José A. Paixão Coelho0000-0001-8118-0864
José Paixão Coelho has obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1996 in chemical engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon. He took a position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL), Portugal, in 1996 and became an Associate Professor in 2001. From 2002-2005, he was President of the Department of Chemical Engineering and from 2008 to 2010 he was President of the Scientific Board of ISEL. His work was mainly focused on thermodynamics studies and developing supercritical carbon dioxide extraction (SFE) of food and pharmaceutical products. His main research lines are development of methods of extraction, purification, and applications of chromatography/mass spectrometry to aromatic and food components affecting the quality of the raw materials, the processing technologies, and the pharmaceutical products. Enzymatic reactions and modelling the SFE systems have been carried out.
Biography Updated on 4 November 2012