20 years of Science and Innovation

José Carlos Pires

Assistant Researcher

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

Major research topics

  • Air Pollution.
  • CO2 capture.
  • Microalgal cultures.
  • Process Integration.
  • Process Modelling.
  • Statistical analysis.

Selected Publications

F.M. Santos, A. Gómez-Losada, J.C.M. Pires, 2019. Impact of the implementation of Lisbon low emission zone on air quality. Journal of Hazardous Materials 365, 632-641.

J.C.M. Pires, 2017. COP21: The Algae Opportunity? Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 79, 867–877.

A.L. Gonçalves, M.C.M. Alvim-Ferraz, F.G. Martins, M. Simões, J.C.M. Pires, 2016. Integration of Microalgae-Based Bioenergy Production into a Petrochemical Complex: Techno-Economic Assessment. Energies 9 (4), 224.

J.C.M. Pires, F.G. Martins, M.C.M. Alvim-Ferraz, M. Simões, 2011. Recent Developments on Carbon Capture and Storage: an Overview, Chemical Engineering Research and Design 89 (9), 1446-1460.

J.C.M. Pires, S.I.V. Sousa, M.C. Pereira, M.C.M. Alvim-Ferraz, F.G. Martins, 2008. Management of Air Quality Monitoring Using Principal Component and Cluster Analysis – Part I: SO2 and PM10. Atmospheric Environment 42 (6), 1249-1260.

Selected Projects

PIV4Algae - Process Intensification for microalgal production and Valorisation (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031736) funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Role: Principal investigator.

ColOsH - Novel concept for a dynamic modular Colon system including peristalsis (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030071) funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Role: Researcher.

Design configurations of photobioreactors for cultivation of microalgae: bioprocess modelling and sustainability assessment (IF/01341/2015) funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2017. Duration: 60 months. Role: Principal investigator.

“Process Optimization and Development: Energy and Sustainability”, reference SAESCTN-PIIC&DT\1\2011. Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy. Beginning: 2014. Role: Researcher.

 

 

Email: jcpiresfe.up.pt

Phone: +351 22 508 2262

Room: E221

Laboratory: E201

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