25 years of Science and Innovation

António Areosa Martins

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in Chemical Engineering – Faculty of Engineering of Porto, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Energy Storage using chemical compounds, in particular based on captured carbon from residual streams
  • Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainability Evaluation of products and processes.
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Waste management and treatment technologies
  • Microalgae for biofuels and biorefinery
  • Circular Economy


Selected Publications

Martins, A.A., Simaria, M., Barbosa, J., Barbosa, R., Silva, D.T., Rocha, C.S., Mata, T.M., Caetano, N.S. "Life cycle assessment tool of electricity generation in Portugal" Environment, Development and Sustainability, (2018), 20-Suplemento 1, 129-143. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-018-0179-y

Caetano, N.S., Mata, T.M., Martins, A.A., Felgueiras, M.C. "New Trends in Energy Production and Utilization" Energy Procedia, (2017), 107, pp. 7-14. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2016.12.122

Morais, M., Mata, TM; Martins, A. A., Pinto, G.A., Costa, C.A.V. "Simulation and Life Cycle Assessment of Process Design Alternatives for Biodiesel Production from Waste Vegetable Oils" Journal of Cleaner Production, (2010), 18, 1251-1259. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2010.04.014

Mata, TM; Mendes, AM., Caetano NS, Martins, AA. "Sustainability and Economic Evaluation of Microalgae Grown in Brewery Wastewater" Bioresource Technology, (2014), 168: 151-158. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2014.04.091

Mata, T.M., António A. Martins, Caetano, N.S. "Microalgae for Biodiesel Production and Other Applications: A Review" Renewable & Sustainable Energy Review, (2010), 14, 217-232, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.rser.2009.07.020


Selected Projects

SUNSTORAGE – “Harvesting and Storage of Solar Energy”, Reference 02/SAICT/2017, Funded by Portugal 2020. Beginning: 2017, Duration: 24 Months. Role: Researcher.

PHYTOENERGY - “Assessment of the energy production potential from phytoremediation derived biomass”, Reference: 02/SAICT/2017, Funded by Portugal 2020. Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Role: Researcher.

“Sustentabilidade na Indústria Vitinicola”, Reference PP-IJUP2014-SOGRAPE, Funded by Sogrape. Beginning: 2015. Duration: 12 months. Role: principal investigator

“ECOPHARMABUILDING: Eco-Innovation of Pharmaceutical Buildings Supporting in Sustainable LCA Tools”, Reference: ECO/08/239082/SI2.540164. Funded by CIP ECO-INNOVATION, CIP - Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme, EACI, European Commission. Beginning: 2009. Duration: 36 months. Role: Researcher

HY2SEPS – "Hybrid Hydrogen – Carbon Dioxide Separation Systems”, Reference contract number 019887, Funded by 6th Framework Program: Sustainable Development and Global Change. Beginning: 2005. Duration: 36 months. Role: Researcher




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