20 years of Science and Innovation

Carmen Rodrigues

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in Environmental Engineering – Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Advanced oxidation processes
  • Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Fenton, photo-Fenton and persulfate Oxidation
  • Catalytic wet peroxidation process
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Gas stream treatment
  • Biological Degradation

 

Selected Publications

Carmen S.D. Rodrigues, Luís M. Madeira e Rui A.R. Boaventura (2013). "Optimization and Economic Analysis of Textile Wastewater Treatment by Photo-Fenton Process under Artificial and Simulated Solar Radiation", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52, 13313-13324. DOI: 10.1021/ie401301h.

Bruno M. Esteves, Carmen S.D. Rodrigues, Rui A.R. Boaventura, F.J. Maldonado-Hódar, Luís M. Madeira (2016). “Coupling of Acrylic Dyeing Wastewater Treatment by Heterogeneous Fenton Oxidation in a CSTR with Biological Degradation in a SBR”. Journal of Environmental Management, 166, 193-203. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.10.008.

Carmen S.D. Rodrigues, O.S.G.P. Soares, M.T. Pinho, M. Fernando R. Pereira, Luis M. Madeira (2017). “p-Nitrophenol degradation by heterogeneous Fenton's oxidation over activated carbon-based catalysts”. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 219, 109-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.07.045.

Vanessa N. Lima, Carmen S.D. Rodrigues, Ricardo A.C. Borges, Luis M. Madeira (2018). “Gaseous and liquid effluents treatment in bubble column reactors by advanced oxidation processes: A review”. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 48:16-18, 949-996. DOI:10.1080/10643389.2018.1493335.

Carmen S.D. Rodrigues, Ricardo M. Silva, Sónia A.C. Carabineiro, Francisco J. Maldonado-Hódar, Luis M. Madeira (2019). “Wastewater Treatment by Catalytic Wet Peroxidation Using Nano Gold-Based Catalysts: A Review”. Catalysts, 9, 478, 1-33. DOI: 10.3390/catal9050478.

 

Selected Projects

"VOCAdvenced - Simultaneous Treatment of Gas and Liquid Effluents Containing Volatile Organic Compounds by Advanced Oxidation Processes" (PTDC /EQU-ERQ/098730/2008), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Funding: 238.758,48 €. Role: Principal Investigator.

“LEPABE-2-ECO-INNOVATION” (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000005), funded by Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte. Beginning: 2016. Duration: 42 months. Funding: 2552333,30 €. Role: Team member.

"(Bio) Chemical Engineering: Multi-Scale Approaches for Sustainable Environment and Health" (NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000025), funded by Autoridade de Gestão do Programa Operacional Regional do Norte. Beginning: 2014. Duration: 18 months. Funding: 431.399,54 €. Role: Researcher.

“AdvancedLFT - Tecnologia Avançada de Tratamento de Lixiviados de Aterros Sanitários através da Integração de Processos de Oxidação Biológica e Foto Oxidação Química, Combinando Radiação Solar Natural e Artificial” (SI IDT - 33960/2012 F2), funded by Agência de Inovação, S.A.. Beginning: 2013. Duration: 24 months. Funding: 768.823,99 €. Role: Researcher.

 

Email: csdrfe.up.pt

Phone: +351 22 041 4941

Room: INESC 4.10

Laboratory: E-146

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