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Departamento de Engenharia Química da FCTUC

Fernando Bernardo

Name
Position
Qualifications
Fernando Bernardo

Fernando Pedro Martins Bernardo

Assistant Professor

PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2010

Evaluation of Pedagogic Readiness and Scientific Ability, University of Coimbra, 2003

Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 1997  

E-mail address
bernardo@eq.uc.pt
Telephone
+351-239798722
Teaching activities

Product Design

Process Design

Operations Management

Process Systems Engineering

Research group
Process Systems Engineering (GEPSI)
Research interests

Optimal Product and Process Design

Optimization under uncertainty and value of information analysis

Design and optimization of microstructured products and corresponding manufacturing processes

Design of pharmaceutical formulations

Computer-aided chemical engineering education

Funded research projects

Chemical Product Design: A Process Systems Engineering Approach, FCT project (POCI/EQU/59305/04), 2006-2008.

Virtual Laboratories of Chemical Processes, POS_Conhecimento, 2007-2008.

New eco-friendly approaches for the biomanagement of the pinewood nematode vector at Eurasia, FCT project (PTDC/AGR-TEC/3049/2014), 2016-ongoing.

Key publications

Bernardo FP. Integrated process and product design optimization. In: Martín MM, Eden M, Chemmangattuvalappil N, eds. Tools For Chemical Product Design. From Consumer Products to Biomedicine. Vol 39. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 2016:347-372.

Bernardo FP. Model analysis and optimization under uncertainty using thinned cubature formulae. Comput. Chem. Eng. 2016;92:133-142.

Bernardo FP, Saraiva PM. A Conceptual Model for Chemical Product Design. AIChE J. 2015;61(3):802-815.

Bernardo FP. Performance of cubature formulae in probabilistic model analysis and optimization. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 2015;280:110-124.

Bernardo FP, Saraiva PM. A theoretical Model for Transdermal Drug Delivery from Emulsions and its Dependence upon Formulation. J. Pharm. Sci. 2008;97(9):3781-3809. 

Bernardo FP, Saraiva PM. Integrated Process and Product Design Optimization: a Cosmetic Emulsion Application. In: Puigjaner L, Espuña A, eds. ESCAPE-15, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering. Vol 20B. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 2005:1507-1512.

Bernardo FP, Saraiva PM. Value of Information Analysis in Product/Process Design. In: Barbosa-Póvoa P, Matos H, eds. ESCAPE-14, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering. Vol 18. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 2004:151-156.

Bernardo FP, Pistikopoulos EN, Saraiva PM. Quality Costs and Robustness Criteria in Chemical Process Design Optimization. Comput. Chem. Eng. 2001;25:27-40.

Bernardo FP, Pistikopoulos EN, Saraiva PM. Integration and Computational Issues in Stochastic Design and Planning Optimization Problems. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 1999;38:3056-3068.

Theses supervision

Co-supervision of PhD in Chemical Engineering, Identification and modelling of chemical reaction networks, Carolina dos Santos Vertis, 2014-ongoing.

Co-supervision of PhD in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering (EngIQ), Energy optimization of the aromatics plant of Matosinhos refinery, Vanessa Eugénia Cerqueira Araújo, 2015-ongoing.

Orientação Mestrado em Engenharia Química, Desenvolvimento e optimização do método de fabrico de uma emulsão cutânea, Ricardo Jorge Ventura Dias, 2017.

Co-orientação Mestrado em Engenharia Química, Monitorização da formação de micropartículas poliméricas para encapsulamento de princípios activos, Luiza Rodrigues Melo de Lima, 2016.

Co-orientação Mestrado em Química Farmacêutica Industrial, Estudo sistemático da formação de estrutura em processos de microencapsulação por evaporação de solvente, Andreia Sofia Martins Trino, Mestrado em Química Farmacêutica Industrial, 2012.

Other information
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-7339-0706