(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

Carlos Miguel Cardeal Enes Granadeiro


Research group
Materials for Sustainability and Wellness


Researcher IDD-6302-2013
Ciência IDC914-11EE-3749
Carlos Granadeiro graduated in Chemistry at Univ. Porto in 2004 and completed the PhD in Chemistry at the Univ. Aveiro in 2010. He is a Researcher at LAQV, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, FCUP since 2011 and Invited Assistant Professor since 2020. He is the author of 43 articles, 2 conference proceedings (h-index = 21; 1982 citations) and has received several presentation/research awards including the Prémio Ramôa Ribeiro 2018 by the Portuguese Chemical Society (SPQ) for scientific achievements in the fields of Catalysis and Porous Materials. His main scientific interests include chemistry of (nano)materials, heterogeneous catalysis, oxidative desulfurization of fuels, lanthanide luminescence-based sensing and water remediation systems.

Representative Publications

Desulfurization process conciliating heterogeneous oxidation and liquid extraction: Organic solvent or centrifugation/water?
A novel red emitting material based on polyoxometalate@periodic mesoporous organosilica
Influence of a porous MOF support on the catalytic performance of Eu-polyoxometalate based materials: desulfurization of a model diesel
Production of ultra-deep sulfur-free diesels using a sustainable catalytic system based on UiO-66(Zr)