People

Monica Carvalheira

Researcher

Research Group
Position
DL 57 contract (since 2018)
Personal Website
Email
mic16141@campus.fct.unl.pt
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Mateus, S; Carvalheira, M; Cassidy, J; Freitas, E; Oehmen, A; Reis, MAM. 2020. Two-stage anaerobic digestion system treating different seasonal fruit pulp wastes: Impact on biogas and hydrogen production and total energy recovery potential. BIOMASS & BIOENERGY, 141, DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2020.105694
  • Santos, JMM; Rieger, L; Lanham, AB; Carvalheira, M; Reis, MAM; Oehmen, A. 2020. A novel metabolic-ASM model for full-scale biological nutrient removal systems. WATER RESEARCH, 171, DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.115373

Main research interests

  • Wastewater treatment
  • Biological phosphorus removal
  • Anaerobic digestion
  • Biogas production from PHA degradation
  • Biogas upgrading
  • Nutrient recovery

Degrees

  • Graduation in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2006)
  • MSc in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2008)
  • PhD in Environmental Biotechnology, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2014)