Sónia Barbosa

Junior Researcher


Career

  • Since  2019: Junior Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2017: PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2010: Integrated Master in Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • Since 2019: Innovative strategies for syngas fermentation
  • 2018 - 2019: Volatile fatty acids production from fish processing wastewaters
  • 2017 - 2018: Electrochemically assisted isolation of novel anaerobes
  • 2013 - 2017: Bioelectrochemically-assisted recovery of valuable resources from urine: Investigation of anode performance and microbial community dynamics
  • 2012 - 2016: Bio-electrochemically-assisted recovery of valuable resources from urine
  • 2009 - 2010: Estudo de pré-tratamentos para a optimização da produção de biogás a partir de resíduos avícolas

Projects

Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Anaerobic biological fermentation of urine as a strategy to enhance the performance of a microbial electrolysis cell (MEC)
  • Renewable Energy, 139, 936-943, 2019
2
  • Kuntke, P.; Sleutels, T. H. J. A. ; Rodríguez Arredondo, M.; Georg, S.; Barbosa, Sónia G.; Ter Heijne, A.; Hamelers, H.V.M. ; Buisman, Cees
(Bio)electrochemical ammonia recovery: progress and perspectives
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(9), 3865-3878, 2018
3
Influence of carbon anode properties on performance and microbiome of Microbial Electrolysis Cells operated on urine
  • Electrochimica Acta, 267, 122-132, 2018
4
Investigating bacterial community changes and organic substrate degradation in microbial fuel cells operating on real human urine
  • Environmental Science-Water Research & Technology, 3(5), 897-904, 2017
5
A design of experiments to assess phosphorous removal and crystal properties in struvite precipitation of source separated urine using different Mg sources
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 298, 146-153, 2016
6
Activity and viability of methanogens in anaerobic digestion of unsaturated and saturated long-chain fatty acids
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79(14), 4239-4245, 2013
7
Thermochemical pre- and biological co-treatments to improve hydrolysis and methane production from poultry litter
  • Bioresource Technology, 111, 141-147, 2012
8
Effects of pre-treatment and bioaugmentation strategies on the anaerobic digestion of chicken feathers
  • Bioresource Technology, 120, 114-119, 2012
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