Eugénio Campos Ferreira

Full Professor



Career

  • Since  2010: Full Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 2004 - 2010: Associate Professor with Habilitation, Universidade do Minho
  • 2001 - 2004: Associate Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 1995 - 2001: Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 1991 - 1995: Invited Lecturer, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 1995: PhD in Chemical Engineering, Universidade do Porto
  • 1986: "Licenciatura" in Chemical Engineering, Universidade do Porto

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Since  2016: Director of Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • 2013 - 2016: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • Since  2011: Program Director, PhD Program in Bioengineering
  • Since  2010: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of Department, Department of Biological Engineering
  • Since  2010: Member of the Scientific Council, Universidade do Minho
  • 2010 - 2013: Associate Dean of School, Universidade do Minho
  • 2008 - 2010: Program Director, Master Program in Environmental Management
  • Since  2008: Member of Program Studies Steering Committee, Master Program in Environmental Management
  • Since  2008: Member of Program Studies Steering Committee, PhD Program in Bioengineering
  • 2004 - 2010: Vice-Head of Department, Department of Biological Engineering
  • 2001 - 2003: Program Director, Licenciatura em Engenharia Biológica
  • 2010 - 2013: President of the National Council of the Chemical and Biological Engineering section of the Order of Engineers of Portugal
  • 2008 - 2010: Member of the National Council of the Chemical and Biological Engineering section of the Order of Engineers of Portugal
  • Since  2004: General Secretary of the Portuguese Society of Biotechnology
  • Since  2015: Associate Editor of "Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology - Process and Industrial Biotechnology"
  • Since  2014: Member of the Advisory Board of "Procedia Environmental Science, Engineering and Management"
  • Since  2012: Member of the Editorial Board of "BioMed Research International"
  • Since  2011: Member of the Advisory Board of "Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering"
  • Since  2008: Member of the Editorial Board of "Chemical Product and Process Modeling"
  • 2005 - 2008: Editor-in-Chief of "Engenharia Química - Indústria, Ciência e Tecnologia" (Publindústria)
  • Since  2003: Member of the Editorial Board of "Environmental Engineering and Management Journal"

Honors and Awards

  • 2011: Best Poster Award at 5th Annual Workshop on the Business-Government Interface: Systems and Synthetic Biology, Universidade do Minho, Braga. Title: Exploring the gap between dynamic and constraint-based models of metabolism.
  • 2009: Best Poster Award - Engineering School Week
  • 2004: CUF Prize for the Best Chemical and Biological Engineering PhD thesis in Portugal (António Luís Amaral: Image Analysis in Biotechnological Processes: Applications to Wastewater Treatment)


Courses

  • Process Control and Instrumentation ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Strategy of Process Engineering ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Process Engineering Design ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Modelling of Biological Process ( Master Program in Bioinformatics )
  • Strategies for Process Integration ( Master Program in Environmental Management )
  • Computational Biosystems Science and Engineering ( PhD Program in Bioengineering )
  • Modelling of Environmental Systems ( Master Program in Environmental Management )


Projects


Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Quantitative physiology and elemental composition of Kluyveromyces lactis CBS 2359 during growth on glucose at different specific growth rates
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek - Journal of Microbiology, (In Press), 2017
2
Monitoring biological wastewater treatment processes: recent advances in spectroscopy applications
  • Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, 16(3), 395-424, 2017
3
Simultaneous partial nitrification and 2-fluorophenol biodegradation with aerobic granular biomass: reactor performance and microbial communities
  • Bioresource Technology, 238, 232-240, 2017
4
Quantitative image analysis of polyhydroxyalkanoates inclusions from microbial mixed cultures under different SBR operation strategies
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24(17), 15148-15156, 2017
5
Exploiting intrinsinc fluorescence spectroscopy to discriminate Acinetobacter calcoaceticus- Acinetobacter baumannii complex species
  • RSC Advances, 7, 8581-8588, 2017
6
Genome-wide semi-automated annotation of transporter systems
  • IEEE-ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 14(2), 443-456, 2017
7
Discrimination of clinically relevant Candida species by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy with attenuated total reflectance (FTIR-ATR)
  • RSC Advances, 6, 92065-92072, 2016
8
Estimation of effluent quality parameters from an activated sludge system using quantitative image analysis
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 285, 349-357, 2016
9
Quantitative image analysis as a tool for Yarrowia lipolytica dimorphic growth evaluation in different culture media
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 217, 22-30, 2016
10
A comparative proteome analysis of Escherichia coli ΔrelA mutant cells
  • Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 4(78), 1-12, 2016
11
Economic analysis and environmental impact assessment of three different fermentation processes for fructooligosaccharides production
  • Bioresource Technology, 198, 673-681, 2015
12
Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli dissimilarity: Closely related bacteria with distinct metabolic profiles
  • Biotechnology Progress, 31(5), 1217-1225, 2015
13
Near-infrared spectroscopy for the detection and quantification of bacterial contaminations in pharmaceutical products
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 492(1-2), 199-206, 2015
14
Polyhydroxyalkanoate granules quantification in mixed microbial cultures using image analysis: Sudan Black B versus Nile Blue A staining
  • Analytica Chimica Acta, 865, 8-15, 2015
15
Reconstructing genome-scale metabolic models with merlin
  • Nucleic Acids Research, 43(8), 3899-3910, 2015
16
Aroma production by Yarrowia lipolytica in airlift and stirred tank bioreactors: differences in yeast metabolism and morphology
  • Biochemical Engineering Journal, 93, 55-62, 2015
17
Image analysis technique as a tool to identify morphological changes in Trametes versicolor pellets according to exopolysaccharide or laccase production
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 172(4), 2132-2142, 2014
18
Genome-wide metabolic re-annotation of Ashbya gossypii: new insights into its metabolism through a comparative analysis with Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Kluyveromyces lactis
  • BMC Genomics, 15(810), 2014
19
iOD907, the first genome-scale metabolic model for the milk yeast Kluyveromyces lactis
  • Biotechnology Journal, 9(6), 776-790, 2014
20
Population dynamics of a salmonella lytic phage and its host: implications of the host bacterial growth rate in modelling
  • PLoS One, 9(7), e102507, 2014
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