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Carla Patrícia Silva

Carla Patrícia Silva

Investigadora Auxiliar


  • Researcher ID: A-9622-2012
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-2357-3405
  • Ciencia ID: A315-D4E6-C0EC
  • Departamento: Departamento de Química
  • Grupo de Investigação: Processos Ambientais e Poluentes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Silva CP) AND AD=(aveiro) NOT AD=(lisbon)


Interesses de investigação

o Development of analytical techniques, as ELISA and HPLC, for the quantification/evaluation of the occurrence of emerging contaminants (hormones, pharmaceuticals) in the aquatic environment (waste, surface (fresh and estuarine) and ground waters);

o Development of analytical techniques, as ELISA, for the quantification of caffeine as an anthropogenic marker in the aquatic environment (waste, surface (fresh and estuarine) and ground waters);

o Production, characterization and application of alternative adsorbent materials from residues (e.g. pulp and paper industry residues);

o Application of adsorptive processes for water remediation;

o Development of analytical methods, as electrochemical techniques, for the quantification of heavy metals, as lead and cadmium, for application in real water samples;

o Development of pre-concentration methods, as SPE and DLLME;

o Evaluation of the fate/persistence of emerging contaminants (hormones) in the aquatic environment by means of photodegradation studies.

Keywords: environment; removal/remediation; alternative adsorbents; pharmaceuticals; immunoassays (ELISA); high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC); capillary electrophoresis (MEKC)

Graus académicos

PhD in Chemistry, 2014; University of Aveiro, Portugal; Scientific domain: Environmental Analytical Chemistry

MSc in Instrumental Methods and Analytical Quality Control, 2006; University of Aveiro, Portugal; Scientific domain: Analytical Chemistry

Degree in Chemistry - Industrial Chemistry and Management, 2004; University of Aveiro, Portugal; Scientific domain: Chemistry

Atividades científicas

Current Status
(since 1 November 2018) Researcher Contract (Project CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-029021 - "Photosensitized degradation as a remediation process for the removal of pharmaceuticals from aquaculture effluents", CESAM, DQ, UA)

Previous Status
(9 June 2016-31 October 2018) Research fellow: Project PTDC/AAG-TEC/1762/2014 “Production and application of alternative adsorbents for the removal of pharmaceuticals from urban and industrial effluents", CESAM, UA
(15 October 2015-14 April 2016) Research fellow: Project "Development of alternative adsorbents for the remediation of contaminated waters", CESAM, UA
(1 April 2011-19 December 2014) FCT PhD fellow: SFRH/BD/74430/2010, CESAM, UA
(8 October 2012-30 November 2012) Stay as a guest scientist: BAM - Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Grupo 1.8 Immunoanalytics
(1 September 2006-31 December 2008) Research assistant fellow: Project POCI/AMB/55939/2004 "Modified electrodes: from versatile models to functional devices for studying dynamic speciation in the environment", CICECO, UA
(2005-2006) Research through services agreements, CICECO, DQ, UA
(2003-2004) Curricular Internship, Caima, S.A.

Publicações

Projetos

Rem-Aqua - Remediação de efluentes de aquacultura através da degradação com recurso a fotosensibilizadores Ver mais

Orientações científicas

Master (Co-orientador): Tânia Raquel Gomes Carvalho (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-orientador): Cindy Oliveira (not a CESAM member)

Financiamento do CESAM: