Dr. Teresa Matoso Manguangua Victor PhD bagged Innovative Scientist of the year in Chemical Engineering
Dr Teresa Matoso Manguagua Victor, is an Angolan and British scientist and Engineer; PhD in Chemical Engineering, graduated from the University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, in Newcastle upon-Tyne, UNITED KINGDOM, where she also completed her master’s degree in Sustainable Chemical Engineering (2004). Currently, she is an associate professor and Researcher at the Higher Polytechnic Institute of Technologies and Sciences (ISPTEC), Luanda – Angola,
During her studies, she invented a microporous inert material, with a highly structured hierarchy of pores, an elastomer with high permeability, and the ability to adsorb nanoparticles and absorb fluids. She also obtained her PhD in Chemical Engineering, with a multidisciplinary project encompassing the areas of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology and she defended her thesis 2008. Her research areas includes: (Chemical Engineering, Process Intensification, Chemistry; Polymerization and Catalysis, Materials Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Renewable Energies). She is an extremely disciplined and committed professional, possessing excellent scientific and technical skills, with good communication, teamwork and observation skills; while consistently applying a methodical approach to problem solving. She can be recognized, as a highly motivated and reliable individual with a full and multifaceted academic performance.
LIFETIME MEMBER OF THE WORLD RESEARCH COUNCIL (WRC), SINCE NOVEMBER 2022
ACCREDITED REVIEWER AT AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, AS OF SEPTEMBER 2022.
MEMBER OF THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY SOCIETY, SINCE 2006
PROFESSOR AND RESEARCHER, DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (DET), POLYNATIONAL HIGHER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGIES AND SCIENCES (ISPTEC), FROM 2020.
Main responsibilities: Lecturer of Introduction to Chemical Engineering, Reactors Calculation and Thermodynamic for Chemical EngineeringII, Process Engineering.
PROCESS AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER, NUTRISS LTD, NEWCASTLE, UK, SINCE 2014.
Main responsibilities: Production and functionalization of micropore material for agrobio process and separation process, Planning and organisation of field trials, Management of knowledge transfer dossiers with a view to their marketing and commercialization.
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, FACULTY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & ADVANCED MATERIALS, UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON-TYNE, UK, 2010-2014
Main responsibilities: Reporting on European Union projects (CoPIRIDE and polyCAT).
VISITING RESEARCHER, FACULTY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & ADVANCED MATERIALS, UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON-TYNE, UK, 2009-2010
Main responsibilities: Research and development of synthesis gas fermentation for alcohol production using the integrated gasification/fermentation treatment system.
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, UK, 2001.
THESIS, DISSERTATION AND MONOGRAPH
Intensification of the Bioprocess of Antibiotic Production Using Functionalized PolyHIPE Polymer, Doctoral Thesis, University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, 2008.
Intensification of Aerobic Fermentation of E. Coli Using A New Impeller, Master’s Dissertation, University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, 2004.
Oil Refining and Fractional Distillation Unit Design, Undergraduate Monography, University of Northumbria, Newcastle, 2001.
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).
SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES PUBLISHED
Teresa Matoso Manguangua Victor, Miguel Filho, Jose Maria Samuco, Paul Kamps, Steve Bull, Jarka Glassey, Alan Claude Ward, (2022), Synthesis and Characterization of Proteins Profile of “Streptomyces coelicolor” A3 (2) Cultured Within an Inert Solid-State matRix and Submerged Fermentation, American Journal of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. Volume 6, Issue 2, pp. 51-67. doi: 10.11648/j.ajcbe.20220602.12
Teresa Matoso Manguangua Víctor (T. M. Ndlovu), Miguel Filho, Benevides Pessela, Steve Bull and Alan Ward, (2021) Production and evaluation of two antibiotics of Streptomyces coelicolor A3 (2), prodigiosin and actinorhodin under solid state fermentation, using micro-porous culture. Chemical Engineering and Processing – Process and Intensification 170 108685.
**Ndlovu, Teresa, M. Ward Alan C., Glassey Jarka. Eskildsen J. and Akay, Galip., (2015) Bioprocess intensification of antibiotic production by Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2) in micro-porous culture. Materials Science and Engineering C. 49: 799–806.
Boodhoo, K.V.K.; Vicevic, M., Cartwright, C. D., **Ndlovu, Teresa, M., Toogood, E. C. (2008) Intensification of gas- liquid mass transfer using a rotating bed of porous packings for application to an “E. coli “batch fermentation process. Chemical Engineering Journal. 135:141-150.
Production and Evaluation of two antibiotics of streptomyces coelicolor A3 (2) – Teresa Matoso Víctor, Miguel Filho, Benevides Pessela, Steve Bull and Alan Ward. 2022. ELIVA PRESS. isbn 978-1-63648-569-0.
EUROPEAN UNION PROJECT REPORTS
Akay, G., **Ndlovu, T.M., Zhang, K., Calkan, B. and Hasan, H. (CoPIRIDE Deliverable 1.2): Report on the Filling techniques for the selected nano-structured macro-porous monoliths into a small-scale reactor embodiment, 2010.
Akay, G., **Ndlovu, T.M., Zhang, K. (CoPIRIDE Deliverable 3.8) Production and evaluation of catalytic microstructured reactors for high pressure and temperature applications for ammonia production, 2013.
Akay, G., **Ndlovu, T.M., Zhang, K., Greco, P.P, Thumbarathy, D. (PolyCAT Report M1-M12): Modern polymer-based catalyst and micro-flow conditions as key elements of innovations in fine chemical syntheses, 2013.
**Ndlovu, T.M., Greco, P.P., Zhang, K., Bull, S., and Akay, G., (PolyCAT Deliverable D2.2): HPS nano-structured macro porous monoliths with NP catalysts, 2013.
Akay, G., **Ndlovu, T.M., Zhang, K., Greco, P.P, Thumbarathy, D. (PolyCAT Deliverable D3.1): Preparation of monoliths microbioreactors from macro porous HPS with nano-particulate catalysts, 2014.
AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
Awarded the “INTERNATIONAL BEST RESEARCHER AWARD”, granted by the ISSN International Research Awards and Congress 2023 (IIRAC-2023) in association with World Research Council, for the Research & Excellence in “Microporous Polymers”.
Awarded by the PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA, His Excellency, João Manuel Goncalves Lourenço; With the Order of Civil Merit of the 1st Degree, on the Day of Peace and National Reconciliation, April 4, 2023, for outstanding achievements in favor of the Nation.
Awarded the “INTERNATIONAL BEST RESEARCHER AWARD”, granted by the High society ISSN International Science & Technology Awards and Congress (IISTAC-2022) in association with World Research Council, In the areas of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.
1st Winner with the project “Intensification of agro-processes” at the MESCTI Fair of ideas, inventions, innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology-based technology transfer in Luanda Angola 2022.
1st Winner with the project “Intensification of agro-processes” at the UNIPIAGET Inventors Fair in Luanda – Angola. 2022.
Known analytical techniques: Scanning Electron Microscopy, X-Ray Diffraction, Polymerase Chain Reaction Test, Laser-assisted ionized desorrtion matrix, Mass spectrometer flight time, Thin-layerchatography
Languages: Portuguese (mother tongue), English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)
Informatics: Microsoft Office Knowledge, Knowledge of Minitab – statistics software, Knowledge of Microsoft Visio
** Note: Teresa Manguangua Ndlovu changed her name to Teresa Matoso Manguangua Victor