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Dr Andrea Semiao

Lecturer in Environmental Engineering

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Education / Academic qualification

Master of Engineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Portugal
Doctor of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
Removal of adsorbing estrogenic micropollutants by nanofiltration membranes in cross-flow–experiments and model development

Professional Qualifications

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University College Dublin, Ireland, Biofouling mechanisms of nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes
Development, build-up and dissemination of the IPPC database as part of the NanoMemPro Network of Excellence under the direction of Professor Maria Norberta de Pinho, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NanoMemPro_IPPC_Database)
Industrial Placement at former Avecia, now FujiFilm Imaging Colorants Ltd., in Grangemouth, Scotland, using ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis polymeric and ceramic membranes for dye purification

Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

Area of Expertise

Research expertiseWater Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, Membrane Processes, Microbial Adhesion and Biofouling, Trace Contaminant and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (organic and inorganic)

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