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Célia Alves

Célia Alves

Principal Researcher

  • Researcher ID E-7583-2013
  • ORCID 0000-0003-3231-3186
  • Department: Environment
  • Research Group: Atmospheric Processes & Modelling
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : RID=E-7583-2013 NOT ti=ecstasy NOT ti=schist


Research interests

Air quality
Source apportionment
Emissions
Aerosols

Academic degrees

Pre-Bologna Graduation in Environmental Engineering
Master in Environmental Technology
PhD in Environmental Applied Sciences
Habilitation in Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Scientific activities

Jan 2014-present: Principal Researcher, Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM), Univ. Aveiro
Sept. 2005-Dec 2013: Assistant Researcher, CESAM, University of Aveiro
Mar. 2001-Sept. 2005: Assistant Prof., Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo
1997/2000: Fellowship, University of Aveiro, PhD grant by the Portuguese Science Foundation
2nd semester 1998/99: Monitor Prof., University of Aveiro – Depart. of Environment
1996: Fellowship (PhD grant), University of Aveiro – João Jacinto de Magalhães Foundation
1995/96: Fellowship, University of Minho, MSc Grant by the Portuguese Science Foundation
Dec 1992-Feb 1995: Assistant Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Guarda
1992/93: Invited Professor, Teachers’ Formation Centre (CIFOP), University of Aveiro
1991/92: Monitor Professor, University of Aveiro – Department of Environment

Others

- Member of the evaluation panel of international projets: Academy of Finland; Fondecyt/Conicyt (Chile), Austria Science Fund; The National Science Centre (Poland); Innovative Projects/Infractrutures (TU Wein, Áustria); Austrian Climate Research Programme; Environmental Protection Agency of Ireland

- Member of the evaluation panel of applications to PhD scholarships submitted to the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology

- Associate Editor of Atmospheric Research (Elsevier) and Air Quality Atmosphere and Health (Springer)

- Invited editor of two special volumes of WoS journals, one Springer Handbook and one Book of Abstracts of International Conference

- Consultant of various Chilean and Spanish research projects

- Regular reviewer of more than 30 scientific journals

Publications

Projects

SOPRO - Chemical and toxicological SOurce PROfiling of particulate matter in urban air See more

CLICURB - Urban atmospheric quality, climate change and resilience See more

AIRUSE - Testing and Development of Air Quality Mitigation Measures in Southern Europe See more

URBE - Source apportionment of URBan Emissions of primary particulate matter See more

Investigation of mineral dust at two measurement stations at the northern and southern islands at the Cape Verdes: harmonization of techniques, data evaluation and intercomparison of results - Action nºA45/12 between Univ. of Aveiro and Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research See more

SINPHONIE - Schools Indoor Pollution and Health: Observatory Network in Europe See more

Size distribution of carbonaceous aerosol particles at different Iberian locations See more

Impact of indoor environment on human health See more

BIOEMI: Contribution of biomass combustion to air pollutant emissions See more

EUCAARI - European Integrated Project on Aerosol Cloud Climate and Air Quality Interactions See more

A study of the PM2.5 fraction of the atmospheric particulate matter in the Iberian Peninsula - source assessment and analysis of major compounds (inorganic constituents, elemental and organic carbon) See more

Atmospheric Aerosol Impacts on Human Health See more

Chemical characterisation of PM2.5 and PM10 urban aerosol See more

Scientific Supervision

PhD (Main Supervisor): Estela Alexandra Domingos Vicente (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Tiago Faria (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Margarita Evtyugina (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Ana Margarida Proença Vicente (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Estela Vicente (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Cátia Barbosa (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Diogo Lopes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Rita Moreira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Joana Gomes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Binh Vu (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Sónia Vieira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Patrícia da Silva Fernandes (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Telma Marques (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Marta Sendão (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Carlos Batista (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Isabel Calvo Gordaliza (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Marelene Wendy Mora (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Mélody Sousa (not a CESAM member)

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

Master (Co-supervisor): Pedro Silva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Paula Aquino (not a CESAM member)

Bolsa no âmbito do projeto AIRUSE (Main Supervisor): Márcio Alexandre Correia Duarte (ex-CESAM member)

Bolsa de investigação no âmbito do projeto AIRUSE (Main Supervisor): Estela Alexandra Domingos Vicente (CESAM member)

Bolsa de investigação no âmbito do projeto URBE (Main Supervisor): Sónia Isabel Azevedo da Rocha (ex-CESAM member)

Bolsa de investigação no âmbito do projeto Sinphonie (Main Supervisor): Márcio Alexandre Correia Duarte (ex-CESAM member)

Bolsa de investigação no âmbito do projeto Sinphonie (Main Supervisor): Joana Rocha e Silva (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Estela Alexandra Domingos Vicente (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Cátia Gonçalves (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Priscilla Nascimento Pegas (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Fátima Mirante (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Ana Margarida Proença Vicente (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Roberta Cerasi Urban (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Enow Frieda Bate-Epey (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Ana Cruz (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Margarita Evtyugina (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Nuno Canha (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Priscilla Nascimento Pegas (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Ana Isabel Calvo Gordaliza (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Sanja Milosavljević (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Danilo Custódio (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Priscilla Nascimento Pegas (ex-CESAM member)

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

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

Supervision of post-graduation students

CONCLUDED PhD THESES:

- Cruz, Ana (2016) Spatio-temporal evaluation of air quality and its influence on morbidity. PhD in Environmental Sciences (specialisation in Environmental Epidemiology). University of Delft, The Netherlans. Co-supervision with Bert Wolterbeek (Technical University of Delft) and M. Carmo Freitas (Technological and Nuclear Institute, Lisbon).

- Urban, Roberta C. (2014) A utilização de levoglucosano como marcador de queima de biomassa no material particulado de uma região canavieira do Estado de São Paulo. Sandwich PhD in Chemistry. São Paulo State University at Ribeirão Preto (Co-supervision with Prof. Lúcia Campos from USP-RP)

- Mirante, Fátima (2013) Size-fractionated atmospheric particulate matter in the Iberian Peninsula. PhD in Environmental Sciences and Engineering. Department of Environment, University of Aveiro (Co-supervision: Casimiro Pio).

- Pegas, Priscilla (2012) Indoor air quality in elementary schools of Lisbon and Aveiro. PhD in Environmental Sciences and Engineering. Department of Environment, University of Aveiro (Co-supervision: Margarita Evtyugina).

- Vicente, Ana (2012) Characterisation of gas and particle emissions from wildfires. PhD in Environmental Sciences and Engineering. Department of Environment, University of Aveiro (Co-supervision: Casimiro Pio).

- Gonçalves, Cátia (2011). Contribution of biomass combustion to air pollutant emissions. PhD in Environmental Sciences. Department of Environment, University of Aveiro.

ONGOING PhD THESES:

- Vicente, Estela (2017-...) Chemical fingerprinting and toxicity of particulate matter from indoor sources. PhD in Environmental Sciences and Engineering. Department of Environment, University of Aveiro. Co-supervisors: Marta Almeida and Teresa Pinheiro (IST).

- Faria, Tiago (2017-...) Children exposure to particulate matter inorganic and organic chemical compounds: characterization and sources identification. PhD in Environmental Engineering. Technical University of Lisbon. Co-supervision with Marta Almeida.

MASTER THESES:

- Guimarães, Cátia (2017) Evaluation of air quality of Fogo Isaland (Cabo Verde). MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision: Teresa Nunes.

- Sousa, Mélody (2015) Caracterization of fly ashes from biomass combustion in a fluidised bed reactor. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision with Luís Tarelho.

- Silva, Catarina (2015) Suspended particulate matter in the indoor air of the Oporto subway. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision with Mário Cerqueira.

- Silva, Pedro (2014) Contribution and characterisation of PM from road ressuspension.  MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro (co-supervision with T. Nunes).

- Barbosa, Cátia (2013) Characterization of the elemental composition of PM2.5 emitted by ligh-duty vehicles. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision with Mário Cerqueira.

- Gomes, Joana (2013) Chemical and granulometric characterization of PMx from road emissions. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision withTeresa Nunes.

- Vicente, Estela (2013) Measures to mitigate emissions from residential biomass combustion. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision with Teresa Nunes.

- Moreira, Rita (2013) Caracterização química de partículas emitidas pela restauração. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision with Teresa Nunes.

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Calvo,  Ana I.(2013) Caracterización del aerosol generado durante la combustión de residuos de biomasa forestal y lodos del tratamiento de aguas en un reactor de lecho fluidizado burbujeante. Depart. of Physics. University of Granada. Granada, Spain. Master.

- Lopes, Diogo (2013) Determination of emission factors of exhaust gases from vehicles. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision with Teresa Nunes.

- Vu, B. (2011) Mutagenecity asessment of aerosols in emissions from wood combustion. Joint European Master in Environmental Studies (JEMES). Aveiro Univ., Aalborg Univ., Techn. Univ. Hamburg, Univ. Autónoma de Barcelona. Co-supervision: Ruth Pereira.

- Aquino, P.Q. (2011) Genotoxicity of fine particles from wood combustion. Joint European Master in Environmental Studies (JEMES). Aveiro Univ., Aalborg Univ., Techn. Univ. Hamburg, Univ. Autónoma de Barcelona. Co-supervision with Prof. Wolfgang Ahlf.

- Vieira. Sónia (2011) Caracterisation of particles in the indoor air of Aveiro schools. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision: Priscilla Pegas.

- Marques, Telma (2009) Caracterisation of particles in urban atmospheres: apolar constituents and emission sources. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro.

- Fernandes, Ana P. (2009) Caracterisation of particles and gases emitted by biomass combustion systems. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Co-supervision: Luís Tarelho.

- Batista, Carlos (2008) Comparative evaluation of the air quality in rural, urban and industrial areas of Portugal. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro.

- Sendão, Marta (2008) Air pollution and its impact on health of the Lisbon's local population. MSc in Environmental Engineering. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS:

- Custódio, Danilo (2017) Secondary Aerosol: Precursors and contribution to the atmospheric particulate matter. Pos Doc in Environmental Sciences and Engineering. University of Aveiro (Grant FAPESP). Co-orientação com Pérola Vasconcellos (USP)

- Evtyugina, Margarita (2017-...) Cooking activities in Brazilian and Portuguese cities: emissions and implications.  Pos Doc in Environmental Sciences and Engineering. University of Aveiro (Co-supervision: Marta Almeida, IST; Sérgio Correa, UERJ)

- Canha, Nuno (2015-...) Fingerprints and toxicity of gas and particle organic compounds from indoor sources. Pos Doc in Environmental Sciences and Engineering. University of Aveiro (Co-supervision: Marta Almeida, IST)

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Gonçalves, Cátia (2013-...) Unravelling chemical fingerprints of atmospheric aerosols from contrasting Brazilian regions. Post-Doc CAPES fellowships for attracting young talents. University of Campinas, Brazil (co-supervision with Prof. Bernardino Figueiredo from Unicamp).

- Vicente, Ana (2013-...) Particle emissions from cooking activities. PPosDoc in Environmental Sciences. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro.

- Pegas, Priscilla (2013) Fingerprints and toxicity of gas and particle organic compounds from indoor sources. PosDoc in Environmental Sciences. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro (Co-supervision: Marta Almeida and Ruth Pereira).

- Gonçalves, Cátia (2012-2013) Particle characterisation, source apportionment and long range dust transport into the Cape Verde atmospheric observatory. PosDoc in Environmental Sciences. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro.

- Milosavljević, Sanja (2011) Molecular markers for source characterisation of organic matter in aerosols - learning and implementation to the sea surface microlayer investigations. Short-term Post-Doc fellowship in the frame of the COST Action ES 801.

- Calvo, Ana (2010-2013) Emissions from forest, agriculture and domestic biomass burning. PosDoc in Environmental Sciences. Department of Environment. University of Aveiro.

Edition and peer review referee work:

- Environmental Science and Technology
- Atmospheric Environment
- Chemosphere
- Science of the Total Environment
- Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
- Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association
- Química Nova
- Water, Air & Soil Pollution
- Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry
- Science Asia
- Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society
- Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health
- Geophysical Research Letters
- Journal of Chromatography A
- Environmental Reviews
- Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
- Journal of Environmental Monitoring
- International Journal of Environmental Health Research
- Tellus
- Atmospheric Pollution Research
- Environmental Technology
- Journal of Hazardous Materials
- International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry
- Applied Geochemistry
- Environmental Science and Pollution Research
- Energy & Fuels
- International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
- Aerosol and Air Quality Research
- Environmental Engineering Science
- Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences
- Atmosfera
- Atmosphere
- Particuology


ASSOCIATE EDITOR of Atmospheric Research (Elsevier)

ASSOCIATE EDITOR of Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health (Springer)

Section EDITOR of "Handbook of Global Environmental Pollution" (Springer)

GUEST EDITOR of a special volume on "Aerosols from Biomass Burning" of "The Scientific World Journal"

Participation in research projects:

PROJETOS BILATERAIS

- Project nº 29574 FCT/FAPESP. "Chemical and toxicological SOurce PROfiling of particulate matter in urban air " - SOPRO.  



NATIONAL PROJECTS


- Project JNICT/DGA “Hidrocarbonetos Voláteis em Massas de Ar com Origem Urbana” (PEAM/NMA/64 1995), participating researcher

- Study of the industrial wastes production for the implementation of a geo-referenciated database (Protocol SPV/ESTG-IPVC), participating researcher

- Air quality monitoring in the scope of "VianaPolis" (Protocol ESTG-IPVC nº 420/2/PT001), Project Coordinator

- Chemical characterisation of PM2.5 and PM10 urban aerosol (POCI/AMB/60267/2004), participating researcher

- Atmospheric aerosol impacts on human health (POCI/AMB/55878/2004), participating researcher

- Atmospheric photochemical pollution in the Northeast of Portugal: origin, transport and dispersion (FOTONET), GG/GGP/ME611-0165/05, participating researcher

- Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons contamination in Lisbon urban atmosphere (PTDC/AMB/65699/2006), participating researcher

- Impact of indoor environment on human health (PTDC/SAU-ESA/65597/2006), participating researcher

- Contribution of biomass combustion to air pollutant emissions (BIOEMI), PTDC/AMB/65706/2006, Project Coordinator

- Source apportionment of URBan Emissions of primary particulate matter (URBE), PTDC/AAC-AMB/117956/2010, Project Coordinator

- Fogo Island volcano: multi disciplinary Research on 2014 Eruption (FIRE), PTDC/GEOGEO/1123/2014, participating researcher

ISY-AIR: An integrated system for urban scale air quality assessment and forescastMIT-EXPL/IRA/0023/2017, coordinator at Univ of Aveiro

♦ EUROPEAN PROJECTS

- Aerosols formation from biogenic organic carbon (AEROBIC), ENV4-CT95-0049, participating researcher

- Origin and formation of secondary organic aerosol (OSOA), EVK2-CT-1999-00016, participating researcher

- EUCAARI - European Integrated project on Aerosol Cloud Climate and Air Quality interactions (Contract Nº 036833), participating researcher

- SINPHONIE - Schools Indoor Pollution and Health: Observatory Network in Europe (1/10/2010-30/9/2012),  Directorate General for Health and Consumer Affairs (DG SANCO), participating researcher

- AIRUSE - Testing and Development of Air Quality Mitigation Measures in Southern Europe, LIFE11 ENV/ES/000584, 1/10/2012-30/9/2016, Principal Investigator of the UA team


♦ BILATERAL ACTIONS

- A study of the PM2.5 fraction of the atmospheric particulate matter in the Iberian Peninsula - source assessment and analysis of major compounds (inorganic constituents, elemental and organic carbon), Bilateral Luso-Spanish Programme between the Univ. of Aveiro and the Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEMAT), Madrid, Action nº E-84/07; 01/01/2007-01/12/2008; Project Coordinator

-  Size distribution of carbonaceous aerosol particles at different Iberian locations- Bilateral Luso-Spanish Programme between the Univ. of Aveiro and the Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEMAT), Madrid, Action nº E-130/10; 01/01/2010-31/12/2012; Project Coordinator

-  Investigation of mineral dust at two measurement stations at the northern and southern islands at the Cape Verdes: harmonization of techniques, data evaluation and intercomparison of results - Luso-German Bilateral Action between the Univ. of Aveiro and the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Action nº A-45/12; 01/01/2012-31/12/2013; participating researcher

OTHER INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

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AERORAIN - Influencia de la precipitación en la concentración de material particulado y de polen: consecuencias climáticas y clínicas, CGL2014-52556-R, Financiamento do Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad de España, Proponent - Univ. Leon, Spain (01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017), participating researcher

- AEROCLIMA – Influencia de la estructura de los aerosoles de combustión sobre el cambio climático, CIVP16A1811, Financiamento da Fundación Ramón Areces, Proponent - CIEMAT, Madrid (27/06/2012 - 26/06/2015), participating researcher


CESAM Funding: