Career

  • 1994 - 2000: Full Professor, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 1985: PhD in Engineering Sciences, Universidade do Minho

Recent Publications

1
Effect of low concentrations of synthetic surfactants on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) biodegradation
  • International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 83, 48-55, 2013
2
Impact of biofilms in simulated drinking water and urban heat supply systems
  • International Journal of Environmental Engineering, 1(3), 276-294, 2009
3
Interaction of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans biofilms with stainless steel surface and its impact on bacterial metabolism
  • Journal of Applied Microbiology, 101(5), 1087-1095, 2006
4
Competition between nitrospira spp. and nitrobacter spp. in nitrite-oxidizing bioreactors
  • Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 95(1), 169-175, 2006
5
Thermal behaviour of stirred yoghurt during cooling in plate heat exchangers
  • Journal of Food Engineering, 76(3), 433-439, 2006
6
Fluorene and phenanthrene uptake by Pseudomonas putida ATCC 17514: kinetics and physiological aspects
  • Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 90(3), 281-289, 2005
7
Evaluating heterotrophic growth in a nitrifying biofilm reactor using fluorescence in situ hybridization and mathematical modeling
  • Water Science and Technology, 52(7), 135-141, 2005
8
The influence of nickel on the adhesion ability of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans
  • Colloids and Surfaces B- Biointerfaces, 46(2), 127-133, 2005
9
Simulation of stirred yoghurt processing in plate heat exchangers
  • Journal of Food Engineering, 69(3), 281-290, 2005
10
Three-dimensional distribution of GFP-labeled Pseudomonas putida during biofilm formation on solid PAHs assessed by confocal laser scanning microscopy
  • Water Science and Technology, 47(5), 139-142, 2003
11
A technique using a membrane flow cell to determine average mass transfer coefficients and tortuosity factors in biofilms
  • Water Science and Technology, 47(5), 61-67, 2003
12
Heat transfer and rheology of stirred yoghurt during cooling in plate heat exchangers
  • Journal of Food Engineering, 57(2), 179-187, 2003
13
Nitrifying and heterotrophic population dynamics in biofilm reactors: effects of hydraulic retention time and the presence of organic carbon
  • Water Research, 36(2), 469-481, 2002
14
Influence of medium composition on the characteristics of a denitrifying biofilm formed by Alcaligenes denitrificans in a fluidised bed reactor
  • Process Biochemistry, 37(8), 837-845, 2002
15
The role of kaolin particles in the performance of a carbamate-based biocide for water bacterial control
  • Water Environment Research, 74(3), 235-241, 2002
16
Effect of flow regime on the architecture of a Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilm
  • Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 78(2), 164-171, 2002
17
A versatile reactor for continuous monitoring of biofilm properties in laboratory and industrial conditions
  • Letters in Applied Microbiology, 34(1), 22-26, 2002
18
Reduction of biofouling in paper production processes by using a carbamate-based biocide as a retention agent
  • PULP & PAPER-CANADA, 102(1), 42-45, 2001
19
Comparison of two biocides – carbamate and glutaraldehyde – in the control of fouling in pulp and paper industry
  • Environmental Technology, 22(7), 781-790, 2001
20
The effect of clay particles on the activity of suspended autotrophic nitrifying bacteria and on the performance of an air-lift reactor
  • Environmental Technology, 22(2), 123-135, 2001
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