20 years of Science and Innovation

Mónica Sofia Santos

Junior Researcher

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

Major research topics

  • Development of analytical methodologies for trace analysis
  • Degradation of emerging pollutants by Advanced Oxidation Processes
  • Identification of degradation by-products
  • Exposure Assessment
  • Environmental Risk Assessment and Prioritization

 

Selected Publications

Mónica S. F. Santos, Helena Franquet-Griell, Arminda Alves and Silvia Lacorte, Development of an Analytical Methodology for the Analysis of Priority Cytostatics in Water, Science of the Total Environment 645, 1264-1272, 2018

E. Macedo, M.S.F. Santos, F.J. Maldonado-Hódar, A. Alves and L.M. Madeira, Insights on Carbonaceous Materials Tailoring for Effective Removal of the Anticancer Drug 5-Fluorouracil from Contaminated Waters, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 57 (11), 3932-3940, 2018

Mónica S. F. Santos, Helena Franquet-Griell, Silvia Lacorte, Luis Madeira and Arminda Alves, Anticancer Drugs in Portuguese surface waters – Estimation of concentrations and identification of potentially priority drugs, Chemosphere, 184, 1250-1260, 2017

Mónica S. F. Santos, Arminda Alves and Luís M. Madeira, Chemical and photochemical degradation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in liquid systems - A review, Water Research, 88, 39-59, 2016

Mónica S. F. Santos, A. Alves and Luís M. Madeira, Paraquat removal from water by oxidation with Fenton’s reagent, Chemical Engineering Journal, 175, 279-290, 2011

 

Selected Projects

“CytoStraTech – Cost-effective approaches for mitigation of risky cytostatics in Portuguese waters”, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031297). Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Role: principal investigator

“LaNSiloT – Launching new siloxane treatments: assessing effluent, sludge and air quality and improving biogas production in WWTPs”, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-032084). Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Role: team member.

“AGRONAUT – Agronomic impact of sludge amendment using a comprehensive exposure viewpoint”, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029425). Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Role: team member.

“Finnee – From spectra to formula”, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029702). Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Role: team member.

“SECUREAU – Security and decontamination of drinking water distribution systems following a deliberate contamination”, funded by European Union under FP7 program (contract n° 217976). Beginning: 2009. Duration: 48 months. Role: researcher fellow.

 

Email: mssantosfe.up.pt

Phone: +351 22 041 4854

Room: E421

Laboratory: E201

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