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Joaquim Branco

  • PhD
  • Researcher
  • University of Lisbon Higher Technical Institute Technological and Nuclear Campus
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Research interests

Catalysis

About

Curriculum Vitae Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares (C2TN) Centro Tecnológico e Nuclear/Instituto Superior Técnico/Universidade de Lisboa Name: Joaquim Miguel Surnames: Badalo Branco Born: 08-10-1961, Guiné-Bissau Nationality: Portuguese Phone: +351 21 994 6116 Fax: +351 21 994 6185 E-mail: jbranco (add @ctn.ist.utl.pt) Education 1994 – PhD in Chemistry (Catalysis), UPS, Toulouse (Monography, Pub. ANRT-Grenoble 50643 (94/tou3/0094). 1989 – Masters in Catalysis, IST, Lisbon (Monography, National Library, BN S.A.67143V). 1985 – Graduation in Chemistry (Physical Chemistry), FCUL, Lisbon. Professional Employment Career Since 1995 – Researcher, Group of Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry, Unit of Chemical and Radiopharmaceutical Sciences, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN), Sacavém, Portugal. 1990-1994 – Grant EEC (PhD), Univ. Paul Sabatier - Toulouse, France. 1989-1994 – Research Assistant , ICEN-INETI, Sacavém. 1988-1989 – Grant JNICT (Masters), LCC/CNRS - Toulouse, France. 1986-1988 – Researcher Trainee, ICEN-LNETI, Sacavém. 1985-1986 – Grant (Graduation), ICEN-INETI, Sacavém. Participation in Projects Consortium ITN/PLASTVAL/SPV: Treatment and valorization of plastic waste residues (2000-2002); Team Member. POCTI/QUI/35394/2000: Oxidative coupling of methane using f block element intermetallic compounds as catalytic precursors (2000-2003); Responsible. POCTI/QUI/42919/2001: Immobilised surface rare earth and actinide aryloxides [M(OC6H2tBu-2,6-Me-4)3], M= La, Pr, Nd, Sm, Dy, Ho, Er, Yb, Th, U. Activation of small molecules (CO2,CH4, C2H6) (2001-2004); Team Member . IAEA RCP-17025 (2002): Impact of electron-beam and gamma radiation in wastewater treatment: comparative studies (2002-2005, renewed until Nov. 2006); Team Member. IAEA POR/8/010 (2003): Implementation of wastewater treatment by radiation in Portugal (2003-2006), Team Member. FCT CONC-REQ/996/2001: Upgrading of Radiation Technology Unit (UTR) (2005-2007); Team member IDEA (ADI 2005-2008): Programa de Aquisição de Competências em Construção de Aparelhos de Análise Térmica Diferencial (PCA-ATD); Team Member. PTDC/EQU-EQU/65126/2006: Coupling catalysts and non thermal plasma for low temperature decomposition of organic volatile compounds (2007-2010); Responsible. PTDC/QUI/72290/2006: Potassium - Lanthanide molten salt catalysts (2009-2010); Responsible. Patents P 1, “Sistema de tratamento de resíduos plásticos em leito de metal fundido”; Proponente: Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN); Inventores: J. Branco, J. Paulo Leal, N. Pinhão, A. Pires de Matos; Âmbito nacional-Portugal, prazo 20 anos (INPI, Pt 103302 de 2005). Patente concedida a 18-7-2007. P 2, “Selective electrochemical conversion of CO2 into C2 hydrocarbons”; Proponente: OMNIDEA; Inventores: T. Pardal, R. Fernandes, M. Gonçalves, J. Condeço, A. Boavida, J. Branco; Âmbito internacional (INPI, Pt 105566 de 2011). Patente Internacional-europeia (classificação C25B 3/04 (2006.01); Patente número: 12715237.9-1360 PCT/PT2012000008) P 3, “Processo de conversão de metano e um oxidante em gás de síntese e hidrocarbonetos utilizando um plasma não–térmico”; Proponente: Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN); Inventores: J. Branco, N. Pinhão, André Jesus P.R. Janeco; Âmbito nacional-Portugal, (INPI, Pt 105078 de 2010). Patente concedida a 1-12-2012.

Co-authors (10)

Publications (5)

  • Synthesis and energetics of Na, K, Rb and Cs salts by reaction with 1,2-ethanediol and 1,4-butanediol

    • Silva L
    • Rosado P
    • Branco J
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  • Experimental and numerical investigation of turbulent diffusion flames in a laboratory combustor with a slot burner

    • Branco J
    • Coelho P
    • Costa M
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  • Synthesis and characterization of polynuclear lanthanide aryloxides

    • Carretas J
    • Branco J
    • Marçalo J
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  • The 'dissolution' of europium and ytterbium in alcohols

    • Carretas J
    • Branco J
    • Marçalo J
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  • High-temperature oxidation of LnCu2 intermetallics and their catalytic behavior in 4-methyl-2-pentanol decomposition

    • Ballivet-Tkatchenko D
    • Branco J
    • de Matos A
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Professional experience

Researcher

Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Tecnico Campus Tecnologico e Nuclear

January 1987 - Present

Education

Chemistry

UPS, Toulouse

September 1990 - November 1994(4 years)

Instituto Superior Tecnico

Technical University of lisbon

September 1987 - September 1989(2 years)

Chemistry

University of Lisbon

September 1980 - September 1984(4 years)