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O Norte Somos Nós

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MOUNTAIN
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Polytechnic Institute
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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Rolando Carlos Pereira Simões Dias

Coordinator Professor
Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273303088
E-mail: rdias@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0001-7369-382X
Scopus Author ID: 7102885104

Career

  • Since 2007: Coordinator Professor in Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1997 - 2007: Adjunct Professor in Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • Since 1996: Member of the research staff of LSRE (lsre.fe.up.pt)
  • 1993 - 1997: Assistant Professor in the Mathematics Department of the School of Technology and Management (ESTiG), Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

Qualifications

  • 1996 - Ph.D. in Mathematical Modelling of Non-Linear Polymerization, at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Porto; Portugal
  • 1990 - Chemical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP)

Interests

  • Polymer reaction engineering; modelling
  • Polymer networks; gels; hydrogels
  • Free radical and controlled radical polymerization
  • Molecular imprinting; molecular recognition; controlled drug release

Projects:

BacchusTech - Integrated Approach for the Valorisation of Winemaking Residues Síntese
Funding body: POCI-FEDER
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Rolando Dias
Start: 2021-01-02
End: 2023-07-01
ZeroTCA - Research contract between Amorim & Irmãos (Cork Industry) and FEUP/LEPABE
Funding body: Research Directly Contract with Industry: Amorim&Irmãos
Reference:
Start: 2017-09-01
End: 2019-12-31
RosaEvolution - Improvement of the Extraction Efficiency of 2,4,6-Trichloroanisole (TCA) from Natural Cork
Funding body: Research Directly Contract with Industry: Amorim&Irmãos
Reference:
Start: 2015-04-06
End: 2017-03-31
- Molecular Engineering, Synthesis and Testing of Water Compatible Smart Polymers
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Rolando Dias
Start: 2010-03-31
End: 2013-09-30
NANOPOLY - Hybrid Models for Tailoring Nano-Architectures of polymers
Funding body: FP7- KBBE Knowledge Based Bio-Economy
Reference: PITN-GA-2009-238700
Start: 2009-09-30
End: 2013-08-31
- Kinetic Modeling of the Molecular Architecture of Polymer Networks Formed in the Radical Cross-Linking Copolymerization of Acrylic/Trivinyl Monomers
Funding body: Research Directly Contract with Industry: BASF
Reference:
Start: 2008-01-09
End: 2011-08-31
- Experimental study of non-linear free-radical copolymerizations in semi-batch reactor. Reference: POCI/EQU/60
Funding body: I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Rolando Dias
Start: 2006-01-01
End: 2009-03-21
- Inception and design of non-linear free radical polymerization processes in semi-batch reactor
Funding body:
Reference: POCI/EQU/44784/2002
Principal Investigator:Rolando Dias
Start: 2005-06-30
End: 2008-08-31
- Development of a new method for the kinetic modeling of non-linear free radical polymerizations
Funding body: POCTI - Programa operacional Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação
Reference: POCTI/EQU/2525/95
Start: 0000-00-00
End: 0000-00-00
- Microstructure and adhesive properties of segmented polyurethanes
Funding body:
Reference: JNICT PMCT/C/MPF/502
Start: 0000-00-00
End: 0000-00-00
- Reactive polymers for high performance binding and glueing
Funding body:
Reference: BRITE-EURAM BE 3072
Start: 0000-00-00
End: 0000-00-00

Total results: 36
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Gomes C.P.,Franco V.,Dias R.C.S.,Costa M.R.P.F.N.
Processing of Onion Skin Extracts with Quercetin-Molecularly Imprinted Adsorbents Working at a Wide Range of Water Content
Chromatographia, 83, 1539-1551, 2020

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Oliveira D.,Dias R.C.S.,Costa M.R.P.F.N.
Modeling RAFT Gelation and Grafting of Polymer Brushes for the Production of Molecularly Imprinted Functional Particles
Macromolecular Symposia, 370, 52-65, 2016

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Almeida C.,Costa H.,Kadhirvel P.,Queiroz A.,Dias R.,Costa M.
Electrochemical activity of sulfur networks synthesized through RAFT polymerization
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133, , 2016

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Oliveira D.,Gomes C.P.,Dias R.C.S.,Costa M.R.P.F.N.
Molecular imprinting of 5-fluorouracil in particles with surface RAFT grafted functional brushes
Reactive and Functional Polymers, 107, 35-45, 2016

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Oliveira D.,Freitas A.,Kadhirvel P.,Dias R.C.S.,Costa M.R.P.F.N.
Development of high performance and facile to pack molecularly imprinted particles for aqueous applications
Biochemical Engineering Journal, 111, 87-99, 2016

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Kadhirvel P.,Machado C.,Freitas A.,Oliveira T.,Dias R.,Costa M.
Molecular imprinting in hydrogels using reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization and continuous flow micro-reactor
Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 90, 1552-1564, 2015

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Lazzari S.,Hamzehlou S.,Reyes Y.,Leiza J.R.,Costa M.R.P.F.N.,Dias R.C.S.,Storti G.
Bulk Crosslinking Copolymerization: Comparison of Different Modeling Approaches
Macromolecular Reaction Engineering, 8, 678-695, 2014

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Aguiar L.,Gonçalves M.,Pinto V.,Dias R.,Costa M.,Giudici R.
Mathematical Modeling of NMRP of Styrene-Divinylbenzene over the Pre- and Post-Gelation Periods Including Cyclization
Macromolecular Reaction Engineering, 8, 295-313, 2014

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Aguiar L.,Gonçalves M.,Pinto V.,Dias R.,Costa M.,Giudici R.
Development of Cyclic Propagation Kinetics for Modeling the Nitroxide-mediated Radical Copolymerization of Styrene-Divinylbenzene
Macromolecular Reaction Engineering, 8, 282-294, 2014

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Gonçalves M.,Pinto V.,Costa R.,Dias R.,Hernándes-Ortiz J.,Costa M.
Stimuli-responsive hydrogels synthesis using free radical and RAFT polymerization
Macromolecular Symposia, 333, 41-54, 2013

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Gonçalves M.,Pinto V.,Dias R.,Hernándes-Ortiz J.,Costa M.
Dynamics of network formation in aqueous suspension RAFT styrene/divinylbenzene copolymerization
Macromolecular Symposia, 333, 273-285, 2013

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Gonçalves M.,Pinto V.,Dias R.,Costa M.
Polymer reaction engineering studies on smart hydrogels formation
Journal of Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites, 9, 40-45, 2013

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Gonçalves M.,Pinto V.,Dias R.,Costa M.,Aguiar L.,Giudici R.
Gel Formation in Aqueous Suspension Nitroxide-Mediated Radical Co-Polymerization of Styrene/Divinylbenzene
Macromolecular Reaction Engineering, 7, 155-175, 2013

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Gonçalves M.A.D.,Pinto V.D.,Dias R.C.S.,Costa M.R.P.F.N.
Modeling studies on the synthesis of superabsorbent hydrogels using population balance equations
Macromolecular Symposia, 306-307, 107-125, 2011

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Gonaçalves M.A.D.,Pinto V.D.,Dias R.C.S.,Costa M.R.P.F.N.
Kinetic modeling of the suspension copolymerization of styrene/ divinylbenzene with gel formation
Macromolecular Symposia, 302, 179-190, 2011

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Gonçalves M.,Pinto V.,Dias R.,Costa M.
FTIR-ATR monitoring and SEC/RI/MALLS characterization of ATRP synthesized hyperbranched polyacrylates
Macromolecular Symposia, 296, 210-228, 2010

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Costa M.,Dias R.
Kinetic modeling of non-linear polymerization
Macromolecular Symposia, 243, 72-82, 2006

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Dias R.,Costa M.
Transient behavior and gelation of free radical polymerizations in continuous stirred tank reactors
Macromolecular Theory and Simulations, 14, 243-255, 2005

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Costa M.R.P.F.N.,Dias R.C.S.
An improved general kinetic analysis of non-linear irreversible polymerisations
Chemical Engineering Science, 60, 423-446, 2005

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Barreiro M.F.,Dias R.C.S.,Costa M.R.N.
Experimental Determination of Sequence Length Distribution of Hard Segments in Polyester-Polyurethanes
Macromolecules, 27, 7650-7653, 1994

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Costa M.,Dias R.
A general kinetic analysis of non-linear irreversible copolymerizations
Chemical Engineering Science, 49, 491-516, 1994