António Vicente

Associate Professor with Habilitation



Career

  • Since  2012: Associate Professor with Habilitation, Universidade do Minho
  • 2010 - 2012: Associate Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 2001 - 2010: Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 1998 - 2001: Invited Lecturer, Universidade do Minho
  • 1998 - 1998: Lecturer, Universidade do Minho
  • 1996 - 1997: Instructor, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 1998: PhD in Engineering Sciences, Universidade do Minho

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Since  2018: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • Since  2016: Head of Department, Department of Biological Engineering
  • 2013 - 2016: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • 2011 - 2013: Program Director, Integrated Master in Biological Engineering
  • 2010 - 2013: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of Department, Department of Biological Engineering
  • Since  2014: Member of the Editorial Board of "Journal of Food Engineering"
  • Since  2011: Member of the Editorial Board of "Chemical Papers"
  • Since  2009: Member of Editorial Board of "Food Science & Technology (Ciência e Tecnologia dos Alimentos)"

Laboratory Management



Courses

  • Chemical Thermodynamis ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Projet of Biological Engineering ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Dissertation in Biological Engineering ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Process Engineering Design ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Bionanotechnology ( Master Program in Micro/Nano Technologies )
  • Introduction to Nanotechnology and Manufacturing Techniques ( Master Program in Micro/Nano Technologies )


Projects


Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Effect of extraction temperature on rheological behavior and antioxidant capacity of flaxseed gum
  • Carbohydrate Polymers, 213, 217-227, 2019
2
Application of edible nanolaminate coatings with antimicrobial extract of Flourensia cernua to extend the shelf-life of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) fruit
  • Postharvest Biology and Technology, 150, 19-27, 2019
3
Optimization of a chitosan solution as potential carrier for the incorporation of Santolina chamaecyparissus L. solid by-product in an edible vegetal coating on ‘Manchego’ cheese
  • Food Hydrocolloids, 89, 272-282, 2019
4
Electric field effects on β-lactoglobulin thermal unfolding as a function of pH – Impact on protein functionality
  • Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies, 52, 1-7, 2019
5
Banana starch nanocomposite with cellulose nanofibers isolated from banana peel by enzymatic treatment: In vitro cytotoxicity assessment
  • Carbohydrate Polymers, 207, 169-179, 2019
6
One-step chromatographic method to purify α-lactalbumin from whey for nanotube synthesis purposes
  • Food Chemistry, 275, 480-488, 2019
7
Effect of Ohmic heating on functionality of sodium caseinate – A relationship with protein gelation
  • Food Research International, 116, 628-636, 2019
8
Hybrid gels: Influence of oleogel/hydrogel ratio on rheological and textural properties
  • Food Research International, 116, 1298-1305, 2019
9
Evaluating the effect of chitosan layer on bioaccessibility and cellular uptake of curcumin nanoemulsions
  • Journal of Food Engineering, 243, 89-100, 2019
10
  • Figueroa-Lopez, Kelly J.; Vicente, António A.; Reis, Maria A.M.; Torres-Giner, Sergio; Lagaron, Jose M.
Antimicrobial and antioxidant performance of various essential oils and natural extracts and their incorporation into biowaste derived poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) layers made from electrospun ultrathin fibers
  • Nanomaterials, 9(2), 144, 2019
11
Liposomes loaded with phenolic extracts of Spirulina LEB-18: Physicochemical characterization and behavior under simulated gastrointestinal conditions
  • Food Research International, (In Press), 2019
12
Cashew nut allergy: clinical relevance and allergen characterisation
  • Clinical Reviews in Allergy and Immunology, (In Press), 2019
13
Valorisation of mango peels: extraction of pectin and antioxidant and antifungal polyphenols
  • Waste and Biomass Valorization, (In Press), 2019
14
Sterol-based oleogels’ characterization envisioning food applications
  • Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, (In Press), 2019
15
ß-carotene and α-tocopherol coencapsulated in nanostructured lipid carriers of murumuru (Astrocaryum murumuru) butter produced by phase inversion temperature method: characterization, dynamic in vitro digestion and cell viability study
  • Journal of Microencapsulation, (In Press), 2019
16
Lignin from an integrated process consisting of liquid hot water and ethanol organosolv: Physicochemical and antioxidant properties
  • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 120(Part A), 159-169, 2018
17
Edible films and coatings based on mango (var. Ataulfo) by-products to improve gas transfer rate of peach
  • LWT - Food Science and Technology, 97, 624-631, 2018
18
In vitro digestion of lactoferrin-glycomacropeptide nanohydrogels incorporating bioactive compounds: Effect of a chitosan coating
  • Food Hydrocolloids, 84, 267-275, 2018
19
Influence of hydrocolloids (galactomannan and xanthan gum) on the physicochemical and sensory characteristics of gluten-free cakes based on fava beans (Phaseolus lunatus)
  • Food and Function, 9, 6369-6379, 2018
20
Electric field processing: novel perspectives on allergenicty of milk proteins
  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 66(43), 11227-11233, 2018
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