Ewa Bogel-Lukasik

Assistant Researcher
Secção de Engenharia Química e Bioquímica
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Research Interests

The application of green solvents (ionic liquids and supercritical CO2) in reaction (hydrogenation, telomerisation), separation and extraction.
The applied thermodynamics in reaction, separation and extraction with sustainable solvents.
The use of alternative solvents in the biorefinery concept.
The chemistry of building blocks produced from glycerol under supercritical conditions.
Synthesis of ionic liquids.
Solubility of chemical compounds in ionic liquids and/or CO2.
Solubilidade de compostos químicos em líquidos iónicos e / ou CO2.

Main Publications

1. J. Lopes, Z. Petrovski, R. Bogel-Łukasik, E. Bogel-Łukasik, Heterogeneous palladium-catalyzed telomerization of myrcene with glycerol derivatives in supercritical carbon dioxide: a facile route to new building blocks, Green Chem., 2011, doi: 10.1039/C1GC15313G.

2. M. E. Zakrzewska, E. Bogel-Łukasik, R. Bogel-Łukasik, The ionic liquid mediated formation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural - a promising biomass-derived building block, Chem. Rev., 2011, 111, 397-417.

3. E. Bogel-Łukasik, C. Lourenço, M. E. Zakrzewska, R. Bogel-Łukasik, Insight into the phase equilibrium phenomena of systems containing dienes and dicyanamide ionic liquids as a new potential application, J. Phys. Chem. B., 2010, 114, 15605-15609.

4. R. Bogel-Łukasik, L. M. N. Goncalves, E. Bogel-Łukasik, Phase equilibrium phenomena in solutions involving tannins, flavonoids and ionic liquids, Green Chem., 2010, 12, 1947-1953.
***Inside Cover Green Chemistry Award***

5. R. Bogel-Łukasik, D. Matkowska, M. E. Zakrzewska, E. Bogel-Łukasik, T. Hofman, The phase envelopes of alternative solvents (ionic liquid, CO2) and building blocks of biomass origin (lactic acid, propionic acid), Fluid Phase Equilibr., 2010, 295, 177-185.

6. E. Bogel-Łukasik, S. Santos, R. Bogel-Łukasik, M. Nunes da Ponte, Selectivity enhancement in the catalytic heterogeneous hydrogenation of limonene in supercritical carbon dioxide by an ionic liquid, J. Supercrit. Fluids, 2010, 54, 210-217.

7. C. A. S. Trindade, Z. P. Visak, R. Bogel-Łukasik, E. Bogel-Łukasik, M. Nunes da Ponte, Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium of Mixtures of Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids with Propanediols or Glycerol, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2010, 49, 4850-4857.

8. M. E. Zakrzewska, E. Bogel-Łukasik, R. Bogel-Łukasik, Solubility of Carbohydrates in Ionic Liquids, Energ. Fuel., 2010, 24, 737-745.
***In the Top 10 of the most cited articles of Energ. Fuel. in 2010***
***In the Top 10 of the most read papers of Energ. Fuel. in 2010***

9. E. Bogel-Łukasik, M. Gomes da Silva, I. D. Nogueira, R. Bogel-Łukasik, M. Nunes da Ponte, Study on selectivity of β-myrcene hydrogenation in high-pressure carbon dioxide catalysed by noble metal catalysts, Green Chem., 2009, 11, 1847-1856.
***Front Cover Green Chemistry Award***

10. E. Bogel-Łukasik, I. Fonseca, R. Bogel-Łukasik, M. Nunes da Ponte, A. Paiva, G. Brunner, Phase equilibrium-driven selective hydrogenation of limonene in high-pressure carbon dioxide, Green Chem., 2007, 9, 427-430.

11. E. Bogel-Łukasik, U. Domańska, pH measurements of 1-alkyl-3-methyl-imidazolium chloride ionic liquids in alcohols, Green Chem., 2004, 6, 299-303.

12. U. Domańska, E. Bogel-Łukasik, R. Bogel-Łukasik, Solubility of 1-dodecyl-3-methyl-imidazolium chloride in alcohols (C2 - C12), J. Phys. Chem. B, 2003, 107, 1858 –1863.