Joana Fradinho


Research Group
DL 57 contract (since 2018)
Personal Website
Phone number
+351 212948385 (ext: 10931)
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Fradinho, JC; Oehmen, A; Reis, MAM. 2019. Improving polyhydroxyalkanoates production in phototrophic mixed cultures by optimizing accumulator reactor operating conditions. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES, 126, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.12.270
  • Carvalho, VCF; Freitas, EB; Fradinho, JC; Reis, MAM; Oehmen, A. 2019. The effect of seed sludge on the selection of a photo-EBPR system. New Biotechnology, 49, DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2018.10.003

Main research interests

  • Photosynthetic cultures
  • Biopolymer production (PHA)
  • Wastewater treatment


  • PhD in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2013)
  • Graduation in Biological Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (2005)