Currently working on the optimization of bio-electrochemical systems through the understanding of growth kinetics and composition of electro-active bacteria.
MSc, Bioengineering, University of Porto, Portugal, 2018
Bio-electrochemical systems, electro-active biofilms, resource recovery
Selected list of publications
- Pereira et al. 2023. “Comparing theoretical and practical biomass yields calls for revisiting thermodynamic growth models for electroactive microorganisms”. Water Research, 2023;120279. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2023.120279.
- Pereira et al 2021. “The effect of intermittent anode potential regimes on the morphology and extracellular matrix composition of electro-active bacteria“. Biofilm 2021;4:100064. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioflm.2021.100064.
- Molenaar et al. 2018, “In situ biofilm quantification in bioelectrochemical systems by using optical coherence tomography”, ChemSusChem 11(13) (2018) 2171–2178.