BROCHURE
ADRIANA MARIA DA SILVA is a Researcher,National Institute For Research Space (INPE),Brazil

ADRIANA MARIA DA SILVA

Researcher

Organizing Committee

Brazil

National Institute For Research Space (INPE)

PUBLICATIONS

1. J. Mendes, O. A. A. Santos, E. Jordão, A. M. Silva, “Hydrogenation of Oleic Acidover Ruthenium Catalysts”, Appl. Catal. A: General 217, 2001, 253.2. A. M. Silva, O. A. A. Santos, M. J. Mendes, E. Jordão, M. A. Fraga,“Hydrogenation of Citral over Ruthenium-tin Catalysts”, Appl. Catal. A: General241, 2003, 155.3. S. M. Santos, A. M. Silva, E. Jordão, M. A. Fraga, “Hydrogenation of DimethylAdipate over Bimetallic Catalysts”, Catal. Commun. 5, 2004, 377.4. S. M. Santos, A. M. Silva, E. Jordão, M. A. Fraga, “Performance of RuSn CatalystsSupportedon Different Oxides in the Selective Hydrogenation of Dimethyl Adipate”, Catal. Today 107, 2005, 250

5. A. M. Silva, O. A. A. Santos, M. A. Morales, E. M. Baggio-Saitovitch, E. Jordão,M. A. Fraga, “Role of Catalyst Preparation on Determining Selective Sites”, J.Molec. Catal. A: Chemical 253, 2006, 62.6. A. M. Silva, M. A. Morales, E. M Baggio-Saitovitch, E. Jordão, M. A. Fraga,“Selective Hydrogenation of Dimethyl Adipate on Titania-supported Ru-SnCatalysts”, Appl. Catal. A 353, 2009, 106.7. L. O. O.Costa, S. R. Vasconcelos, A. L. Pinto, A. M. Silva, L. V. Mattos, L. E. P.Borges, F. B. Noronha, “Rh/CeO2 Catalyst Preparation and Characterization forHydrogen Production from Ethanol Partial Oxidation”, J. Mater. Sci. 43, 2007, 440.8. A. M. Silva, A. P. M. G. Barandas, L. O. O. Costa, L. E. P. Borges, L. V. Mattos, F.B Noronha, “Partial Oxidation of Ethanol on Ru/Y2O3 and Pd/Y2O3 Catalysts forHydrogen Production”, Catal. Today 129, 2007, 297.9. A. M. Silva, A. M. Duarte de Farias, A. P. M. G. Barandas, L. O. O. Costa, L. V.Mattos, F. B Noronha, “Partial Oxidation and Water Gas Shift Reaction in anIntegrated System for Hydrogen Production from Ethanol”, Appl. Catal. A 334,2008, 179.10. A. M. Silva, L. O. O. Costa, A. P. M. G. Barandas, L. E.P. Borges, L. V. Mattos, F.B. Noronha, “Effect of the Metal Nature on the Reaction Mechanism of the PartialOxidation of Ethanol over CeO2 Supported Pt and Rh Catalysts”, Catal. Today 133-135, 2008, 755.11. S. M. Lima, A. M. Silva, I. O. Cruz; G. Jacobs, B. H. Davis, L. V. Mattos, F. B.Noronha, “H2 Production through Steam Reforming of Ethanol over Pt/ZrO2,Pt/CeO2 and Pt/CeZrO2 Catalysts”, Catal. Today 138, 2008, 162

12. L.O.O. Costa, A.M. Silva, L.E.P. Borges, L.V. Mattos, F.B. Noronha, “PartialOxidation of Ethanol over Pd/CeO2 and Pd/Y2O3 Catalysts”, Catal. Today 138,2008, 147.13. S. M. Lima, A. M. Silva, U. M. Graham, G. Jacobs, B. H. Davis, L. V. Mattos, F. B.Noronha, “Ethanol Decomposition and Steam Reforming of Ethanol over CeZrO2and Pt/CeZrO2 Catalyst: Reaction Mechanism and Deactivation”, Appl. Catal. A352, 2009, 95.14. S. M. de Lima, A. M. da Silva, L. O.O. da Costa, U. M. Graham, G. Jacobs, B.. H.Davis, L. V. Mattos, F. B. Noronha, “Hydrogen production through steamreforming, partial oxidation, and oxidative steam reforming of ethanol overCo/CeO2 catalyst Investigation of catalytic performance, surface mechanisms androutes of deactivation”, J. of Catal. 268, 2009, 268.15. S. M. de Lima, A. M. da Silva, G. Jacobs, B. H. Davis, L. V. Mattos, F. B. Noronha,“New approaches to improving catalyst stability over Pt/ceria during ethanol steam reforming: Sn addition and CO2 co-feeding.”, Appl. Catal. B, 96, 2010, 387.

RESEARCH INTEREST

Development of graphene based catalysts for CO2 hydrogenation

Development of catalysts for satellite propulsion

Automotive catalysts characterization;

HONORS AND AWARDS

Training course at PID Eng&Tech (Colmenar Viejo-Spain) in an automatic andcomputerized laboratory reactor for reactions of catalytic microactivity (2010)

Visiting research scientist at the National University of the Littoral (Santa Fe,Argentina) for the “Hydrogen Production from Membrane Reactors for FuelCells” project, mentor: Prof. Eduardo Lombardo (2010)

Recipient of a three-year federal grant as the principal investigator of “Synthesisof Pt0and Ni0Nanoparticles for the Generation of H2 from Ethanol” (2009-2012)