25 years of Science and Innovation

Arminda Alves

Senior Researcher

Member of the Scientific Steering Committee

Academic position: Full Professor (FEUP)

Background: PhD in Chemical Engineering – Faculty of Engineering of Porto, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Development and validation of high resolution chromatographic methods.
  • Environmental monitoring of trace organic compounds.
  • Emergent compounds – exposure and risk assessment.
  • Processes of degradation of contaminated environmental matrices.
  • Food safety.

Selected Publications

Gouveia, T.I.A., Mota, I.H., Silva, A.M.T., Alves, A., Santos, M.S.F. “Are cytostatic drugs in surface waters a potential threat?” Science of the Total Environment, (2022), 853, art. no. 158559.

Graça, C.A.L., Rocha, F., Gomes, F.O., Rocha, M.R., Homem, V., Alves, A., Ratola, N., “Presence of metals and metalloids in crumb rubber used as infill of worldwide synthetic turf pitches: Exposure and risk assessment”, Chemosphere, (2022), 299, art. no. 134379.

Bernardo, F., Moreira, J.L., Gonçalves, C., Pena, M.J., Pinho, O., Martins, R., Alves, A., “Saltquanti – Development of a new portable device to analyse salt content in food”, Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, (2021), 105, art. no. 104239

Erny, G.L., Moeenfard, M., Alves, A., “Iterative multivariate peaks fitting—a robust approach for the analysis of non‐baseline resolved chromatographic peaks”, Separations, (2021), 8 (10), art. no. 178

Bragança, I., Sánchez-Soberón, F., Pantuzza, G.F., Alves, A., Ratola, N., “Impurities in biogas: Analytical strategies, occurrence, effects and removal technologies”, Biomass and Bioenergy, (2020), 143, art. no. 105878

Selected Projects

“2SMART - engineered Smart materials for Smart citizens” (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000054), funded by CCDR-N. Beginning: 2021. Duration: 28 months. Role: Coordinator.

“ALiCE - Associate Laboratory in Chemical Engineering” (LA/P/0045/2020), funded by FCT- Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2021. Duration: 61 months. Role: Coordinator.

“Embalagens do Futuro” (PRR - C644931699-00000042), funded by Agência para a Competitividade e Inovação, I.P. Beginning: 2023. Duration: 45 months. Role: Researcher

“Healthy Waters - Identification, Elimination, Social Awareness and Education of Water Chemical and Biological Micropollutants with Health and Environmental Implications” ( NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000069), funded by CCDR-N. Beginning: 2021. Duration: 28 months. Role: LEPABE Coordinator.

SAFEGOAL - Safer Synthetic Turf Pitches with infill of rubber crumb from recycled tires (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028101), funded by FCT- Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2018. Duration: 48 months. Role: Principal Investigator.


Email: aalvesfe.up.pt

Phone: +351 22 041 3622

Room: E222

Laboratory: E106, E201

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