MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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CIMO

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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Paulo Miguel Pereira de Brito

Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
E-mail: paulo@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0003-1805-0252
Scopus Author ID: 57205894501

Career

  • Since 2011: Assistant Professor in Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPB), Bragança, Portugal
  • 2001 - 2011: Auxiliary Professor in Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPB), Bragança, Portugal
  • 1998 - 1999: Teaching Assistant in Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCTUC), Coimbra, Portugal

Roles

  • Since 2013: Course director of the Chemical Engineering first degree course at the Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPB), Bragança, Portugal

Qualifications

  • 2001 - PhD. PhD in Chemical Engineering at the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCTUC), Coimbra, Portugal
  • 1998 - MSc. MSc in Chemical Engineering at the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCTUC), Coimbra, Portugal
  • 1994 - First degree First degree in Chemical Engineering at the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCTUC), Coimbra, Portugal

Interests

  • Manufacture of fertilizer products from leachate refining
  • Ionic liquids, catalysis of biodiesel production
  • Biofuels, characterization of biodiesel, simulation of production processes
  • Numerical methods, solution of partial-differential systems

Projects:

BIOSHOES4ALL - Inovação e Capacitação da Fileira do Calçado para a Bieconomia Sustentável
Funding body: PRR - União Europeia/Next Generation EU, através do Fundo Ambiental, no âmbito do Plano de Recuperação e Resiliência
Reference: PRR - 000011
Principal Investigator:Maria Filomena Barreiro
Start: 2021-10-01
End: 2025-12-31
SUBe - Small scale power generation Unit using Biomass gasification
Funding body: FCT - PCIF
Reference: PCIF/GVB/0197/2017
Principal Investigator:Paulo Brito
Start: 2019-03-01
End: 2023-02-28
VALORCOMP - Valorisation of compost and other residues resulting from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste
Funding body: POCTEP 2014 2020 - Programa de Cooperação Transfronteiriça Portugal – Espanha
Reference: 0119_VALORCOMP_2_P
Principal Investigator:Hélder Gomes
Start: 2017-06-01
End: 2020-12-30
- Transformation of glycerol into bioethers
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/EQU-ERQ/72493/2006
Principal Investigator:Paulo Brito
Start: 2007-09-01
End: 2010-08-31
RESICA - Development of resins with addition of pine bark extracts for the wood-based industry
Funding body:
Provision of Services
Principal Investigator:Paulo Brito
Start: 1998-01-01
End: 2001-12-31

Total results: 22
1
Camilo G.L.,Queiroz A.,Ribeiro A.E.,Gomes M.C.S.,Brito P.
Review of biodiesel production using various feedstocks and its purification through several methodologies, with a specific emphasis on dry washing
Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 136, 1-15, 2024

2
Cardoso J.S.,Fonseca J.P.,Lin Z.,Brito P.,Gando-Ferreira L.M.
Optimization and performance studies of PES/SAPO-34 membranes for CO2/N2 gas separation
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 364, , 2024

3
Cardoso J.S.,Lin Z.,Brito P.,Ferreira L.
Post-treatment Modification Using Deep Eutectic Solvent in PES and PES/SAPO-34 Membranes for Gas Separation
Springer Proceedings in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Part F2516, 259-269, 2024

4
Cardoso J.S.,Lin Z.,Brito P.,Gando-Ferreira L.M.
Surface Functionalized SAPO-34 for Mixed Matrix Membranes in CO2/CH4 and CO2/N2 Separations
Separation and Purification Reviews, 53, 180-193, 2024

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Cardoso J.S.,Lin Z.,Brito P.,Gando-Ferreira L.M.
Development of Polyethersulphone Mixed Matrix Zeolite Membranes Functionalized with Ionic Liquids and Deep Eutectic Solvents for CO2 Separation
Environmental Science and Engineering, 381-391, 2023

7
Lima A.C.,Hachemane K.,Ribeiro A.E.,Queiroz A.,Gomes M.C.S.,Brito P.
Evaluation and kinetic study of alkaline ionic liquid for biodiesel production through transesterification of sunflower oil
Fuel, 324, , 2022

8
Queiroz A.,Brito P.,Ribeiro A.E.,Carneiro E.V.,Foureaux N.S.
OPTIMIZATION OF ESTRADIOL MONITORING IN RAW AND TREATED WASTEWATER SAMPLES BY RESPONSE SURFACE METHODOLOGY
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference Surveying Geology and Mining Ecology Management, SGEM, 22, 135-143, 2022

9
Queiroz A.,Reis V.A.,Diaz de Tuesta J.L.,Brito P.,Ribeiro A.E.
VALORIZATION OF OLIVICULTURE RESIDUES TO PRODUCE BIOCHARS FOR THE REMOVAL OF NAPROXEN FROM WATER
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference Surveying Geology and Mining Ecology Management, SGEM, 22, 239-246, 2022

10
Batista G.F.,Brito P.
RESIDUAL BIOMASS CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION OF ITS INFLUENCE ON PYROLYSIS PROCESSES
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference Surveying Geology and Mining Ecology Management, SGEM, 22, 575-582, 2022

11
Maldonado P.,Lenzi G.G.,Gomes H.T.,Brito P.
MODELING AND SIMULATION OF BIOMASS PYROLYSIS AND GASIFICATION PROCESSES
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference Surveying Geology and Mining Ecology Management, SGEM, 22, 567-574, 2022

12
Cardoso J.S.,Fernández-Delgado M.,Vertonha M.T.,Cabral D.,Silva A.S.,Roman F.F.,Díaz de Tuesta J.L.,Arrobas M.,Coca M.,Brito P.,Gomes H.T.
Application of adsorbent materials to remove heavy metals in leachate from a municipal landfill treatment plant
Progress in Industrial Ecology, 15, 111-127, 2022

13
Paiva M.,Vieira A.,Gomes H.T.,Brito P.
Simulation of a downdraft gasifier for production of syngas from different biomass feedstocks
ChemEngineering, 5, , 2021

14
Resende F.O.,Silva V.F.,Mendonca M.L.,Barbosa A.C.,Brito P.,Azevedo J.C.,Almeida A.,Gomes H.T.
Using biomass gasification for small scale power generation systems: Specifications of the conceptual framework
8th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, ICRERA 2019, 439-444, 2019

15
Roman F.F.,Ribeiro A.E.,Queiroz A.,Lenzi G.G.,Chaves E.S.,Brito P.
Optimization and kinetic study of biodiesel production through esterification of oleic acid applying ionic liquids as catalysts
Fuel, 239, 1231-1239, 2019

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Brito P.,Durães L.,Portugal A.
1D and 2D modeling and simulation of radial combustion propagation on Fe 2O 3/Al thermite systems
Computational Thermal Sciences, 4, 137-149, 2012

18
Brito P.,Portugal A.
Adaptive collocation methods for the solution of partial differential equations
Innovations in Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, 499-504, 2010

19
Brito P.,Gando-Ferreira L.M.,Portugal A.
Simulation of membrane separations using a modified maxwell-stefan model
Chemical Product and Process Modeling, 4, , 2009

20
Brito P.,Durães L.,Campos J.,Portugal A.
Simulation of Fe2 O3 / Al combustion: Sensitivity analysis
Chemical Engineering Science, 62, 5078-5083, 2007

21
Durães L.,Brito P.,Campos J.,Portugal A.
Modelling and simulation of Fe2O3/Aluminum thermite combustion: Experimental validation
Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 21, 365-370, 2006

22
De Almeida L.,Simões S.,Brito P.,Portugal A.,Figueiredo M.
Modeling dissolution of sparingly soluble multisized powders
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 86, 726-732, 1997