20 years of Science and Innovation

Joana Vieira Barbosa

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Atmospheric Emissions from Shipping
  • Health Impact of Exposure to Atmospheric Pollution
  • Study of Natural and Biodegradable Polymers
  • Natural Products with Bio-Activity for Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Applications
  • Natural Pesticides from Plants


Selected Publications

Joana V. Barbosa, Jorge Martins, Luísa Carvalho, Margarida M.S.M. Bastos, Fernão D. Magalhães “Effect of peroxide oxidation on the expansion of potato starch foam” , Industrial Crops and Products, 137, 428-435, 2019.

Bastos, M.M.S.M., Magalhães, F.D., Sousa, J.M., Silva, C.F., Barbosa, J.V., Mexia, A., Magro, A., Barros, G., Sánchez, C., Semedo, J., Oliveira, M.R., Matos, O. Device for stored products protection and uses thereof. (US 2018 / 0310556 A1 e WO 2017/072563 Al)

Joana V. Barbosa, Fernanda Oliveira, Jorge Moniz, Fernão D. Magalhães, Margarida M.S.M. Bastos, “Synthesis and characterization of allyl fatty acid derivative as reactive coalescing agent for latexes”, Journal of American Oil Chemical Society, 2012, 89 (12), 2215-2226.

Joana V. Barbosa, Etelvina Veludo, Jorge Moniz, Fernão Magalhães, Margarida M.S.M. Bastos, “Synthesis and characterization of acrylic fatty acid derivative and use as reactive coalescing agent”, European Journal Lipid Science Technology, 2012, 114, 1175-1182

Joana V. Barbosa, Etelvina Veludo, Jorge Moniz, Adélio Mendes, Fernão D. Magalhães, Margarida M.S.M. Bastos, “Low VOC self-crosslinking waterborne acrylic coatings incorporating fatty acid derivatives”, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2013, 76, 1691– 1696

Selected Projects

EMISSHIP: Towards reducing atmospheric pollution from shipping – Emission forecasting and assessment of human health impact, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-032201). Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months.

MICROPROTECT - Use of encapsulated essential oils for protection of stored cereals and legumes (Reference: PTDC/AGR/119270/2010). Beginning: 2012. Duration: 42 months. Start date: 02-05-2012 End date: 01-11-2015




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