Fernanda Tavares, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

​Multi-scale study of catalytic reactions, aiming to study since the catalysis synthesis to the reactor performance. Heterogeneous catalysis, biocatalysis, reactors design. 

Selected Publications

  • Use of castor bean seeds as lipase source for hydrolysis of crambe oil 
    avares F., Petry J., Sackser, P. R., Borba C. E., Da Silva E. A. 
    Industrial Crops and Products, v. 124, p. 254-264 , (2018)
  • Hydrolysis of crambe oil by enzymatic catalysis: An evaluation of the operational conditions 
    Tavares, F., Da Silva, E. A., Pinzan, F., Canevesi, R. S., Milinsk M. C., Scheufele, F. B....
    iocatalysis and Biotransformation, v. 1, p. 1-14, (2018)
  • Evaluation of methanolic in situ transesterification cyperus esculentu 
    dos Santos M. R. M., Da Silva E. A., Tavares, F.
    Engevista (UFF), v. 20, p. 394-407, (2018)

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, State University of Western Parana (UNIOESTE), Toledo, Brazil, 2018
  • M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, State University of Western Parana (UNIOESTE), Toledo, Brazil, 2013
  • B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, State University of Western Parana (UNIOESTE), Toledo, Brazil, 2011

KAUST Affiliations

KAUST Catalysis Center(KCC)

Division of Physical Science and Engineering(PSE)


Research Interests Keywords

​Chemical engineering Catalytic Reactions Heterogeneous catalysts