Bruna Fonseca

PhD Student


Qualifications

  • 2011: PhD Program on Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2007 - 2011: Biorecuperation of soils contaminated with heavy metals and poliaromatic hydrocarbons

Recent Publications

1
Combined remediation technology for the reduction and bioleaching of hexavalent chromium from soils using Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans
  • Annals of the Academy of Romanian Scientists - Series on Chemistry, 1(1), 19-32, 2014
2
Effect of phosphorus on the attenuation of lead and chromium transport in soils
  • Environmental Earth Sciences, 70(6), 2443-2451, 2013
3
Removal of hexavalent chromium of contaminated soil by coupling electrokinetic remediation and permeable reactive biobarriers
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 19(5), 1800-1808, 2012
4
Desorption kinetics of phenanthrene and lead from an aged contaminated soil
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 167(1), 84-90, 2011
5
Mobility of Cr, Pb, Cd, Cu and Zn in a loamy sand soil: a comparative study
  • Geoderma, 164(3-4), 232-237, 2011
6
Bioleaching of hexavalent chromium from soils using Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 150(S1), S235-S235, 2010
7
Treatment of chromium(VI) solutions in a pilot-scale bioreactor through a biofilm of arthrobacter viscosus supported on GAC
  • Bioresource Technology, 100(1), 220-226, 2009
8
Biosorptive performance of an Escherichia coli biofilm supported on zeolite NaY for the removal of Cr(VI), Cd(II), Fe(III) and Ni(II)
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 152(1), 110-115, 2009
9
Modelling of the Cr(VI) transport in typical soils of the North of Portugal
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials, 167(1-3), 756-762, 2009
10
Removal of Cd(II), Cr(VI), Fe(III) and Ni(II) from aqueous solutions by an E. coli biofilm supported on kaolin
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 149, 319-324, 2009
11
Retention of Cr(VI) and Pb(II) on a loamy sand soil: Kinetics, equilibria and breakthrough
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 152(1), 212-219, 2009
12
Biosorptive performance of an E. coli biofilm supported on zeolite NaY for the removal of Cr(VI), Cd(II), Fe(III) and Ni (II)
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 152(1), 110-115, 2009
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