Ana Catarina Costa Gomes Alves

Assistant Researcher

short CV

February 2019 to present: Researcher

February 2010 to January 2019: post-doctoral associate under the supervision of Professor Isabel Gonçalves and Doctor Martyn Pillinger.

October 2005- November 2009: PhD in chemistry in the group of Prof. Simon Duckett, University of York, United Kingdom.

scientific interests

-Synthesis and characterization of organic ligands, organometallic complexes.

-Immobilization of inorganic/organometallic complexes in MCM-41, metal-organic frameworks,  cyclodextrines, cucurbiturils and layered double hydroxides and respective characterization.

present research group

  • Professor Isabel Gonçalves
  • Doctor Martyn Pillinger
  • Doctor Tatiana Amarante
  • Doctor Sofia Bruno

main present collaborators

CICECO

  • Doctor Filipe Paz
  • Doctor Anabela Valente
  • Doctor Patrícia Neves
  • Doctor Sofia Bruno
  • Doctor Paula Ferreira

Other portuguese institutions

  • Professor Carlos Romão (ITQB-UNL)
  • Doctor Carla Gamelas (Politécnico de Setúbal)
  • Doctor André D. Lopes (University of the Algarve)
  • Doctor Salete Balula (University of Porto)
  • Doctor Luis Cunha Silva (University of Porto)

Selected publications

A.C. Gomes, M.M. Antunes, M. Abrantes, A.A. Valente, F.A. Almeida Paz, I.S. Gonçalves, M. Pillinger, ChemCatChem., 2018, 53, 3481-3489. https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.201800477

D. Julião, A.C. Gomes, M. Pillinger, R. Valença, J.C. Ribeiro, I.S. Gonçalves, S.S. Balula,Appl. Catal., B2018, 230, 177-183. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.02.036

A.C. Gomes, C.I.R. Magalhães,T.S.M. Oliveira, A.D. Lopes, I.S. Gonçalves, M. Pillinger, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 17042–17052. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6DT02811J

A.C. Gomes, P. Neves, L. Cunha-Silva, A.A. Valente, I.S. Gonçalves, M. Pillinger, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, 6, 5207-5218. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5cy02052b

 A.L. Costa, A.C. Gomes, M. Pillinger, I.S. Gonçalves, J.S. Seixas de Melo, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 12069-12078. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201501344

A.C. Gomes,S.M. Bruno, C.A. Gamelas,A.A. Valente,M. Abrantes,I.S. Gonçalves,C.C. Romão, M. Pillinger, Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 8231-8240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3DT50132A

Projects

Publications

Pyrazine-bridged molybdenum(0) carbonyl and molybdenum(VI) oxide network solids as catalysts for epoxidation and sulfoxidation

Gomes, DM; Silva, AF; Gomes, AC; Neves, P.; Valente, AA; Gonçalves, IS; Pillinger, M.
2023, Catalysis Today.

Tricarbonyl-Pyrazine-Molybdenum(0) Metal-Organic Frameworks for the Storage and Delivery of Biologically Active Carbon Monoxide

Silva, AF; Calhau, IB; Gomes, AC; Valente, AA; Gonçalves, IS; Pillinger, M
2023, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering.

A Molybdenum(VI) Complex of 5-(2-pyridyl-1-oxide)tetrazole: Synthesis, Structure, and Transformation into a MoO3-Based Hybrid Catalyst for the Epoxidation of Bio-Olefins

Nunes, MS; Gomes, DM; Gomes, AC; Neves, P; Mendes, RF; Paz, FAA; Lopes, AD; Pillinger, M; Valente, AA; Gonçalves, IS
2023, Catalysts.

Dichloro and dimethyl dioxomolybdenum(VI)-bipyridine complexes as catalysts for oxidative desulfurization of dibenzothiophene derivatives under extractive conditions

Juliao, D; Gomes, AC; Cunha-Silva, L; Pillinger, M; Goncalves, IS; Balula, SS
2022, JOURNAL OF ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY, 967.

Enhanced thermal and photo-stability of a para-substituted dicumyl ketone intercalated in a layered double hydroxide

Costa, AL; Monteiro, RP; Barradas, PDN; Ferreira, SCR; Cunha, C; Gomes, AC; Goncalves, IS; de Melo, JSS; Pillinger, M
2022, FRONTIERS IN CHEMISTRY, 10.

Epoxidation catalysts prepared by encapsulation of molybdenum hexacarbonyl in UiO-66(Zr/Hf)-type metal-organic frameworks

Gomes, DP; Silva, AF; Gomes, AC; Neves, P; Valente, AA; Goncalves, IS; Pillinger, M
2022, MICROPOROUS AND MESOPOROUS MATERIALS, 330.

A silicododecamolybdate/pyridinium-tetrazole hybrid molecular salt as a catalyst for the epoxidation of bio-derived olefins

Nunes, MS; Neves, P; Gomes, AC; Cunha-Silva, L; Lopes, AD; Valente, AA; Pillinger, M; Goncalves, IS
2021, INORGANICA CHIMICA ACTA, 516.
ISBN: 1873-3255

A hafnium-based metal-organic framework for the entrapment of molybdenum hexacarbonyl and the light-responsive release of the gasotransmitter carbon monoxide

Silva, AF; Calhau, IB; Gomes, AC; Valente, AA; Goncalves, IS; Pillinger, M
2021, MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 124.
ISBN: 1873-0191

Heterogeneous catalysis with an organic-inorganic hybrid based on MoO3 chains decorated with 2,2 '-biimidazole ligands

Amarante, TR; Neves, P; Paz, FAA; Gomes, AC; Pillinger, M; Valente, AA; Goncalves, IS
2021, CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 11, 6, 2214-2228.
ISBN: 2044-4761

A 5-(2-Pyridyl)tetrazolate Complex of Molybdenum(VI), Its Structure, and Transformation to a Molybdenum Oxide-Based Hybrid Heterogeneous Catalyst for the Epoxidation of Olefins

Nunes, MS; Gomes, DM; Gomes, AC; Neves, P; Mendes, RF; Paz, FAA; Lopes, AD; Valente, AA; Goncalves, IS; Pillinger, M
2021, CATALYSTS, 11, 11.
ISBN: 2073-4344

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