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Luís Tarelho

Luís Tarelho

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  • Researcher ID: A-8278-2013
  • ORCID: 0000-0003-0385-5621
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  • Departamento: Ambiente e Ordenamento
  • Grupo de Investigação: Planeam. e Gestão da Zona Costeira
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Tarelho L OR Tarelho LAC) AND AD=(Aveiro)


Interesses de investigação

Thermochemical conversion (combustion, gasification and pyrolisis technology) of carbonaceous solids (coal, biomass, solid wastes).
Biochar production
Fluidised bed reactors engineering.
Technologies for monitoring, control and treatment of gaseous emissions.
Solid waste treatment technologies.
Management and material valorization of ashes from thermochemical conversion of biomass
Environmental impact of energy conversion and solid waste management.
Industrial ecology
Circular Economy
Energy and sustainable development

Graus académicos

Licentiate in Environment Engineering (1994)
PhD in Environment Applied Sciences (2002)

Atividades científicas

Since 1999 Professor at the department of Environment and Planning of University of Aveiro, Portugal, and Associate Professor after 2017, in the field of Environmental Sciences and Engineering – Environment Technology.
Member of the Executive Board, Adjunct-Director for the Cooperation University-Society, Adjunct-Director for the Academic and Pedagogical Area at Department of Environment and Planning of University of Aveiro.
Coordinator of the Research Group Coastal Zone Planning and Management at the Associate Laboratory Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at University of Aveiro.
He has been Director and Vice-Director of degrees as Integrated Master in Environmental Engineering and Master in Sustainable Energy Systems, and has been involved in several management activities related to creation and evaluation of academic courses and Master and PhD programs at University of Aveiro.
Development of course programs, course contents, and teaching of several courses in Licenciate and Master in Environmental Engineering, Master in Sustainable Energy Systems, Master Mechanical Engineering, Master in Chemical Engineering, Master Physical Engineering, PhD degree Science and Environmental Engineering, PhD in Energy Systems and Sustainability, PhD in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering. Teaching activities have been including courses as Programming in Fortran, Thermodynamics, Chemical Reactors Engineering, Flue Gas Emissions Control and Treatment Technologies, Environmental Systems Modelling, Environmental Quality Management, Energy and Environment, Energy and Sustainability, Advanced Studies in Energy Systems II, Renewable Fuels: Biomass Pyrolysis and Gasification, Solid Waste Treatment Technology, Industrial Ecology, Energy Policy and Regulation, Environmental Infrsstructures I, Treatment Systems Engineering I, Renewable Energy Conversion, Biomass and Bioenergy.
Research activities in Science and Environment Engineering have been including the subjects of Energy and Environment, Biomass to energy, Energetic and material valorisation of solid wastes and process integration towards material and energy efficiency, Thermochemical conversion processes and technology (torrefaction, pyrolysis, gasification, combustion) of solid fuels (coal, biomass, solid wastes, sewage sludge), Fluidised bed reactor engineering, Technologies for monitoring, control and treatment of gaseous emissions, Solid waste management and treatment technologies, Management and valorisation of ashes from thermochemical conversion of biomass and wastes, Industrial Ecology, Natural (forestry) resources management, Circular Economy.
Expertise in developing prototypes for bench-scale, pilot-scale-demonstration facilities for characterisation and development of thermochemical conversion of biomass and wastes to energy and organic products.
Collaboration with industry in several Research & Development projects in the field of Environment Engineering, Energy and Environment, and Circular Economy.

Publicações

Projetos

Em curso (6) Concluído (12)
CHARCLEAN - Modernização tecnológica de fornos de carvão vegetal para torná-los mais limpos e eficientes visando uma economia resiliente ao fogo em áreas rurais Portuguesas Ver mais

ASHMOB - Mobilização de cinzas provenientes de incêndios florestais pela erosão hídrica e por vento: uma abordagem combinando medições e modelação numérica para a previsção do risco de mobilização de cinzas Ver mais

Estudo de Recuperação de Áreas Degradadas com a Utilização de Partículas Nanoestruturadas Ver mais

InPaCTus - Produtos e Tecnologias Inovadores a partir do Eucalipto Ver mais

SUSPHOTOSOLUTIONS - Soluções Fotovoltaicas Sustentáveis Ver mais

SGH - Projeto Smart Green Homes Ver mais

PoliTechWaste - Análise das políticas e da tecnologia de gaseificação de resíduos/biomassa para a produção de energia em Portugal Ver mais

PROTEUS - Produtos e tecnologias para o sector do Eucalyptus globulus Ver mais

LIFE NoWaste - Management Of Biomass Ash And Organic Waste In The Recovery Of Degraded Soils: A Pilot Project Set In Portugal Ver mais

BIOATLAS Ver mais

Plug & Heat – Sistema compacto de média potência para a produção de energia térmica a partir de biomassa Ver mais

AIRUSE - Teste e desenvolvimento de medidas de mitigação para melhoria da qualidade do ar no Sul da Europa Ver mais

BiomAshTech - Impactos da cinza durante a conversão termoquímica de biomassa. Ver mais

BIOGAIR - Impacto da cadeia de valorização energética de biomassa na qualidade do ar e na política climática Portuguesa Ver mais

Bias-to-soil - Cinzas de biomassa: Características em relação à sua origem, tratamento e aplicação no solo Ver mais

ProForShrub: CARACTERIZAÇÃO DA BIOMASSA DE ARBUSTOS DA FLORESTA (MATO) E PROCESSAMENTO PARA A PREPARAÇÃO DE UM COMBUSTÍVEL SÓLIDO Ver mais

BIOEMI: Contribuição da combustão de biomassa para a emissão de poluentes atmosféricos Ver mais

Biomassa lenhosa para produção de energia: desenvolvimento de sistemas sustentáveis de fornecimento de bens e serviços de produção, regulação e conservação Ver mais

Orientações científicas

Em curso (9) Concluído (17)
PhD (Orientador Principal): Silvestre Vieira Baptista (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Orientador Principal): Daniel Torrão Pio (CESAM member)

PhD (Orientador Principal): Mario Alejandro Heredia Salgado (CESAM member)

PhD (Orientador Principal): Liliana Mendes Valente (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Orientador Principal): Cosku Barissever (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Azadeh Alavi Borazjani (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Nuno Miguel Cerqueira Cruz (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Luís Carlos Marques Ruívo (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Orientador Principal): Daniel Neves (CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Cláudia Susana Ferrão Lopes Mendes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Anna Monika Kustra (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): João Carlos Ferreira Pinto (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-orientador): Daniel Neves (CESAM member)

Master (Co-orientador): Ana Isabel Figueiredo (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-orientador): Ana Sanches (not a CESAM member)

Bolseiro de Investigação (Orientador Principal): Daniel Neves (CESAM member)

Bolseira de Investigação (Orientador Principal): Elisabete Rodrigues Teixeira (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Orientador Principal): David Ramos Silva (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Diogo Appel Colvero (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Ricardo Luís Teles de Carvalho (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Márcia Susana Marto Freire (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Regina Célia Espinosa Modolo (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Orientador Principal): David Ramos Silva (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-orientador): Cátia Gonçalves (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-orientador): Mohammadmehdi Shabani (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-orientador): Ricardo Luis Teles de Carvalho (CESAM member)

Biography

Licentiate degree in Environment Engineering (1994) and a PhD degree in Environment Applied Sciences (2002). Since 1999, Professor at the department of Environment and Planning of University of Aveiro, Portugal, and Associate Professor after 2017, in the field of Environmental Sciences and Engineering – Environment Technology. Development of course programs, course contents, and teaching of several courses in Licenciate and Master in Environmental Engineering, Master in Sustainable Energy Systems, Master Mechanical Engineering, Master in Chemical Engineering, Master Physical Engineering, PhD degree Science and Environmental Engineering, PhD in Energy Systems and Sustainability, PhD in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering. Teaching activities have been including courses as Programming in Fortran, Thermodynamics, Chemical Reactors Engineering, Flue Gas Emissions Control and Treatment Technologies, Environmental Systems Modelling, Environmental Quality Management, Energy and Environment, Energy and Sustainability, Advanced Studies in Energy Systems II, Renewable Fuels: Biomass Pyrolysis and Gasification, Solid Waste Treatment Technology, Industrial Ecology, Energy Policy and Regulation, Environmental Infrsstructures I, Treatment Systems Engineering I, Renewable Energy Conversion, Biomass and Bioenergy. Research activities in Science and Environment Engineering have been including the subjects of Energy and Environment, Biomass to energy, Energetic and material valorisation of solid wastes and process integration towards material and energy efficiency, Thermochemical conversion processes and technology (torrefaction, pyrolysis, gasification, combustion) of solid fuels (coal, biomass, solid wastes, sewage sludge), Fluidised bed reactor engineering, Technologies for monitoring, control and treatment of gaseous emissions, Solid waste management and treatment technologies, Management and valorisation of ashes from thermochemical conversion of biomass and wastes, Industrial Ecology, Natural (forestry) resources management, Circular Economy. Member of the Executive Board, Adjunct-Director for the Cooperation University-Society, Adjunct-Director for the Academic and Pedagogical Area at Department of Environment and Planning of University of Aveiro. Coordinator of the Research Group Coastal Zone Planning and Management at the Associate Laboratory Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at University of Aveiro. http://www.cesam.ua.pt/tarelho He has been Director and Vice-Director of degrees as Integrated Master in Environmental Engineering and Master in Sustainable Energy Systems, and has been involved in several management activities related to creation and evaluation of academic courses and Master and PhD programs at University of Aveiro. Supervised and co-supervised 3 students with PhD thesis and 60 students with MSc Thesis concluded. Currently is supervising and co-supervising 3 Pos-Doc students, and 7 PhD students, and 4 MSc students. He is co-author of 2 books, author and co-author of 75 articles in Science Citation Index, 10 articles published in international conferences and referenced , 14 articles with DOI in international conferences, 6 articles in other international journals, and 100 articles and communications in national and international conferences. Expertise in developing prototypes for bench-scale, pilot-scale-demonstration facilities for characterisation and development of thermochemical conversion of biomass and wastes to energy and organic products. Most relevant prototypes and demonstration installations include: Demonstration Prototype 1: Design, construction, and optimization of a pilot-scale (30 kWth) bubbling fluid bed reactor at the Department of Environment and Planning of the University of Aveiro for study and demonstration research in combustion processes of coal, biomass, solid wastes, including auxiliary systems for monitoring and control of operation, and flue gas treatment. Demonstration Prototype 2: Design, assembly, operation and optimization of a pilot scale (75 kWth) bubbling fluidized bed reactor at the Department of Environment and Planning of the University of Aveiro for demonstration studies of biomass gasification, including auxiliary systems for monitoring and control of operation, producer gas treatment and gas burning. Demonstration Prototype 3: Design, assembly, operation and optimization of a facility to evaluate the performance of biomass combustion in domestic stoves, including biomass consumption monitoring systems, air supply, temperature and pressure, gas sampling and analysis, and operation monitoring and data acquisition in real time. Prototype 4: Design, assembly, operation and optimization of a bench-scale fixed bed and fluidized bed reactor to study the pyrolysis process of distinct biomass types, including the systems for monitoring of temperature and pressure, gas sampling and analysis, and control of operation and data acquisition in real time. Collaboration with industry in several Research & Development projects in the field of Environment Engineering and Circular Economy.

Instalações de investigação - Protótipos

Instalação com reactor de leito fluidizado à escala piloto para estudos de demonstração de combustão e gasificação de biomassa e resíduos

Participação em projectos de investigação e desenvolvimento

2016-2017. Estudo da emissão de cloretos durante a combustão de biomassa em leito fluidizado e secagem/desidratação de lamas do tratamento de efluentes líquidos”. Projecto RAIZ-The Navigator Company.


Desde 2016. LEANCOMB – Catalisadores celulares óxidos para combustão limpa em meios porosos”. PTDC/CTM-ENE/2942/2014.


Desde 2016. PROTEUS - Produtos e tecnologias para o sector do Eucalyptus globulus. POCI-01-0247-FEDER-017729. Projeto em Co-promoção I&D Empresas financiado pelo Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional (FEDER) através do Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (POCI) no âmbito do Portugal 2020. Projecto liderado por TheNavigatorCompany.


Desde 2016. KATCH_e - Knowledge Alliance on Product-Service Development for the Circular Economy and Sustainability in Higher Education”, Projecto Nº 575793-EPP-1-2016-1-PT-EPPKA2-KA, Erasmus+ Programm:Knowledge Alliances - Call EAC/A04/2015.


Desde 2016. SGH - Smart Green Homes. Projeto em Co-promoção I&D Empresas financiado pelo Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional (FEDER) através do Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (POCI) no âmbito do Portugal 2020. Projecto liderado por Bosch Termotecnologia, S.A.


Since 2017. PAPERCHAIN - New market niches for the Pulp and Paper Industry waste based on circular economy approaches, Project ID: 730305, H2020-EU.3.5.4. Enabling the transition towards a green economy and society through ecoinnovation, Tópico CIRC0120162017. Coordinated by Acciona Construccion SA (Espanha). http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/210515_en.html


Desde 2017. InPaCTus - Produtos e Tecnologias Inovadores a partir do Eucalipto. Projecto em Co-promoção I&D Empresas, liderado pela The Navigator Company, e financiado no âmbito do Sistema de Incentivos à Investigação e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico (SI I&DT), no âmbito do Portugal 2020.

Domínio de Especialização e Interesses de Investigação

Engenharia do Ambiente.
Conversão termoquímica (tecnologia de combustão, gasificação e pirólise) de sólidos carbonáceos (carvão, biomassa, resíduos sólidos).
Engenharia de reactores de leito fluidizado.
Tecnologia de monitorização, controlo e tratamento de efluentes gasosos.
Tecnologia de tratamento de resíduos sólidos.
Impacto ambiental de sistemas de conversão de energia e gestão de resíduos sólidos.
Gestão e valorização material de cinzas de conversão termoquímica de biomassa.
Ecologia industrial.
Economia Circular.
Energia e desenvolvimento sustentável.

Actividade profissional

Actividade na área da Engenharia do Ambiente em empresa de consultoria (PROTERMIA, 1994);
Actividade na área da Engenharia do Ambiente na DRARN-Centro (Direcção dos Serviços da Água - CESAB, 1995);
Bolseiro de Doutoramento (Universidade de Aveiro, 1996);
Docente na Universidade de Aveiro desde 1999.

Formação Académica

Licenciatura em Engenharia do Ambiente (Universidade de Aveiro, 1994);
Doutoramento em Ciências Aplicadas ao Ambiente (Universidade de Aveiro, 2002).


Financiamento do CESAM: