A. Luís Amaral

Professor Auxiliar



Carreira

  • Desde  2007: Professor Adjunto, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra
  • 2002 - 2007: Assistente, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança

Qualificações

  • 2003: Doutoramento em Engenharia Química e Biológica, Universidade do Minho
  • 1999: Mestrado em Engenharia Biológica, Universidade do Minho
  • 1996: Licenciatura em Engenharia Biológica, Universidade do Minho

Cargos e Responsabilidades

  • Desde  2013: Diretor-Adjunto de unidade de I&D, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra
  • Desde  2013: Diretor de Curso, Curso de Especialização Tecnológica em Análises Químicas e Microbiológicas
  • Desde  2009: Membro do Conselho Pedagógico, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra
  • 2009 - 2012: Diretor de Curso, Licenciatura em Engenharia Biológica

Honras e Prêmios

  • 2009: Best Poster Award - Engineering School Week
  • 2004: CUF Prize for the Best Chemical and Biological Engineering PhD thesis in Portugal (António Luís Amaral: Image Analysis in Biotechnological Processes: Applications to Wastewater Treatment)

Publicações Recentes

1
Microbial-based evaluation of foaming events in full-scale wastewater treatment plants by microscopy survey and quantitative image analysis
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23(15), 15638-15650, 2016
2
Estimation of effluent quality parameters from an activated sludge system using quantitative image analysis
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 285, 349-357, 2016
3
Quantitative image analysis as a tool for Yarrowia lipolytica dimorphic growth evaluation in different culture media
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 217, 22-30, 2016
4
Polyhydroxyalkanoate granules quantification in mixed microbial cultures using image analysis: Sudan Black B versus Nile Blue A staining
  • Analytica Chimica Acta, 865, 8-15, 2015
5
Aroma production by Yarrowia lipolytica in airlift and stirred tank bioreactors: differences in yeast metabolism and morphology
  • Biochemical Engineering Journal, 93, 55-62, 2015
6
Image analysis technique as a tool to identify morphological changes in Trametes versicolor pellets according to exopolysaccharide or laccase production
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 172(4), 2132-2142, 2014
7
Monitoring intracellular polyphosphate accumulation in enhanced biological phosphorus removal systems by quantitative image analysis
  • Water Science and Technology, 69(11), 2315-2323, 2014
8
Activated sludge characterization through microscopy: A review on quantitative image analysis and chemometric techniques
  • Analytica Chimica Acta, 802, 14-28, 2013
9
Automatic identification of activated sludge disturbances and assessment of operational parameters
  • Chemosphere, 91(5), 705-710, 2013
10
Quantitative image analysis for the characterization of microbial aggregates in biological wastewater treatment: a review
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20(9), 5887-5912, 2013
11
Prediction of intracellular storage polymers using quantitative image analysis in enhanced biological phosphorus removal systems
  • Analytica Chimica Acta, 770, 36-44, 2013
12
Image analysis for automatic characterization of polyhydroxyalcanoates granules
  • Lecture Notes in Computer Science, No. 7950, 790-797, 2013
13
Characterization of activated sludge abnormalities by image analysis and chemometric techniques
  • Analytica Chimica Acta, 705(1-2), 235-242, 2011
14
Identifying different types of bulking in an activated sludge system through quantitative image analysis
  • Chemosphere, 85(4), 643-652, 2011
15
Image analysis application for the study of activated sludge floc size during the treatment of synthetic and real fishery wastewater
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 18(8), 1390-1397, 2011
16
Dilution and magnification effects on image analysis applications in activated sludge characterization
  • Microscopy and Microanalysis, 16(5), 561-568, 2010
17
A comparison between bright field and phase-contrast image analysis techniques in activated sludge morphological characterization
  • Microscopy and Microanalysis, 16(2), 166-174, 2010
18
Application of image analysis to the prediction of EBC barley kernel weight distribution
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 30(3), 366-371, 2009
19
Assessment of physiological conditions in E. coli fermentations by epifluorescent microscopy and image analysis
  • Biotechnology Progress, 25(3), 882-891, 2009
20
Correlation between sludge settling ability and image analysis information using partial least squares
  • Analytica Chimica Acta, 642(1-2), 94-101, 2009
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