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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.

José António Correia Silva

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273303125
E-mail: jsilva@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0003-1778-3833
Scopus Author ID: 7403023684

Career

  • Since 1998: Auxiliary Professor at the Institute Polytechnic of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • Since 1998: Member of the research staff of LSRE (lsre.fe.up.pt)

Qualifications

  • 1998 - PhD in Chemical Engineering (University of Porto)
  • 1994 - Graduation in Chemical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP)

Interests

  • Adsorption engineering
  • Octane improvement of gasoline
  • Carbon capture
  • Biogas purification
  • Hydrogen and methane storage

Projects:

- Separação de Hidrogénio Verde de redes de Gás Natural
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EPQ/0467/2020
Principal Investigator:José António Silva
Start: 2021-01-01
End: 2023-03-31
VALORCOMP - Valorisation of compost and other residues resulting from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste
Funding body: POCTEP – Programa de Cooperação Transfronteiriça Portugal – Espanha
Reference: 0119_VALORCOMP_2_P
Principal Investigator:Hélder Gomes
Start: 2015-10-01
End: 2020-09-30
TIP_MOFs - Upgrading of Total Isomerization Processes with Metal-Organic Frameworks
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/QEQ-PRS/3599/2014
Principal Investigator:José António Silva
Start: 2016-07-01
End: 2020-03-31
TIPMEM - Total Isomerization processes with zeolitic membranes for the octane improvement of gasoline
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/69731/2006
Principal Investigator:José António Silva
Start: 2008-01-06
End: 2011-12-31
BETA_HEX - Separation of branched hexane isomers with zeolite BETA
Funding body: POCTI - Programa operacional Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação
Reference: POCTI/EQU/60828/2004
Principal Investigator:José António Silva
Start: 2005-01-01
End: 2008-12-31
Al_GAR - Study of the dehydration and allicin's level of garlic
Funding body: POCTI - Programa operacional Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação
Reference: POCTI/AGG/45674/2002
Principal Investigator:José António Silva
Start: 2004-01-01
End: 2007-12-31

Total results: 49
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Silva J.A.C.,Rodrigues A.E.
Letter to the editor
Adsorption, , 2021

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Karimi M.,Zafanelli L.F.A.S.,Almeida J.P.P.,Ströher G.R.,Rodrigues A.E.,Silva J.A.C.
Novel Insights into Activated Carbon Derived from Municipal Solid Waste for CO2Uptake: Synthesis, Adsorption Isotherms and Scale-up
Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 8, , 2020

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Henrique A.,Maity T.,Zhao H.,Brântuas P.F.,Rodrigues A.E.,Nouar F.,Ghoufi A.,Maurin G.,Silva J.A.C.,Serre C.
Hexane isomers separation on an isoreticular series of microporous Zr carboxylate metal organic frameworks
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 8, 17780-17789, 2020

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Zafanelli L.F.A.S.,Henrique A.,Karimi M.,Rodrigues A.E.,Silva J.A.C.
Single- A nd Multicomponent Fixed Bed Adsorption of CO2, CH4, and N2in Binder-Free Beads of 4A Zeolite
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 59, 13724-13734, 2020

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Karimi M.,Diaz de Tuesta J.L.,Carmem C.N.,Gomes H.T.,Rodrigues A.E.,Silva J.A.C.
Compost from Municipal Solid Wastes as a Source of Biochar for CO2 Capture
Chemical Engineering and Technology, 43, 1336-1349, 2020

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Henrique A.,Rodrigues A.E.,Silva J.A.C.
Fixed bed dynamics of single and multicomponent adsorption of pentane and hexane isomers in ZIF-8
Separation and Purification Technology, 238, , 2020

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Karimi M.,Zafanelli L.F.A.S.,Almeida J.P.P.,Silva J.A.C.,Rodrigues A.E.,Ströher G.R.
Capture of Co2 in activated carbon synthesized from municipal solid waste compost
Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities III - Selected papers from the 5th International Conference Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 2019, 49-54, 2020

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Shirzad M.,Karimi M.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Moving Bed Reactors: Challenges and Progress of Experimental and Theoretical Studies in a Century of Research
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 58, 9179-9198, 2019

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Henrique A.,Karimi M.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Analyses of Adsorption Behavior of CO 2 , CH 4 , and N 2 on Different Types of BETA Zeolites
Chemical Engineering and Technology, 42, 327-342, 2019

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Henrique A.,Rodrigues A.,Silva J.
Separation of Hexane Isomers in ZIF-8 by Fixed Bed Adsorption
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 58, 378-394, 2019

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Karimi M.,Silva J.,Gonçalves C.,Diaz De Tuesta J.,Rodrigues A.,Gomes H.
CO2 Capture in Chemically and Thermally Modified Activated Carbons Using Breakthrough Measurements: Experimental and Modeling Study
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 57, 11154-11166, 2018

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Mendes P.,Rodrigues A.,Almeida J.,Silva J.
Dynamics of a fixed bed adsorption column in the kinetic separation of hexane isomers in MOF ZIF-8
Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics, 224, 257-271, 2018

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Silva J.A.C.,Ferreira A.,Mendes P.A.P.,Cunha A.F.,Gleichmann K.,Rodrigues A.E.
Adsorption Equilibrium and Dynamics of Fixed Bed Adsorption of CH4/N2 in Binderless Beads of 5A Zeolite
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54, 6390-6399, 2015

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Silva J.A.C.,Rodrigues A.E.
Fixed bed adsorption dynamics of CO2/CH4 mixtures in zeolite 13X for biogas upgrading
Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities - Selected Papers from the 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 2015, 317-322, 2015

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Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Limitations of the Zero-Length Column Technique to Measure Diffusional Time Constants in Microporous Adsorbents
Chemical Engineering and Technology, 38, 2335-2339, 2015

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Mendes P.A.P.,Horcajada P.,Rives S.,Ren H.,Rodrigues A.E.,Devic T.,Magnier E.,Trens P.,Jobic H.,Ollivier J.,Maurin G.,Serre C.,Silva J.A.C.
A complete separation of hexane isomers by a functionalized flexible metal organic framework
Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 7666-7673, 2014

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Mendes P.,Rodrigues A.,Horcajada P.,Eubank J.,Devic T.,Serre C.,Silva J.
Separation of hexane isomers on rigid porous metal carboxylate-based metal-organic frameworks
Adsorption Science and Technology, 32, 475-488, 2014

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Silva J.,Cunha A.,Schumann K.,Rodrigues A.
Binary adsorption of CO2/CH4 in binderless beads of 13X zeolite
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 187, 100-107, 2014

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Mendes P.,Rodrigues A.,Horcajada P.,Serre C.,Silva J.
Single and multicomponent adsorption of hexane isomers in the microporous ZIF-8
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 194, 146-156, 2014

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Mendes P.,Ragon F.,Rodrigues A.,Horcajada P.,Serre C.,Silva J.
Hexane isomers sorption on a functionalized metal-organic framework
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 170, 251-258, 2013

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Silva J.,Schumann K.,Rodrigues A.
Sorption of carbon dioxide on binderless beads of 13X Zeolite
AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings, , 2012

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Silva J.,Schumann K.,Rodrigues A.
Sorption and kinetics of CO 2 and CH 4 in binderless beads of 13X zeolite
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 158, 219-228, 2012

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Bárcia P.,Nicolau M.,Gallegos J.,Chen B.,Rodrigues A.,Silva J.
Modeling adsorption equilibria of xylene isomers in a microporous metal-organic framework
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 155, 220-226, 2012

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García-Pérez E.,Barcia P.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.,Calero S.
Influence of the sodium and calcium non-framework cations on the adsorption of hexane isomers in zeolite BEA
Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, 128, 695-703, 2011

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Bárcia P.,Guimarães D.,Mendes P.,Silva J.,Guillerm V.,Chevreau H.,Serre C.,Rodrigues A.
Reverse shape selectivity in the adsorption of hexane and xylene isomers in MOF UiO-66
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 139, 67-73, 2011

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Bárcia P.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Octane upgrading of C5/C6 light naphtha by layered pressure swing adsorption
Energy and Fuels, 24, 5116-5130, 2010

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Bárcia P.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Adsorption dynamics of C5-C6 isomerate fractions in zeolite beta for the octane improvement of gasoline
Energy and Fuels, 24, 1931-1940, 2010

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Bárcia P.,Ferreira A.,Gascon J.,Aguado S.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.,Kapteijn F.
Zeolite Beta membranes for the separation of hexane isomers
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 128, 194-202, 2010

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Nicolau M.,Bárcia P.,Gallegos J.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.,Chen B.
Single- and multicomponent vapor-phase adsorption of xylene isomers and ethylbenzene in a microporous metal-organic framework
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, 13173-13179, 2009

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Bastin L.,Bárcia P.,Hurtado E.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.,Chen B.
A microporous metal-organic framework for separation of CO 2/N2 and CO2/CH4 by fixed-bed adsorption
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 1575-1581, 2008

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Barcia P.,Bastin L.,Hurtado E.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.,Chen B.
Single and multicomponent sorption of CO2, CH4 and N2 in a microporous metal-organic framework
Separation Science and Technology, 43, 3494-3521, 2008

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Bárcia P.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Multicomponent sorption of hexane isomers in zeolite BETA
AIChE Journal, 53, 1970-1981, 2007

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Bárcia P.,Zapata F.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.,Chen B.
Kinetic separation of hexane isomers by fixed-bed adsorption with a microporous metal - Organic framework
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 111, 6101-6103, 2007

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Bárcia P.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Separation of branched hexane isomers on zeolite BETA
Adsorption Science and Technology, 25, 169-183, 2007

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Bárcia P.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Separation of branched hexane isomers using zeolite BEA for the octane improvement of gasoline pool
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 170, 955-960, 2007

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Bárcia P.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Separation by fixed-bed adsorption of hexane isomers in zeolite BETA pellets
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 45, 4316-4328, 2006

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Bárcia P.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Adsorption equilibrium and kinetics of branched hexane isomers in pellets of BETA zeolite
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 79, 145-163, 2005

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Brandani S.,Silva J.A.C.,Da Silva F.A.,Rodrigues A.E.
Comments on "An analytical solution for the analysis of zero-length-column experiments with heat effects" (multiple letters)
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 42, 2033-2034, 2003

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Garcia A.,Silva J.,Ferreira L.,Leitão A.,Rodrigues A.
Regeneration of fixed-bed adsorbers saturated with single and binary mixtures of phenol and m-cresol
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 41, 6165-6174, 2002

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Silva J.,Da Silva F.,Rodrigues A.
Separation of n/iso paraffins by PSA
Separation and Purification Technology, 20, 97-110, 2000

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Da Silva F.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
General package for the simulation of cyclic adsorption processes
Adsorption, 5, 229-244, 1999

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Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Separation of n/iso-paraffins mixtures by pressure swing adsorption
Separation and Purification Technology, 13, 195-208, 1998

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Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Fixed-bed adsorption of two linearly adsorbed components in presence of an inert
Chemical Engineering Science, 53, 3513-3520, 1998

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Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Equilibrium and Kinetics of n-Hexane Sorption in Pellets of 5A Zeolite
AIChE Journal, 43, 2524-2534, 1997

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Silva J.A.C.,Rodrigues A.E.
Fixed-Bed Adsorption of n-Pentane/Isopentane Mixtures in Pellets of 5A Zeolite
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 36, 3769-3777, 1997

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Silva J.A.C.,Rodriguez A.E.
Sorption and Diffusion of n-Pentane in Pellets of 5A Zeolite
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 36, 493-500, 1997

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Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Analysis of ZLC technique for diffusivity measurements in bidisperse porous adsorbent pellets
Gas Separation and Purification, 10, 207-224, 1996

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Fargues C.,Mathias A.,Silva J.,Rodrigues A.
Kinetics of vanillin oxidation
Chemical Engineering and Technology, 19, 127-136, 1996