Ana Rita Silva

PhD Student


  • 2015: Master Program in Micro/Nano Technologies, Universidade do Minho
  • Since 2017: Biodegradation of recalcitrant micropollutants: novel nanomaterials and strategies for process optimization and toxicity evaluation
  • 2016 - 2017: Photocatalytic treatment of micropollutants in wastewater and toxicity assays
  • 2014 - 2015: Photocatalytic treatment of antibiotics and toxicity assays with Vibrio fischeri of degradation by-products

Recent Publications

TiO2/graphene and TiO2/graphene oxide nanocomposites for photocatalytic applications: A computer modeling and experimental study
  • Composites Part B: Engineering, 145, 39-46, 2018
Nanodiamonds/poly(vinylidene fluoride) composites for tissue engineering applications
  • Composites Part B: Engineering, 111, 37-44, 2017
Ciprofloxacin wastewater treated by UVA photocatalysis: contribution of irradiated TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles on the final toxicity as assessed by Vibrio fischeri
  • RSC Advances, 6(98), 95494-95503, 2016
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