Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Mónia Andreia Rodrigues Martins

Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Supervisor: Simão Pedro de Almeida Pinho
Phone: 273303083
ORCID: 0000-0003-0748-1612
Scopus Author ID: 56191802400


  • 2017 - 2017: Bilateral Indo-Portuguese FCT project, “Solubility of gases in ionic liquid or binary mixture of ionic liquid + ionic liquid”, Chemistry Department - Indian Institute of Technology Madras - India
  • 2017 - 2017: European PhD in Chemical Engineering Financed by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), CICECO, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Aveiro - Portugal
  • Since 2017: Postdoctoral Researcher at Polytechnic Institute of Bragança: Associate Laboratory LSRE-LCM. Project: “AIProcMat@N2020 - Advanced Industrial Processes and Materials for a Sustainable Northern Region of Portugal 2020”
  • 2016 - 2016: PhD Student, funded by FCT 'mixed Ph.D.' scholarship, “ILs-based DES for the extraction of terpenes and terpenoids”, Faculty of Food Engineering - University of Campinas - Brazil.
  • 2014 - 2014: PhD Student, funded by FCT 'mixed Ph.D.' scholarship, “Selection of ionic liquids to be used as separation agents for terpenes and terpenoids”, Warsaw University of Technology - Poland
  • 2012 - 2012: MSc thesis - ERASMUS program, “Measurement of densities and speeds of sound in aqueous solutions of salts containing amino acids”, ICT - Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague - Czech Republic
  • 2009 - 2010: Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto-Portugal Integration Research Grant from FCT entitled "Solubility of Nutraceuticals Compounds”

Awards and Honors

  • 2019 - Best European thesis in Thermodynamics


- Artemisin biavailability enhancement through eutectic formation with natural excipients
Principal Investigator:Mónia Andreia Rodrigues Martins
Start: 2024-01-01
End: 2025-12-31

Total results: 50
Martins M.A.R.,Abranches D.O.,Silva L.P.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Tetraalkylammonium Chlorides as Melting Point Depressants of Ionic Liquids
Journal of Solution Chemistry, 53, 538-551, 2024

Vilas-Boas S.M.,Coelho A.Z.,Martins M.A.R.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.P.
Evaluation of Ionic Liquids for the Sustainable Fractionation of Essential Oils
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 62, 6749-6758, 2023

Zambom A.,Vilas-Boas S.M.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.P.
The Role of the Anion in Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids for Fuel and Terpenes Processing
Molecules, 28, , 2023

Martins M.A.R.,Abranches D.O.,Silva L.P.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Insights into the Chloride versus Bromide Effect on the Formation of Urea-Quaternary Ammonium Eutectic Solvents
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 61, 11988-11995, 2022

Vilas-Boas S.M.,Martins M.A.R.,Tentor F.R.,Teixeira G.,Sgorlon J.G.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.P.
Imidazolium Chloride Ionic Liquid Mixtures as Separating Agents: Fuel Processing and Azeotrope Breaking
Energy and Fuels, 36, 8552-8561, 2022

Lobo Ferreira A.I.M.C.,Vilas-Boas S.M.,Silva R.M.A.,Martins M.A.R.,Abranches D.O.,Soares-Santos P.C.R.,Almeida Paz F.A.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.P.,Santos L.M.N.B.F.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Extensive characterization of choline chloride and its solid-liquid equilibrium with water
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 24, 14886-14897, 2022

Martins M.A.R.,Sosa F.H.B.,Kilpeläinen I.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Physico-chemical characterization of aqueous solutions of superbase ionic liquids with cellulose dissolution capability
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 556, , 2022

Silva L.P.,Crespo E.A.,Martins M.A.R.,Barbosa P.C.,Gardas R.L.,Vega L.F.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Carvalho P.J.
Encapsulated Protic Ionic Liquids as Sustainable Materials for CO2Separation
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 61, 4046-4057, 2022

Santos R.A.L.S.,Magalhães M.C.F.,Hefter G.,Akilan C.,Martins M.A.R.,Carvalho P.J.,Pinto D.C.G.A.
Densities, heat capacities, viscosities, 1H- and 13C-NMR spectra, and solvatochromic parameters of binary mixtures of 1,3-dimethyl-1,3-diazinan-2-one (DMPU) and water
Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 161, , 2021

Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Abranches D.O.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Solid-liquid phase behavior of eutectic solvents containing sugar alcohols
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 337, , 2021

Abranches D.O.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Differences on the impact of water on the deep eutectic solvents betaine/urea and choline/urea
Journal of Chemical Physics, 155, , 2021

Crespo E.A.,Silva L.P.,Correia C.I.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Gardas R.L.,Vega L.F.,Carvalho P.J.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Development of a robust soft-SAFT model for protic ionic liquids using new high-pressure density data
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 539, , 2021

Martins M.A.R.,Vilas-Boas S.M.,Cordova I.W.,Carvalho P.J.,Domańska U.,Ferreira O.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Pinho S.P.
Infinite Dilution Activity Coefficients in the Smectic and Isotropic Phases of Tetrafluoroborate-Based Ionic Liquids
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 66, 2587-2596, 2021

Martins M.A.R.,Carvalho P.J.,Santos L.M.N.B.F.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
The impact of oligomeric anions on the speciation of protic ionic liquids
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 531, , 2021

Schaeffer N.,Abranches D.O.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Carvalho P.J.,Russina O.,Triolo A.,Paccou L.,Guinet Y.,Hedoux A.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Non-Ideality in Thymol + Menthol Type v Deep Eutectic Solvents
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 9, 2203-2211, 2021

Vilas-Boas S.M.,Teixeira G.,Rosini S.,Martins M.A.R.,Gaschi P.S.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Ferreira O.,Pinho S.P.
Ionic liquids as entrainers for terpenes fractionation and other relevant separation problems
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 323, , 2021

Martins M.A.R.,Silva L.P.,Jorge P.S.,Abranches D.O.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
The role of ionic vs. non-ionic excipients in APIs-based eutectic systems
European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 156, , 2021

Alencar L.V.T.D.,Passos L.M.S.,Martins M.A.R.,Barreto I.M.A.,Soares C.M.F.,Lima A.S.,Souza R.L.
Complete process for the selective recovery of textile dyes using aqueous two-phase system
Separation and Purification Technology, 253, , 2020

Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Conceição J.H.F.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Eutectic Mixtures Based on Polyalcohols as Sustainable Solvents: Screening and Characterization
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 8, 15317-15326, 2020

Bouarab A.F.,Martins M.A.R.,Stolarska O.,Smiglak M.,Harvey J.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Robelin C.
Physical properties and solid-liquid equilibria for hexafluorophosphate-based ionic liquid ternary mixtures and their corresponding subsystems
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 316, , 2020

Abranches D.O.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Understanding the Formation of Deep Eutectic Solvents: Betaine as a Universal Hydrogen Bond Acceptor
ChemSusChem, 13, 4916-4921, 2020

Martins M.A.R.,Sharma G.,Pinho S.P.,Gardas R.L.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Carvalho P.J.
Selection and characterization of non-ideal ionic liquids mixtures to be used in CO2 capture
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 518, , 2020

Abranches D.O.,Martins R.O.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Liquefying Compounds by Forming Deep Eutectic Solvents: A Case Study for Organic Acids and Alcohols
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 124, 4174-4184, 2020

Schaeffer N.,Conceica¸õ J.H.F.,Martins M.A.R.,Neves M.C.,Pérez-Sánchez G.,Gomes J.R.B.,Papaiconomou N.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Non-ionic hydrophobic eutectics-versatile solvents for tailored metal separation and valorisation
Green Chemistry, 22, 2810-2820, 2020

Mirarabrazi M.,Martins M.A.R.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Robelin C.
Solid-Liquid Equilibria for Hexafluorophosphate-Based Ionic Liquid Quaternary Mixtures and Their Corresponding Subsystems
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 123, 8954-8969, 2019

Martins M.A.R.,Silva L.P.,Schaeffer N.,Abranches D.O.,Maximo G.J.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Greener Terpene-Terpene Eutectic Mixtures as Hydrophobic Solvents
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 7, 17414-17423, 2019

Abranches D.O.,Schaeffer N.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
The role of charge transfer in the formation of type i deep eutectic solvent-analogous ionic liquid mixtures
Molecules, 24, , 2019

Abranches D.O.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Fernandez L.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Can cholinium chloride form eutectic solvents with organic chloride-based salts?
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 493, 120-126, 2019

Martins M.A.R.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Insights into the Nature of Eutectic and Deep Eutectic Mixtures
Journal of Solution Chemistry, 48, 962-982, 2019

Silva L.P.,Araújo C.F.,Abranches D.O.,Melle-Franco M.,Martins M.A.R.,Nolasco M.M.,Ribeiro-Claro P.J.A.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
What a difference a methyl group makes-probing choline-urea molecular interactions through urea structure modification
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21, 18278-18289, 2019

Abranches D.O.,Martins M.A.R.,Silva L.P.,Schaeffer N.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Phenolic hydrogen bond donors in the formation of non-ionic deep eutectic solvents: The quest for type v des
Chemical Communications, 55, 10253-10256, 2019

Martins M.A.R.,Carvalho P.J.,Alves D.,Dariva C.,Costa M.C.,Ferreira R.A.S.,André P.S.,Morgado P.,Pinho S.P.,Filipe E.J.M.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Surface crystallization of ionic liquid crystals
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21, 17792-17800, 2019

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

Crespo E.A.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Bülow M.,Ferreira O.,Sadowski G.,Held C.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
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

Silva L.P.,Fernandez L.,Conceiçao J.H.F.,Martins M.A.R.,Sosa A.,Ortega J.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Design and Characterization of Sugar-Based Deep Eutectic Solvents Using Conductor-like Screening Model for Real Solvents
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 6, 10724-10734, 2018

Martins M.A.R.,Crespo E.A.,Pontes P.V.A.,Silva L.P.,Bülow M.,Maximo G.J.,Batista E.A.C.,Held C.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Tunable Hydrophobic Eutectic Solvents Based on Terpenes and Monocarboxylic Acids
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 6, 8836-8846, 2018

Schaeffer N.,Martins M.A.R.,Neves C.M.S.S.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Sustainable hydrophobic terpene-based eutectic solvents for the extraction and separation of metals
Chemical Communications, 54, 8104-8107, 2018

Crespo E.A.,Silva L.P.,Martins M.A.R.,Fernandez L.,Ortega J.,Ferreira O.,Sadowski G.,Held C.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
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

Pontes P.V.A.,Crespo E.A.,Martins M.A.R.,Silva L.P.,Neves C.M.S.S.,Maximo G.J.,Hubinger M.D.,Batista E.A.C.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Sadowski G.,Held C.
Measurement and PC-SAFT modeling of solid-liquid equilibrium of deep eutectic solvents of quaternary ammonium chlorides and carboxylic acids
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 448, 69-80, 2017

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

Martins M.A.R.,Carvalho P.J.,Palma A.M.,Domańska U.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Pinho S.P.
Selecting Critical Properties of Terpenes and Terpenoids through Group-Contribution Methods and Equations of State
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, 9895-9905, 2017

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

Schröder B.,Martins M.A.R.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Pinho S.P.
Aqueous solubilities of five N-(diethylaminothiocarbonyl)benzimido derivatives at T = 298.15 K
Chemosphere, 160, 45-53, 2016

Schröder B.,Fulem M.,Martins M.A.R.
Vapor pressure predictions of multi-functional oxygen-containing organic compounds with COSMO-RS
Atmospheric Environment, 133, 135-144, 2016

Martins M.A.R.,Domańska U.,Schröder B.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Pinho S.P.
Selection of Ionic Liquids to be Used as Separation Agents for Terpenes and Terpenoids
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 4, 548-556, 2016

Martins M.A.R.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Pinho S.P.,Domańska U.
Measurements of activity coefficients at infinite dilution of organic solutes and water on polar imidazolium-based ionic liquids
Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 91, 194-203, 2015

Martins M.A.R.,Neves C.M.S.S.,Kurnia K.A.,Carvalho P.J.,Rocha M.A.A.,Santos L.M.N.B.F.,Pinho S.P.,Freire M.G.
Densities, viscosities and derived thermophysical properties of water-saturated imidazolium-based ionic liquids
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 407, 188-196, 2015

Martins M.A.R.,Neves C.M.S.S.,Kurnia K.A.,Santos L.M.N.B.F.,Freire M.G.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Analysis of the isomerism effect on the mutual solubilities of bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide-based ionic liquids with water
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 381, 28-35, 2014

Martins M.A.R.,Neves C.M.S.S.,Kurnia K.A.,Luís A.,Santos L.M.N.B.F.,Freire M.G.,Pinho S.P.,Coutinho J.A.P.
Impact of the cation symmetry on the mutual solubilities between water and imidazolium-based ionic liquids
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 375, 161-167, 2014

Martins M.A.R.,Ferreira O.,Hnědkovský L.,Cibulka I.,Pinho S.P.
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