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CIEPQPF

Chemical Process Engineering and Forest Products Research Centre

Ana Sofia Fajardo

Name
Position
Qualifications
Ana Fajardo

Ana Sofia dos Santos Fajardo

PhD Student

MsC in Chemical Engineering, Universidade de Coimbra, 2011

Graduation in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra, 2010

BSc in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra, 2008

E-mail address

sofiafajardo@eq.uc.pt

sofia.fajardo@gmail.com

Telephone
+351-239798712/700
Research group
Environment, Reaction, Separation and Thermodynamics (GERST)
Research interests

Advanced Oxidation Processes 

Electrochemical processes 

Liquid effluents treatment

Key publications

Fajardo A.S., Rodrigues, R.F., Martins R.C., Castro, L.M., Quinta-Ferreira R.M. Phenolic Wastewaters Treatment by Electrocoagulation Process using Zn anode. Chem. Eng. J. 2015, 275, 331 – 341 (DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2015.03.116).

Fajardo A.S., Martins R.C., Quinta-Ferreira R.M. Treatment of a Synthetic Phenolic Mixture by Electrocoagulation using Al, Cu, Fe, Pb and Zn as Anode Materials. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2014, 53, 18339 – 18345 (DOI: 10.1021/ie502575d).

Fajardo A.S., Martins R.C., Quinta-Ferreira R.M. Treatment of a simulated phenolic effluent by heterogeneous catalytic ozonation using Pt/Al2O3. Environ. Technol. 2013, 34, 301 – 311 (DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2012.692720).

Fajardo A.S. (2011). Treatment of Liquid Effluents by Catalytic Ozonation and Photo-Fenton’s Processes. MsC Thesis, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra.

Fajardo A.S. (2011). Treatment of Liquid Effluents by Catalytic Ozonation and Photo-Fenton’s Processes. MSc Thesis, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra.

Other information

Six months internship (2015) in Laboratório de Eletroquímica Ambiental e Aplicada, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, with  Professor Dr. Carlos A. Martinez-Huitle, in order to deepen knowledge in electrochemical processes.

Merit scholarship (Prize for best student of the 3rd year of BSc in Chemical Engineering), Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra, 2008.