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Ana Cláudia Dias

Ana Cláudia Dias

Assistant Researcher


  • Researcher ID: G-6148-2011
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-8881-3564
  • Ciencia ID:
  • Department: Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Coastal Zone Planning & Manag.
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: RID=G-6148-2011


Research interests

Life cycle thinking tools such as life cycle assessment, carbon footprint, water footprint, life cycle sustainability assessment

Environmental product declarations

Greenhouse gas balances in the forest sector

Academic degrees

2005: PhD in Environmental Applied Sciences, Universidade de Aveiro

1995: Degree in Environmental Engineering, Universidade de Aveiro

Scientific activities

2019 (1st March): Assistant Researcher at University of Aveiro (CEECIND/02174/2017)

2019: Invited Scientist at University of Aveiro

2014-2018: Assistant Researcher at University of Aveiro (IF/00587/2013)

2012-2013: Post PhD scholarship-holder at University of Aveiro (SFRH/BPD/75788/2011)

2005-2012: Post PhD scholarship-holder at University of Aveiro (SFRH/BPD/20363/2004)

2000-2005: PhD student at University of Aveiro (SFRH/BD/1084/2000)

1997-2000: Scientific research scholarship-holder at University of Aveiro (PRAXIS/4/4.1/BIC/2825)

1996-1997: Scholarship-holder at Raiz - Instituto de Investigação da Floresta e Papel

Others

Prizes and nominations:

2018: Paper “Comparison of tools for quantifying the environmental performance of an urban territory” nominated for the 2017 Graedel Prizes as better article published in Journal of Industrial Ecology - Yale University (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jiec.12813)

1995: DOW Portugal Prize as best finalist student of Environmental Engineering at University of Aveiro

Publications

Projects

NEPTUNUS - Water-energy-seafood nexus: eco-innovation and circular economy strategies in the Atlantic area See more

NEXTRA - Enabling the NEXT Generation of Smarter TRAnsformers See more

WAFLE - Water footprint profile assessment of forests - the case of eucalypt See more

WasteZero-PCBs - A sustainable and nearly waste-zero technology for recycling waste printed circuit boards See more

SUShI - SUStainable use of Insect protein in aquaculture feed See more

InPaCTus - Innovative Products and Technologies from Eucalyptus See more

SUSPHOTOSOLUTIONS - Sustainable Photovoltaic Solutions See more

GENIALG - GENetic diversity exploitation for Innovative Macro-ALGal biorefinery See more

SGH - Projeto Smart Green Homes See more

SABIOS - Sustainability assessment of bioenergy systems: a life cycle multi-criteria decision-support approach, including land use change See more

SustainFor - Sustainability assessment of forest sector management strategies in the context of a bioeconomy See more

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

BIOATLAS See more

Cork carbon footprint: from trees to products See more

ECODEEP - Agriculture Industries Eco-eficiency and Eco-management See more

ECOBIOTEC - Ecobiotechnology based on the use of mixed microbial consortium producing PHA from waste carbon sources See more

ECOTECH SUDOE - International Network in Life Cycle Analysis and Ecodesign for Eco-innovation See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): João Guilherme Andrade Serra (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Andrei Briones Hidrovo (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Ricardo Luis Teles de Carvalho (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Mario Martín Gamboa (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Érica Geraldes Castanheira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Leandro Adélcio Batista de Pina (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Mariana da Silva Pedro (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Telma Filipa Nazário Braz Ferreira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Diogo Siqueira Lemos (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): João Serra (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Andrea Silva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): João Serra (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Isabel Gomes Carrizo Moreira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): João Lampreia (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): David Xiuollin (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Dejan Kuzman (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Miroslav Mazur (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Manuela Martins Neto dos Santos (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Catarina Teixeira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Martha Demertzi (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Álvaro González Roof (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Garrido (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Isabel Cristina Cabral Lopes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Mafalda Diana das Dores Rocha e Silva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Sofia Lourenço Dias (not a CESAM member)

Bolsa de investigação (Main Supervisor): Paula Sofia Gil Neto Quinteiro (CESAM member)

Bolsa de investigação (Main Supervisor): Martha Demertzi (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Martha Demertzi (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Tamíris Pacheco da Costa (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Paula Joaquina Machado Caroço de Melo (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Marisa Isabel Azevedo de Almeida Fernandes (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Paula Sofia Gil Neto Quinteiro (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Paula Sofia Gil Neto Quinteiro (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Pedro Villanueva Rey (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): R. Gemma Raluy Rivera (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Gloria Yaneth Palacios Jaimes (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Cátia Gonçalves (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Daniele Costa (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Rita Garcia (not a CESAM member)

Participation in research projects concluded (1996-2004)


  • 2002-2004: CARBOCENTRO - management of forest resources in the perspective of the Kyoto Protocol, PRAI-Centro, CCRC

  • 2001-2003: Portuguese wood industries: greenhouse gases fluxes and accounting methods for the evaluation of the global warming effect, Project POCTI/CTA/35598/99, FCT

  • 1996-2000: Life cycle assessment (LCA): evaluation of the environmental impact of the activity "from eucalypt to paper", Project PRAXIS 3/3.2/PAPEL/2323/95, PRAXIS XXI

Cooperation with companies

2020: “Development of a tool for the calculation of the carbon footprint of final products from CELPA associates”, CELPA - Portuguese Pulp and Paper Association.


2019: “Elaboration of an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for Electric Arc Furnace Aggregate, for registry at DAPHabitat System”,  Megasa - Siderurgia Nacional - EPL, S.A..


2018: “Assistance of C.E. Liège during the negotiation process concerning the development of product category rules within the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) pilot on wine (under the Single Market for Green Products Initiative of the European Commission)”, C.E. Liège – European Cork Federation.


2016: “Quantification of greenhouse gas emissions and removals associated with eucalypt plantations in Mozambique”, RAIZ – Institute of Forest and Paper Research.


2016: “Life cycle assessment of automotive high voltage screened multicore cable for hybrid cars: FLR2XCB91X-T3”, COFICAB Portugal - Companhia de Fios e Cabos Lda.


2015: “Comparative carbon footprint of automotive signal cables: 0.13mm2 CuSn0.3 FLMRY-A versus 0.35mm2 Cu FLRY-A”, COFICAB Portugal - Companhia de Fios e Cabos Lda.


2015: “Elaboration of an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for Cork Flooring Floating with Digital Print and PUR, for registry at IBU System”, Amorim Revestimentos S.A.


2014: "Water footprint of forest-based products", RAIZ – Institute of Forest and Paper Research. 


2010: "Development of a tool for calculating the carbon footprint of the final products produced by CELPA associates", CELPA - Portuguese Pulp and Paper Association. 


2008: "Determination of the carbon footprint of the paper produced by Grupo Portucel-Soporcel", Grupo Portucel-Soporcel.


2001: "Determination of CO2 emissions from the mills represented by CELPA in the years 1980 and 1990", CELPA - Portuguese Pulp and Paper Association. 


2001: "Determination of CO2 emissions from the mills represented by CELPA in the year 2000", CELPA - Portuguese Pulp and Paper Association. 


2000: "Carbon balance in the Portuguese eucalyptus forest", CELPA - Portuguese Pulp and Paper Association. 

Product environmental footprint

Member of the Technical Secretariat of the Wine PEF Pilot under the Single Market for Green Products Initiative from the European Commission http://ec.europa.eu/environmen.....


 

Environmental product declarations

Member of the Technical Committee of the DAPHabitat System - system for environmental product declarations for the habitat http://daphabitat.pt


Member of the Pool of Verifiers recognized by the certification bofy under the DAPHabitat System - system for environmental product declarations for the habitat 

Participation in COST Actions

Member of the Management Committee of the COST Actions:


FP1303 - Performance of bio-based building materials http://www.costfp1303.com (concluded)


FP1407 - Understanding wood modification through an integrated scientific and environmental impact approach (ModWoodLife) http://cost.famnit.upr.si/en/ (concluded)


 


CESAM Funding: