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Carla Patrícia Silva

Carla Patrícia Silva

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Department: Chemistry Department
  • Research Group: Environ. Processes & Pollutants
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AU=(Silva CP) AND AD=(aveiro) NOT AD=(lisbon)
  • Title: Produção e aplicação de adsorventes alternativos para a remoção de fármacos de efluentes urbanos e industriais Supervisor: Doutora Vânia Calisto Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: UA (FCT) Grant reference: BI/UI88/3763/2016 Start date: 2016-06-09 End date: 2018-06-08


Prizes/Distinctions

Year: 2016


Prize/Distinction: Financial Support (registration fee plus support for travel and accomodation costs), to attend to “Sustainable Waste Management" short-course, 1-2 December 2016, Budapest, Hungary, upon evaluation of the curriculum vitae and the answers to a motivation questionnaire


Entity: Climate-KIC (supported by the EIT, a body of the European Union)


 


Year: 2011


Prize/Distinction: Financial Support (registration fee) to attend "EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment 2011 - ICCE2011", 11-15 September 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, upon curriculum vitae and motivation letter evaluation


Entity: Organizers of ICCE2011: Swiss Chemical Society, GDCh, EuCheMS

Other activities

REVIEWER IN SCI JOURNALS

Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry

Journal of Environmental Science and Pollution Research


Environmental Engineering and Management Journal


MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARDS

Journal of Hydrology and Waste Water Treatment

Scientific Divulgation

- TechDays2017; Parque de Feiras e Exposições de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal; 12-14 october 2017; “Alternative technologies for water treatment”


 


- UA Open Campus; Universidade de Aveiro; Aveiro, Portugal; 10-12 may 2017; "RemPharm – Removal of pharmaceuticals from water using new materials produced from pulp and paper mill residues"


 


- Show Case MATERIAIS 2017; Universidade de Aveiro; Aveiro, Portugal; 11 abril 2017; “RemPharm – Production of alternative activated carbons from industrial wastes for the removalof pharmaceuticals from water”


 


- Green Bussiness Week; Centro de Congressos de Lisboa; Lisboa, Portugal; 15-17 march 2017; “Why waste wastes? Utilization of industrial residues for wastewaters treatment”


 


 


- Business2Sea; Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto; Porto, Portugal; 16-18 november 2016; “Alternative technologies for water treatment”. 


 


- European Researchers' Night; Fábrica Centro de Ciência Viva; Aveiro, Portugal; 30 september 2016; “Production of new materials for the removal of pharmaceuticals from water”


 


- TechDays; Parque de Exposições de Aveiro; Aveiro, Portugal; 15-17 september 2016; “Treatment of contaminated waters by using new materials produced from pulp and paper mill residues”


 


10 and 9 Science and Technology Week; University of Aveiro; Aveiro, Portugal; 23-28 november 2009; 24-29 november 2008


 


- Junior Chemistry Olympics 2005-2007; 2009; University of Aveiro; Aveiro, Portugal; april 2005200620072009


 

Member of scientific and/or organizing committees

Member of the scientific and organizing committees of the Analytical Chemistry Symposium "Environmental, Occurrence, Persistence and Fate of Pharmaceuticals, March 30th 2012, University of Aveiro


 


Member of the scientific and organizing committees of the II Analytical Chemistry Symposium "Environmental Occurrence, Effects and Removal of Pharmaceuticals, June 26th 2015, University of Aveiro


 


Member of the organizing committee of the 2nd Portuguese Young Chemists Meeting (2PYCheM), 21-23 April 2010, University of Aveiro. 


 


Member of the scientific and organizing committees of "Olimpíadas da Química Júnior", UA/SPQ, since 2010.

Participation in Research Projects

(2016-2019) FTC/COMPETE Project PTDC/AAG-TEC/1762/2014 - “Production and application of alternative adsorbents for the removal of pharmaceuticals from urban and industrial effluents”


(2015-2016) FCT, L’Oréal Portugal, UNESCO Project - "Desenvolvimento de adsorventes alternativos para a remediação de águas contaminadas com fármacos"


(2006-2008) FCT Project POCI/AMB/55939/2004 - “Modified electrodes: from versatile models to functional devices for studying dynamic speciation in the environment”


 

Current Research Interests



    • Occurrence, persistence and fate of estrogens in the environment

    • Analytical methodologies, such as HPLC for estrogens determination in real samples (ground, surface and waste water samples)

    • Development and application of immunoassays (ELISA) for quantification of estrogens and caffeine in environmental samples

    • Pre-concentration methodologies

    • Pharmaceuticals' photodegradation 

    • Pharmaceuticals' removal using alternative adsorbents



Keywords: environment; pharmaceuticals; ELISA; HPLC; occurrence; removal, photodegradation; adsorption

Current Status

Research Fellow of FCT/COMPETE PTDC/AAG-TEC/1762/2014 Project: “Production and application of alternative adsorbents for the removal of pharmaceuticals from urban and industrial effluents”

Academic Degrees

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


Degree: MSc in Chemistry, 2006; Institution: University of Aveiro, Portugal; Scientific domain: Analytical Chemistry


Degree: Degree in Chemistry, 2004; Institution: University of Aveiro, Portugal; Scientific domain: Chemistry

Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

In progress
Concluded

Publications

WoS Papers (18)
Silva C.P. , Carapuça H.M., Rocha L.S., Pinheiro J.P. (2009) Evaluation of poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate) film coating in thin mercury film electrodes for lead determination. In: J. Electroanal. Chem.. 626, 192 – 196
Silva C.P., Carapuca H.M. (2006) Glassy Carbon Electrodes Coated With Poly(allylamine hydrochloride), PAH: Characterization Studies and Application to Ion-Exchange Voltammetry of Trace Lead(II) at Combined PAH/Mercury Film Electrodes. In: Electrochimica Acta. 52, 1182-1190.
Lima D., Silva C.P., Erny G., Esteves V.I. (2010) Comparison between MEKC and UV Spectral deconvolution to follow sorption experiment in soil. In: Talanta. 81, 4-5, 1489-1493.
Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Schneider R.J., Esteves V.I. (2011) Development of an ELISA procedure to study sorption of atrazine onto a sewage sludge-amended luvisol soil. In: Talanta. 85, 3, 1494-1499.
Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Esteves V.I. (2011) Bleeding evaluation of different SPE cartridges on clean-up of atrazine from aqueous samples containing organic matter. In: Chromatographia. 74, 9-10, 725-729.
Silva C.P., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2012) Processes for the elimination of estrogenic steroid hormones from water: a review. In: Environmental Pollution. 165, 38-58.
Silva C.P., Lima D.L.D., Schneider R.J., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2013) Development of ELISA methodologies for the direct determination of 17beta-estradiol and 17 alfa-ethinylestradiol in complex aqueous matrices. In: Journal Of Environmental Management. 124, 121-127.
Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2013) Low cost methodology for estrogens monitoring in water samples using dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction and HPLC with fluorescence detection. In: Talanta. 115, 980-985.
Silva C.P., Lima D.L.D., Schneider R.J., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2014) Evaluation of the anthropogenic input of caffeine in surface waters of the North and Centre of Portugal by ELISA. In: Science Of The Total Environment. 479, 227-232.
Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Schneider R.J., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2014) Application of dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction for estrogens' quantification by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. In: Talanta. 125, 102-106.
Silva C.P., Lima D.L.D., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2016) Photosensitized Degradation of 17 beta-estradiol and 17 alpha-ethinylestradiol: Role of Humic Substances Fractions. In: Journal Of Environmental Quality. 45, 2, 693-700.
Silva C.P., Lima D.L.D., Groth M.B., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2016) Effect of natural aquatic humic substances on the photodegradation of estrone. In: Chemosphere. 145, 249-255.
Hoffmann H., Baldofski S., Hoffmann K., Flemig S., Silva C.P., Esteves V.I., Emmerling F., Panne U., Schneider R.J. (2016) Structural considerations on the selectivity of an immunoassay for sulfamethoxazole. In: Talanta. 158, 198-207.
Oliveira C., Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2016) Photodegradation behaviour of estriol: An insight on natural aquatic organic matter influence. In: Chemosphere. 159, 545-551.
Jaria G., Silva C.P., Ferreira C.I.A., Otero M., Calisto V. (2017) Sludge from paper mill effluent treatment as raw material to produce carbon adsorbents: An alternative waste management strategy. In: Journal Of Environmental Management. 188, 203-211.
Calisto V., Jaria G., Silva C.P., Ferreira C.I.A., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2017) Single and multi-component adsorption of psychiatric pharmaceuticals onto alternative and commercial carbons. In: Journal Of Environmental Management. 192, 15-24.
Silva C.P., Jaria G., Otero M., Esteves V.I., Calisto V. (2018) Waste-based alternative adsorbents for the remediation of pharmaceutical contaminated waters: Has a step forward already been taken?. In: Bioresource Technology. 250, 888-901.
Jaria G., Silva C.P., Oliveira, J.A.B.P., Santos S.M., Gil M.V., Otero M., Calisto V., Esteves V.I. (2018) Production of highly efficient activated carbons from industrial wastes for the removal of pharmaceuticals from water—A full factorial design. In: Journal Of Hazardous Materials.
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Thesis (4)
Silva C.P. (2006) Eléctrodos Modificados com Filmes de Cloreto de Polialilamónio. In: MSc Thesis.
Silva C.P. (2014) Occurrence and fate of estrogens and antibiotics in the environment evaluated by low-cost analytical methodologies. In: PhD Thesis.
Tânia Carvalho, Valdemar Esteves, Carla Patrícia Silva, Diana D.L. Lima (2016) ELISA: uma técnica promissora na monitorização de contaminantes emergentes no ambiente. In: MSc Thesis.
Cindy de Oliveira (2017) Photodegradation of sulfamethoxazole in aquatic environments using simulated solar radiation. In: MSc Thesis.
Communications (47)
Pinto, P.S., Silva, C.P., Lima, D.L.D., Esteves, V.I. (2013) A poluição que ninguém vê: determinação de 17β-estradiol em águas superficiais. In:
Silva, C., Silva, C.P., Lima, D.L.D., Esteves, V.I. (2013) Quantificação de 17α-etinilestradiol em águas superficiais e residuais por DLLME-ELISA. In:
Silva C.P. , Pinheiro J.P., Carapuça H.M. (2007) Poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate) Coatings on Glassy Carbon Electrodes: Influence of the Ionic Strength and Loading on the Coating Features and Voltammetric Response to Trace Lead. In:
Silva, Carla P. , Pinheiro, José P., Carapuça, Helena M. (2006) Polyelectrolyte Coated Thin Mercury Film Electrodes for Ion-Exchange Voltammetry of Trace Lead. In:
Silva, Carla P., Carapuça, H. (2006) Polyallylamine Hydrochloride Coated Thin Mercury Film Electrodes: Characterization Studies and Application to Ionic Exchange Voltammetry. In:
Carapuça, Helena M. , Rocha, L.S., Silva, Carla P., Costa I.M., Cavaleiro, A.M (2006) Prospects in Chemical Modification of Electrodes for Electroanalysis. In:
Silva, Carla P., Rocha, Luciana S., Pinheiro, José P., Carapuça, Helena M. (2008) Considerations on the Properties of Poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate), PSS, Coatings on Glassy Carbon Electrodes: Influence of the Ionic Strength and PSS Loading and of the Voltammetric Composition. In:
Silva, C.P., Carapuça, H. (2005) Eléctrodos de Filme Fino de Mercúrio Revestidos com Cloreto de Polialilamónio: Estudos de Caracterização e Aplicação em Voltametria de Troca Iónica. In:
Silva C.P., Rocha L.S., Pinheiro J.P., Carapuça H.M. (2008) Modification of Glassy Carbon Electrodes With Ion-Exchange Polymers. In:
Carapuça H.M. , Rocha L.S., Silva C.P., Fernandes D., Cavaleiro A.M. (2006) “Chemical Modification of Electrodes for Electroanalysis”. In:
Lima D.L.D., Silva C. P., Schneider R.J., Esteves V.I. (2010) Development of an ELISA procedure to follow sorption of atrazine onto a soil sample. In:
Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Erny G.L., Esteves V.I. (2010) Using UV spectral deconvolution to follow sorption experiment in soil and comparison with MEKC. In:
Silva C.P., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2011) Optimization of an ELISA Procedure for Determination of 17b-Estradiol in Surface and Waste Waters. In:
Lima D., Silva C.P., Esteves V. (2011) Development of an ELISA procedure to quantify hormones in water samples. In:
Silva, C.P., Schneider, R., Otero, M., Esteves, V. (2012) Application of an optimized ELISA assay in the assessment of 17beta-estradiol levels in surface and waste waters from the Aveiro region (Portugal). In:
Lima, D.L., Silva, C.P., Schneider, R.J., Esteves, V.I. (2012) Optimization of an ELISA for estrogens determination in water samples. In:
Silva C.P., Lima D., Esteves V.I. (2012) Monitoring of 17b-estradiol and 17a-ethinylestradiol in water samples. In:
Silva C.P., Lima D.L.D., Schneider R., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2013) Caffeine as a human pollution marker in surface waters. In:
Silva C.P., Lima D.L.D., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2014) Photodegradation of 17beta-estradiol and 17alfa-ethinylestradiol: Kinetic studies and effect of humic substances. In:
Silva C.P., Esteves V.I. (2012) Development of ELISA methodologies for the quantification of E2, EE2, CAF and SMX in water samples. In:
Valdemar I. Esteves, J. F. Leal, I. J. Fernandes, Diana Lima, Carla Patrícia Silva and E. B. H. Santos (2016) Photo-degradation of organic contaminants in aqueous matrices: behaviour under complex matrices. In:
P. Silva ., D.L.D. Lima ., R.J. Schneider ., M. Otero ., V.I. Esteves . (2015) ELISA: a powerful tool to monitor pollutants in the aquatic environment. In:
Rosa Freitas, Ângela Almeida, Diogo Cruz, Vânia Calisto, Patrícia Silva, Diana Lima, Valdemar I. Esteves, Rudolf J. Schneider (2015) Development of sensitive analytical methods for studies on environmental exposure and effects. In:
Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Esteves V.I. (2015) A low cost extraction procedure for monitoring hormones in water. In:
Filipe O., Leal J., Lima D.L.D., Silva P., Calisto V., Esteves V.I., Santos E. (2015) Photodegradation of emerging contaminants: effect of organic matter. In:
Calisto V., Jaria G., Silva C.P., Ferreira C.I.A., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2016) Waste-based adsorbents for a cocktail of psychiatric pharmaceuticals. In:
Silva, C.P., Jaria, G., Otero, M., Esteves, V.I., Calisto, V. (2016) Characterization of paper mill sludge-based adsorbents. In:
Jaria, G., Silva, C.P., Otero, M., Esteves, V.I., Calisto, V. (2016) Removal of a mixture of pharmaceuticals from water using waste-based adsorbents. In:
Calisto, V., Ferreira, C.I.A., Silva, C.P., Jaria, G., Otero, M., Esteves, V.I. (2016) Industrial wastes as new resources: production of adsorbents for water remediation. In:
Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2016) Will steroid hormones be persistent in aquatic environment or will they degrade naturally under sunlight?. In:
Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2016) Steroid hormones: a low cost extraction procedure enabling water resources monitoring. In:
Lima D.L.D., Silva C.P., Silva G., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2016) Low cost sample treatment methodologies for screening pharmaceuticals in environmental waters. In:
Calisto V., Jaria G., Silva C.P., Ferreira C.I.A., Lima D.L.D., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2016) Contaminação de recursos aquáticos com fármacos - Novos materiais adsorventes para a sua remediação. In:
Calisto V., Jaria G., Silva C.P., Ferreira C.I.A., Lima D.L.D., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2016) Tecnologias alternativas para o tratamento de águas - Novos materiais para a remoção de fármacos dos recursos aquáticos. In:
Calisto V., Jaria G., Silva C.P., Ferreira C.I.A., Lima D.L.D., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2017) Porquê desperdiçar resíduos? - Utilização de resíduos industriais para o tratamento de águas residuais. In:
Silva, C.P., Jaria, G., Otero, M., Esteves, V.I., Calisto, V. (2017) Waste-based carbons: A competitive option for pharmaceuticals adsorption from water. In:
Jaria, G., Silva, C.P., Gil, M.V., Otero, M., Calisto, V., Esteves, V.I. (2017) Granular activated carbon produced from primary paper mill sludge. In:
Calisto V., Jaria G., Silva C.P., Ferreira C.I.A., Lima D.L.D., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2017) Porquê desperdiçar resíduos? - Utilização de resíduos industriais para o tratamento de águas residuais. In:
Jaria G., Silva C.P., Oliveira J., Gil M.V., Otero M., Calisto V, Esteves VI (2017) Production and characterization of alternative activated carbons – a full factorial design approach. In:
Jaria G., Silva C. P., Oliveira J., Gil M. V., Otero M., Calisto V., Esteves V. I. (2017) Production of a paper mill sludge-based activated carbon and application in the removal of pharmaceuticals from water. In:
Silva C.P., Jaria G., Ferreira C.I.A., Otero M., Esteves V.I. and Calisto V. (2017) Converting wastes into resources: the repeatability of carbon adsorbents production from paper mill sludge. In:
Calisto V., Jaria G., Silva C.P., Ferreira C.I.A., Otero, M., Esteves, V.I. (2017) Carbon adsorbents from paper mill sludge as an alternative to commercial activated carbons to remove pharmaceuticals from water. In:
Calisto, V., Silva C.P., Jaria G., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2017) Boosting Circular Economy in Environmental Engineering – application to water remediation systems . In:
Calisto V., Jaria G., Silva C.P., Ferreira, C.I.A., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2017) Why waste wastes? – Using industrial residues to treat wastewaters. In:
Lima D.L.D., Oliveira C., Silva C.P., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2017) Why not use solar radiation to reduce antibiotics concentration in aquatic environments?: a case study using sulfamethoxazole. In:
Lima D.L.D., Oliveira C., Silva C.P., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2017) Can solar radiation eliminate sulfamethoxazole in aquatic environments?. In:
Lima D.L.D., Oliveira C., Silva C.P., Otero M., Esteves V.I. (2017) Sulfamethoxazole in the aquatic environment: will it be persistent or will it degrade naturally under simulated solar radiation?. In:
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