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Departamento de Engenharia Química da FCTUC

Margarida Quina

Name
Position
Qualifications
Margarida M. J. Quina

Margarida M. J. Quina

Assistant Professor

PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2006

MSc in Engineering Science, University of Coimbra, 1997

Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 1992  

E-mail address

guida@eq.uc.pt

margaridaquina@gmail.com

Telephone
+351-239798721
Teaching activities

Sustentabilidade e Ecologia Industrial

Efluentes e Resíduos Industriais

Tecnologias de Controlo da Poluição Industrial

Efluente Gasosos e Qualidade do Ar

Laboratórios de Engenharia Química

Research group
Environment, Reaction, Separation and Thermodynamics (GERST)
Research interests

Chemical reaction engineering - mathematical modelling, kinetic studies, sensitivity analysis

Environmental Engineering - solid waste management, characterization, treatment and valorization

Environmental Engineering - leaching processes and remediation

Environmental Engineering - biowaste composting processes

Separation processes-heavy metals separation and recovery

Funded research projects

"NanoDC: NanoDC - Electrokinetic remediation of soil contaminated with persistent organic pollutants using iron nanoparticles", funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), 2011-2014.

"Fotovoltaic Systems: From the material extraction to the energy production", financiado pelo programa Icentro – Medida 7.3, funded by program Icentro – Medida 7.3, 2008-2009.

“LABVIRTUAL - Virtual Laboratories of Chemical Processes", funded by POSC, Medida 4.2, 2006-2007.

"Trickle-Bed Reactor for the Treatment of Liquid Effluents by Catalytic Wet Oxidation", funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), 2005-2008.

"Combined Membrane and Ion-Exchange Processes for Recovery and Re-use of Metals", funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), 2005-2008.

CleanOlGel- Funcionalização de aerogéis à base de sílica para tratamento de efluentes com compostos fenólicos, QREN, 2013-2015.

Key publications

M.J. Quina, J.C.M. Bordado, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, Recycling of air pollution control residues from municipal solid waste incineration into lightweight aggregates, Waste Management 34 (2014) 430-438. doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2013.10.029 

M.J. Quina, J.C. Bordado, R.M. Quinta-Ferreira, Stabilization/solidification of APC residues from MSW incineration with hydraulic binders and chemical additives, J. Hazard. Mater., 264 (2014) 107-116. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.11.014

L. Falco, M.J. Quina, L.M. Gando-Ferreira, H. Thomas, G. Curutchet, Solvent extraction studies for separation of Zn(II) and Mn(II) from spent batteries leach solutions, Separation Science and Technology, 49 (3)  (2014)  398-409. doi: 10.1080/01496395.2013.850510

M.R. Soares, M.J. Quina, R. Quinta-Ferreira, Co-composting of eggshell waste in self- heating reactors: Monitoring and end-product quality, Bioresource Technology, 148 (2013) 293-301. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2013.08.151

M.R. Soares, M.J. Quina, R. Quinta-Ferreira, Prediction of free air space in initial compostimg mixtures by a statistical design approach, J. Environ. Manage. 128 (2013) 75-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.04.041

S. Fernandes, I. Romão, C.M.R. Abreu, M.J. Quina, L.M. Gando-Ferreira, Selective separation of Cr(III) and Fe(III) from liquid effluents using a chelating resin, Water Science and Technology, 66(9) (2012) 1968-1976. doi: 10.2166/wst.2012.406

M. Perdigoto, R. Martins, N. Rocha, M.J. Quina, L.M. Gando-Ferreira, R. Patrício, L. Durães, Application of hydrophobic silica based aerogels and xerogels for removal of toxic organic compounds from aqueous solutions. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 380(1) (2012) 134-140. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2012.04.062

R.C. Martins, D.V. Lopes, M.J. Quina, R. Quinta-Ferreira. Treatment improvement of urban landfill leachates by fenton-like process using ZVI, Chemical Engineering Journal, 192, (2012) 219-225 

M.J. Quina, R. Pedro, L.M. Gando-Ferreira, R. Quinta-Ferreira, A national inventory to estimate release of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in Portugal, Chemosphere, 85 (11), (2011) 1749-1758. 

M.J. Quina, J.C.M. Bordado, R.M. Quinta Ferreira, Treatment and use of air pollution control residues from msw incineration: an overview, Waste Manage. 28(11), (2008) 2097-2121.  doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2007.08.030

Theses supervision

Dany Geraldo Kramer Cavalcanti e Silva, Desenvolvimento de nanocompósito hidroxiapatita(HAp)/poliuretano (PU) pela gelação (gelling) de poli álcool vinílico (PVA) para remoção de metais pesados, Tese de Doutoramento, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), 18 de Outubro, Natal, Brasil, 2013. (co-orientador).

Micaela A. Rocha Soares (ongoing). Valorization of eggshells by composting processes. PhD thesis. University of Coimbra.

Daniela Vanessa Rosendo Lopes (ongoing), Valorisation of industrial wastes for environmental remediation. PhD thesis. University of Coimbra.

Abílio Filipe Saraiva Paulino, Estabilização de resíduos ricos em matéria orgânicas: avaliação e tratamento, Dissertação de MIEQ, 2013.

Joana Rita Cardoso da Costa Marques, Remoção e recuperação do Cr (III) de efluentes da indústria de curtumes, Dissertação de MIEQ (co-orientação), 2013. 

Sofia Catarina Santos Marto, Avaliação da capacidade de adsorção de compostos enriquecidos com casca de ovo para remover chumbo de soluções aquosas. Dissertação de MIEQ, 2013. 

Ana Carlos Portugal Neto, Recycling of electric and electronic equipments, Dissertação de MIEA,  2013. 

Diana Soraia Martins de Faria, Análise da evolução do grau de maturação em processos de compostagem, Dissertação de MIEQ, 2012 

Telma Catarina Fernandes Silveiro, Estudo do efeito da aplicação de compostos humificados com casca de ovo em solos contaminados, Dissertação de MIEA, 2012 

Elsa Marina Santos Neto, Synthesis and characterization of nano zero-valent iron particles for environmental remediation, Dissertação de MIEA, 2012

Other information

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9651-2427

Integra a equipa de docentes do curso de ensino à distância "Poluição e Controlo de Emissões Gasosas", Universidade de Coimbra