Carmen Montoya

PhD Student


ResearcherID: U-1106-2017

ORCID: 0000-0003-2201-6153

Scopus Author ID: 56529159300



Chemistry Department

Faculty of Sciences and Technology

NOVA University of Lisbon

Phone: +351 212 948 575 (Internal extension: 10954)



Current Position

PhD Student in Sustainable Chemistry


Research Project

High pressure NMR rationalization of ionic liquid-CO2 systems




MSc in Chemical Engineering at FCT-UNL

Thesis Title: Continuous catalyst free production of biodiesel from agro industrial waste with green solvents

Supervisors: Dr. Pedro Simões and Dr. Alexandre Paiva




Best poster presentation at VIII Ibero-American NMR Meeting June 2018.


Carmen A. Montoya, Clara F. Gómez, Ana B. Paninho, Ana V. M. Nunes, Kamran T. Mahmudov, Vesna Najdanovic-Visak, Luísa M. D. R. S. Martins, Maria de Fátima C. Guedes da Silva, Armando J. L. Pombeiro, Manuel Nunes da Ponte, Cyclic carbonate synthesis from CO2 and epoxides using zinc(II) complexes of arylhydrazones of β-diketones, Journal of Catalysis, 2016, 335, 135-140 (

Carmen A. Montoya, Ana B. Paninho, P. M. Felix, Malgorzata E. Zakrzewska, Joaquim Vital, Vesna Najdanovic-Visak, Ana V. M. Nunes, Styrene carbonate synthesis from CO2 using tetrabutylammonium bromide as a non-supported heterogeneous catalyst phase, The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 2015, 100, 155-159, (