Bruna Silva

Junior Researcher


Career

  • Since  2019: Junior Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2012: PhD Program on Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2006: Engenharia Biológica, Universidade do Minho

Laboratory Management

Courses

  • Separation Processes I ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Since 2019: An advanced hybrid technology for the removal of emerging contaminants from wastewater.
  • 2013 - 2019: An Advanced Hybrid Technology for the Removal of Emerging Contaminats from Wastewater
  • 2006 - 2012: Design of environmental heterogenous catalysts by reutilization of metallic residues in solution

Projects

Past Students


Selected Publications

1
Permeable biosorbent barrier for wastewater remediation
  • Environmental Processes, 4(Suppl. 1), 195-206, 2017
2
Estará o Homem a medicar o Planeta?
3
Suitability of nickel-resistant microbes for use in enhanced nickel bioremediation
  • In Surajit Das, Hirak Ranjan Dash. Handbook of Metal-Microbe Interactions and Bioremediation, CRC Press, 2017. ISBN: 9781498762427, 611-622
4
6 - Biofilm Bioprocesses
  • In Christian Larroche; Maria Angeles Sanroman; Guocheng Du and Ashok Pandey. Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Bioprocesses, Bioreactors and Controls, Elsevier, 2017. ISBN: 978-0-444-63668-3, 143-175
5
A sustained approach to environmental catalysis: Reutilization of chromium from wastewater
  • Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 46(19-20), 1622-1657, 2016
6
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
7
The effect of a joint clay-microorganism system to treat Ni and diethylketone solutions
  • In Vilarinho, C., Castro, F., Russo, M. (eds.). Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, London: Taylor & Francis Group, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-138-02882-1, 61-66
8
Psychiatric Pharmaceuticals as Emerging Contaminants in Wastewater
  • Springer International Publishing, 2015. ISBN: 978-3-319-20492-5
9
Biorecovery of heavy metals using vermiculite for sediment and water protection
  • CHEMPOR 2014 - Book of Extended Abstracts of the 12th International Chemical and Biological Engineering Conference. No. P-BE9, Porto, Portugal, Sep. 10-12, 10-23-10-25, 2014. ISBN: 978-972-752-170-8
10
Study of Ni (II) and diethylketone removal from aqueous solutions using a biofilm of Streptococcus equisimilis supported on vermiculite
  • CHEMPOR 2014 - Book of Extended Abstracts of the 12th International Chemical and Biological Engineering Conference. No. P-BE16, Porto, Portugal, Sep. 10-12, 10-43-10-45, 2014. ISBN: 978-972-752-170-8
11
Oxidation of cyclohexanol and cyclohexene with triazenido complexes of chromium immobilized in biosorption FAU supports
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 247, 134-141, 2014
12
Biorecovery of Cr(VI) from wastewater and its catalytic reutilization
  • IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2014. Lisboa, Portugal, 21-26 September, 2014
13
  • Silva, Bruna; Solomon, I.; Ribeiro, A.M.; Lee, U-H.; Hwang, Y.K.; Chang, Jong-San; Loureiro, J.M.; Rodrigues, A.E.
H2 purification by pressure swing adsorption using CuBTC
  • Separation and Purification Technology, 118, 744-756, 2013
14
Improved biosorption for Cr(VI) reduction and removal by Arthrobacter viscosus using zeolite
  • International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 74, 116-123, 2012
15
Evaluation of ion exchange-modified Y and ZSM5 zeolites in Cr(VI) biosorption and catalytic oxidation of ethyl acetate
  • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 117-118, 406-413, 2012
16
Design of environmental heterogenous catalysts by reutilization of metallic residues in solution
  • PhD Program on Chemical and Biological Engineering, 2012
17
Optimization of production of extracellular polymeric substances by Arthrobacter viscosus and their interaction with a 13X zeolite for the biosorption of Cr(VI)
  • Environmental Technology, 32(14), 1541-1549, 2011
18
Reutilization of Cr-Y zeolite obtained by biosorption in the catalytic oxidation of volatile organic compounds
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials, 192(2), 545-553, 2011
19
Effect of the supporting zeolite structure on Cr biosorption: Performance of a single-step reactor and of a sequential batch reactor—A comparison study
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 163(1-2), 22-27, 2010
20
Removal of organic compounds by a biofilm supported on GAC: Modelling of batch and column data
  • Biodegradation, 21(3), 379-392, 2010
21
Immobilization of chromium complexes in zeolite Y obtained from biosorbents: synthesis, characterization and catalytic behaviour
  • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 94(1-2), 1-7, 2010
22
Biosorption of hexavalent chromium based on modified Y zeolites obtained by alkali-treatment
  • Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 9(3), 305-311, 2010
23
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
24
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
25
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
26
The role of pH on Cr(VI) reduction and removal by Arthrobacter viscosus
  • International Journal of Chemical and Biological Engineering, 2(2), 100-103, 2009
27
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
28
Iron and chromium removal from binary solutions of Fe(III)/Cr(III) and Fe(III)/Cr(VI) by biosorbents supported on zeolites
  • Materials Science Forum, 463-467, 2008
29
Zeolites as supports for the biorecovery of hexavalent and trivalent chromium
  • Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 116(1-3), 555-560, 2008
30
The role of pH on Cr(VI) reduction and removal by Arthrobacter viscosus
  • ICAC 2008 - International Conference on Applied Chemistry (Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology). Vol. 33, Heidelberg, Germany, Sep 24-26, 59-62, 2008
31
Immobilization of Fe(III) complexes of pyradizine derivatives prepared from biosorbents supported on zeolites
  • Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 109(1-3), 163-171, 2008
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