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Research Output at NOVA 1987 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Production of high calorific value biochars by low temperature pyrolysis of lipid wastes and lignocellulosic biomass

Durão, L., Gonçalves, M., Nobre, C., Alves, O., Brito, P. & Mendes, B., 1 Jan 2019, Innovation, Engineering and Entrepreneurship. Veiga, G., Machado, J. & Soares, F. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 655-661 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 505).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Calorific value
Lipids
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Sawdust
1 Citation (Scopus)

Upgrading of refuse derived fuel through torrefaction and carbonization: Evaluation of RDF char fuel properties

Nobre, C., Vilarinho, C., Alves, O., Mendes, B. & Gonçalves, M., 15 Aug 2019, In : Energy. 181, p. 66-76 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Refuse derived fuels
Carbonization
Heating
Energy efficiency
Calorific value
2018

Gasification of pellets produced from blends of biomass wastes and refuse derived fuel char

Nobre, C., Gonçalves, M., Longo, A., Vilarinho, C. & Mendes, B., 1 Jan 2018, ECOS 2018 - Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. UMDGEO - Department of Geography of University of Minho

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Refuse derived fuels
Gasification
Biomass
Ashes
biomass

Production of low-cost adsorbents by torrefaction of biomass wastes from Arundo donax L. and Phoenix canariensis

Correia, R., Nobre, C., Gonçalves, M. & Mendes, B., 2018, ECOS 2018 - Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. UMDGEO - Department of Geography of University of Minho

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adsorbents
dye
Biomass
Dyes
biomass

Pyrolysis of lipid wastes under different atmospheres: vacuum, nitrogen and methane

Durão, L., Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., Oliveira, A., Nobre, C., Mendes, B., Kolaitis, T. & Tsoutsos, T., 1 Jan 2018, WASTES - Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II - Selected papers from the 4th edition of the International Conference Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 2017. de Lurdes Lopes, M., Vilarinho, C. & Castro, F. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 425-430 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

pyrolysis
methane
lipid
atmosphere
oil

Upgrading of refuse derived fuel through torrefaction: Evaluation of RDF char fuel properties

Nobre, C., Gonçalves, M., Vilarinho, C. & Mendes, B., 2018, ECOS 2018 - Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. UMDGEO - Department of Geography of University of Minho

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Refuse derived fuels
Coal ash
Raw materials
evaluation
refuse derived fuel
2017
29 Citations (Scopus)
Carbonization
Ashes
Biomass
biomass
ash
2016

Bioremediation of Agro-industrial Effluents Using Chlorella Microalgae

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., Mendes, B., Viegas, C. & Soares, L., 2016, Technological Innovation for CyberPhysical Systems. Springer International Publishing, Vol. 470. p. 523-530

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

industrial effluents
Chlorella
bioremediation
microalgae
effluents
bioremediation
ash
effluent
wastewater
pollutant

Flexibilidade, eficiência e segurança na logística a temperatura controlada de géneros alimentícios

Moreira, MP., Souza, V. G. L., Fernando, A. L. & Mendes, B., 2016, Proceedings of CYTEF 2016 − Advances in Refrigeration Sciences and Technologies, VIII Iberian Congress, VI Ibero-American Congress Refrigeration Sciences and Technologies, 3-6 May 2016, Coimbra, Portugal. Gaspar, AMR. & Ruivo, CR. (eds.). ADAI, Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Aerodinâmica Industrial, 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gasification of mixtures of lignocellulosic wastes and refuse derived char

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P. & Mendes, B., 2016, 2nd International Conference on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Engineering. p. 415

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gasification
Biomass
Calorific value
Tar
Solid wastes

Remediation of landfill leachate using bottom ash from mixtures of biomass and RDF

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P. & Mendes, B., 2016, 3rd International Congress on Water, Waste and Energy Management. p. 510

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Removal of chromium and aluminum from aqueous solutions using refuse derived char

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., Mendes, B., Nobre, C., Resende, D. & Vilarinho, C., 2016, Technological Innovation for CyberPhysical Systems. Springer International Publishing, p. 515-522 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

refuse
chromium
aqueous solution
aluminum
moisture content

Using torrefied biomass wastes as low-cost adsorbents for methylene blue dye

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P. & Mendes, B., 2016, 3rd International Congress on Water, Waste and Energy Management. p. 499

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Valorização de resíduos de biomassa através da sua utilização como adsorventes de baixo custo na remediação de azul de metileno

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P. & Mendes, B., 2016, 1º Simpósio Luso-Brasileito sobre Modelos e Práticas de Sustentabilidade. p. 437

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fractionation of oily sludges produced in the treatment of hydrocarbon wastes

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P. & Mendes, B. S., 2015, WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, p. 189-195 378 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

fractionation
sludge
hydrocarbon
hazardous waste
distillation
55 Citations (Scopus)

Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal-Contaminated Soils Using the Perennial Energy Crops Miscanthus spp. and Arundo donax L

Barbosa, B., Boléo, S., Sidella, S., Costa, J., Duarte, M. P., Mendes, B., Cosentino, S. L. & Fernando, A. L., 1 Dec 2015, In : Bioenergy Research. 8, 4, p. 1500-1511 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arundo donax
Miscanthus
energy crops
phytoremediation
polluted soils

Potentiality of Miscanthus Production in Zn Contaminated Soils

Boléo, S. M. T., Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Duarte, M. P. & Mendes, B. S., 2015, Proceedings of the 23rd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition: Setting the course for a Biobased Economy. Obernberger, I., Baxter, D., Grassi, A. & Helm, P. (eds.). ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, p. 285 - 288 4 p. (European Biomass Conference and Exhibition).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Miscanthus
polluted soils
Miscanthus floridulus
Miscanthus sinensis
biomass

Production of biosorbents from waste olive cake and its adsorption characteristics for Al (III)

Fernando, A. L., Rito, F. I. H., Pulido, S. F. F. & Mendes, B., 2015, Book of Proceedings 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities. Vilarinho, C., Castro, F., Carvalho, J., Russo, M. & Araújo, J. (eds.). CVR, Centro de valorização de Residuos, p. 106-108 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Productivity and biomass quality of Miscanthus in soils contaminated with zinc

Boléo, S. M. T., Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Duarte, M. P. & Mendes, B. S., 2015, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Food and Biosystems Engineering (FaBE2015). Petrotos, K. & Leontopoulos, S. (eds.). Greece: Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly, Vol. 1. p. 139-144 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Remediation of soils contaminated with zinc by miscanthus

Boléo, S., Fernando, A. L., Barbosa, B., Costa, J., Duarte, M. P. & Mendes, B., 2015, Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities - Selected Papers from the 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 2015. Vilarinho, C., Castro, F. & Russo, M. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 37-41 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Remediation
Irrigation
Zinc
Soils
Land use
8 Citations (Scopus)
Cheeses
Cheese
Islands
cheeses
sensory properties
4 Citations (Scopus)

Toluene Valence and Rydberg Excitations as Studied by ab initio Calculations and Vacuum Ultraviolet (VUV) Synchrotron Radiation

Serralheiro, C., Duflot, D., Da Silva, F. F., Hoffmann, S. V., Jones, N. C., Mason, N. J., Mendes, B. & Limão-Vieira, P., 27 Aug 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 119, 34, p. 9059-9069 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toluene
Synchrotron radiation
Ultraviolet radiation
toluene
synchrotron radiation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Torrefaction effects on composition and quality of biomass wastes pellets

Nobre, C., Gonçalves, M., Mendes, B., Vilarinho, C. & Teixeira, J., 2015, Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities - Selected Papers from the 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, 2015. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 171-176 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biomass
Chemical analysis
Temperature
Coal ash
Binders

Torrefaction effects on compostion and quality of biomass wastes pellets

Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., Mendes, B., Nobre, C. & Guerra Vilarinho, C., 2015, WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, p. 171-177 378 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Biomass
Temperature
Coal ash
Binders
Durability
14 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-oil upgrading strategies to improve PHA production from selected aerobic mixed cultures

Moita Fidalgo, R., Ortigueira, J., Freches, A., Pelica, J., Gonçalves, M., Mendes, B. & Lemos, P. C., 25 Jun 2014, In : New Biotechnology. 31, 4, p. 297-307 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyhydroxyalkanoates
Oils
Polymers
Substrates
Acetates

Extraction of Essential Oils from Forestry Wastes: A Contribution to the Sustainability of Forest Management?

Mendes, B. S. & Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., 1 Jan 2014, Lignocellulosic Crops as Feedstock for the Future Biorefineries. p. 1-4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Extraction of Essential Oils from Forestry Wastes: A Contribution to the Sustainability of Forest Management?

Mendes, B. S. & Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., 1 Jan 2014, Seminário Luso-Brasileiro de Ciências do Ambiente e Empresariais. p. 1-4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

How Sustainable is the Production of Energy Crops in Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils?

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2014, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings. p. 1593-1596

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)
Forestry
Trout
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
Biomass
Leaching

PFC3 - Photocatalytic Degradation of Pharmaceutical Compounds by TIO2: An Ecotoxicity Assessment

Mendes, B. S. & Nunes, N. C. L. D. S., 1 Jan 2014, Proceedings of the 10th Inorganic Chemistry Conference – Sociedade Portuguesa de Química. p. 35

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Phytoremediation of Cd and Ni Contaminated Wastewaters by Miscanthus

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2014, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings. p. 303-307

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

Phytoremediation response of Arundo donax in soils contaminated with zinc and chromium, 2nd year results

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C., Mendes, B. S. & Duarte, M. P. A. D. C., 1 Jan 2014, Proceedings of the 19th international Conference for Renewable Resources and Plant Biotechnology. p. 1-8

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

21 Citations (Scopus)

Production of bio-hydrocarbons by hydrotreating of pomace oil

Mendes, B. S. & Gonçalves, M. M. B. P., 1 Jan 2014, In : Fuel. 116, NA, p. 84-93

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Wastewater reuse in the irrigation of Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L) as a strategy for combating desertification

Barbosa, B., Mendes, B. & Fernando, A. L., 2014, Proceedings of the Cascais World Forum 2012, Soil Bioengineering and land management, New challenges, Sustaining Our Land, Water and Life in Changing Climate, II Congress APENA, VII Congress AEIP, VI Congress EFIB, Cascais, Portugal, 19-22 September 2012. Silva, JM., Antunes, CR. & Bifulco, C. (eds.). p. 231-238 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wastewater reuse in the irrigation of Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L) as a strategy for combating desertification

Fernando, A. L. A. D. C. & Mendes, B. S., 1 Jan 2014, Soil bioengineering and Land management - New Challenges. Silva, J. M., Antunes, C. R. & Bifulco, C. (eds.). Lisboa: APENA, p. 231-238 (II Congress APENA, VII Congress AEIP, VI Congress EFIB).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access