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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.
Identificação

Identificação pessoal

Nome completo
Luis Manuel Ferreira de Melo

Nomes de citação

  • Melo, Luis
  • Melo, L. F.

Identificadores de autor

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

Moradas

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

Websites

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

Domínios de atuação

  • Ciências da Engenharia e Tecnologias - Engenharia Química - Engenharia dos Processos Químicos

Idiomas

Idioma Conversação Leitura Escrita Compreensão Peer-review
Português (Idioma materno)
Inglês Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador proficiente (C2) Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador proficiente (C1)
Francês Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador proficiente (C1)
Espanhol; Castelhano Utilizador elementar (A2) Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador independente (B2)
Italiano Utilizador elementar (A1) Utilizador elementar (A1) Utilizador elementar (A1) Utilizador elementar (A1)
Formação
Grau Classificação
1993/07/07
Concluído
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Título de Agregado)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
1985/07/06
Concluído
Engineering Science (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
"Particulate Fouling of Heat Exchangers" (TESE/DISSERTAÇÃO)
Approved with Summa cum laude
Percurso profissional

Docência no Ensino Superior

Categoria Profissional
Instituição de acolhimento
Empregador
2000/09/05 - Atual Professor Catedrático (Docente Universitário) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
1994/09/03 - 2000/09/04 Professor Catedrático (Docente Universitário) Universidade do Minho Escola de Engenharia, Portugal
1989/07/05 - 1994/09/02 Professor Associado (Docente Universitário) Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Cargos e Funções

Categoria Profissional
Instituição de acolhimento
Empregador
2005/01/01 - Atual 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 - Atual 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 Dirigente de laboratório, instituto, museu, centro ou observatório Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
1994/07/24 - 1996/09/30 Vice-Presidente Governo da República Portuguesa Ministério da Ciência Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal
Projetos

Projeto

Designação Financiadores
2021 - 2024/08/30 Potential of wastewater treatment for preventing the spread of antibiotic resistance, organic micropollutants, pathogens and viruses
Aquatic/0007/2020
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Em curso
2018 - 2022/07/14 Development of novel biocide solutions for effective biofilm control
PTDC/BII-BTI/30219/2017
Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Em curso
2018 - 2021/07/31 DELNAM-Delivery of Nucleic Acid Mimics into Bacteria
Bolseiro de Cientista Convidado
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
European Commission
Em curso
2018 - 2021/07/14 Development of novel biocide solutions for effective biofilm control
PTDC/BII-BTI/30219/2017
Bolseiro de Cientista Convidado
Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Em curso
2018 - 2021/06/30 pBio4.0-Preventing biofouling in membrane systems
Investigador responsável
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Agência Nacional de Inovação SA
Em curso
2018 - 2020/12/31 CVMar+I - Industrial innovation through specific collaborations between companies and research centres in the aim of marine biotechnological valorisation
Investigador responsável
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
European Commission
Em curso
2015 - 2019/01/31 Affordable technology for mitigation of membrane biofouling through optimization of pre-treatment and cleaning methods
Inn-INDIGO/0001/2014
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluído
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
Investigador responsável
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluído
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
Concluído
2011 - 2014/06/30 Nanohydroxyapatite antibacterial surfaces to prevent biofilm associated bone infection NaNOBiofilm
PTDC/SAU-BMA/111233/2009
Instituto Nacional de Engenharia Biomédica, Portugal

Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto EPE, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluído
2013 - 2014/02/17 AGREGADOS MICROBIANOS
SFRH/BSAB/1352/2013
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Espanha
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluído
2013 - 2013/12/31 Incentive - UI 511 - 2013
Incentivo/EQB/UI0511/2013
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluído
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
Concluído
2010 - 2013/11/30 Bioresist - The influence of biofilm phenotype on its resilience and resistance
PTDC/EBB-EBI/105085/2008
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal

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

Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluído
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
Concluído
2010 - 2013/10/30 Fouling and cleaning of micro channels
PTDC/EQU-FTT/105535/2008
Universidade do Porto Centro de Estudos de Fenómenos de Transporte, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluído
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
Concluído
2010 - 2013/08/31 ACQUASAFE - CHEMICAL SAFETY IN WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
PTDC/AAC-AMB/101687/2008
Universidade do Porto Laboratorio de Engenharia de Processos Ambiente Biotecnologia e Energia, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluído
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
Concluído
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

Portuguesa Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina, Portugal

Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Portugal

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

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

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

Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluído
Produções

Publicações

Artigo em conferência
  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". Trabalho apresentado em Heat Exchanger Fouling and Cleaning XIII - 2019, Warsaw, 2019.
    Publicado
  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.
Artigo em revista
  1. "A Multi-Purpose Approach to the Mechanisms of Action of Two Biocides (Benzalkonium Chloride and Dibromonitrilopropionamide): Discussion of Pseudomonas fluorescens’ Viability and Death". Frontiers in Microbiology 13 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2022.842414.
    10.3389/fmicb.2022.842414
  2. "Affordable Pretreatment Strategy for Mitigation of Biofouling in Drinking-Water Systems". Journal of Environmental Engineering 148 2 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)ee.1943-7870.0001968.
    10.1061/(asce)ee.1943-7870.0001968
  3. Narciso, Diogo A C; Pereira, Ana; Dias, Nuno O; Melo, Luis F; Martins, F G. Autor correspondente: Narciso, Diogo A C. "Characterization of biofilm structure and properties via processing of 2D optical coherence tomography images in BISCAP". Bioinformatics (2022): 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btac002.
    Acesso aberto • Publicado • 10.1093/bioinformatics/btac002
  4. Ana Pereira; Ana Rosa Silva; Luis F. Melo. "Legionella and Biofilms—Integrated Surveillance to Bridge Science and Real-Field Demands". Microorganisms 9 6 (2021): 1212-1212. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9061212.
    10.3390/microorganisms9061212
  5. 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.
    Aceite para publicação
  6. Ana C. Barros; Ana Pereira; Luis F. Melo; Juliana P. S. Sousa. "New Functionalized Macroparticles for Environmentally Sustainable Biofilm Control in Water Systems". Antibiotics 10 4 (2021): 399-399. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics10040399.
    10.3390/antibiotics10040399
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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.
    Acesso aberto • Publicado • 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.01.018
  11. 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.
    Acesso aberto • Publicado • 10.1080/21655979.2017.1323593
  12. 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.
    Publicado • 10.1016/j.bej.2016.11.013
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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.
    Publicado • 10.1080/1040841x.2016.1240656
  17. 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.
    Publicado • 10.1002/jbm.a.35925
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
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    10.1002/bit.10189
  93. 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.
  94. 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.
  95. 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.
    10.2175/106143001x138679
  96. Melo, L.F.. "The effect of clay particles on the efficacy of a biocide M.O. Pereira, M.J. Vieira". Water Science and Technology 41 4-5 (2000): 61-64. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33749134057&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  97. Vieira, M.J.; Melo, L.F.. "Intrinsic kinetics of biofilms formed under turbulent flow and low substrate concentrations". Bioprocess Engineering 20 4 (1999): 369-375. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0033006411&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s004490050605
  98. Melo, L.F.; Vieira, M.J.. "Physical stability and biological activity of biofilms under turbulent flow and low substrate concentration". Bioprocess Engineering 20 4 (1999): 363-368. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0032968377&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s004490050604
  99. 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.
    10.1016/S0043-1354(99)00078-0
  100. Lazarova, V.; Nogueira, R.; Manem, J.; Melo, L.; Melo, L.F.. "Influence of dissolved oxygen on nitrification kinetics in a circulating bed reactor". Water Science and Technology 37 4-5 (1998): 189-193. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0031859974&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/S0273-1223(98)00103-6
  101. Faculdade de Engenharia; Pereira, M.O.; Vieira, M.J.; Beleza, V.M.; Melo, L.F.. "Retention of bacteria in cellulose fibres as a means of reducing biofouling in paper pulp production processes". Biofouling 13 1 (1998): 1-18. https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/649.
  102. 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.
    10.1023/A:1018359102949
  103. 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.
  104. Melo, L.F.; Bott, T.R.. "Biofouling in water systems". Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 14 4 (1997): 375-381. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0031143589&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  105. 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.
  106. Faculdade de Engenharia. "Effect of Clay Particles on the Behaviour of Biofilms formed by Pseudomonas fluorescens". (1995): http://hdl.handle.net/10216/634.
    10.1016/0273-1223(96)00006-6
  107. Oliveira, R.; Melo, L.; Oliveira, A.; Salgueiro, R.. "Polysaccharide production and biofilm formation by Pseudomonas fluorescen: effects of pH and surface material". Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2 1-3 (1994): 41-46. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0002623467&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  108. Vieira, M.J.; Melo, L.F.; Pinheiro, M.M.; Faculdade de Engenharia. "Biofilm formation: Hydrodynamic effects on internal diffusion and structure". Biofouling 7 1 (1993): 67-80. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0001914870&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/08927019309386244
  109. 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.
  110. 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.
  111. 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.
  112. 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.
  113. 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.
  114. 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.
Capítulo de livro
  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, editado por William C. Bailey, 595-607. Nova Science Publishers, 2011.
    Publicado
Livro
  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.

Outros

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

Orientação

Título / Tema
Papel desempenhado
Curso (Tipo)
Instituição / Organização
2021/03/01 - Atual Development of an early-warning biofouling monitoring system for Legionella prevention in cooling water systems
Orientador de Tomás Moreira Soares da Costa
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2021/02/01 - Atual Biofilm colonization by Legionella: different biofilm architecture and risk of detachment
Coorientador
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Doutoramento)
2020/01/01 - Atual Immobilizing biocides to better prevent biofouling build-up in RO membranes
Orientador
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Doutoramento)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2018/02/20 - 2018/07/20 Biofilm Removal: The Effects of Biodispersant and Chlorine Dioxide
Orientador
Bioengenharia (Mestrado)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2014/09/04 - 2016/07/12 The role of uncommon bacteria in catheter-associated urinary tract infections
Coorientador
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Doutoramento)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2014/02/27 - 2016/06/14 Biofilm control approaches: alternative biocides and shear stress
Coorientador
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Doutoramento)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2012/10/15 - 2016/02/18 Functionalized microparticles for online biofilm control
Orientador
Engenharia Química e Biológica (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2015/09/03 - 2016/02/16 Microparticles Loaded with Benzyldimethyldodecyl Ammonium Chloride to Control Adapted Resistant Bacteria
Orientador de Maria Antónia Sousa Correia da Silva
Bioengineering (Mestrado)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2012/07/27 - 2014/07/27 Analysis of factors controlling the onset of bacterial biofilms
Coorientador de Joana Maria Ribeiro Moreira
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Doutoramento)
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
Orientador de Dina Alexandra Oliveira Martins
Engenharia do Ambiente (Doutoramento)
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
Coorientador
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (Doutoramento)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2008/09/15 - 2012/10/22 The interaction between recombinant protein production and biofilm formation and stability
Coorientador de Joana Sofia Vaz Mendes Teodósio
Chemical and Biological Engineering (Doutoramento)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal
2008 - 2008 On-line Monitoring of Deposits Formation and Removal on Solid Surfaces Using Vibration Techniques
Orientador
Engenharia Química e Biológica (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2008 - 2008 Biofilm Dynamics and Drinking Water Stability: Effects of Hidrodynamics and Surface Materials
Orientador
Ciências de Engenharia (Doutoramento)
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
Orientador
Engenharia Química e Biológica (Doutoramento)
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
Coorientador
Engenharia Química (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2003 - 2003 Heat Transfer in Non-Newtonian Food Fluids in a Plate Heat Exchanger
Orientador
Engenharia Química e Biológica (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Portugal
2002 - 2002 Biofilmes Nitrificantes. Estudo da Cinética e da Dinâmica de Populações em Reactores de Leito Circulante
Orientador
Engenharia Química e Biológica (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2001 - 2001 Comparação da Eficácia de Dois Biocidas (carbamato e Glutaraldeído) em Sistemas de Biofilme
Orientador
Engenharia Química e Biológica (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Organização de evento

Nome do evento
Tipo de evento (Tipo de participação)
Instituição / Organização
2015/01/02 - 2016/06/28 Chairman of Biofilms 7 International Conference (2016/06/25 - 2016/06/28)
Conferência (Presidente da Comissão Organizadora)
Faculty of Engineering of Univ Porto, Portugal

Arbitragem científica em conferência

Nome da conferência Local da conferência
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

Arbitragem científica em revista

Nome da revista (ISSN) Editora
2020/06/25 - Atual Microorganisms (2076-2607) MDPI
2014/03/01 - Atual Journal of Water Security (2345-0363) Aleksandras Stulginskis University and Riga Technical University
2009/01/01 - Atual International Journal of Environment and Waste Management (1478-9876) Inderscience Publishers
Distinções

Prémio

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