Ana Maria Antunes Dias
Chemical Engineering, University of Aveiro, 2005
Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Aveiro, 2000
|Particles, Polymers and Biomaterials Technology (PPB)|
Biomedical engineering and drug delivery systems
Medicated wound dressings
Ionic liquids and their applications
High-pressure and supercritical fluids
Supercritical fluid extraction from natural products
Funded research projects
Reference: PTDC/SAU-BEB/71395/2006, “Bioactive wound dressings prepared by supercritical impregnation with natural drugs obtained from amazonian species”.
Reference: PTDC/SAU-FCF/71399/2006, “Preparation of therapeutic ophthalmic articles using molecular imprinting methods and supercritical fluids”.
Reference: PTDC/QUI/71398/2006, “Polymer plasticization and compatibility using Green Technologies. Application of ionic liquids and supercritical fluids”.
L.I.F. Moura, A.M.A. Dias, E.C. Leal, L. Carvalho, H.C. de Sousa, E. Carvalho, ‘Chitosan-based dressings loaded with neurotensin. An efficient strategy to improve early diabetic wound healing’, Acta Biomaterialia, 10, 843-857, 2014
A.M.A. Dias, A.R. Cortez, M. Barsan, J.B.Santos, C.M.A. Brett, H.C. de Sousa, ‘Development of greener multi-responsive chitosan biomaterials doped with biocompatible ammonium ionic liquids’, ACS Sustainable Chemical Engineering, 11, 1480-1492, 2013
A.M.A. Dias, A. Rey-Rico R.A. Oliveira, S. Marceneiro, C.Alvarez-Lorenzo, A.Concheiro, R.N.C. Júnior, M.E.M. Braga, H.C. de Sousa, Supercritical carbon dioxide technologies for the preparation of natural-based wound dressings loaded with jucá (Caesalpinia Ferrea) extracts, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 74, 34-45, 2013
A.M.A. Dias, S. Marceneiro, M.E.M. Braga, J.F.J. Coelho, A.G.M. Ferreira, P.N. Simões, I.M. Veiga, L.C. Tomé, I.M. Marrucho, J.M.S.S. Esperança, A. Matias, C.M.M. Duarte, L.P.N. Rebelo, H.C. de Sousa, Phosphonium-based ionic liquids as polymeric modifiers and their influence on the properties of biomedical grade poly(vinyl chloride), Acta Biomaterialia, 8, 1366-1379, 2012
A.M.A. Dias, P. Santos, I.J. Seabra, R.N.C. Júnior, M.E.M. Braga, H.C. de Sousa, Spilanthol from Spilanthes oleracea Flowers, Leaves and Stems Obtained by Selective Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 61, 62-70, 2012
S. Marceneiro, M.E.M. Braga, A.M.A. Dias, H.C. de Sousa, Measurement and Correlation of Naphthoquinone’s Solubility in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, Journal of Chemical Engineering Data, 56, 4173-4182, 2011
A.M.A. Dias, I.J. Seabra, M.E.M. Braga, P. Ferreira, M.H. Gil, H.C. de Sousa, Development of Natural-Based Wound Dressings Impregnated With Bioactive Compounds and Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 408, 9-19, 2011
A.M.A. Dias, J. Pamies, H. Carrier, JL Daridon, L.F. Vega, J.A.P. Coutinho, I.M. Marrucho, Vapor – Liquid Equilibrium of Carbon Dioxide – Perfluoroalkane Mixtures: Experimental Data and SAFT Modeling, Industrial Engineering & Chemistry Research, 45, 2341-2350, 2005
A.M.A Dias, M.G. Freire, J.A.P. Coutinho, I.M. Marrucho, Solubility of Oxygen in Liquid Perfluorocarbons, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 222-223, 325-330, 2004
Cinara Vasconcelos da Silva (co-supervision with Dra Mara Braga (DEQ-FCTUC) and Dr. Sílvio Melo form University of Bahia, Brasil) - PhD Thesis in Industrial Processes in Chemical Engineering: ‘Development and impregnation of biopolymers with natural products, using supercritical fluid technologies for pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications’ , 2013/ongoing.
Sofia Marceneiro (co-supervision with Dr. Hermínio C. de Sousa (DEQ-FCTUC) and Eng. Elizabete Pinho (TMG Automotive, Famalicão, Portugal)) - PhD Thesis in Chemical Engineering (BDE): ‘Novel and greener additives to reduce emissions and field-failures of plastic-based materials used in the automotive interior upholstery, particularly seating areas’ 2014/ongoing.
Ana Alexandra Rebelo Cortez (co-supervision with Dr. Hermínio C. de Sousa (DEQ-FCTUC)) - MSc Thesis in Biomedical Engineering: 'Development and characterization of chitosan and carboxybutylchitosan base materials doped with biocompatible ionic liquids for the preparation of responsive-intelligent polymers for biomedical applications', DEQ/FCTUC, 2011/2012.
Filipe Gomes (co-supervision with Dr. Hermínio C. de Sousa (DEQ-FCTUC)) - MSc Thesis in Chemical Engineering: ‘Natural-based poly(ionic liquids) as smart soft materials’, DEQ/FCTUC, 2012/2013.
Martin Jakubec (co-supervision with Dra. Graça Rasteiro (DEQ-FCTUC)) - Erasmus MSc Thesis student from Prague Institute of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic, ‘Physical cross-linked of modified chitosan microparticles’, DEQ/FCTUC, 2013
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0865-0257