20 years of Science and Innovation

Filipa Gomes

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in in Sustainable Chemistry  – Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) concentration levels in rubber crumb from end-of-life tires (ELTs) by chromatography
  • Design of new technologies based on fluidized bed and/or biosensor systems to applied to synthetic turf fields for benzo(a)pyrene degradation
  • Environmental risk assessment
  • Life cycle assessment


Selected Publications

F. Gomes, L.B. Maia, J.A. Loureiro, M.C. Pereira, C. Delerue-Matos, I. Moura, J.J.G. Moura, S. Morais, Biosensor for direct bioelectrocatalysis detection of nitric oxide using nitric oxide reductase incorporated in carboxylated single-walled carbon nanotubes / lipidic bilayer nanocomposite, Bioelectrochemistry, 127 (2019) 76–86. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2019.01.010.

F. Gomes, L.B. Maia, C. Delerue-Matos, I. Moura, J.J.G. Moura, S. Morais, Third-generation electrochemical biosensor based on nitric oxide reductase immobilized in a multiwalled carbon nanotubes/1-n-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate nanocomposite for nitric oxide detection, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 285 (2019) 445-452. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2019.01.074.

M. Oliveira, F. Gomes, A. Torrinha, M.J. Ramalhosa, C. Delerue-Matos, S. Morais, Commercial octopus species from different geographical origins: Levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and potential health risks for consumers, Food and Chemical Toxicology 121 (2018) 272-282. DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2018.09.012.

A. Torrinha, F. Gomes, M. Oliveira, R. Cruz, E. Mendes, C. Delerue-Matos, S. Casal, S. Morais, Commercial squids: Characterization, assessment of potential health benefits/risks and discrimination based on mineral, lipid and vitamin E concentrations, Food and Chemical Toxicology 67 (2014) 44-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2014.02.014.

F. Gomes, M. Oliveira, M. J. Ramalhosa, C. Delerue-Matos, S. Morais, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in commercial squids from different geographical origins: levels and risks for human consumption, Food and Chemical Toxicology 59 (2013), 46–54. DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2013.05.034.


Selected Projects

“SAFEGOAL - Safer Synthetic Turf Pitches with infill of rubber crumb from recycled tires” (Ref: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028101) Beginning: 2019/Duration: 30 months/Role: Researcher

“Desnitrificação – como lidar com o NO e N2O” (Ref: PTDC/BBB-BQB/0129/2014) Beginning: 2014/ Duration: 48 months/Role: PhD Researcher

“Naturbel:  Sabonetes naturais e cosméticos feitos a partir de matérias-primas portuguesas”. QREN (Ref: ADI – 030273) Beginning: 2013/Duration: 8 months/Role: Project Researcher

“Cefalópodes: - Benefícios e riscos de consumo; - Avaliação da resposta de biomarcadores para poluição orgânica” (Ref: PTDC/AGR-AAM/102316/2008) Beginning: 2012/Duration: 18 months/Role: Project Researcher

“NovelComp:  - Desenvolvimento de novos materiais compósitos de cortiça - polímero com base na recuperação de resíduos de cortiça” (Ref: QREN FCOMP-01-0202-FEDER-003107) Beginning: 2011/Duration: 12 months/Role: Project Researcher


Email: fogomesfe.up.pt

Phone: +351 22 041 4854

Room: E421

Laboratory: E201

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