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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 (0)
Concluded (2)
Master (Co-supervisor): Tânia Raquel Gomes Carvalho (not a CESAM member)

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

Projects

Publications

WoS Papers (18)
Other Papers (0)
Books (0)
Book Chapter (0)
Thesis (4)
Communications (47)
Other Publications (0)

CESAM Funding: