“INTERNATIONAL BEST RESEARCHER AWARD” in Chemical Engineering / Biotechnology

I have a PhD in Chemical Engineering, graduated from University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK, from the same university, have completed the master’s degree in Sustainable Chemical Engineering (2004), consequently I obtained my multidisciplinary Doctorate covering the areas of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, thesis defended on 25th of November of 2008, graduation ceremony took place on February de 5th of 2009. I recognize myself, a highly motivated individuality, with a full and multifaceted academic performance. My research areas include: (Chemical Engineering, Process Intensification, Chemistry; Polymerization and Catalysis, Materials Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Renewable Energies). I am extremely disciplined and committed to the search for opportunities for self-development. I have excellent scientific and technical skills, with good skills of communication, teamwork, observation; consistently using a methodical approach to problem solving. I am currently an Associate professor in the DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (DET) at the Higher Polytechnic Institute of Technologies and Sciences (ISPTEC), Luanda Angola, since 2020. My main responsibilities are Lecturer (Reactors Calculation, Process Engineering and Thermodynamic for Chemical Engineering) and Research. From 2014 to December 2019, I worked as a PROCESS AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER, NUTRISS LTD, NEWCASTLE, UK, with main responsibilities in Production and functionalization of micropore material for agrobio process and separation process, Planning and organization of field trials, Preparation of project proposals, presentations, and scientific reports, Management of knowledge transfer dossiers with a view to their marketing and commercialization. From 2010 to 2014, RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & ADVANCED MATERIALS, UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON-TYNE, UK, The main responsibilities: Elaboration of reports on European Union projects (CoPIRIDE, polyCAT), ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS PhD in Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials, University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK, 2009 Master’s degree in Sustainable Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials, University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK, 2004 Degree (Hon) in Chemistry with Chemical Engineering, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2001 THESIS, DISSERTATION AND MONOGRAPH Intensification of the Bioprocess of Antibiotic Production Using Functionalized PolyHIPE Polymer, Doctoral Thesis, University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK, 2008. Intensification of Aerobic Fermentation of E. Coli Using a New Impeller, Master’s Dissertation, University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK, 2004. Oil Refining and Fractional Distillation Unit Design, Undergraduate Monography, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK, 2001 PATENTS HELD Akay, G., **Ndlovu, T.M., Calkan, O.F. and Burke, D., & Noor, Z.Z.; Process for preparing a functionalized polyHIPE polymer. Patent: (US20080281003 A1). **Ndlovu, T.M., Akay, G.and Burke, D.; Synthetic symbiotic system as soil additives to deliver active ingredients through plant roots for enhanced plant and crop yield. Patent: (WO2010040996 A2). ** Note: Teresa Manguangua Ndlovu changed her name to Teresa Matoso Manguangua Victor

PhD in Chemical Engineering