20 years of Science and Innovation

Luís Miguel Madeira

Senior Researcher

Academic position: Associate Professor (FEUP)

Background: PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon (IST), Portugal

Major research topics

  • Membrane Reactors.
  • Hybrid Adsorption-Reaction Processes.
  • CO2 capture and valorization
  • H2 Production and Purification.
  • Advanced Oxidation Processes for Wastewater Treatment.
  • Fenton and photo-Fenton Oxidation.

Selected Publications

Silva, J.M., Soria, M.A., Madeira, L.M. "Steam Reforming of Glycerol for Hydrogen Production: Modeling Study" International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2016), 41, 1408–1418.

Soria, M.A., Tosti, S., Mendes, A., Madeira, L.M. "Enhancing the Low Temperature Water-Gas Shift Reaction through a Hybrid Sorption-Enhanced Membrane Reactor for High-Purity Hydrogen Production" Fuel, (2015), 159, 854–863.

Miguel, C.V., Trujillano, R., Rives, V., Vicente, M.A., Ferreira, A.F.P., Rodrigues, A.E., Mendes, A., Madeira, L.M. "High Temperature CO2 Sorption with Gallium-Substituted and Promoted Hydrotalcites" Separation and Purification Technology, (2014), 127, 202-211.

Duarte, F., Morais, V., Maldonado-Hódar, F.J., Madeira, L.M. "Treatment of textile Effluents by the Heterogeneous Fenton Process in a Continuous Packed-Bed Reactor using Fe/Activated Carbon as Catalyst" Chemical Engineering Journal, (2013), 232, 34–41.

Ramirez, J.H., Maldonado-Hódar, F.J., Pérez-Cadenas, A.F., Moreno-Castilla, C., Costa, C.A., Madeira, L.M. "Azo-dye Orange II Degradation by Heterogeneous Fenton-Like Reaction Using Carbon-Fe Catalysts" Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, (2007), 75(3-4), 312-323.

Selected Projects

"Power2Methane - Renewable Power Conversion into Methane with CO2 Capture and Utilization"(POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030277), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Funding: 239 720 €. Role: Principal Investigator.

“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. Funding: 154 000 €. Role: Principal investigator.

“ACQUASAFE - Chemical Safety in Water Supply Systems“ (PTDC /AAC-AMB/101687/2008), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2010. Duration: 36 months. Funding: 148 536 €. Role: Investigator.

“SecurEau - Security and Decontamination of Drinking Water Distribution Systems Following Deliberate Contamination“ (CALL FP7/SEC/2007/1), funded by European Union (7th Framework Programme for RTD). Beginning: 2009. Duration: 60 months. Funding: 7 447 708 € (FEUP 559 160 €). Role: Investigator in FEUP’s team.

“Use of Membrane Reactors in the Water Gas Shift Reaction“ (PTDC /EQU-ERQ/66045-2006), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2007. Duration: 36 months. Role: Principal Investigator.





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