Curriculum Vitae

Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares (C2TN)


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Name: Maria Teresa
Surnames: Oliveira de Almeida Gasche
Born: 21-04-1964, Mozambique
Nationality: Portuguese

Telef: 21 994 6218/6236
Fax: +351 21 994 6185
E-mail: teresag (@ctn.ist.utl.pt)


Education

  • 1994 – PhD, Chemistry, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 1987 – Graduation in Technological Chemistry, FC-UL, Lisbon.

Professional Employment Career

  • Since 1998 – Auxiliary Researcher, Group of Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry, Unit of Chemical and Radiopharmaceutical Sciences, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN), Sacavém, Portugal.
  • 1994-1998 – Senior Research Assistant, ICEN, Sacavém.
  • 1990-1994 – Research Assistant, ICEN, Sacavém.

Fellowships and Training

  • 10/1998 – Course "SR Summer School in Strutural Biology and Chemistry of Materials", ESFR, Grenoble, France.
  • 07/1996 – NATO Advanced Study Institute: "Chemisorption and Reactivity on Supported Clusters and Thin Films: towards an understanding of microscopic processes in catalysis", Sicilia, Italy.
  • 01-02/1996 – Course "Mass Spectroscopy Instrumentation, Applications and Interpretation" FCT/ UNL, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 4–6/1995 - Post-Doc, Nanoscale Physics Research Laboratory, School of Physics and Space Research, University of Birmingham, UK.
  • 6/1995 - CRLC, Daresbury Laboratory, UK.
  • 09/1994 – NATO Advanced Study Institute: "Metal-Ligand Interactions - Structure and Reactivity", Calabria, Italy.

Scientific Specialization

  • Lanthanide and actinide chemistry.
  • Surface chemistry.

Main Scientific Area of Research

  • Lanthanide and actinide chemistry.
  • Thermochemistry.
  • Mass spectrometry.

Teaching Activities

  • 10/1996-02/1998 – Teaches "Physics II", Physics Department, Aveiro University.
  • 10/1996-02/1998 – Teaches "Physics I", Physics Department, Aveiro University.
  • 10/1997-10/1998 – Teaches "Physics and Technology of Metals", Physics Department, Aveiro University.
  • 12/1996-01/1997 – Teaches "Surface Science and Interfaces I", Science Faculty, Lisbon University.
  • 10/1996-10/1997– Teaches "Physics and Technology of Metals", Physics Department, Aveiro University.

Membership of Professional Societies

  • 1996 until present- member of the Portuguese Society of Physics, Lisbon.
  • 2009 – member of the Portuguese Society of Chemistry, Lisbon.

Scientific Works

  • PhD Thesis: "Study of Gas Adsorption (O2, CO2,CO e C2H4) in Pu-metal and some Actinide intermetallics by Photoelectron Spectroscopy (UPS/XPS)", Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.

Participation in Projects

  • PTDC/AAG-TEC/3324/2012: "CO2 mitigation and production of methanol by reforming of CH4" (2012-2015), Joaquim B. Branco.
  • POCTI/QUI/42919/2001: "Immobilized Surface Rare Earth and Actinide Aryloxides. Activation of Small Molecules (CO2, CH4, C2H6)", (2002-2005), Teresa Almeida Gasche.
  • POCTI/QUI/35394/1999: "Oxidative coupling of methane using f block element intermetallic compounds as catalytic precursors" , (2000-2003), Joaquim B. Branco.
  • PRAXIS 2/2.1/QUI/386/94: Heterogeneous Chemical Behavior of the f block Elements", (1997-1999), António Pires de Matos.

International Papers with Referee

  • "Uranium (IV) and Thorium (IV) Hydrotis (3,5-Dymethyl-Pyrazolyl) Borate Complexes with Asymetric Metal Centres", N. Marques, T. Almeida, J. Marçalo, J.M. Carretas, A. Pires de Matos, K.W. Bagnall and J. Takats, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 139, 1987, 83.
  • "Gas Adsorption Studies on UNiAl by Photoemission Spectroscopy", T. Almeida, L. Havela, J.C. Spirlet and J.R. Naegele, Surface Science, 269/270, 1992, 1180.
  • "High Resolution Photoemission on UPdSn and UNiAl", L. Havela, T. Almeida, J.R. Naegele, V. Sechovsky, E.H: Bruck, J. Alloys and Comp.181, 1992, 205.
  • "5f Electron Localization in UTX Compounds", L. Havela, V. Sechovsky, T. Almeida, J.R. Naegele, E.H. Bruck, H. Nakotte, F.R. Boer, J. of Magnetism and Mag. Materials, 104/107, 1992, 23.
  • "Gas Adsorption Studies on Pu Metal by Photoemission Spectroscopy", T. Almeida, L.E. Cox, J.W. Ward, J.R. Naegele, Surface Science, 287/288, 1993, 141.
  • "Photon stimulated ion desorption from a polyatomic molecule in the VUV: C2H4 / Graphite" J.M. Coquel, T. Almeida Gasche, J. Wilkes, C.M. Friedrich, C.L.A. Lamont, M. A. MacDonald, R.E. Palmer, A.M.C. Moutinho, J. Phys: Condens. Matter 8, 1996, L 153.
  • "Photodissociation of condensed carbon dioxide below the gas phase thresholds" J.M. Coquel, L. Siller, R. Carrapa, J. Wilkes, T. Almeida Gasche, C.L.A. Lamont, R.E. Palmer, A.M.C. Moutinho, Chemical Physics Letters 287, 1998,742.
  • "UHV Sample Holder for Surface Studies" C.M.M. Leitão, T. Almeida Gasche, G. Bonfait, O.M.N.D. Teodoro, A.M.C. Moutinho, Vacuum 52,1999, 23.
  • "Selective Isoprene Hydrogenation over LnNi (Ln=Pr, Gd, Tm) Intermetallic Compounds", J. B. Branco, A. P. Gonçalves, T. Almeida Gasche, A. Pires de Matos, J. Alloys Compounds, 323-324,2001, 610.
  • "Study of the azidoacetic acid adsorption in Ag (111)-C", A.A. Dias, AA, R. Carrapa, M.T. Barros, T. Almeida Gasche, OMND Teodoro, M.L. Costa, M.H.V. Cabral, A.M.C. Moutinho, A.M.C. Moutinho, VACUUM, Vol.64, Issue 3-4,2002,445-450.
  • "Actinide heterobimetallic oxides (Th, U): reduction studies", J. Branco, C. de Jesus Dias, A.P. Gonçalves, T. Almeida Gasche, A.P. de Matos, Thermochimica Acta: 420,2004, 169-173, doi:10.1016/j.tca.2003.11.060.
  • "Partial oxidation of methane over bimetallic copper- and nickel-actinide oxides (Th, U)", A. C. Ferreira, A. P. Gonçalves, T. Almeida Gasche, A. M. Ferraria, A. M. Botelho do Rego, M. R. Correia, A. Margarida Bola, J. B. Branco, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 497,2010, 249–258, doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2010.03.021.
  • "Partial oxidation of methane over bimetallic nickel-lanthanide oxides", A.C. Ferreira, A.M. Ferraria, A.M. Botelho do Rego, A.P. Gonçalves, A. Violeta Girão, R. Correia, T. Almeida Gasche, J.B. Branco, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 489, 2010, 316–323, doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2009.09.082.
  • "Partial oxidation of methane over bimetallic copper-cerium oxide catalysts", A.C. Ferreira, A.M. Ferraria, A.M. Botelho do Rego, A.P. Gonçalves, A. Violeta Girão, R. Correia, T. Almeida Gasche, J.B. Branco, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 320, 2010, 47-55, doi:10.1016/j.molcata.2009.12.014.
  • "Conversion of Methane over Bimetallic Copper and Nickel Actinide Oxides (Th, U) Using Nitrous Oxide As Oxidant" J.B. Branco, A.C. Ferreira, A.M. Botelho do Rego, A.M. Ferraria, T. Almeida Gasche, ACS CATALYSIS Vol.2, Issue 12, 2012, 2482-2489,doi:10.1021/cs300530h~.
  • "Oxidative coupling of methane over KCl-LnCl (3) eutectic molten salt catalysts" J. B. Branco; A. C. Ferreira; A. M. Botelho do Rego; A.M. Ferraria; G. Lopes T. Almeida Gasche; Journal of Molecular Liquids Volume: 191, 2014, 100-106; doi: 10.1016/j.molliq.2013.11.032.
  • "Low Temperature Partial Oxidation of Methane over Bimetallic Nickel-f Block Element Oxide Nanocatalysts", J. B. Branco, A. C. Ferreira, T. Almeida Gasche, G. Pimenta, J. P. Leal, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2014, 356, 3048-3058; doi: 10.1002/adsc.201400102.

Communications

  • "Electron Stimulated Desorption from Solid CO2 and Hydrogen containing CO2 Matrix: A comparative study, " J.M. Coquel, L. Siller, R, Carrapa, J. Wilkes, T. Almeida Gasche, C.L.A. Lamont, R.E. Palmer, A.M.C. Moutinho, 4th European Conference on Gas-surface Dynamics, Acquafreda di Maratea, Itália , (1998).
  • "Adsorption of Azides on different surfaces", A.A. Dias, R.T. Carrapa, , A.M.S. Oliveira, T. Almeida Gasche, M.H. Vasconcelos, M.L. Costa, O.M.N. Teodoro, A.M.C. Moutinho,4th European Conference on Gas-surface Dynamics, Acquafreda di Maratea, Itália (1998).
  • "Azides on polycristalline Ni: SIMS and XPS studies" A.A. Dias, R.T. Carrapa, , A.M.S. Oliveira, T. Almeida Gasche, M.H. Vasconcelos, M.L. Costa, O.M.N. Teodoro, A.M.C. Moutinho, 14th I.V.C.-10th International Conference of Surface Science, Birmingham, UK (1998).
  • "Actinide Heterobimetallic oxides (Th, U). Reduction Studies and catalytic behavior", C. J. Dias, J. Branco, A. P. Gonçalves, T. Almeida Gasche, A. Pires de Matos, 33 èmes Journées des Actinides, Praga, April (2003).
  • "Rare Earth intermetallic compounds: new precursors for supported catalysts", C.J. dias, J. Branco, A.P. Gonçalves, T. Almeida Gasche, A. Pires de Matos, 7th FIGPS Meeting in Inorganic Chemistry, Lisbon, June (2003).
  • "Surface organometallic chemistry: immobilization of lanthanide aryloxides", A.S. Dias, J. Branco, T. Almeida Gasche, J. Carretas, A. Pires de Matos, 7th FIGPS Meeting in Inorganic Chemistry, Lisbon, June (2003).
  • "Actinide Heterobimetallic oxides (Th, U). Reduction Studies", C. J. Dias, J. Branco, A. P. Gonçalves, T. Almeida Gasche, A. Pires de Matos, MEDICTA (6th Mediterranean Conference on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis), Porto, July (2003).
  • "Surface organometallic chemistry: immobilization of lanthanide aryloxides and thermal analysis studies", A.S. Dias, J. Branco, T. Almeida Gasche, J. Carretas, A. Valente, J. Rocha, A. Pires de Matos, MEDICTA (6th Mediterranean Conference on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis), Porto, July (2003).
  • "f-Element Intermetallic Compounds as Catalysts Precursors", C.J. Dias, J. Branco, A.P. Gonçalves, T.A. Gasche, A. Pires de Matos, 10th Workshop on Magnetism and Intermetallics, Lisboa, December (2003).
  • "Lanthanide Aryloxides: Reactivity with POSS, T. Almeida Gasche, A.S. Correia, J. Branco, J. Carretas, A. Pires de Matos, MATRIX 2005 (Matrix Isolation Spectroscopy), Madeira, July (2005).
  • J.B. Branco, J.M. Carretas, A. Cruz, M. Dias, A.C. Ferreira, T. Almeida Gasche, A.P. Gonçalves, M. Henriques, J.P. Leal, G. Lopes, J. Marçalo, L. Maria, B. Monteiro, I. Paiva, C.C.L. Pereira, I.C. Santos, Y. Verbovytskyy, "Actinide Sciences at ITN – Basic Studies in Chemistry with Potential Interest for Partitioning, Fuel Fabrication and More", First ACSEPT International Workshop, Lisboa, Portugal, Mar.-Abr. 2010.
  • L.M.C. Silva, T. Almeida Gasche, J.B. Branco, J.P. Leal, "Synthesis and Calorimetry Studies of Metallic Polialkoxides", 2th Portuguese Young Chemists Meeting – 2PYCheM, Aveiro, Portugal, Abr. 2010.
  • A. C. Ferreira, T. Almeida Gasche, J. P. Leal, J. B. Branco, "Synthesis of intermetallic nanoparticles containing f-elements”, COST Action CM1006 – EUFEN 1, Salou-Tarragona, Espanha, Abril 2012.
  • C. O. Soares, A. C. Ferreira, T. Almeida Gasche, J. B. Branco, "Synthesis of Bimetallic Compounds for Production of Methanol", SPQ-10th Inorganic Chemistry Conference, Costa Caparica, Portugal, Abril 2014.
  • A. C. Ferreira, T. Almeida Gasche, J. P. Leal, J. B. Branco, "Preparation of Lanthanum–Copper Bimetallic Nanoparticles", SPQ-10th Inorganic Chemistry Conference, Costa Caparica, Portugal, Abril 2014.
  • A. C. Ferreira, M.S. Henriques, A. P. Gonçalves, J. P. Leal, J. B. Branco, "Preparation of intermetallic compounds nanoparticles by electrospinning", COST Action CM1006 – EUFEN 3, Nuremberg, Alemanha, Abril 2014.

Conference Proceedings

  • J.B. Branco, J.M. Carretas, A. Cruz, M. Dias, A.C. Ferreira, T.A. Gasche, A.P. Gonçalves, M. Henriques, J.P. Leal, E.B. Lopes, G. Lopes, J. Marçalo, L. Maria, B. Monteiro, I. Paiva, C.C.L. Pereira, L.C.J. Pereira, I.C. Santos, Y. Verbovytskyy, J.C. Waerenborgh, "Actinide Sciences at ITN – Basic Studies in Chemistry with Potential Interest for Partitioning, Fuel Fabrication and More", Proceedings of the First ACSEPT International Workshop, Lisbon, Portugal, 31 March – 2 April 2010.