In January of 2010 received his doctorate in Environmental Engineering with the thesis entitle “Biosorption of heavy metals from industrial wastewater using grape stalks”, by the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico of the Technical University of Lisbon.
In December of1994 graduated in Chemical Engineering Instituto Superior Técnico of the Technical University of Lisbon and obtained the final ranking of 14.
April of 2011 Onwards,
Research fellow hired by the Center for Chemical Process, Line Separation Processes and Environment under project co-promotion between the company Eurogalva and the Instituto Superior Técnico. The project is entitled BGALVANIZAÇÂO: - "Integrated process of treatment and recovery of depleted pickling baths industry Galvanizing" acronym: BGalvanização. Project No. 13626 AdI funded under the Operational Programme for Competitiveness Factors.
Investigator of the project entitled: REPISO - "Valuing Repiso in tomato membrane filter press." Project of industrial cooperation of private funding (Sugalidal) which are involved in the following entities: IST ADIST, Sugalidal, Ambimdustrial
Teaching in Instituto Superior Técnico as an equivalent to Assistant Professor:
- 2nd Semester of 2012/2013 - Chemical Engineering Laboratory Course III of the 4th Year Master of Chemical Engineering
- 1st Semester of 2012/2013 - Separation Processes, Course of the 4th year of the MSc Environmental Engineering
- 2nd Semester of 2011/2012 - Chemical Engineering Laboratory Course III of the 4th Year Master of Chemical Engineering
Co-supervision of the thesis dissertation
Co-supervision with Professor Jorge Manuel Rodrigues of the dissertation thesis of "Master of Science in Applied Engineering Biochemistry" from the university "Karel de Grote Hogeschool-" Belgium of the student Koen Van Looveren entitled "Sludge Dewatering of using an Integrated Membrane Filter Press with Vacuum drying Capabilities "June 2012
Co-supervision with Professor Jorge Manuel Rodrigues de Carvalho and Professor Domingos Barbosa FEUP within the thesis dissertation of MSc in Chemical Engineering (FEUP) of the student Ana Sofia Tavares da Silva entitled "Extraction of Zinc chloride effluent from a" February 2012
From June 2012 until now responsible for preparing applications for Innovation Projects for submission to the KIc-InnoEnergy under the theme: "Energy from Chemical Fuels"
Responsible for preparation of project applications for projects funded primarily by public funds (AdI) and private funding of projects which stresses the examples below:
"Dehydration of sludge produced by the pulp industry and its energy recovery" (application for co-promotion Adi with PortucelSoporcel)
Recovery of Copper, Gold, Silver and Palladium from electronic scrap by hydrometallurgical methods. (Application to Vale IDT ADI with the company HMconsultores)
"REPISO" Valuing Repiso in tomato membrane filter press. Industrial cooperation project of private funding (Sugalidal)
From 2009 until the present Technical and operational responsible for the Pilot facilities of Liquid Liquid Extraction and integrated Filtration existing in level -2 of the South Tower of Chemistry.
January 2009 until April 2011 Research fellow hired by the Center for Chemical Process, Line of Hydrometallurgy and Environment, Instituto Superior Técnico. Responsible for the 3rd stage (instrumentation and control) of the development project of the pilot plant to liquid-liquid extraction and dehydration, existing floor -2, -1 and 0.
July 2008 to January 2009: Technical Consultant Somincor by way of provision of services within the valuation of zinc concentrates.