the Pedagogical Council of UA.

Researchers

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José Pedro Aniceto

Simulated moving bed and supercritical fluid extraction

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Miguel Peixoto de Almeida

Supercritical fluid extraction

PhD Students

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Anareth Cavuquila

Thermochemical valorization of plastic residues

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Anedito Costa

Modeling air quality by machine learning. Supervisors: Myriam Lopes (CESAM), José Aniceto

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Carlos Costa

Supercritical fluid extraction

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Cátia Afonso

Supercritical fluid extraction

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Clara Silva

Recovered carbon black from the pyrolysis of waste tires

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Cristiana Maganinho

Recovered carbon black purification

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Inês Ferreira

Supercritical fluid extraction of cannabis. Supervisors: Carlos M. Silva, Mário Simões (LAQV REQUIMTE), Maria do Castelo Paulo (Portocanna)

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Luanna Maia

Degradation processes of transformers' insulating material

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Miguel Teixeira

Degradation processes of transformers' insulating material

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Sebastião Costa

Material science

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Tiago Fonseca

Molecular Dynamics

MSc Students

Alumni