Teresa Maria Alves Casimiro Ribeiro

Principal Investigator
Secção de Engenharia Química e Bioquímica
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Research Interests

Synthesis and processing of polymers using supercritical fluid technology.
Development of polymeric materials with molecular-recognition ability for applications in drug delivery, separation and catalysis.
Development of inclusion complexes and polymeric matrixes containing cyclodextrins. 

Main Publications

M. Soares da Silva, R. Viveiros, F. Nóbrega, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, E.J.Cabrita, T. Casimiro, Supercritical fluid technology-assisted development of molecularly imprinted co-polymers for controlled delivery of flufenamic acid, J. Supercritical Fluids,J. Supercrit.Fluids (2011) 58, 150-157.

M. Soares da Silva, R. Viveiros, P.I. Morgado, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, I.J. Correia, T.Casimiro, Development of 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate- based molecular recognition devices for controlled drug delivery using supercritical fluid technology, Int. J. Pharmaceutics (2011) doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2011.06.004

M. Soares da Silva, E. R. Vão, M. Temtem, L. Mafra, J. Caldeira, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, T.Casimiro, Clean synthesis of molecular recognition polymeric materials with chiral sensing capability using supercritical fluid technology. Application as HPLC stationary phases, Biosensors and Bioelectronics (2010) 25, 1742-1747.

G. Ivanova, E. R. Vão, M. Temtem, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, T. Casimiro, E. J. Cabrita, “High-Pressure NMR Characterization of Triacetyl-beta-Cyclodextrin in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry (2009) 47, 133-141.

M. Sousa, M.J. Melo, T.Casimiro, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, “The Art of high-pressure CO2 for Art Conservation: a Green Approach to Antique Textile Cleaning”, Green Chemistry (2007) 9, 943-947.

M. Temtem, T. Casimiro, A. Gil Santos, A. L. Macedo, E. J. Cabrita, A. Aguiar-Ricardo “Molecular interactions and CO2-philicity in supercritical CO2. A high-pressure NMR and molecular modeling study of a perfluorinated polymer in scCO2”, J. Physical Chemistry B (2007) 111(6), 1318-1326.

M. Temtem, T. Casimiro, J. F. Mano, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, "Green synthesis of a temperature sensitive hydrogel", Green Chemistry (2007) 9 (1), 75-79.

T. Casimiro, A. Banet-Osuna, A. M. Ramos, M. Nunes da Ponte, A. Aguiar-Ricardo. “Synthesis of highly cross-linked poly(diethylene glycol dimethacrylate) microparticles in supercritical carbon dioxide”, Eur. Polymer Journal (2005) 41, 1947-1953.

N. Ribeiro, T.Casimiro, C. Duarte, M. Poliakoff , M. Nunes da Ponte, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, “Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium and Critical Line of the CO2+Xe System. Critical Behavior of CO2+Xe versus CO2+n-Alkanes”, J. Physical Chemistry B (2000) 104, 791-795.