António Guerreiro Brito

Assistant Professor



Career

  • 2013 - 2013: Assistant Professor with Habilitation, Universidade do Minho
  • 1997 - 2013: Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2013: Environmental Engineering (Habilitation), Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • 1997: PhD in Engineering Sciences, Universidade do Minho

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Since  2013: Membro do Conselho de Admissão e Qualificação da Ordem dos Engenheiros | Colégio de Engenharia do Ambiente
  • 2012 - 2012: Associação Portuguesa de Recursos Hidircos (APRH)
  • 2012 - 2012: Parceria Portuguesa para a Água | Portuguese Water Partnership
  • Since  2011: Editor-in-Chief of "Indústria e Ambiente"

Honors and Awards

  • 2012: 1º Prémio Nacional de Inovação Ambiental 2012, pelo desenvolvimento de SAPHIR | Solution for Algae-Phosphorus Interaction Rupture, desenvolvido por ION e Universidade do Minho
  • 2012: 3º Prémio European Environmental Press Award 2012, pelo desenvolvimento de SAPHIR | Solution for Algae-Phosphorus Interaction Rupture, parceria entre ION e Universidade do MInho
  • 2010: Menção Honrosa - 3ª edição do Prémio BES Biodiversidade, atribuído em 2010 ao livro Ecossistemas e Bem-Estar Humano: Avaliação para Portugal do Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, recebido enquanto co-autor do capítulo Águas Interiores Superficiais

Past Projects



Recent Publications

1
Resources recovery in the dairy industry: bioelectricity production using a continuous microbial fuel cell
  • Journal of Cleaner Production, 140, Part 2, 971-976, 2017
2
Removal of tetracycline from contaminated water by Moringa oleifera seed preparations
  • Environmental Technology, 37(6), 744-751, 2016
3
Influence of tetracycline on the microbial community composition and activity of nitrifying biofilms
  • Chemosphere, 117, 295-302, 2014
4
Phosphorus–iron interaction in sediments: can an electrode minimize phosphorus release from sediments?
  • Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, 13(3), 265-275, 2014
5
A poly-ε-caprolactone based biofilm carrier for nitrate removal from water
  • International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 11(2), 263-268, 2014
6
Mineral cycling and pH gradient related with biological activity under transient anoxic–oxic conditions: Effect on P mobility in volcanic lake sediments
  • Environmental Science & Technology, 48(16), 9205-9210, 2014
7
Impact of an external electron acceptor on phosphorus mobility between water and sediments
  • Bioresource Technology, 151, 419-423, 2014
8
A flat microbial fuel cell for decentralized wastewater valorization: process performance and optimization potential
  • Environmental Technology, 34(13-14), 1947-1956, 2013
9
Water resources management in southern Europe: clues for a research and innovation based regional hypercluster
  • Journal of Environmental Management, 119, 76-84, 2013
10
Effect of low concentrations of synthetic surfactants on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) biodegradation
  • International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 83, 48-55, 2013
11
Influence of carrier concentration on the control of Galactomyces geotrichum bulking and bacterial community of biofilm reactors
  • Desalination and Water Treatment, 41(1-3), 325-334, 2012
12
Use of biopolymers as solid substrates for denitrification
  • Water Science and Technology, 65(1), 105-111, 2012
13
Coagulant properties of Moringa oleifera protein preparations: application to humic acids removal
  • Environmental Technology, 33(1), 69-75, 2012
14
Influence of the organic loading rate on the growth of Galactomyces geotrichum in activated sludge
  • Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 47(4), 565-569, 2012
15
Bacterial diversity and geochemical profiles in sediments from eutrophic Azorean lakes
  • Geomicrobiology Journal, 29(8), 704-715, 2012
16
Implementation of the Water Framework Directive in an Outermost EU Region: The Case of Azores Archipelago
  • Open Hydrology Journal, 6(1), 1-14, 2012
17
In situ microbial fuel cell-based biosensor for organic carbon
  • Bioelectrochemistry, 81(2), 99-103, 2011
18
Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactor: from support design to reactor operation
  • Environmental Technology, 32(10), 1121-1129, 2011
19
Structure and activity of lacustrine sediment bacteria involved in nutrient and iron cycles
  • FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 77(3), 666-679, 2011
20
Removal of phosphorus from water using active barriers: Al2O3 immobilized on to polyolefins
  • Environmental Technology, 32(9), 989-995, 2011
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