Este site utiliza cookies para lhe proporcionar uma melhor experiência de utilização. Ao navegar aceita a política de cookies.
OK, ACEITO

Paulo Ferreira

Name
Position
Qualifications
Paulo Ferreira

Paulo Jorge Tavares Ferreira

Assistant Professor

Aggregation in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2019

PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2000

Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 1987

E-mail address
paulo@eq.uc.pt
Telephone
+351-239798747
Teaching activities

Transport Phenomena (heat and mass transfer)

Separation Processes

Pulp Science and Technology

Paper Science and Technology

Physico-Chemical Treatments

PhD programs: Chemical Engineering; AdvaMTech – Advanced Materials and Processing

Research group
Particles, Polymers and Biomaterials Technology (PPB)
Research interests

Analysis, characterization and functionalization of pulps, fibres, paper fillers and pigments

Pulp and paper surface studies: physico-chemical characterization

Characterization and uses of nanocelulloses

Surface sizing, pigmentizing, nanocoating, and printability in woodfree printing and writing papers

Flocculation anf fiber flow studies in papermaking

Funded research projects

1. Inpactus - Innovative products and technologies from Eucalyptus. SI I&DT 07/SI/2015, POCI-01-0247-FEDER-021874.

Principal researcher at UC

01.02.2018-31.01.2022

2. Shellution – Development of ECO inovative products by using biogenic calcium carbonate 03/SI/2017/I&DT, POCI-01-0247-FEDER-033657 – Aviso.

Team member

01.07.2018-30.06.2020

3. ToxApp4NanoCELFI: A predictive toxicology approach to characterize potential respiratory effects of functionalized nanocellulose fibers in a co-culture system / Uma abordagem de toxicologia preditiva para a caracterização dos potenciais efeitos respiratórios de fibras denanocelulose funcionalizadas num sistema de co-cultura. Projeto FCT – PTDC 2017 - 02/SAU-PUB/2017/IC&DT 3258

Principal researcher at UC

04.10.2018 - 03.10.2021

4. MATIS – Sustainable materials and industrial technologies. CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-000014

Team member

01.01.2017 a 31.12.2020

5. FilCNF: New generation of composite films of cellulose nanofibrils with mineral particles as high strength materials with gas barrier properties / Nova geração de filmes compósitos de nanofibrilas de celulose e partículas minerais como materiais de elevada resistência mecânica e propriedades de barreira a gases. FCT – PTDC 2017 – 02/SAICT/2017/ IC&DT 31884.

Team member

01.01.2018-31.12.2021.

Key publications

1. Lourenço, A. F., Gamelas, J. A. F., Nunes, T., Amaral, J., Mutjé, P., Ferreira, P. J. (2017). Influence of TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibrils on the properties of filler-containing papers. Cellulose, 24(1), 349-362.

2. Gamelas, J.A.F., Pedrosa, J., Lourenço, A.F., Mutjé, P., González, I., Chinga-Carrasco, G., Singh, G., Ferreira, P. J. T. (2015). On the morphology of cellulose nanofibrils obtained by TEMPO-mediated oxidation and mechanical treatment. Micron, 72, 28-33.

3. Gamelas, J. A. F., Lourenço, A. F., Xavier, M., Ferreira, P. J. (2014). Modification of precipitated calcium carbonate with cellulose esters and use as filler in papermaking. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 92, 2425-2430.

4. Lourenço, A. F., Gamelas, J. A. F., Zscherneck, C., Ferreira, P. J. (2013). Evaluation of Silica-Coated PCC as New Modified Filler for Papermaking. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(14), 5095−5099.

5. Moutinho, I. M. T., Ferreira, P. J. T., Figueiredo, M. L. (2011). Paper surface chemistry as a tool to improve inkjet printing quality. Bioresources, 6(4), 4259-4270.

6. Rasteiro, M. G., Garcia, F.A.P. Ferreira, P., Blanco, A., Negro, C., Antunes, E. (2008). The use of LDS as a tool to evaluate flocculation mechanisms. Chemical Engineering and Processing, 47(8): 1329-1338.

7. Antunes, E., Garcia, F.A.P., Ferreira, P., Blanco, A., Negro, C., Rasteiro, M. G. (2008). Use of new branched polyacrylamides to improve retention and drainage in papermaking. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 47(23), 9370-9375.

8. Moutinho, I. M. T., Ferreira, P. J. T., Figueiredo, M. L. (2007). Impact of surface sizing on inkjet printing quality. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 46(19), 6183-6188.

9. Moura, M. J., Ferreira, P. J., Figueiredo, M. M. (2005). Mercury intrusion porosimetry in pulp and paper technology. Powder Technology, 160(2), 61-66.~

10. Barreiros, F. M., Ferreira, P. J., Figueiredo, M. M. (1996). Calculating shape factors from particle sizing data. Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 13(6), 368-373.

Theses supervision

1. E. globulus based formable papers. Doutoramento de Cátia Andreia Alves Almeida.

Doutoramento em ambiente empresarial, no RAIZ (grupo The Navigator Company)

Nonwoven fiber network structures with funtionalized Eucalyptus fibers. Doutoramento de Anabela Silva Santos. Doutoramento em ambiente empresarial, no RAIZ (grupo The Navigator Company).

Em co-orientação com o Prof. Doutor Thaddeus Maloney (Universidade de Aalto, Finlândia)

2. New retention agents by cationization of cellulosic materials. Doutoramento de Jorge Filipe Silva Pedrosa. Doutoramento no âmbito do projeto Inpactus

3. Microfibrilated cellulose as reinforcing agent and new surface coating formulation. Doutoramento de Mohit Sharma. Doutoramento no âmbito do projeto Inpactus,

4. Improvement of functional properties of different paper grades through the use of cellulose nanofibrils. Doutoramento de Ana Filipa Martins Lourenço (Bolseira FCT - SFRH/BDE/108095/2015).

Doutoramento com a Indústria, em parceria com o Grupo The Navigator Company.

5. Hot water pre-extraction of hardwoods: impact of processing on extract and pulp properties. Doutoramento de Gustavo Vieira Gonçalves Pacheco Duarte (bolseiro FCT – SFRH/BD/18193/2004)

Doutoramento misto, em parceria com a State University of New York

6. Physical and chemical interactions on paper surface – Impact on the printability of papers produced with E. globulus kraft pulps. Doutoramento da licenciada Isabel Maria Teixeira Moutinho (bolseira FCT – SFRH/BD/18197/2004).

Other information

Curiculum Vitae (summary) at: http://www.eq.uc.pt/~paulo/CVitae/Paulo_Ferreira_CVitae_Summary.pdf