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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.

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Researchers

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José Pedro Aniceto

Simulated moving bed and supercritical fluid extraction

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PostDoc Researchers

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Marcelo Melo

Supercritical fluid extraction

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PhD Students

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Anareth Q. Cavuquila

Valorização termoquímica de resíduos plásticos

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Bruno Zêzere

Transport properties

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Carlos Costa

Supercritical fluid extraction

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Frederico Relvas

Separation of special gases by PSA

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Ivo Azenha

Simulated moving bed

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Miguel Teixeira

Análise e modelação da degradação de materiais isolantes de transformadores

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Tiago Fonseca

Molecular Dynamics

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Vitor Rodrigues

Supercritical fluid extraction

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Research Fellows

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Cristiana Maganinho

Valorization of polymer residues. Supervisors: Carlos M. Silva, Ana Barros (CICECO), and Inês Portugal. Company: ETERUM NOVUS LIMITED.

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Inês Ferreira

Supercritical fluid extraction for PortoCanna company. Supervisors: Carlos M. Silva, Inês Portugal, and Mário Simões (QOPNA)

MSc Students

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Amélio d. C. de Andrade

Thesis: Oils compatibility. Company: Galp Energia. Supervisors: Carlos M. Silva, and Jorge Correia Ribeiro (Galp Energia)

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Bruno J. S. Carvalho

Thesis: Industrial validation of cork stoppers of bio label. Company: Amorim Cork. Supervisors: Carlos M. Silva, and Luis Cabrita (Amorim Cork)

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Clara M. C. Silva

Thesis: Purification of black carbon from the pyrolysis of waste tires. Supervisors: Carlos M. Silva, and Inês Portugal.

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Frederico M. B. Lemos

Thesis: Quality control of washed cork stoppers. Company: Amorim Cork. Supervisors: Carlos M. Silva, and Miguel Cabral (Amorim Cork).

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Sara Gonçalves

Thesis: Ion Exchange. Supervisors: Carlos M. Silva, and Cláudia Lopes (LAQV REQUIMTE)

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Sofia N. Faria

Thesis: Measurement and modeling of diffusivities of bioactive compounds in supercritical mixtures. Supervisors: Carlos M. Silva, and Inês Portugal.

Alumni

PostDoc Researchers

Ana Magalhães • Ana Sofia Santiago • Daniel Fernandes • Eduardo Oliveira • Patrícia Lito • Simão Cardoso

PhD Students

Andreia Silva • Bruno Antunes • Bruno Figueiredo • Catarina Varanda • Cláudia Passos • Elaine Fabre • Joana Pinheiro • Patrícia Neves • Paulo Toledo • Raquel Vaz • Rui Domingues • Sandra Silva

Research Fellows

Martinique Nunes • Nelson Martins • Rui Silva

Master Students

Ana Mourato • Arany Rocha • Benedict Carius • Catarina Ribeiro • Celina Oliveira • Cláudia Ferreira • Cristiana Areia • Cristiano Ramos • Diogo Ribeiro • Elisabete Afonso • Félix Carreira • Filipe Rocha • Hélder Vieira • Hugo Barbosa • João Campos • João Iglésias • Jorge Leite • José Silva • Micaela Capela • Miguel Silva • Pedro F. Martins • Pedro Santos • Pedro Vieira • Ricardo Grade • Roberto Coelho • Rui Pedro Silva • Samuel Peres • Sarah Sequeira • Sara S. Pereira • Tiago Faria • Tiago M. R. Andrade