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Teresa Rocha Santos

Teresa Rocha Santos

Principal Researcher

  • Department: Departamento de Química
  • Research Group: Environ. Processes & Pollutants
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : Researcher ID=(A-2355-2009)


Editorial Board

- Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier (Editorial Board Member)


- Frontiers in Chemistry (Guest Associate Editor)


- Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health, Elsevier (Editorial Board Member


- Sensors, MDPI (Editorial Board Member)


- Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer (Associate Editor)

Publication of Books (Editor)

Duarte AC, Cachada A, Rocha-Santos TAP (2018), Soil Pollution:From Monitoring to Remediation, Elsevier, 1st edition, ISBN 978-0-128-49873-6.


Rocha-Santos TAP, Duarte AC (2017) Characterization and Analysis of Microplastics, Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry Series, Elsevier, volume 75, ISBN 978-0-444-63898-4.


Gomes AR, Rocha-Santos TAP, Duarte AC (2016) Advances in Natural Products Discovery. Chemistry Research and Applications Series. NOVA Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-53610-088-4


Rocha-Santos TAP, Duarte AC (2014) Analysis of Marine Samples in Search of Bioactive Compounds. Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry Series. Volume 45. Elsevier B.V. ISBN: 978-0-444-63359-0 


Gomes de Castro A., Duarte A, Rocha-Santos T (2003) Ambiente e Saúde, Instituto Piaget, Lisboa, ISBN 972-771-640-7.


Prego R, Duarte A, Panteleitchouk A, Rocha-Santos T (2002) Estudos sobre contaminação Ambiental na Península Ibérica, Instituto Piaget, Lisboa, ISBN 972-771-621-0.


Duarte A, Rocha-Santos T, Panteleitchouk A, Prego R (2002) Ecotoxicologia e remoção de poluentes. Estudos na Península Ibérica, Instituto Piaget, Lisboa, ISBN 972-771-620-2.

Research Team Member on Projects Funded by Calouste Gulbenkian Fundation


  • CAPTar - Science and Environment for all. Program "Agir Ambiente". From: 01 January 2009 To: 30 June 2009 Project Reference: 18277

Research Team Member on Project funded by NATO


  • Remediation Processin Uranium and other Mining Explorations From: 01 February 2009 To: 31 January 2012 Project Reference: SPF 983311

Research team member on projects funded by Portuguese Science and Technology Fundation (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia)


  • ReaLISE - Derivation of Risk Limits for the Protection of Soil Ecossystem from emerging compounds. From April 2012 to March 2015. Reference: PTDC/AAC-AMB/120697/2010; FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-019397. Participante Institutions: Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade de Coimbra, PRODEQ, Instituto Piaget

  • PROBIOCAPS; From: 01 July 2007 To: 31 December 2010 Project Reference: PTDC/AGR-ALI/71051/2006 Participating Institutions: Instituto Piaget, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia da Universidade Católica and Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto

  • UraniumRisk; From: 01 July 2006 To: 31 December 2009 Project Reference: POCTI/AMB/60899/2004 Participating Institutions: Instituto Piaget, Universidade de Aveiro, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar de Coimbra.

  • SOLURB, Project Rference: POCTI/CTA/44851/2002 From: 1 February 2005 To: 31 July 2008 Participating Institutions: Universidade de Aveiro (Departamento de Química), Instituto Piaget (ISEIT- Viseu) and Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa

  • DECORTOX; Project Reference: POCTI/CTA/45030/2002 From: 1 February 2005 To: 31 July 2008 Participating Institutions: Universidade de Aveiro (Departamento de Química), Instituto Piaget (ISEIT- Viseu) and Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa Coordenador: Armando da Costa Duarte

Leader on Projects funded by Portuguese Science and Technology Fundation (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia)


  • Project under the Bilateral Cooperation between the Portuguese Science Foundation and CNRST Morocco: Removal of organic compounds and toxicity from olive oil mill wastewater using photocatalytic oxidation, From: January 2010 to: December 2011. Reference: marrocos124756307316385

  • Nanosensor for assessing the risk of a Cardiovascular Disease Risk Nanosensor (CARDIOSENSOR) From: 01 April 2010 To: 31 Marsh 2013. Project Reference:PTDC/SAU-BEB/099042/2008 Participating Institutions: Instituto Piaget, Universidade de Aveiro (CESAM, Departamento de Química and Departamento de Biologia), Hospital de São João, Porto.

  • Development of a new optical fiber biosensor for determination of catecholamines (CATSENSOR) From: 01 January 2008 To: 31 December 2010. Project Reference: PTDC/QUI/70970/2006 Participating Institutions: Instituto Piaget, Universidade de Aveiro (Departamento de Química and Departamento de Electrónica), Escola Superior de Biotecnologia da Universidade Católica and Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto

  • Development of an optical fiber sensor for monitorization of VOCs (VOCSENSOR) From: 30 April 2005 To: 30 June 2008. Project Reference: POCTI/CTA/44899/2002 Participating Institutions: Agência Piaget para o Desenvolvimento, Universidade de Aveiro (Departamento de Química and Departamento de Electrónica)

Scientific Interests and Research Areas

Development of novel methods for environmental, food and heath care applications (fit for purpose).


Study of organic contaminants’ fate and behaviour in the environment and during wastewater treatment.

Domain of Specialization

Environmental Analytical Chemistry

Previous scientific and/or professional activities

 



  • 2009 - 2014 - Associate Professor at Instituto Piaget (ISEIT) Viseu

  • 2010 - 2014 - Post-Doc Researcher at CESAM/UA and Instituto Piaget; FCT Ref. SFRH/BPD/65410/2009

  • 2000 - 2009 - Assistant Professor - Instituto Piaget (ISEIT) - Viseu

  • 2005 - ..... - Lecturer certified by "Conselho Científico - Pedagógico da Formação Contínua" - reference CCPFC/RFO - 18060/04.

  • 1999 - 2000 - Lecturer at Instituto Piaget de Viseu.


 

Current Activities


  • 2014 - ...- Principal Researcher at CESAM, University of Aveiro

  • 2015 (July) - ...- Member of the Executive Comittee of the Doctoral School of the University of Aveiro (Functions in the interface, results and impactparticularly in the strategy for international partnerships and PhD in cotutelle)

Academic Degrees


  • 2018 - Aggregation in Chemistry (Universidade de Aveiro)

  • 2000 - PhD in Chemistry (Universidade de Aveiro)

  • 1996 - Graduation in Analytical Chemistry (Universidade de Aveiro)

Scientific Supervision

In progress (4)
PhD (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Balsa Gomes (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Khawla CHOUCHENE (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): João Pinto da Costa (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Celine Justino de Almeida (ex-CESAM member)

Concluded (8)
Master (Co-supervisor): Renata Marisa Sampaio (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Najet Belkamssa (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Verónica Inês Jesus Oliveira Nogueira (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Toni Pablo Souto Galindo (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Celine Justino de Almeida (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Lurdes Silva (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Katia Reis Duarte (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Lurdes Silva (ex-CESAM member)

Projects

In progress (4)
MARSENSE - Electrochemical biosensor for monitoring organic contaminants in marine environment See more

Microplastics in the marine environment: estimation and assessment of their ecotoxicological effects See more

Microplastox - Microplastics in the marine environment: estimation and ecotoxicological assessment See more

Microbial Production of Bioactive Conjugated Linolenic Acid Isomers to Obtain Functional Ingredients See more

Concluded (11)
ORQUE SUDOE - Research Centre for Environmental Quality in Southwest Europe See more

ReaLISE – Derivation of Risk LImits for the Protection of Soil Ecossystem from emerging compounds See more

Cardiosensor - Nanosensor for assessing the risk of a Cardiovascular Disease Risk Nanosensor See more

Removal of organic compounds and toxicity from olive oil mill wastewater using photocatalytic oxidation See more

Remediation Processes in uranium and other mining areas See more

CAPTAR-Science and Environment for All See more

Development of a new optical fiber biosensor for determination of catecholamines (CATSENSOR) See more

PROBIOCAPS - tailored microencaPsulation technology foR prOBIOtic baCteriA: Production, stability and functionality enhancementS in various See more

VOCSENSOR - Development of a new Optical Fiber Chemical Sensor for in-situ monitoring of VOCs See more

DECORTOX - Decolourization of effluents from pulp and paper mills: removal of organic compounds and toxicity See more

SOLURB - Development of methodologies for the assessment of environmental quality in urban soils See more

Publications

WoS Papers (130)
Other Papers (4)
Books (3)
Book Chapter (10)
Thesis (3)
Communications (82)
Other Publications (11)

CESAM Funding: