Isabel Pestana da Paixão Cansado

Isabel Pestana da Paixão Cansado

Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency, Integrated no MED
Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency
Integrated no MED


Isabel Cansado is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Évora University. She got her bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Québec in Montréal, Canada. She obtained her PhD in Chemistry, in the Materials and Surfaces area, at the University of Évora.She guided her research for the preparation, characterization, modification and application of carbon materials in areas that include the treatment of gaseous and liquid effluents, aiming the environmental improvement, through the valorization of a diversity of solid wastes, in a circular economy perspective.

Present Research
  • Valorization of plastics used in agriculture
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Valorization of Biomass
  • Circular economy
  • Adsorbent materials applications
  • Solid wastes valorization
Research Interests
  • Gaseous effluents
  • Carbon materials
  • Environmental improvement
  • New adsorbents materials
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Circular economy

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