Teresa Tavares

Associate Professor



Career

  • Since  1999: Associate Professor, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 1991: PhD in Engineering Sciences, Universidade do Minho

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Since  2016: Associate Diretor of Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • 2013 - 2016: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • 2010 - 2012: Program Director, PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • 2010 - 2012: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of Department, Department of Biological Engineering
  • 2010 - 2012: Vice-Head of Department, Department of Biological Engineering
  • 2009 - 2016: Member of Program Studies Steering Committee, PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Since  2014: Member of the Editorial Board of "Annals of the Academy of Romanian Scientists - Series on Chemistry"

Laboratory Management



Courses

  • Chemical Reaction Engineering II ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Separation Processes I ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Clean Products and Processes ( Master Program in Environmental Management )
  • Pollution Control Technologies II ( Master Program in Environmental Management )


Projects


Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Pilot-scale sorption studies of diethylketone in the presence of Cd2+ and Ni2+
  • Environmental Technology, (In Press), 2019
2
Understanding wine sorption by oak wood: Modeling of wine uptake and characterization of volatile compounds retention
  • Food Research International, (In Press), 2019
3
Wicherhamomyces anomalus biofilm supported on wood husk for chromium wastewater treatment
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials, 359, 554-562, 2018
4
Comparison of Rhodotorula sp. and Bacillus megaterium in the removal of cadmium ions from liquid effluents
  • Green Processing and Synthesis, 7(1), 74-88, 2018
5
Permeable biosorbent barrier for wastewater remediation
  • Environmental Processes, 4(Suppl. 1), 195-206, 2017
6
Bioremoval of Ni and Cd in the presence of diethylketone by fungi and by bacteria - A comparative study
  • International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 120, 115-123, 2017
7
Biosorption potential of dead and living Arthrobacter viscosus biomass in the removal of Cr(VI): Batch and column studies
  • Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 108, 44-56, 2017
8
Sorption studies of diethylketone in the presence of Al3+, Cd2+, Ni2+ and Mn2+, from lab-scale to pilot scale
  • Environmental Technology, 38(22), 2811-2823, 2017
9
The role of Arthrobacter viscosus in the removal of Pb(II) from aqueous solutions
  • Water Science and Technology, 76(7), 1726-1738, 2017
10
A sustained approach to environmental catalysis: Reutilization of chromium from wastewater
  • Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 46(19-20), 1622-1657, 2016
11
Biosorption of nickel and cadmium in the presence of diethylketone by a Streptococcus equisimilis biofilm supported on vermiculite
  • International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 115, 119-132, 2016
12
Grapefruit peelings as a promising biosorbent for the removal of leather dyes and hexavalent chromium
  • Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 101, 61-71, 2016
13
Vermiculite bio-barriers for Cu and Zn remediation: an eco-friendly approach for freshwater and sediments protection
  • International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 13(5), 1219-1228, 2016
14
Heterogeneous electro-Fenton treatment: preparation, characterization and performance in groundwater pesticide removal
  • Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 27, 276-282, 2015
15
Experimental analysis and mathematical prediction of Cd(II) removal by biosorption using support vector machines and genetic algorithms
  • New Biotechnology, 22(3), 358-368, 2015
16
Chromium(III) biosorption onto spent grains residual from brewing industry: equilibrium, kinetics and column studies
  • International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 12(5), 1591-1602, 2015
17
Enhanced selective metal adsorption on optimised agroforestry waste mixtures
  • Bioresource Technology, 182, 41-49, 2015
18
Biodegradation of diethylketone by Penicillium sp. and Alternaria sp. – A comparative study biodegradation of diethylketone by fungi
  • Current Biochemical Engineering, 2(1), 81-89, 2015
19
An approach to the metabolic degradation of diethylketone (DEK) by Streptococcus equisimilis: Effect of DEK on the growth, biodegradation kinetics and efficiency
  • Ecological Engineering, 70, 183-188, 2014
20
Oxidation of cyclohexanol and cyclohexene with triazenido complexes of chromium immobilized in biosorption FAU supports
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 247, 134-141, 2014
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