Faculdade

Departamento

Ana Belén Pereiro Estévez

Investigadora Principal
Secção de Engenharia Química e Bioquímica
128A
(+351) 212948300
10964
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Interesses Científicos

Áreas de investigação centradas em: síntese e comportamento termodinâmico de líquidos iónicos (LIs); equilíbrio líquido-líquido e líquido-vapor; solubilidade de LIs em água e outros solventes; separação de misturas azeotrópicas; purificação e caracterização de LIs; caracterização do comportamento de auto-agregação de LIs em água; sistemas de libertação controlada de fármacos baseados em biomoléculas; processos de extração; modulação e simulação.

Projetos em curso:

Como investigador principal - "LIFE-4-Fgases: Towards a circular economy for refrigerants: novel hybrid approach to selectively recycling F-gases" LIFE Programme. LIFE20 CCM/ES/001748. 1,359,702 € (259,796 € for my team)

Como coordenador - "MAR2PROTECT - Preventing Groundwater Contamination related to Global and Climate Change through a Holistic Approach based on Managed Aquifer Recharge" Horizon Europe (HORIZON-CL6-2022-ZEROPOLLUTION-01), European Research Executive Agency (REA) (‘EU executive agency’ or ‘granting authority’), under the powers delegated by the European Commission (‘European Commission’) (16 partners: 4 industrial partners, 3 academic institutions, 1 public administration, 7 Research and Technology Organisation (RTOs), 1 Tech transfer entity). 4,143,681.25 € (710,007 € for my team).

Como membro da equipa - "Solvent Engineering in Microfluidics/CounterCurrent Chromatography Hybrids for the Purification of Viral Vectors: Bioprivileged Ionic-Liquid-based Aqueous Biphasic Systems" PTDC/EQU-EQU/2223/2021, 249,839 €. Main researcher: João M. M. Araújo 

Publicações Representativas

95 artigos publicados, 3887 citações, h-index 35.

SCOPUS ID: 7801330796

Ciência ID: AE14-87C6-67BE

 

Publicações relevantes como autor correspondente (ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-7166-6764): 

Julio E. Sosa, Rubén Santiago, Andres E. Redondo, Jocasta Avila, Luiz F. Lepre, Margarida Costa Gomes, João M. M. Araújo, José Palomar and Ana B. Pereiro* "Design of Ionic Liquids for Fluorinated Gases Absorption: COSMO-RS selection and solubility experiments" Environmental Science & Technology, 56, 2022, 5898-5909. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.2c00051

Carolina Hermida-Merino, Fernando Pardo, Gabriel Zarca, João M. M. Araújo, Ane Urtiaga, Manuel M. Piñeiro and Ana B. Pereiro* "Integration of stable ionic liquid-based nanofluids into polymer membranes. Part I: Membrane synthesis and characterization" Nanomaterials, 11, 2021, 607. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11030607

Julio E. Sosa, Rui P. P. L. Ribeiro, Paulo J. Castro, José P. B. Mota, João M. M. Araújo, Ana B. Pereiro* "Absorption of Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases using Fluorinated Ionic Liquids" Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (IF=3.375 ) 58, 2019, 20769−20778. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b04648 

Nicole S. M. Vieira, Stefan Stolte‖, João M. M. Araújo, Luís Paulo N. Rebelo, Ana B. Pereiro*, M. Markiewicz "Acute Aquatic Toxicity and Biodegradability of Fluorinated Ionic Liquids" ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (IF=6.97) 7, 2019, 3733-3741, doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b03653 

Nicole S. M. Vieira, Joana C. Bastos, Luís Paulo N. Rebelo, Ana Matias, João M. M. Araújo, Ana B. Pereiro* "Human cytotoxicity and octanol/water partition coefficients of fluorinated ionic liquids" Chemosphere (IF=5.108) 216, 2019, 576-586, doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.10.159 

Joana C. Bastos, Sara F. Carvalho, Tom Welton, José N. Canongia Lopes, Luís Paulo N. Rebelo, Karina Shimizu, João M. M. Araújo and Ana B. Pereiro*. "Design of task-specific fluorinated ionic liquids: nanosegregation versus hydrogen-bonding ability in aqueous solutions". Chemical Communications (IF = 6.290) 54, 2018, 3524-3527, doi: 10.1039/C8CC00361K 

Márcia Alves, Nicole S. M. Vieira, Luís Paulo N. Rebelo, João M. M. Araújo, Ana B. Pereiro*, Margarida Archer. "Fluorinated Ionic Liquids for Protein Drug Delivery Systems: investigating their impact on the structure and function of lysozyme". International Journal of Pharmaceutics (IF = 3.862) 526, 2017, 309-320, doi: 0.1016/j.ijpharm.2017.05.002

Margarida L. Ferreira, María J. Pastoriza-Gallego, João M. M. Araújo, José N. Canongia Lopes, Luís Paulo N. Rebelo, Manuel M. Piñeiro, Karina Shimizu, Ana B. Pereiro*."The Influence of Nanosegregation on the Phase Behavior of Fluorinated Ionic Liquids". Journal of Physical Chemistry C (IF =4.484) 121, 2017, 5415–5427, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b00516

Ana M. Ferreira, Pedro D. O. Esteves, Isabel Boal-Palheiros, Ana B. Pereiro*, Luís Paulo N. Rebelo, Mara G. Freire. "Enhanced tunability afforded by aqueous biphasic systems formed by fluorinated ionic liquids and carbohydrates". Green Chemistry (IF = 9.125) 18, 2016, 1070-1079, doi: 10.1039/c5gc01610j.

A.B. Pereiro*, J.M.M. Araújo, F.S. Teixeira, I.M. Marrucho, M.M. Piñeiro, L.P.N. Rebelo. "Aggregation Behavior and Total Miscibility of Fluorinated Ionic Liquids in Water". Langmuir (IF = 3.993), 31, 2015, 1283-1295, doi: 10.1021/la503961h.

A.B. Pereiro*, M.J. Pastoriza-Gallego, K. Shimizu, I.M. Marrucho, J.N.C. Lopes, M.M. Piñeiro, L.P.N. Rebelo. "On the Formation of a New, Third, Nanostructured Domain in Ionic Liquids". Journal of Physical Chemistry B (IF=3.377) 117, 2013, 10826-10833, doi: 10.1021/jp402300c.

A.B. Pereiro*, J.M.M. Araújo, S. Martinho, F. Alves, S. Nunes, A. Matias, C.M.M. Duarte, L.P.N. Rebelo, I.M. Marrucho. "Fluorinated Ionic Liquids: Properties and Applications". ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (IF = 4.642) 1, 2013, 427-439, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/sc300163n.

A.B. Pereiro*, J.M.M. Araújo, F.S. Oliveira, C.E.S. Bernardes, J.M.S.S. Esperança, José N. Canongia Lopes, Isabel M. Marrucho, Luís P. N. Rebelo. "Inorganic Salts in Purely Ionic Liquid Media: The Development of High Ionicity Ionic Liquids (HIILs)". Chemical Communications (IF=6.378) 48, 2012, 3656-3658, doi: 10.1039/C2CC30374D.
Listed as nº 2 amongst The Best ILs Articles from RSC in the Chemical Communications, 2012, this work demonstrated that High Ionicity ILs can be developed from the fine-tuned addition of an inorganic salt to an IL.

A. B. Pereiro*, J. M. M. Araújo, J. M. S. S. Esperança, I. M. Marrucho, L. P. N. Rebelo. "Ionic Liquids in Separations of Azeotropic Systems – A Review". Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics (Special Issue on Thermodynamics of Sustainable Processes) (IF=2.297) 46, 2012, 2-28, doi: 10.1016/j.jct.2011.05.026.

This paper was awarded both Hot Paper and Highly Cited Paper (ESI 2014) status; this systematic analysis of the influence of IL structure on their azeotrope breaking capacity contributed to the establishment of guidelines for selecting the most suitable IL for the separation of azeotropic mixtures.

 

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