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

Catalytic oxidative desulfurization systems based on Keggin phosphotungstate and metal-organic framework MIL-101

Ribeiro, S; Barbosa, ADS; Gomes, AC; Pillinger, M; Goncalves, IS; Cunha-Silva, L; Balula, SS
2013, FUEL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, 116, 350-357.

Intercalation of a molybdenum(0)-tetracarbonyl-bipyridine complex in a layered double hydroxide

Gomes, AC; Bruno, SM; Valente, AA; Goncalves, IS; Pillinger, M
2013, JOURNAL OF ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY, 744, 53-59.

Molybdenum(II) Diiodo-Tricarbonyl Complexes Containing Nitrogen Donor Ligands as Catalyst Precursors for the Epoxidation of Methyl Oleate

Gamelas, CA; Neves, P; Gomes, AC; Valente, AA; Romao, CC; Goncalves, IS; Pillinger, M
2012, CATALYSIS LETTERS, 142, 10, 1218-1224.

Isomerisation of alpha-pinene oxide in the presence of indenyl allyl dicarbonyl molybdenum(II) and tungsten(II) complexes

Bruno, SM; Gamelas, CA; Gomes, AC; Valente, AA; Pillinger, M; Romao, CC; Goncalves, IS
2012, CATALYSIS COMMUNICATIONS, 23, 58-61.

Epoxidation of olefins using a dichlorodioxomolybdenum(VI)-pyridylimine complex as catalyst

Balula, SS; Bruno, SM; Gomes, AC; Valente, AA; Pillinger, M; Goncalves, IS; Macquarrie, DJ; Clark, JH
2012, INORGANICA CHIMICA ACTA, 387, 234-239.

Synthesis, Structural Elucidation, and Application of a Pyrazolylpyridine-Molybdenum Oxide Composite as a Heterogeneous Catalyst for Olefin Epoxidation

Figueiredo, S; Gomes, AC; Neves, P; Amarante, TR; Paz, FAA; Soares, R; Lopes, AD; Valente, AA; Pillinger, M; Goncalves, IS
2012, INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 51, 15, 8629-8635.

Molybdenum(VI) catalysts obtained from eta(3)-allyl dicarbonyl precursors: Synthesis, characterization and catalytic performance in cyclooctene epoxidation

Gamelas, CA; Gomes, AC; Bruno, SM; Paz, FAA; Valente, AA; Pillinger, M; Romao, CC; Goncalves, IS
2012, DALTON TRANSACTIONS, 41, 12, 3474-3484.

Multi-functional metal-organic frameworks assembled from a tripodal organic linker

Vilela, SMF; Ananias, D; Gomes, AC; Valente, AA; Carlos, LD; Cavaleiro, JAS; Rocha, J; Tome, JPC; Paz, FAA
2012, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY, 22, 35, 18354-18371.

A novel dinuclear MoVI complex with tris(3,5-dimethyl-1H-pyrazol-1-yl)methane

Gago, S; Gomes, AC; Cunha-Silva, L; Pillinger, M; Goncalves, IS; Paz, FAA
2012, ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA SECTION C-CRYSTAL STRUCTURE COMMUNICATIONS, 68, M73-M75.

Epoxidation of cyclooctene using soluble or MCM-41-supported molybdenum tetracarbonyl-pyridylimine complexes as catalyst precursors

Gomes, AC; Bruno, SM; Gago, S; Lopes, RP; Machado, DA; Carminatti, AP; Valente, AA; Pillinger, M; Goncalves, IS
2011, JOURNAL OF ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY, 696, 22, 3543-3550.

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