Sónia Alexandra Correia Carabineiro

Assistant Professor
Secção de Engenharia Química e Bioquímica

Research Interests

Catalysis by gold nanoparticles, mixed metal oxides, nanostructured carbon materials, oxidation and hydrogenation reactions, degradation and adsorption of air and water pollutants and heterogenisation of homogenous metal complexes.

Main Publications

S.A.C. Carabineiro*, B.F. Machado, R.R. Bacsa, P. Serp*, G. Dražić, J.L. Faria, J.L. Figueiredo (2010), “Catalytic performance of Au/ZnO nanocatalysts for CO oxidation”, Journal of Catalysis (Elsevier), 273 (2) 191–198 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2010.05.011) - ranked #11 on the “top 25 hottest articles” for Journal of Catalysis from July to September 2010).

 S.A.C. Carabineiro*, T. Thavorn-amornsri, M.F.R. Pereira, J.L. Figueiredo (2011), “Adsorption of ciprofloxacin on surface modified carbon materials”, Water Research (Elsevier), 45 (15) 4583-4591 (DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.06.008).

 S.A.C. Carabineiro*, L.M.D.R.S. Martins*, J.G. Buijnsters, M. Avalos-Borja, A.J.L. Pombeiro, J.L. Figueiredo (2013), “Gold nanoparticles supported on carbon materials for cyclohexane oxidation with hydrogen peroxide”, Applied Catalysis A: General (Elsevier), 467, 279–290 (DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2013.07.035).

 M. Konsolakis*S.A.C. Carabineiro*, P.B. Tavares, J.L. Figueiredo (2013), “Redox properties and VOC oxidation activity of Cu catalysts supported on CexSm1-xOδ mixed oxides”, Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier), 261, 512-521 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.08.016).

 M. Peixoto de Almeida, L.M.D.R.S. Martins*, S.A.C. Carabineiro*, T. Lauterbach, F. Rominger, A.S.K. Hashmi, A.J.L. Pombeiro, J.L. Figueiredo (2013), “Homogeneous and Heterogenised New Gold C-Scorpionate Complexes as Catalysts for Cyclohexane Oxidation”, Catalysis Science & Technology (Royal Society of Chemistry), 3, 3056-3069 (DOI: 10.1039/C3CY00552F).

 M.A. Soria, P. Pérez, S.A.C. Carabineiro, F.J. Maldonado-Hódar, A. Mendes, L.M. Madeira (2014), “Effect of the preparation method on the catalytic activity and stability of Au/Fe2O3 catalysts in the low-temperature water-gas shift reaction”, Applied Catalysis A: General (Elsevier), 470, 45-55 (DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2013.10.034).

 X. Chen, S.A.C. Carabineiro*, S.S.T. Bastos, P.B. Tavares, J.J.M. Órfão, M.F.R. Pereira, J.L. Figueiredo (2014), “Catalytic oxidation of ethyl acetate on cerium-containing mixed oxides”, Applied Catalysis A: General (Elsevier), 472, 101–112 (DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2013.11.043).

 M.C. Blanco-Jaimes, F. Rominger, M.M. Pereira, R.M.B. Carrilho, S.A.C. Carabineiro, A.S.K. Hashmi (2014), “Highly active phosphite gold(I) catalysts for intramolecular hydroalkoxylation, enyne cyclization and furanyne cyclization”, Chemical Communications (Royal Society of Chemistry), 50 (38) 4937-4940 

  J. Zhu, P. Xiao, H. Li, S.A.C. Carabineiro (2014), “Graphitic carbon nitride: synthesis, properties and applications in catalysis”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (American Chemical Society), 6 (19), 16449–16465 (DOI: 10.1021/am502925j).

 J. Zhu*, Y. Zhao, D. Tang, Z. Zhao*, S.A.C. Carabineiro* (2016), “Aerobic selective oxidation of alcohols using La1-xCexCoO3 perovskite catalysts”, Journal of Catalysis (Elsevier), 340, 41–48 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2016.04.013).

 M. Sutradhar*, L.M.D.R.S. Martins*, S.A.C. Carabineiro*, M.F.C. Guedes da Silva, J.G. Buijnsters, J.L. Figueiredo, A.J.L. Pombeiro (2016), “Oxidovanadium(V) complexes anchored on carbon materials as catalysts for the oxidation of 1-phenylethanol”, ChemCatChem (Wiley), 8 (13) 2254–2266 (DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201600316).

 L.M.D.R.S. Martins*, S.A.C. Carabineiro*, J. Wang, B.G.M. Rocha, F.J. Maldonado-Hódar, A.J.L. Pombeiro (2017), “Supported gold nanoparticles as reusable catalysts for oxidation reactions of industrial significance”, ChemCatChem (Wiley), 9 (7), 1211- 1221 (DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201601442) – inside cover of issue, page 1354.

 A. Vourros, V. Kyriakou, I. Garagounis, S.A.C. Carabineiro, F.J. Maldonado-Hódar, G.E. Marnellos, M. Konsolakis (2017), “Carbon Dioxide Hydrogenation to Methanol over Supported Au nanoparticles: Effect of the support”, Journal of CO2 Utilization (Elsevier), 19, 247-256 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcou.2017.04.005).

  J. Zhu*, T. Diao, W. Wang, X. Xu, X. Sun, S.A.C. Carabineiro*, Z. Zhao* (2017), “Boron doped graphitic carbon nitride with acid-base duality for cycloaddition of carbon dioxide to epoxide under solvent-free condition”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (Elsevier), 219, 92-100 (DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.07.041).

 M. Lykaki, E. Pachatouridou, S.A.C. Carabineiro, E. Iliopoulou, C. Andriopoulou, N. Kallithrakas-Kontos, S. Boghosian, M. Konsolakis (2018), “Ceria Nanoparticles Shape Effects on the Structural Defects and Surface Chemistry: Implications in CO oxidation by CuO/CeO2 oxides”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (Elsevier) 230, 18-28 (DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.02.035).

 S.A.C. Carabineiro*, L.M.D.R.S. Martins*, A.J.L. Pombeiro, J.L. Figueiredo (2018), “Commercial gold (I) and gold(III) compounds supported on carbon materials as greener catalysts for the oxidation of alkanes and alcohols”, ChemCatChem (Wiley), 10, 1804-1813 (DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201701886) - front cover of issue, page 1657 with cover profile on pages 1661-1662..

 E. Pakrieva, E. Kolobova*, G. Mamontov, N. Bogdanchikova, M. H. Farias, L. Pascual, V. Cortés-Corberán, S. Martinez-Gonzalez, S.A.C. Carabineiro*, A. Pestryakov (2019), “Green oxidation of n-octanol on supported nanogold catalysts: Formation of gold active sites under combined effect of gold content, additive nature and redox pretreatment”, ChemCatChem (Wiley), 11, 1615–1624 (DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201801566) – cover article (page 1545) with cover profile (pages 1548 – 1549).

 E. Kolobova, E. Pakrieva, S.A.C. Carabineiro, N. Bogdanchikova, A.N. Kharlanov, S.O. Kazantsev, J. Hemming, P. Mäki-Arvela, A. Pestryakov, D.Y. Murzin (2019), “Oxidation of a wood extractive betulin to biologically active oxo-derivatives using supported gold catalysts”, Green Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry), 21, 3370-3382 (DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00949C).

 S.A.C. Carabineiro* (2019), “Supported gold nanoparticles as catalysts for the oxidation of alcohols and alkanes”, Fronteirs in Chemistry (Fronteirs), 7, article 702, 32 pages (DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2019.00702).


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