Mónica Carvalheira

Researcher

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ResearcherID: M-5663-2014

ORCID iD: 0002-3862-2636

ResearchGate: Monica_Carvalheira

Lab 610 - Chemistry Department

Ph: +351 212 948 300, ext. 10917

Email: mic16141@campus.fct.unl.pt

LinkedIn: monica-carvalheira-26714b19

Education:

(2014) PhD in Sustainable Chemistry - Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

(2008) Master in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering - Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

(2007) Degree in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering – Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

  


Research interests:


  • Biological wastewater treatment
  • Biological nutrient removal
  • Metabolic modeling
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Biogas production from PHA degradation
  • Biogas upgrading

  


Relevant publications:


  • Ribera-Guardia, A., Marques, R., Arangio, C., Carvalheira, M., Oehmen, A., & Pijuan, M. (2016). Distinctive denitrifying capabilities lead to differences in N2O production by denitrifying polyphosphate accumulating organisms and denitrifying glycogen accumulating organisms. Bioresource Technology, 219, 106–113. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2016.07.092
  • Carvalheira, M., Oehmen, A., Carvalho, G., Eusébio, M., & Reis, M. A. M. (2014). The impact of aeration on the competition between polyphosphate accumulating organisms and glycogen accumulating organisms. Water Research, 66, 296–307. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.08.033
  • Carvalheira, M., Oehmen, A., Carvalho, G., & Reis, M. A. M. (2014). Survival strategies of polyphosphate accumulating organisms and glycogen accumulating organisms under conditions of low organic loading. Bioresource Technology, 172, 290–296. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.09.059
  • Carvalheira, M., Oehmen, A., Carvalho, G., & Reis, M. A. M. (2014). The effect of substrate competition on the metabolism of polyphosphate accumulating organisms (PAOs). Water Research, 64, 149–159. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.07.004
  • Mesquita, D. P., Amaral, A. L., Leal, C., Carvalheira, M., Cunha, J. R., Oehmen, A., … Ferreira, E. C. (2014). Monitoring intracellular polyphosphate accumulation in enhanced biological phosphorus removal systems by quantitative image analysis. Water Science and Technology, 69(11), 2315–2323. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2014.146
  • Lanham, A. B., Carvalheira, M., Rodrigues, A. M., Cardoso, V. V., Benoliel, M. J., Maria, T. B., … Reis, M. A. M. (2011). Ethylenediamine-N,N’-diglutaric acid (EDDG) as a promising biodegradable chelator: Quantification, complexation and biodegradation. Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, 46(6), 553–559. DOI: 10.1080/10934529.2011.562805
  • Alves, V. D., Freitas, F., Costa, N., Carvalheira, M., Oliveira, R., Gonçalves, M. P., & Reis, M. A. M. (2010). Effect of temperature on the dynamic and steady-shear rheology of a new microbial extracellular polysaccharide produced from glycerol byproduct. Carbohydrate Polymers, 79(4), 981–988. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2009.10.026
  • Freitas, F., Alves, V. D., Pais, J., Carvalheira, M., Costa, N., Oliveira, R., & Reis, M. A. M. (2010). Production of a new exopolysaccharide (EPS) by Pseudomonas oleovorans NRRL B-14682 grown on glycerol. Process Biochemistry, 45(3), 297–305. DOI: 10.1016/j.procbio.2009.09.020
  • Freitas, F., Alves, V. D., Carvalheira, M., Costa, N., Oliveira, R., & Reis, M. A. M. (2009). Emulsifying behaviour and rheological properties of the extracellular polysaccharide produced by Pseudomonas oleovorans grown on glycerol byproduct. Carbohydrate Polymers, 78(3), 549–556. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2009.05.016