Please join us in welcoming Mariana Belo at MATGAS as a Research Associate.

Mariana Belo obtained her degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Aveiro in 2006.  In October 2010 she finished her PhD thesis supervised by Prof. João A. P. Coutinho from the University of Aveiro and by Dr. António José Queimada from the Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, concerning the application of association models to describe the phase equilibria and interfacial properties in the biodiesel industry.  The thesis development involved international collaborative works with the University of Campinas, Tiradentes University and the Federal University of Alagoas in Brazil, as well as with the Technical University of Denmark.

marta llorcaPlease join us in welcoming Marta Llorca to MATGAS as Research Assistant.

Marta holds a Degree in Superior Industrial Engineering from the Institut Químic de Sarrià (IQS), and a Master in Coaching from the International Coaching University (ICU). During her undergraduate studies, she did some internships at different entities to continue improving her knowledge, including a year in Italy doing the Career Final Project entitled “Development of new plastic products made with 100% recycled raw material of Polypropylene (PP) and Polyethylene Terephtalate (PET) using extrusion process”. After finishing her studies, she became the Project Coordinator in a RFID Norwegian fish industry project. In July 2013 Marta joined MATGAS where she will be working on an European R&D project focused on Hydrogen Safety.

Welcome to MATGAS, Marta!