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Polytechnic Institute
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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Maria Olga de Amorim e Sá Ferreira

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273303087
E-mail: oferreira@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0001-8414-3479
Scopus Author ID: 7004914794

Career

  • Since 2010: Auxiliary Professor at Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 2005 - 2018: Member of the research staff of LSRE (lsre.fe.up.pt)
  • 2004 - 2010: Assistant Professor in Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal

Qualifications

  • 2003 - Ph.D. in the area of "Thermodynamic modelling of association effects by group-contribution: application to natural products", at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • 1998 - First degree in Chemical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Interests

  • Thermodynamic modelling of association effects by group contribution: application to natural products
  • The study of solubility and related thermodynamic properties of amino acids and peptides
  • Application of natural deep eutectic solvents for the extraction of bioactive compounds from plant material
  • Characterization of the physical properties of nonconventional solvents

Projects:

AllNat - Using natural deep eutectic solvents for the extraction of bioactive compounds from plant material
Funding body: 02/SAIC/2017
Reference: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030463
Principal Investigator:Olga Ferreira
Start: 2018
End: 2021
- Decyl Acetate Synthesis by Enzymatic Catalysis in Supercritical Media
Funding body: POCTI - Programa operacional Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação
Reference: POCTI/QUE/56732/2004
Start: 2004
End: 2007

Total results: 32
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Vieira V.,Pereira C.,Abreu R.M.V.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Ferreira O.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Hydroethanolic extract of Juglans regia L. green husks: A source of bioactive phytochemicals
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 137, , 2020

2
Vilas-Boas S.,Abranches D.,Crespo E.,Ferreira O.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.
Experimental solubility and density studies on aqueous solutions of quaternary ammonium halides, and thermodynamic modelling for melting enthalpy estimations
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 300, , 2020

3
Vilas-Boas S.,Pokorný V.,Štejfa V.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.,Růžička K.,Fulem M.
Vapor pressure and thermophysical properties of eugenol and (+)-carvone
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 499, , 2019

4
Vilas-Boas S.,Vieira V.,Brandão P.,Alves R.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.,Ferreira O.
Solvent and temperature effects on the solubility of syringic, vanillic or veratric acids: Experimental, modeling and solid phase studies
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 289, , 2019

5
Vieira V.,Pereira C.,Pires T.,Calhelha R.,Alves M.,Ferreira O.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.
Phenolic profile, antioxidant and antibacterial properties of Juglans regia L. (walnut) leaves from the Northeast of Portugal
Industrial Crops and Products, 134, 347-355, 2019

6
Vilas-Boas S.,Brandão P.,Martins M.,Silva L.,Schreiner T.,Fernandes L.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.
Solubility and solid phase studies of isomeric phenolic acids in pure solvents
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 272, 1048-1057, 2018

7
Soares B.,Štejfa V.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.,Růžička K.,Fulem M.
Vapor pressures and thermophysical properties of selected ethanolamines
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 473, 245-254, 2018

8
Crespo E.,Silva L.,Martins M.,Bülow M.,Ferreira O.,Sadowski G.,Held C.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
The Role of Polyfunctionality in the Formation of [Ch]Cl-Carboxylic Acid-Based Deep Eutectic Solvents
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 57, 11195-11209, 2018

9
Vieira V.,Prieto M.,Barros L.,Coutinho J.,Ferreira I.,Ferreira O.
Enhanced extraction of phenolic compounds using choline chloride based deep eutectic solvents from Juglans regia L.
Industrial Crops and Products, 115, 261-271, 2018

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Crespo E.,Silva L.,Martins M.,Fernandez L.,Ortega J.,Ferreira O.,Sadowski G.,Held C.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Characterization and Modeling of the Liquid Phase of Deep Eutectic Solvents Based on Fatty Acids/Alcohols and Choline Chloride
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, 12192-12202, 2017

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Fernandez L.,Silva L.,Martins M.,Ferreira O.,Ortega J.,Pinho S.,Coutinho J.
Indirect assessment of the fusion properties of choline chloride from solid-liquid equilibria data
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 448, 9-14, 2017

13
Martins M.,Silva L.,Ferreira O.,Schröder B.,Coutinho J.,Pinho S.
Terpenes solubility in water and their environmental distribution
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 241, 996-1002, 2017

14
Casimiro F.,Constantino D.,Pereira C.,Ferreira O.,Rodrigues A.,Pinho S.
Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium of Binary Mixtures Containing Isopropyl Acetate and Alkanols at 101.32 kPa
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 60, 3181-3186, 2015

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Tomé L.I.N.,Sousa C.S.R.,Gomes J.R.B.,Ferreira O.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Pinho S.P.
Understanding the cation specific effects on the aqueous solubility of amino acids: From mono to polyvalent cations
RSC Advances, 5, 15024-15034, 2015

17
Mota P.,Ferreira O.,Hnědkovský L.,Pinho S.,Cibulka I.
Partial molar volumes of l-serine and l-threonine in aqueous ammonium sulfate solutions at (278.15, 288.15, 298.15, and 308.15) k
Journal of Solution Chemistry, 43, 283-297, 2014

18
Martins M.,Ferreira O.,Hnědkovský L.,Cibulka I.,Pinho S.
Partial molar volumes of glycine and dl-alanine in aqueous ammonium sulfate solutions at 278.15, 288.15, 298.15 and 308.15 K
Journal of Solution Chemistry, 43, 972-988, 2014

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Pereira A.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.,Fernandes E.
Multilocal Programming and Applications
Intelligent Systems Reference Library, 38, 157-186, 2013

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Ferreira O.,Schröder B.,Pinho S.
Solubility of hesperetin in mixed solvents
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 58, 2616-2621, 2013

21
Ferreira O.,Pinho S.
Solubility of flavonoids in pure solvents
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51, 6586-6590, 2012

22
Couto R.,Vidinha P.,Peres C.,Ribeiro A.,Ferreira O.,Oliveira M.,MacEdo E.,Loureiro J.,Barreiros S.
Geranyl acetate synthesis in a packed-bed reactor catalyzed by novozym in supercritical carbon dioxide and in supercritical ethane
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 50, 1938-1946, 2011

23
Rodrigues V.,Pereira A.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.
Liquid phase stability via global optimization
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1281, 991-994, 2010

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Ribeiro A.,Oliveira M.,Rebocho S.,Ferreira O.,Vidinha P.,Barreiros S.,MacEdo E.,Loureiro J.
Enzymatic production of decyl acetate: Kinetic study in n -hexane and comparison with supercritical CO2
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 49, 7168-7175, 2010

25
Casás L.,Orge B.,Ferreira O.
Liquid-liquid equilibria of mixtures containing methyl acetate + methanol + hexane or heptane
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 53, 89-93, 2008

26
Ferreira O.,MacEdo E.,Brignole E.
Application of the GCA-EoS model to the supercritical processing of fatty oil derivatives
Journal of Food Engineering, 70, 579-587, 2005

27
Garcia S.,Vidinha P.,Arvana H.,Gomes Da Silva M.,Ferreira M.,Cabral J.,MacEdo E.,Harper N.,Barreiros S.
Cutinase activity in supercritical and organic media: Water activity, solvation and acid-base effects
Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 35, 62-69, 2005

28
Ferreira O.,Macedo E.,Bottini S.
Extension of the A-UNIFAC model to mixtures of cross- and self-associating compounds
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 227, 165-176, 2005

29
Ferreira O.,Brignole E.,Macedo E.
Modelling of phase equilibria for associating mixtures using an equation of state
Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 36, 1105-1117, 2004

30
Ferreira O.,Brignole E.,Macedo E.
Phase Equilibria in Sugar Solutions Using the A-UNIFAC Model
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 42, 6212-6222, 2003

31
Ferreira O.,Foco G.
Infinite dilution activity coefficients of solvents in fatty oil derivatives
Latin American Applied Research, 33, 257-260, 2003

32
Ferreira O.,Fornari T.,Brignole E.,Bottini S.
Modeling of association effects in mixtures of carboxylic acids with associating and non-associating components
Latin American Applied Research, 33, 307-312, 2003