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Departamento de Engenharia Química da FCTUC

Fernando Garcia


Fernando Augusto Pinto Garcia

Retired Associate Professor; Researcher

Aggregation in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra

PhD in Chemical Engineering

MSc in Biological Engineering

Diploma in Chemical Engineering

E-mail address
Research group
Particles, Polymers and Biomaterials Technology (PPB)
Research interests

Multiphase flow systems


Environmental technology

Sustainability issues

Key publications

Ineide Pinheiro, Paulo J. Ferreira, Fernando A. Garcia, Marco S. Reis, Ana C. Pereira, Christine Wandrey, Hamideh Ahmadloo, José L. Amaral, David Hunkeler and Maria G. Rasteiro, “An experimental design methodology to evaluate the importance of different parameters on flocculation by polyelectrolytes”, Powder Technology, 238, 2–13, 2013.

P. M. Faia, R. Silva, M. G. Rasteiro, F. A. P. Garcia, A. R. Ferreira, M. J. Santos, J. B. Santos, A. P. Coimbra, “Imaging particulate two-phase flow with Electric Impedance Tomography”, Particulate Science and Technology, 30 (4), 329-342, 2012.

M. G. Rasteiro, R. Silva, F. A. P. Garcia and P. Faia, “Electrical Tomography: a review of configurations and applications to particulate processes”, KONA Powder and Particle Journal, 29, 67-80, 2011.

Carla A.F. Ventura, Fernando A.P. Garcia, Paulo J. Ferreira, M. Graca Rasteiro, “Modelling the turbulent flow of pulp suspensions”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50 (16), 9735-9742, 2011. 

T. O. Chimamkpam, M. G. Rasteiro, F.A.P. Garcia, E. Antunes,  P. Ferreira,  D. Hunkeler, C. Wandrey, “Solution viscosity and flocculation characteristics of linear polymeric flocculants in various media”, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 89 (7A), 1037-1044, 2011.

Antunes, E., Garcia, F.A.P., Ferreira, P., Blanco, A., Negro, C., Rasteiro, M.G., “Modelling PCC flocculation by bridging mechanism using population balances: effect of polymer characteristics on flocculation”, Chemical Engineering Science, 65 (12), 3798-3807, 2010.

Rasteiro, M.G., Garcia, F.A.P., Ferreira, P., Antunes, E., Wandrey, C., Hunkeler, D., “Flocculation by Cationic Polyelectrolytes: Relating Efficiency with Polyelectrolyte Characteristics”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 116 (6), 3603-2612, 2010.

Other information
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7759-4818