Belinda Soares
  PhD Student  
  extension: 24942/34704  
  department: Chemistry  
  group: 4 - biorefineries, biobased materials and recycling
  line: 3 - sustainability
  research group: PATh  
Short CV
Belinda Isabel Gomes Soares. He completed his Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering in 2011 from the University of Aveiro and a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering in 2005 from the University of Aveiro. He attends a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Aveiro and The Navigator Company. Published 7 articles in specialized magazines. In his professional activities he interacted with 24 collaborators in co-authorship of scientific works. 
Scientific Interests


Green solvents

Biomass Fractionation 

Lignin Valorizatio


Present Research Group

  I work currently in the group 7: Macromolecular Materials and Biorefineries at the University of Aveiro.

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Selected Publications

Belinda Soares, Daniel J.P. Tavares, José L. Amaral, Armando J.D. Silvestre, Carmen S.R. Freire and João A.P. Coutinho. Enhanced solubility of lignin monomeric model compounds and technical lignins in aqueous solutions of deep eutectic solvents. ACS Sustain Chem Eng, 5(5), (2017), pp. 4056-4065.  DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00053.

Belinda Soares, Helena Passos, Carmen S.R. Freire, João A.P. Coutinho, Armando J.D. Silvestre and Mara G. Freire. Ionic liquids in chromatographic and electrophoretic techniques: toward additional improvements on the separation of natural compounds. Green Chem, 18 (2016), pp. 4582 – 4604. DOI: 10.1039/c6gc01778a.

Mendes, C.V.T., Carvalho, M.G.V.S. , Baptista, C.M.S.G. Rocha, J.M.S., Soares, B. I. G., Sousa, G.D.A - "Valorisation of hardwood hemicelluloses in the kraft pulping process by using an integrated biorefinery concept". Food and Bioproducts Processing 87 (2009), pp. 197-207.