Faculdade

Departamento

Alexandre Babo de Almeida Paiva

Assistant Researcher
Secção de Engenharia Química e Bioquímica
427-A
(+351) 212949681
10977
(+351) 212948550

Research Interests

Biodiesel
Biocatalysis
Supercritical Technology
Waste valorization

Main Publications

Gonzalo Vicente, Alexandre Paiva, Tiziana Fornari, Vesna Najdanovic–Visak, Liquid–liquid Equilibria of Mixtures Containing Ethyl Lactate, Tocopherol and Olive oil, Chemical Engineering Journal, paper accepted.

Ana Rita Rodrigues, Alexandre Paiva*, Marco Gomes da Silva, Pedro Simões, Susana Barreiros, “Continuous enzymatic production of biodiesel from virgin and waste sunflower oil in supercritical carbon dioxide”, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, (2010), Journal of Supercritical Fluids, (2011), 56 (3) 259-264

Alexandre Paiva, Pedro Vidinha, Maria Angelova, Sílvia Rebocho, Susana Barreiros, and Gerd Brunner, “Biocatalytic separation of (R,S)-1-phenylethanol enantiomers and fractionation of reaction products with supercritical carbon dioxide”, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, (2011), 55 (3), 963-970

Alexandre Paiva, Krasimir Gerasimov, Gerd Brunner, “Phase equilibria of the system Vinyl acetate / (R,S)-1-Phenylethanol / Carbon dioxide at high pressure conditions”, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 267 (2008) 104-112
Ewa Bogel-Lukasik, Isabel Fonseca, Rafal Bogel-Lukasik, Yuriy A. Tarasenko, Manuel Nunes da Ponte, Alexandre Paiva and Gerd Brunner, “Phase equilibrium-driven selective hydrogenation of limonene in high-pressure carbon dioxide”, Green Chem., 2007

Jun Li, Miguel Rodrigues, Alexandre Paiva, Henrique A. Matos and Edmundo Gomes de Azevedo, “Vapor-liquid equilibria and volume expansion of the tetrahydrofuran/CO2 system: application to a SAS-atomization process ”, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 41 (2007) 343-351

Jun Li, Alexandre Paiva, Henrique A. Matos, E. Gomes de Azevedo, "Modeling
of Particle Formation from a Gas-Saturated Solution Process by Crystallization and Atomization", AIChE Journal 51 (2007): 2343-2357

Jun Li, Miguel Rodrigues, Alexandre Paiva, Henrique A. Matos and Edmundo Gomes de Azevedo, “Binary solid–liquid–gas equilibrium of the tripalmitin/CO2 and ubiquinone/CO2 systems”, Fluid Phase Equilibria 241 (2006) 196-204

Rui Ruivo, Alexandre Paiva, Pedro C. Simões, “Hydrodynamics and mass transfer of a static mixer at high pressure conditions”, Chemical Engineering Processing 45 (2006) 224-231

Rui Ruivo; Alexandre Paiva; José Paulo Mota; Pedro Simões, “Dynamic Model Of A Countercurrent Packed Column Operating At High Pressure Conditions”, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, Volume 32, Issues 1-3, December 2004, Pages 183-192

Rui Ruivo; Alexandre Paiva; Pedro Simões, “Phase Equilibria of the Ternary System Methyl Oleate / Squalene / Carbon Dioxide at High Pressure Conditions”, Journal of Supercrítical Fluids 29 (2004) 77-85