Guilherme de Carvalho Fernandes



Guilherme de Carvalho Fernandes has, in November 2019, graduated from the 5-year integrated BSc+MSc programme in Biological Engineering of Instituto Superior Técnico. His thesis dissertation was carried out at the Bio- Chemical Green Engineering & Materials (BioGEM) research group, at the University of Antwerpen, Belgium and dealt with the problem of operating aerobic granular sludge bioreactors for the treatment of food processing wastewater at low temperatures. In December 2020, he joint Adventech, a company specialized in the treatment of industrial wastewater and gaseous emissions where he developed performance analysis task and optimization of industrial wastewater treatment processes. Currently, he is a PhD student within the EngIQ program and he is studying the impact of using industrial effluent streams as culture medium formulations in microalgae production in cooperation with A4F