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Polysaccharide beads as catalyst support material

Grant number: 19/25257-0
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2020
Effective date (End): March 15, 2020
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Materials and Metallurgical Engineering - Nonmetallic Materials
Principal researcher:Liana Alvares Rodrigues
Grantee:Clarice Moreira Goes
Supervisor abroad: Pedro Edson Fardim
Home Institution: Escola de Engenharia de Lorena (EEL). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Lorena , SP, Brazil
Research place: University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium  
Associated to the scholarship:19/03641-3 - Photodegradation of 4-chlorophenol using ZnO/SnO2/carbon xerogel composite as catalyst, BP.IC


This project consists in the production of polysaccharide beads (cellulose and alginate) as ternary photocatalyst (formed by two semiconduters and a carbonaceous matrix) support materials for application in continuous reactors. (AU)