CEFT, Faculty of Engineering/University of Porto
V.B. Oliveira completed a PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering in 2009 and since then has been a postdoc researcher and an invited Auxiliary Professor at Faculty of Engineering/University of Porto (FEUP). She is member of Transport Phenomena Research Center at FEUP. She has authored 22 papers in international journals and published a book chapter in the IWA publishing. She has been invited to review manuscripts in top-ranked international peer-review journals, namely Journal of Power Sources, Electrochimica Acta, Biochemical Engineering Journal and Applied Energy. She was member of the organizing committee of the 12th International Chemical and Biological Engineering Conference, CHEMPOR.
Dr. Vânia Oliveira research interest focus on chemical fuel cells (Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells (methanol and ethanol) and Hydrogen Fuel Cells), Biological fuel cells (Microbial Fuel Cells) and on the transport phenomena and numerical modelling of both chemical and biological fuel cells. Dr. Vânia Oliveira works on the optimization of operating and design parameters of chemical and biological the fuel cells and on the fuel cells construction, application and miniaturization.