20 years of Science and Innovation

Miguel Angel Soria

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in Heterogeneous Catalysis - Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

Major research topics

  • Hydrogen production through reforming and/or water-gas shift reaction
  • Sorption-enhanced reaction process
  • Membrane reactor
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Synthesis and characterization of hydrotalcite CO2 adsorbents
  • Wastewater valorization

Selected Publications

M.A. Soria, C. Rocha, S. Tosti, A. Mendes, L.M. Madeira, COx free hydrogen production through water-gas shift reaction in different hybrid multifunctional reactors, Chemical Engineering Journal, 356 (2019) 727-736.

J.M. Silva, R. Trujillano, V. Rives, M.A. Soria, L.M. Madeira, High temperature CO2 sorption over modified hydrotalcites, Chemical Engineering Journal, 325 (2017) 25-34.

C. Rocha, M.A. Soria, L.M. Madeira, Steam reforming of olive oil mill wastewater with in situ hydrogen and carbon dioxide separation – Thermodynamic analysis, Fuel, 207 (2017) 449-460.

M.A. Soria, S. Tosti, A. Mendes, L.M. Madeira, Enhancing the low temperature water–gas shift reaction through a hybrid sorption-enhanced membrane reactor for high-purity hydrogen production, Fuel, 159 (2015) 854-863.

J.M. Silva, M.A. Soria, L.M. Madeira, Challenges and strategies for optimization of glycerol steam reforming process, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 42 (2015) 1187-1213.

M.A. Soria, C. Mateos-Pedrero, A. Guerrero-Ruiz, I. Rodríguez-Ramos, Thermodynamic and experimental study of combined dry and steam reforming of methane on Ru/ZrO2-La2O3 catalyst at low temperature, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36 (2011) 15212-15220.

Selected Projects

"Sorption-Enhanced Membrane Reactors using Monolith-Supported Catalysts for High-Purity Hydrogen Production" (PTDC /EQU-ERQ/098730/2008), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2010. Duration: 42 months. Role: Researcher.


Email: masoriafe.up.pt

Phone: +351 22 041 4941

Room: INESC 4.10

Laboratory: E-146

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