MOUNTAINS 2020

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MOUNTAIN
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O Norte Somos Nós

CIMO is the winner of the "O Norte Somos Nós" Awards in
the category of Research. See video HERE

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Polytechnic Institute
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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Collaborator Members » PhD Students

Adriana Xavier Pereira

ASHNUTS -Nutrient mobilization from wildfire ash into soil and groundwater
Geosciences, University of Aveiro and University of Porto, Supervisors: Jan Jacob Keizer, Eduardo Silva, Tomás Figueiredo

Alexandra Maria Pinto Machado

Volatile chemical characterization and biological activity assessment of Portuguese honey types- importance of botanical origin
Biology, Speciality: Biotechnology, FCUL, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Supervisors: Miguel Vilas Boas, Ana Cristina Figueiredo

Andreia Sofia Gonçalves Vaz

Aflatoxin M1 in dairy products: causes and strategies to overcome it
Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Braga
Supervisors: Armando Venâncio, Paula Rodrigues

Andreia Sofia Silva Ribeiro

Rosemary- and tarragon - based ingredients as natural preservers: extraction, chemical characterisation and incorporation of free and micro encapsulated forms in foods products
Chemical and Biological Engineering, FEUP - Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Madalena Dias, Isabel Ferreira

Andressa Ballem

Bioactive compounds: Potential alternatives to antibiotics
Chemical and Biological Sciences, Speciality: Biological Sciences, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
Supervisors: Maria da Conceição Fernandes, Maria José Saavedra

Ângelo Filipe dos Reis Pereira e Cortinhas Sil

The fire protection ecosystem service in fire?prone landscapes: valuation and prediction under global change scenarios
Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution - BIODIV, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Supervisors: João Azevedo, João Honrado, Paulo M. Fernandes

Asma Mohamad Abdallah Sharkawy

Development and characterization of encapsulation systems for the protection and controlled release of active agents
Chemical and Biological Engineering, FEUP - Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Supervisors: Filomena Barreiro, Alírio Rodrigues

Beatriz Silva

Probability of growth modelling to optimise the use of biopreservation technologies to control the development of Staphylococcus aureus in goat’s raw milk soft cheeses
Ciência e Tecnologia Alimentar e Nutrição, Universidade do Minho, Braga
Supervisors: Úrsula Barron, José António Teixeira, Mariem Ellouze

Carlos Vega-Aguilar

Dicarboxylic acids from lignin
Chemical and Biological Engineering, FEUP - Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Supervisors: Alírio Rodrigues, Maria Filomena Barreiro

Ermelinda Silva

The role of mineral nutrition on the physiology of olive trees
Agricultural Production Chains, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes, Vila Real, Portugal
Supervisors: Manuel Ângelo

Joana Filipa de Paiva dos Santos Madureira

Treatment and valorization of kraft black liquor from pulp and paper industry: an environmental-friendly approach by using irradiation
Pharmacy and health, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Supervisors: Isabel Ferreira, Lillian Barros, Celestino Santos-Buelga, Sandra Cabo Verde

João Ilídio Lopes

Alteração de práticas agrícolas em olival de sequeiro no contexto das alterações climáticas
Ciências Agronómicas e Florestais, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes, Vila Real, Portugal
Supervisors: Manuel Ângelo, Margarida Arrobas

João Tiago Roque Alves

Use of Biostimulants to enhance the perfomance of Nut Crops
Agricultural Production Chains, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Bragança
Supervisors: Carlos Manuel Correia, José Eduardo Lima Brito, Manuel Ângelo

Júlio Sá Rego

Pastoreio dirigido e prevenção de incêndios florestais - da condição de subalternidade do pastor à utilidade socila da pastorícia
Antropologia, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Lisboa
Supervisors: Miguel Vale d'Almeida, Marina Castro

Leonardo Campestrini Furst

Development and application of a low-cost platform for IAQ monitoring in transport microenvironments to improve comfort and safety
Ciências e Engenharia do Ambiente, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro
Supervisors: Célia dos Anjos Alves, Getúlio Paulo Peixoto Igrejas, Manuel Joaquim Sabença Feliciano

Liliana Grazina

Safety of plant food supplements: genomic and chemical approaches to assess the botanical origin, illegal drugs and contaminants
Farmácia, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Supervisors: Isabel Mafra, Joana Amaral, Linda Monaci

Luiza Nascimento Dias Torres

Managing nutrient bioavailability in acidic soils to promote crop productivity
Ciências Agronómicas e Florestais, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
Supervisors: Manuel Ângelo Rodrigues, Margarida Arrobas, Carlos Correia

Márcia Araújo

OliveOmics - Understanding the influence of climate change on olive fruit development and olive oil: an omics’ approach
Biosciences, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Supervisors: Celeste Dias, José Alberto Pereira, Conceição Santos

Paulo Júlio Dimande

Pedro Henriques Presumido

Disruptive Photo-Catalytic/Electrocatalytic Membrane Reactors for Tertiary Treatment of Urban Wastewaters
Environmental Engineering, FEUP - Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Supervisors: Vítor Jorge Pais Vilar, Manuel Sabença Feliciano

Rosa Isabel Marques Mendes Guilherme

Agricultura Biológica. Da produção à qualidade dos produtos hortícolas.
Tecnologias Agro-Industriais, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Supervisors: José Alberto Cardoso Pereira, Fernando Reboredo

Samuel Queijo Fernandes

Assessment of water quality with remote sensing techniques
Ciências da Terra e do Espaço, Universidade de Évora, Universidade de Évora, Évora
Supervisors: Mouhaydine Tlemcani, Daniele Bortoli, Manuel Joaquim Feliciano

Teresa Ventura Vale Fernandes Dias

Inside of Portuguese Cheese Industry: risk assessment for mycotoxigenic fungi and quality control
Universidade do Minho, Braga
Supervisors: Armândio Venâncio, Paula Cristina Azevedo Rodrigues