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Luis Manuel F. Melo is a Full Professor at the Universidade do Porto. He published 120 articles in international peer-reviewed journals and was editor of 3 books. He works in the area(s) of Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Chemical Engineering and on Bioprocess Engineering, particularly in the field of Biofilms (Microbial Films) and Surface Contamination in general. He supervised 20 PhD theses and is presently the supervisor of 2 PhD theses and co-supervisor of one PhD thesis, all focused on biofilms, biofouling or surface contamination. He was chairman of 2 international conferences on Biofilms and 2 on Fouling of Heat Exchangers. His management experience in academic/scientific institutions includes being the Head of two research institutes (IBQF-Institute of Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry at the University of Minho , Portugal, 1996-2000, and of LEPABE-Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy at the University of Porto, Portugal. 2001-2013), Vice-president of JNICT, Lisbon, from 1994 to 1996 (presently, FCT-Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation), Director of the Biological Engineering Department and of the Centre for Biological Engineering at the University of Minho and Head of the Bioengineering graduation Program at the University of Porto. He is the Head of LEPABE's research group "Biofilm Engineering Lab-BEL", University of Porto, since 2005.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Luis Manuel Ferreira de Melo

Citation names

  • Melo, Luis
  • Melo, L. F.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
E91A-5EBA-D64C
ORCID iD
0000-0002-8469-4462

Addresses

  • Dep. Eng. Química - Fac. Engenharia da Universidade do Porto. Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465, Porto, Porto, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • www.fe.up.pt/lepabe (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Engineering and Technology - Chemical Engineering - Chemical Process Engineering

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Proficiency (C2) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
French Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Elementary (A2) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Upper intermediate (B2)
Italian Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
1993/07/07
Concluded
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Título de Agregado)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
1985/07/06
Concluded
Engineering Science (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
"Particulate Fouling of Heat Exchangers" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Approved with Summa cum laude
Affiliation

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2000/09/05 - Current Full Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
1994/09/03 - 2000/09/04 Full Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Minho Escola de Engenharia, Portugal
1989/07/05 - 1994/09/02 Associate Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
2005/01/01 - Current Head of BEL-Biofilm Engineering Laboratory Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
2002/01/02 - Current Head of the Cultural Program Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2001/06/01 - 2013/10/31 Manager of Laboratory, Institute, Museum, Centre or Observatory Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
1994/07/24 - 1996/09/30 Vice-President Governo da República Portuguesa Ministério da Ciência Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2018 - 2021/07/31 DELNAM-Delivery of Nucleic Acid Mimics into Bacteria
810685
Invited Scientist Fellow
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
European Commission
2018 - 2021/07/14 Development of novel biocide solutions for effective biofilm control
PTDC/BII-BTI/30219/2017
Invited Scientist Fellow
Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2021/06/30 pBio4.0-Preventing biofouling in membrane systems
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-033298
Principal investigator
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Agência Nacional de Inovação SA
2018 - 2020/12/31 CVMar+I - Industrial innovation through specific collaborations between companies and research centres in the aim of marine biotechnological valorisation
0302_CVMAR_I_1_P
Principal investigator
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
European Commission
2015 - 2019/01/31 POMACEA - Affordable technology for mitigation of membrane (bio)fouling through optimization of pre-treatment and Cleaning methods
Inn-INDIGO/0001/2014
Principal investigator
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2011 - 2014/06/30 Nanohydroxyapatite antibacterial surfaces to prevent biofilm associated bone infection (NaNOBiofilm)
PTDC/SAU-BMA/111233/2009
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013/11/30 Bioresist - The influence of biofilm phenotype on its resilience and resistance
PTDC/EBB-EBI/105085/2008
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013/10/31 Filmstart - Initial conditions controlling the onset of biofilms
PTDC/EBB-BIO/104940/2008
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013/10/30 Fouling and cleaning of micro channels
PTDC/EQU-FTT/105535/2008
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Centro de Estudos de Fenómenos de Transporte, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013/08/31 ACQUASAFE - CHEMICAL SAFETY IN WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
PTDC/AAC-AMB/101687/2008
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2008 - 2011/03/31 Tracking antibiotic resistance bacteria in drinking water: from the source to the tap
PTDC/AMB/70825/2006
Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal

Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2007 - 2011/01/31 FUNCTIONALIZED MICRO- AND NANOSTRUCTURES TO COMBAT BIOFOULING OF INDUSTRIAL SURFACES
PTDC/EQU-EQU/67982/2006
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2007 - 2010/09/30 The interaction between recombinant protein secretion and biofilm formation and stability
PTDC/BIO/69092/2006
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2005 - 2008/03/31 MINIMIZING SURFACE CONTAMINATION EFFECTS BY ON-LINE IDENTIFICATION OF DEPOSIT PROPERTIES
POCI/V.5/A0057/2005
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2005 - 2007/12/31 SWIM - Optimization of air quality in indoor swimming pools and its relation with water disinfection programme
POCI/AMB/59630/2004
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Laboratório de Processos de Separação e Reacção Laboratório de Catálise e Materiais, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Moreira, J.M.R.; Araújo, J.D.P.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.. Influence of surface conditioning with culture medium components on escherichia coli biofilm formation. 2016.
  2. Teodósio, J.S.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.. The influence of a recombinant plasmid on the formation of escherichia coli biofilms. 2012.
  3. Pereira, A.; Melo, L.F.. Monitoring of biofilms in the food and beverage industries. 2009.
    10.1533/9781845697167.1.131
  4. Melo, L.F.. Biofilm physical structure, internal diffusivity and tortuosity. 2005.
    10.1016/0273-1223(96)00036-4
  5. Rosmaninho, R.; Visser, H.; Melo, L.. Influence of the surface tension components of stainless steel on fouling caused by calcium phospate. 2004.
  6. Melo, L.F.. Biofilm formation and its role in fixed film processes. 2003.
    10.1016/B978-012470100-7/50021-2
  7. Oliveira, D.R.; Melo, L.; Pinheiro, J.D.. Fouling by aqueous suspensions of kaolin and magnetite.. 1988.
  8. Pinheiro, M.M.; Melo, L.F.; Pinheiro, J.D.; Bott, T.R.. A model for the interpretation of biofouling.. 1966.
Book chapter
  1. Teodósio, J.S.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.. "The influence of a recombinant plasmid on the formation of Escherichia coli biofilms". In Biofilms: Formation, Development and Properties, edited by William C. Bailey, 595-607. Nova Science Publishers, 2011.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Melo, L. F.; Souza, J.N.M.; Souza, A.R.C; Costa, A.L.H. "The dynamic behaviour of once-through cooling water systems under fouling phenomena". Paper presented in Heat Exchanger Fouling and Cleaning XIII - 2019, Warsaw, 2019.
    Published
  2. Gomes, L.C.; Silva, L.N.; Simões, M.; De Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.. "Exploring the antibiotic effects in bacterial biofilms by epifluorescence and scanning electron microscopy". 2015.
    10.1007/978-3-319-16919-4_31
  3. Piller, O.; Gilbert, D.; Melo, L.; Strathmann, M.; Flemming, H.C.. "A new concept for placing coupons and sensors for decontamination verification". 2013.
  4. Pereira, M.O.; Vieira, M.J.; Beleza, V.M.; Melo, L.F.. "Use of a mild biocide to reduce biofouling in paper and pulp production processes". 1998.
  5. Melo, L.F.; Pinheiro, J.D.. "PARTICULATE FOULING: CONTROLLING PROCESSES AND DEPOSIT STRUCTURE.". 1986.
  6. Melo, L.F.; Pinheiro, J.de D.R.S.. "FOULING TESTS: EQUIPMENT AND METHODS.". 1984.
  7. Melo, L.F.; Pinheiro, J.de D.R.S.. "HYDRODYNAMICS EFFECTS ON PARTICULATE FOULING.". 1984.
Journal article
  1. Melo, L. F.; Souza, J.N.M.; Costa, A. L. H; Souza, A. R. C.. "The Dynamic Behaviour of Once-Through Cooling Water Systems Under Fouling Phenomena". Heat Transfer Engineering (2021): https://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&journalCode=uhte20.
    Accepted
  2. Melo, L. F.; Barros, A. C.; Pereira, A.; Sousa, J.. "New functionalized macroparticles for environmentally sustainable biofilm control in water systems". Antibiotics (2021): https://www.mdpi.com/journal/antibiotics.
    Submitted
  3. Melo, Luis. "Graph-based network modeling and simulation of condensers in once-through cooling water system under the effect of biofouling formation". Applied Thermal Engineering (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2019.114577.
    10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2019.114577
  4. Melo, Luis. "Quorum sensing in food spoilage and natural-based strategies for its inhibition". Food Research International (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2019.108754.
    10.1016/j.foodres.2019.108754
  5. Maria Sousa-Silva; Manuel Simões; Luís Melo; Idalina Machado. "Pseudomonas fluorescens tolerance to benzyldimethyldodecyl ammonium chloride: Altered phenotype and cross-resistance". Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance 15 (2018): 188-195. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2018.07.004.
    10.1016/j.jgar.2018.07.004
  6. Adlhart, C.; Verran, J.; Azevedo, N.F.; Olmez, H.; Keinänen-Toivola, M.M.; Gouveia, I.; Melo, L.F.; Crijns, F.. "Surface modifications for antimicrobial effects in the healthcare setting: a critical overview". Journal of Hospital Infection 99 3 (2018): 239-249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.01.018.
    Open access • Published • 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.01.018
  7. Dunne, Colum P.; Keinänen-Toivola, Minna M.; Kahru, Anne; Teunissen, Birgit; Olmez, Hulya; Gouveia, Isabel; Melo, Luis; et al. "Anti-microbial coating innovations to prevent infectious diseases (AMiCI): Cost action ca15114". Bioengineered 8 6 (2017): 679-685. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21655979.2017.1323593.
    Open access • Published • 10.1080/21655979.2017.1323593
  8. Azevedo, Andreia S.; Almeida, Carina; Gomes, Luciana C.; Ferreira, Carla; Mergulhão, Filipe J.; Melo, Luís F.; Azevedo, Nuno F.. "An in vitro model of catheter-associated urinary tract infections to investigate the role of uncommon bacteria on the Escherichia coli microbial consortium". Biochemical Engineering Journal 118 (2017): 64-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bej.2016.11.013.
    Published • 10.1016/j.bej.2016.11.013
  9. Meireles, A.; Ferreira, C.; Melo, L.; Simões, M.. "Comparative stability and efficacy of selected chlorine-based biocides against Escherichia coli in planktonic and biofilm states". Food Research International (2017): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85029593307&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodres.2017.09.033
  10. Araújo, P.A.; Machado, I.; Meireles, A.; Leiknes, T.; Mergulhão, F.; Melo, L.F.; Simões, M.. "Combination of selected enzymes with cetyltrimethylammonium bromide in biofilm inactivation, removal and regrowth". Food Research International 95 (2017): 101-107. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85014941229&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodres.2017.02.016
  11. Meireles, A.; Fulgêncio, R.; Machado, I.; Mergulhão, F.; Melo, L.; Simões, M.. "Characterization of the heterotrophic bacteria from a minimally processed vegetables plant". LWT - Food Science and Technology 85 (2017): 293-300. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85010878293&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.lwt.2017.01.038
  12. Azevedo, Andreia S.; Almeida, Carina; Melo, Luís F.; Azevedo, Nuno F.; Azevedo, A.S.; Almeida, C.; Melo, L.F.; Azevedo, N.F.. "Impact of polymicrobial biofilms in catheter-associated urinary tract infections". Critical Reviews in Microbiology 43 4 (2016): 423-439. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1040841x.2016.1240656.
    Published • 10.1080/1040841x.2016.1240656
  13. Barros, Joana; Grenho, Liliana; Fontenente, Sílvia; Manuel, Cândida M.; Nunes, Olga C.; Melo, Luís F.; Monteiro, Fernando J.; Ferraz, Maria P.. "Staphylococcus aureusandEscherichia colidual-species biofilms on nanohydroxyapatite loaded with CHX or ZnO nanoparticles". Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 105 2 (2016): 491-497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.35925.
    Published • 10.1002/jbm.a.35925
  14. Araújo, P.A.; Malheiro, J.; MacHado, I.; Mergulhão, F.; Melo, L.; Simões, M.. "Influence of flow velocity on the characteristics of pseudomonas fluorescens biofilms". Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States) 142 7 (2016): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84975247417&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001068
  15. Malheiro, J.; Araújo, P.; Machado, I.; Lemos, M.; Mergulhão, F.; Melo, L.; Simões, M.. "The Effects of Selected Brominated and Chlorinated Chemicals on Pseudomonas fluorescens Planktonic Cells and Flow-Generated Biofilms". Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 40 2 (2016): 316-328. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84949257163&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/jfpp.12609
  16. Moreira, J.M.R.; Fulgêncio, R.; Oliveira, F.; Machado, I.; Bialuch, I.; Melo, L.F.; Simões, M.; Mergulhão, F.J.. "Evaluation of SICON® surfaces for biofouling mitigation in critical process areas". Food and Bioproducts Processing 98 (2016): 173-180. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84956686618&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.fbp.2016.01.009
  17. Oliveira, V.; Carvalho, T.; Melo, L.; Pinto, A.; Simões, M.; Melo, Luis. "Effects of hydrodynamic stress and feed rate on the performance of a microbial fuel cell". Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 15 11 (2016): 2497-2504. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85010004786&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.30638/eemj.2016.273
  18. Azevedo, A.S.; Almeida, C.; Pereira, B.; Melo, L.F.; Azevedo, N.F.. "Impact of Delftia tsuruhatensis and Achromobacter xylosoxidans on Escherichia coli dual-species biofilms treated with antibiotic agents". Biofouling 32 3 (2016): 227-241. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84959356076&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/08927014.2015.1124096
  19. Machado, I.; Meireles, A.; Fulgêncio, R.; Mergulhão, F.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.. "Disinfection with neutral electrolyzed oxidizing water to reduce microbial load and to prevent biofilm regrowth in the processing of fresh-cut vegetables". Food and Bioproducts Processing 98 (2016): 333-340. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84961794771&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.fbp.2016.02.008
  20. Moreira, J.M.R.; Fulgêncio, R.; Alves, P.; Machado, I.; Bialuch, I.; Melo, L.F.; Simões, M.; Mergulhão, F.J.. "Evaluation of SICAN performance for biofouling mitigation in the food industry". Food Control 62 (2016): 201-207. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84946595450&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2015.10.023
  21. Moreira, J.M.R.; Gomes, L.C.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.. "The impact of material properties, nutrient load and shear stress on biofouling in food industries". Food and Bioproducts Processing 95 (2015): 228-236. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84934992919&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.fbp.2015.05.011
  22. Moreira, J.M.R.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.. "The combined effects of shear stress and mass transfer on the balance between biofilm and suspended cell dynamics". Desalination and Water Treatment 53 12 (2015): 3348-3354. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84923541231&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/19443994.2014.933625
  23. Gomes, L.C.; Silva, L.N.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.. "Escherichia coli adhesion, biofilm development and antibiotic susceptibility on biomedical materials". Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A 103 4 (2015): 1414-1423. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84923575956&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/jbm.a.35277
  24. Lemos, M.; Mergulhão, F.; Melo, L.; Simões, M.. "The effect of shear stress on the formation and removal of Bacillus cereus biofilms". Food and Bioproducts Processing 93 (2015): 242-248. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84956571746&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.fbp.2014.09.005
  25. Barros, J.; Grenho, L.; Fernandes, M.H.; Manuel, C.M.; Melo, L.F.; Nunes, O.C.; Monteiro, F.J.; Ferraz, M.P.. "Anti-sessile bacterial and cytocompatibility properties of CHX-loaded nanohydroxyapatite". Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 130 (2015): 305-314. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84930179775&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.colsurfb.2015.04.034
  26. Lemos, M.; Gomes, I.; Mergulhão, F.; Melo, L.; Simões, M.. "The effects of surface type on the removal of Bacillus cereus and Pseudomonas fluorescens single and dual species biofilms". Food and Bioproducts Processing 93 (2015): 234-241. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84956571748&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.fbp.2014.08.009
  27. Araújo, P.A.; Mergulhão, F.; Melo, L.; Simões, M.. "The ability of an antimicrobial agent to penetrate a biofilm is not correlated with its killing or removal efficiency". Biofouling 30 6 (2014): 675-683. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84902546839&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/08927014.2014.904294
  28. Moreira, J.M.R.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.; Faculdade de Engenharia. "Escherichia coli adhesion to surfaces–a thermodynamic assessment". Colloid and Polymer Science 293 1 (2014): 177-185. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84925513387&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s00396-014-3390-x
  29. Azevedo, A.S.; Almeida, C.; Melo, L.F.; Azevedo, N.F.. "Interaction between atypical microorganisms and E. coli in catheter-associated urinary tract biofilms". Biofouling 30 8 (2014): 893-902. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84908023766&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/08927014.2014.944173
  30. Gomes, L.C.; Moreira, J.M.R.; Teodósio, J.S.; Araújo, J.D.P.; Miranda, J.M.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.. "96-well microtiter plates for biofouling simulation in biomedical settings". Biofouling 30 5 (2014): 535-546. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84900026049&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/08927014.2014.890713
  31. Barros, J.; Grenho, L.; Manuel, C.M.; Ferreira, C.; Melo, L.; Nunes, O.C.; Monteiro, F.J.; Ferraz, M.P.. "Influence of nanohydroxyapatite surface properties on Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation". Journal of Biomaterials Applications 28 9 (2014): 1325-1335. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84890640286&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1177/0885328213507300
  32. Meireles, A.; Machado, I.; Fulgêncio, R.; Mergulhão, F.; Melo, L.; Simões, M.. "Efficacy of antimicrobial combinations to reduce the use of sodium hypochlorite in the control of planktonic and sessile Escherichia coli". Biochemical Engineering Journal (2014): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84924912155&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.bej.2015.02.035
  33. Moreira, J.M.R.; Araújo, J.D.P.; Miranda, J.M.; Simões, M.; Melo, L.F.; Mergulhão, F.J.. "The effects of surface properties on escherichia coli adhesion are modulated by shear stress". Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 123 (2014): 1-7. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84908539622&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.colsurfb.2014.08.016
  34. Fernández, I.; Bravo, J.I.; Mosquera-Corral, A.; Pereira, A.; Campos, J.L.; Méndez, R.; Melo, L.F.. "Influence of the shear stress and salinity on Anammox biofilms formation: Modelling results". Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 37 10 (2014): 1955-1961. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84933055754&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s00449-014-1171-z
  35. Lemos, M.; Borges, A.; Teodósio, J.; Araújo, P.; Mergulhão, F.; Melo, L.; Simões, M.. "The effects of ferulic and salicylic acids on Bacillus cereus and Pseudomonas fluorescens single- and dual-species biofilms". International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 86 (2014): 42-51. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84887023078&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ibiod.2013.06.011
  36. Faculdade de Engenharia. "Biofilm Localization in the Vertical Wall of Shaking 96-Well Plates". (2014): https://hdl.handle.net/10216/104031.
    10.1155/2014/231083
  37. Teixeira, R.; Pereira, A.; Mendes, J.; Melo, L.F.. "Identifying the nature of fouling layers by online monitoring of the propagation of vibrations along the deposition surface". Heat Transfer Engineering 35 3 (2014): 251-257. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84884836151&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/01457632.2013.825166
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    10.1016/j.ces.2013.02.045
  48. Faculdade de Engenharia; Rodrigues, A.; Nogueira, R.; Melo, L.F.; Brito, A.G.. "Effect of low concentrations of synthetic surfactants on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) biodegradation". International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 83 (2013): 48-55. https://hdl.handle.net/10216/104725.
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    10.1093/jac/dkr028
  54. Claro-Pereira, D.; Sampaio-Maia, B.; Ferreira, C.; Rodrigues, A.; Melo, L.F.; Vasconcelos, M.R.. "In situ evaluation of a new silorane-based composite resin's bioadhesion properties". Dental Materials 27 12 (2011): 1238-1245. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-80255126179&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  56. Ferreira, C.; Rosmaninho, R.; Simoes, M.; Pereira, M.C.; Bastos, M.M.; Nunes, O.C.; Coelho, M.; Melo, L.F.. "Biofouling control using microparticles carrying a biocide.". Biofouling 26 2 (2010): 205-212. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-75549084308&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  58. Pereira, A.; Mendes, J.; Melo, L.F.. "Monitoring cleaning-in-place of shampoo films using nanovibration technology". Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical 136 2 (2009): 376-382. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-74649083118&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  60. Rosmaninho, R.; Rizzo, G.; Müller-Steinhagen, H.; Melo, L.F.. "Deposition from a milk mineral solution on novel heat transfer surfaces under turbulent flow conditions". Journal of Food Engineering 85 1 (2008): 29-41. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34648828902&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  61. Pereira, A.; Mendes, J.; Melo, L.F.. "Using nanovibrations to monitor biofouling". Biotechnology and Bioengineering 99 6 (2008): 1407-1415. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-41049104183&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  63. Rosmaninho, R.; Melo, L.F.. "Protein-calcium phosphate interactions in fouling of modified stainless-steel surfaces by simulated milk". International Dairy Journal 18 1 (2008): 72-80. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-36249028631&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  65. Rosmaninho, R.; Rocha, F.; Rizzo, G.; Müller-Steinhagen, H.; Melo, L.F.. "Calcium phosphate fouling on TiN-coated stainless steel surfaces: Role of ions and particles". Chemical Engineering Science 62 14 (2007): 3821-3831. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34250022546&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  69. Nogueira, R.; Melo, L.F.; Faculdade de Engenharia. "Competition between Nitrospira spp. and Nitrobacter spp. in nitrite-oxidizing bioreactors". Biotechnology and Bioengineering 95 1 (2006): 169-175. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33748416471&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  78. Lopes, F.A.; Morin, P.; Oliveira, R.; Melo, L.F.. "The influence of nickel on the adhesion ability of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans". Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 46 2 (2005): 127-133. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-27744457113&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  86. Alves, C.F.; Melo, L.F.; Vieira, M.J.. "Influence of medium composition on the characteristics of a denitrifying biofilm formed by Alcaligenes denitrificans in a fluidised bed reactor". Process Biochemistry 37 8 (2002): 837-845. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0036183297&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  87. Pereira, M.O.; Vieira, M.J.; Melo, L.F.. "The role of kaolin particles in the performance of a carbamate-based biocide for water bacterial control". Water Environment Research 74 3 (2002): 235-241. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035992299&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  88. Faculdade de Engenharia; Pereira, M.O.; Kuehn, M.; Wuertz, S.; Neu, T.; Melo, L.F.. "Effect of flow regime on the architecture of a Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilm". Biotechnology and Bioengineering 78 2 (2002): 164-171. https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/643.
    10.1002/bit.10189
  89. Vieira, M.J.; Pacheco, A.P.; Pinho, I.A.; Melo, L.F.. "The effect of clay particles on the activity of suspended autotrophic nitrifying bacteria and on the performance of an air-lift reactor". Environmental Technology 22 2 (2001): 123-135. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035086544&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  90. Pereira, M.O.; Vieira, M.J.; Beleza, V.M.; Melo, L.F.. "Comparison of two biocides - Carbamate and glutaraldehyde - In the control of fouling in pulp and paper industry". Environmental Technology 22 7 (2001): 781-790. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0034918832&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  91. Faculdade de Engenharia; Rodrigues, A.C.; Brito, A.G.; Melo, L.F.. "Posttreatment of a brewery wastewater using a sequencing batch reactor". Water Environment Research 73 1 (2001): 45-51. https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/654.
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  95. Brito, A.G.; Melo, L.F.. "Mass transfer coefficients within anaerobic biofilms: Effects of external liquid velocity". Water Research 33 17 (1999): 3673-3678. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0032863743&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  98. Brito, A.G.; Rodrigues, A.C.; Melo, L.F.. "Granulation during the start-up of a UASB reactor used in the treatment of low strength wastewaters". Biotechnology Letters 19 4 (1997): 363-367. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0030940554&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  99. Jerónimo, M.A.S.; Melo, L.F.; Braga, A.S.; Ferreira, P.J.B.F.; Martins, C.. "Monitoring the thermal efficiency of fouled heat exchangers: A simplified method". Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 14 4 (1997): 455-463. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0031144755&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  101. Brito, A.G.; Melo, L.F.. "A simplified analysis of reaction and mass transfer in UASB and EGSB reactors". Environmental Technology 18 1 (1997): 35-44. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0031035538&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  105. Oliveira, R.; Melo, L.; Pinheiro, M.; Vieira, M.J.. "Surface interactions and deposit growth in fouling of heat exchangers". Corrosion Reviews 11 1-2 (1993): 55-95. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0027507291&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  106. Vieira, M.J.; Oliveira, R.; Melo, L.; Pinheiro, M.M.; Martins, V.. "Effect of metallic ions on the adhesion of biofilms formed by Pseudomonas fluorescens". Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 1 2 (1993): 119-124. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0027632527&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  107. Vieira, M.J.; Oliveira, R.; Melo, L.; Pinheiro, M.; van der Mei, H.C.. "Adhesion of Pseudomonas fluorescens to metallic surfaces". Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 13 4 (1992): 437-445. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0026626969&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  108. Melo, L.F.; Pinheiro, J.D.. "PARTICLE TRANSPORT IN FOULING CAUSED BY KAOLIN-WATER SUSPENSIONS ON COPPER TUBES.". Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 66 1 (1988): 36-41. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0023961906&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  109. Pinheiro, M.M.; Melo, L.F.; Bott, T.R.; Pinheiro, J.D.; Leitao, L.. "SURFACE PHENOMENA AND HYDRODYNAMIC EFFECTS ON THE DEPOSITION OF PSEUDOMONAS FLUORESCENS.". Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 66 1 (1988): 63-67. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0023966080&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  110. Melo, L.F.; Pinheiro, J.D.. "ESTIMATING FRICTION FACTORS IN A FOULED ANNULUS.". Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 63 4 (1985): 693-694. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0022107936&partnerID=MN8TOARS.

Other

Other output
  1. Pereira, M.O.; Vieira, M.J.; Beleza, V.M.; Melo, L.F.. 2001. Reduction of biofouling in paper production processes by using a carbamate-based biocide as a retention agent. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035107726&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
Activities

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2021/03/01 - Current Development of an early-warning biofouling monitoring system for Legionella prevention in cooling water systems
Supervisor of Tomás Moreira Soares da Costa
Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2021/02/01 - Current Biofilm colonization by Legionella: different biofilm architecture and risk of detachment
Co-supervisor
Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD)
2020/01/01 - Current Immobilizing biocides to better prevent biofouling build-up in RO membranes
Supervisor
Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2018/02/20 - 2018/07/20 Biofilm Removal: The Effects of Biodispersant and Chlorine Dioxide
Supervisor
Bioengenharia (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2014/09/04 - 2016/07/12 The role of uncommon bacteria in catheter-associated urinary tract infections
Co-supervisor
Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2014/02/27 - 2016/06/14 Biofilm control approaches: alternative biocides and shear stress
Co-supervisor
Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2012/10/15 - 2016/02/18 Functionalized microparticles for online biofilm control
Supervisor
Engenharia Química e Biológica (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2015/09/03 - 2016/02/16 Microparticles Loaded with Benzyldimethyldodecyl Ammonium Chloride to Control Adapted Resistant Bacteria
Supervisor of Maria Antónia Sousa Correia da Silva
Bioengineering (Master)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2012/07/27 - 2014/07/27 Analysis of factors controlling the onset of bacterial biofilms
Co-supervisor of Joana Maria Ribeiro Moreira
Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2010/09/15 - 2014/06/17 Interaction of Chemicals Contaminants with Suspended Particles and Attached Inorganic Deposits in Drinking Water Systems
Supervisor of Dina Alexandra Oliveira Martins
Engenharia do Ambiente (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2011/11/14 - 2013/05/08 Contamination in drinking water distribution systems: some approaches to fowards and inverse modeling
Co-supervisor
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (PhD)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2008/09/15 - 2012/10/22 The interaction between recombinant protein production and biofilm formation and stability
Co-supervisor of Joana Sofia Vaz Mendes Teodósio
Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2008 - 2008 On-line Monitoring of Deposits Formation and Removal on Solid Surfaces Using Vibration Techniques
Supervisor
Engenharia Química e Biológica (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2008 - 2008 Biofilm Dynamics and Drinking Water Stability: Effects of Hidrodynamics and Surface Materials
Supervisor
Ciências de Engenharia (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2007 - 2007 Minimização da Formação de Depósitos no Tratamento Térmico do Leite - Selecção de Materiais de Superfície e Optimização das Condições de Operação
Supervisor
Engenharia Química e Biológica (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Qualidade do Ar e da Água em Piscinas Cobertas e Sua Relação com o Processo de Desinfecção
Co-supervisor
Engenharia Química (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2003 - 2003 Heat Transfer in Non-Newtonian Food Fluids in a Plate Heat Exchanger
Supervisor
Engenharia Química e Biológica (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2002 - 2002 Biofilmes Nitrificantes. Estudo da Cinética e da Dinâmica de Populações em Reactores de Leito Circulante
Supervisor
Engenharia Química e Biológica (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2001 - 2001 Comparação da Eficácia de Dois Biocidas (carbamato e Glutaraldeído) em Sistemas de Biofilme
Supervisor
Engenharia Química e Biológica (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2015/01/02 - 2016/06/28 Chairman of Biofilms 7 International Conference (2016/06/25 - 2016/06/28)
Conference (President of the Organising Committee)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2005/01/01 - 2022/06/30 Heat Exchanger Fouling and Cleaning Conference Series Dr. Hans Zettler, Heat Transfer Research Incorporated
2016/06/25 - 2016/06/28 Biofilms 7 International Conference University of Porto, Faculty of Engineering, Chairman: Luis F. Melo

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2020/06/25 - Current Microorganisms (2076-2607) MDPI
2014/03/01 - Current Journal of Water Security (2345-0363) Aleksandras Stulginskis University and Riga Technical University
2009/01/01 - Current International Journal of Environment and Waste Management (1478-9876) Inderscience Publishers
Distinctions

Award

2017 Pedagogical Activity Distinction
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2016 Golden Reactors Award Biological Engineering
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Engenharia Biológica, Portugal
2015 Scientific Activity Distinction