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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    20022019
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    2019

    Liquid-liquid phase equilibria of aqueous biphasic systems based on glycerol formal: Application on tetracycline recovery from water

    Praikaew, W., Kiatkittipong, W., Kiatkittipong, K., Assabumrungrat, S., Aiouache, F. & Najdanovic-visak, V., 14 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data. 64, 11, p. 4856-4862 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    glycerol formal
    Tetracycline
    Glycerol
    Phase equilibria
    Ternary systems

    Nuclear fuel cycle, with a liquid ore and fuel: toward renewable energy

    Degueldre, C., Dawson, R. J. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 Jul 2019, In : Sustainable Energy and Fuels. 3, 7, p. 1693-1700 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Nuclear fuels
    Uranium
    Ores
    Liquids
    Electricity
    2018

    Brewers' spent grains: Drying kinetics and biodiesel production

    Mallen, E. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 Mar 2018, In : Bioresource Technology Reports. 1, p. 16-23

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Biofuels
    Drying
    Kinetics
    Transesterification
    Methanol

    Novel aqueous biphasic system based on ethyl lactate for sustainable separations: Phase splitting mechanism

    Kamalanathan, I., Petrovski, Z., Branco, L. C. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 15 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 262, p. 37-45

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    lactates
    Phase separation
    aqueous solutions
    Caffeine
    caffeine

    Partitioning of amino acids in the novel biphasic systems based on environmentally friendly ethyl lactate

    Kamalanathan, I., Canal, L., Hegarty, J. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 25 Apr 2018, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 462, p. 6-13

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    lactates
    amino acids
    Amino acids
    phenylalanine
    Salts
    2017

    Experimental Determination and Modeling of the Phase Behavior of the CO2 + Propionic Anhydride Binary System at High Pressure

    Rebocho, S., Nunes, A. V. M., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Barreiros, S. & Paiva, A., 12 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data. 62, 1, p. 210-213

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    anhydrides
    equations of state
    deviation
    cells
    temperature

    Kinetics of extraction and in situ transesterification of oils from spent coffee grounds

    Najdanovic-Visak, V., Lee, FY-L., Tavares, M. T. & Armstrong, A., 1 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Chemical engineering. 5, 3, p. 2611-2616

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Coffee
    Transesterification
    coffee
    Oils
    kinetics

    Team-based learning for first year engineering students

    Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 Jan 2017, In : Education for Chemical Engineers. 18, p. 26-34

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Students
    engineering
    learning
    student
    Medical education
    2016

    Cyclic carbonate synthesis from CO2and epoxides using zinc(II) complexes of arylhydrazones of β-diketones

    Montoya, C. A., Gómez, C. F., Paninho, A. B., Nunes, A. V. M., Mahmudov, K. T., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Martins, L. M. D. R. S., Guedes Da Silva, M. F. C., Pombeiro, A. J. L. & Nunes Da Ponte, M., 1 Mar 2016, In : Journal of Catalysis. 335, p. 135-140

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    styrene oxide
    epoxy compounds
    Carbonates
    Epoxy Compounds
    catalytic activity

    Solubility of mixtures containing soybean oil, ionic liquid and methanol

    Manic, M. S. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 8 Apr 2016, In : Open Chemical Engineering Journal. 10, Suppl-1, M6, p. 41-49

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Ionic Liquids
    Soybean Oil
    Methanol
    Solubility
    Imides
    2015

    Styrene carbonate synthesis from CO2using tetrabutylammonium bromide as a non-supported heterogeneous catalyst phase

    Montoya, C. A., Paninho, A. B., Felix, P. M., Zakrzewska, M. E., Vital, J., Najdanovic-Visak, V. & Nunes, A. V. M., 1 May 2015, In : Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 100, p. 155-159

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Styrene
    Carbonates
    styrenes
    bromides
    carbonates
    2014

    High pressure vapor-liquid equilibrium for the ternary system ethanol/(±)-menthol/carbon dioxide

    Rebocho, S., Nunes, A. V. M., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Barreiros, S., Simões, P. & Paiva, A., 1 Aug 2014, In : Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 92, p. 282-287

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    menthol
    Menthol
    liquid-vapor equilibrium
    Ternary systems
    ternary systems

    Solubility of high-value compounds in environmentally friendly solvents-liquid poly(ethylene glycol) and ionic liquids: Experimental study and thermodynamic analysis

    Calado, M. S., Branco, A. S. H., Najdanovic-visak, V. & Visak, Z. P., 1 Mar 2014, In : The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 70, p. 154-159

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Ionic liquids
    Polyethylene glycols
    glycols
    ethylene
    2013

    (Ethyl lactate)-gel high pressure CO2 extraction for the processing of mesoporous gelatine particles

    Paninho, A. B., Barbosa, C., Nogueira, I. D., Najdanovic-Visak, V. & Nunes, A. V. M., 1 Nov 2013, In : Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 83, p. 35-40

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    lactates
    Particles (particulate matter)
    Gels
    gels
    Processing

    Biocompatible choline based ionic salts: Solubility in short-chain alcohols

    Lopes, J. M., Paninho, A. B., Môlho, M. F., Nunes, A. V. M., Rocha, A., Lourenço, N. M. T. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 Dec 2013, In : Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 67, p. 99-105

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    choline
    Choline
    alcohols
    Alcohols
    solubility

    Extraction of caffeine from natural matter using a bio-renewable agrochemical solvent

    Bermejo, D. V., Luna, P., Manic, M. S., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Reglero, G. & Fornari, T., 1 Oct 2013, In : Food and Bioproducts Processing. 91, 4, p. 303-309

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Agrochemicals
    Caffeine
    agrochemicals
    caffeine
    lactates

    High pressure phase behavior of the binary system (ethyl lactate+carbon dioxide)

    Paninho, A. B., Nunes, A. V. M., Paiva, A. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 2013, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 360, p. 129-133

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    lactates
    Phase behavior
    Carbon Dioxide
    carbon dioxide
    Carbon dioxide

    Liquid-liquid equilibria of imidazolium ionic liquids having bistriflamide or triflate anions with aromatic non-polar and polar compounds

    Calado, M. S., Petrovski, Z., Manic, M. S., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Macedo, E. A. & Visak, Z. P., 15 Jan 2013, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 337, p. 67-72

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    nicotine
    Nicotine
    Aniline
    aniline

    Solubility and phase behavior of binary systems containing salts based on transitional metals

    Zakrzewska, M. E., Paninho, A. B., Môlho, M. F., Nunes, A. V. M., Afonso, C. A. M., Rosatella, A. A., Lopes, J. M. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 Aug 2013, In : Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 63, p. 123-127

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1-Propanol
    tetrachlorides
    1-Butanol
    Gadolinium
    Activity coefficients

    Solubility of carbon dioxide in ammonium based CO2-induced ionic liquids

    Zakrzewska, M. E., Rosatella, A. A., Simeonov, S. P., Afonso, C. A. M., Najdanovic-Visak, V. & Nunes da Ponte, M., 25 Sep 2013, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 354, p. 19-23

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Ammonium Compounds
    Ionic liquids
    Carbon Dioxide
    Melting point

    Solubility of CO2 in glycerol at high pressures

    Nunes, A. V. M., Carrera, G. V. S. M., Najdanovic-Visak, V. & Nunes Da Ponte, M., 25 Nov 2013, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 358, p. 105-107

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    glycerols
    Glycerol
    solubility
    Solubility
    Propanol
    2012

    High-pressure solubilities of carbon dioxide in ionic liquids based on bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide and chloride

    Manic, M. S., Queimada, A. J., MacEdo, E. A. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 May 2012, In : Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 65, p. 1-10

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Imides
    Ionic Liquids
    imides
    Ionic liquids
    Carbon Dioxide

    Liquid-liquid equilibria of mixtures with ethyl lactate and various hydrocarbons

    Zakrzewska, M. E., Manic, M. S., Macedo, E. A. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 25 Apr 2012, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 320, p. 38-42

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    lactates
    Cyclohexane
    Hydrocarbons
    cyclohexane
    Cyclohexanes

    Solubility of erythromycin in ionic liquids

    Manic, M. S. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 44, 1, p. 102-106

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Imides
    Ionic Liquids
    imides
    Erythromycin
    Ionic liquids

    Solubility of high-value compounds in ethyl lactate: Measurements and modeling

    Manic, M. S., Villanueva, D., Fornari, T., Queimada, A. J., MacEdo, E. A. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 May 2012, In : Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 48, p. 93-100

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    lactates
    solutes
    solubility
    Solubility
    ferulic acid

    Trihexyl(tetradecyl)phosphonium bromide: Liquid density, surface tension and solubility of carbondioxide

    Manic, M. S., Macedo, E. A. & Najdanovic- Visak, V., 25 Jun 2012, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 324, p. 8-12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Density of liquids
    Bromides
    Surface tension
    bromides
    Ionic Liquids
    2011

    Extraction of free fatty acids from soybean oil using ionic liquids or poly(ethyleneglycol)s

    Manic, M. S., Najdanovic-Visak, V., da Ponte, M. N. & Visak, Z. P., 1 May 2011, In : AIChE Journal. 57, 5, p. 1344-1355

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Soybean oil
    Soybean Oil
    Ionic liquids
    Fatty acids

    Liquid-liquid equilibria for separation of tocopherol from olive oil using ethyl lactate

    Vicente, G., Paiva, A., Fornari, T. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 15 Aug 2011, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 172, 2-3, p. 879-884

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Olive oil
    Tocopherols
    liquid
    oil
    Liquids

    Liquid-liquid phase equilibria in nicotine (aqueous) solutions

    Grozdanic, N. D., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Kijevcanin, M. L. J., Serbanovic, S. P., Nunes da Ponte, M. & Visak, Z. P., 25 Nov 2011, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 310, 1-2, p. 198-206

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    nicotine
    Nicotine
    Phase equilibria
    liquid phases
    aqueous solutions

    Liquid-liquid phase transition of mixtures comprising squalene, olive oil, and ethyl lactate: Application to recover squalene from oil deodorizer distillates

    Hernández, E. J., Luna, P., Stateva, R. P., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Reglero, G. & Fornari, T., 25 Feb 2011, In : Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data. 56, 5, p. 2148-2152

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Squalene
    Oils
    Phase transitions
    Liquids
    Agrochemicals

    Recovery of erythromycin from aqueous solutions with an ionic liquid and high-pressure carbon dioxide

    Manic, M. S., Da Ponte, M. N. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 15 Jul 2011, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 171, 3, p. 904-911

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Erythromycin
    Ionic liquids
    Carbon Dioxide
    Carbon dioxide

    Synthesis of fatty acid methyl esters via direct transesterification with methanol/carbon dioxide mixtures from spent coffee grounds feedstock

    Calixto, F., Fernandes, J., Couto, R., Hernández, E. J., Najdanovic-Visak, V. & Simões, P. C., 1 Apr 2011, In : Green Chemistry. 13, p. 1196-1202

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Coffee
    Transesterification
    coffee
    Fatty acids
    Carbon Dioxide

    Volumetric properties and spectroscopic studies of pyridine or nicotine solutions in liquid polyethylene glycols

    Visak, Z. P., Ilharco, L. M., Garcia, A. R., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Fareleira, J. M. N. A., Caetano, F. J. P., Kijevcanin, M. L. & Serbanovic, S. P., 23 May 2011, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 115, 26, p. 8481-8492

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Nicotine
    Density (specific gravity)
    Pyridine
    Polyethylene glycols
    Liquids
    2009

    High-pressure phase behaviour of binary (CO2 + nicotine) and ternary (CO2 + nicotine + solanesol) mixtures

    Ruiz-Rodriguez, A., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Visak, Z. P., Bronze, M. D. R., Antunes, C. & Nunes da Ponte, M., 15 Aug 2009, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 282, 1, p. 58-64

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    nicotine
    Nicotine
    Phase behavior
    binary data
    Ternary systems
    2008

    Distribution ratios of lipase-catalyzed reaction products in ionic liquid supercritical CO2 systems: Resolution of 2-octanol enantiomers

    Bogel-Łukasik, R., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Barreiros, S. & Da Ponte, M. N., 5 Jun 2008, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 47, 13, p. 4473-4480

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Enantiomers
    Lipases
    Lipase
    Reaction products
    2007

    Accounting for the unique, doubly dual nature of ionic liquids from a molecular thermodynamic and modeling standpoint

    Rebelo, L. P. N., Canongia Lopes, J. N., Esperança, J. M. S. S., Guedes, H. J. R., Łachwa, J., Najdanovic-Visak, V. & Visak, Z. P., 11 Jul 2007, In : Accounts of Chemical Research. 40, 11, p. 1114-1121

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Thermodynamics
    Charge density
    Vaporization
    Anions

    Co-solvent effects in LLE of 1-hydroxyethyl-3-methylimidazolium based ionic liquids + 2-propanol + dichloromethane or 1,2-dichloroethane

    Najdanovic-Visak, V., Rodriguez, A., Visak, Z. P., Rosa, J. N., Afonso, C. A. M., Nunes da Ponte, M. & Rebelo, L. P. N., 15 Jun 2007, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 254, 1-2, p. 35-41

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    2-Propanol
    Methylene Chloride
    Dichloromethane
    Propanol

    Salting-out in aqueous solutions of ionic liquids and K 3PO 4: Aqueous biphasic systems and salt precipitation

    Najdanovic-Visak, V., Canongia Lopes, J. N., Visak, Z. P., Trindade, J. & Rebelo, L. P. N., 31 Jul 2007, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 8, 8, p. 736-748

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Ionic Liquids
    Ionic liquids
    Salts
    aqueous solutions
    salts
    2006

    Liquid-Liquid behaviour of functionalized ionic liquids plus 2-Propanol plus Dickloromethane

    Najdanovic-Visak, V., Rodriguez, A., Visak, Z. P., Rosa, J. N., Afonso, C. A. M., Ponte, M. N. D. & Rebelo, L. P. N., 2006, In : Chimica Oggi. 24, 6, p. 19-20

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    2-Propanol
    Methylene Chloride
    Liquids
    Ternary systems
    2005

    Evidence for lower critical solution behavior in ionic liquid solutions

    Lachwa, J., Szydlowski, J., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Rebelo, L. P. N., Seddon, K. R., Da Ponte, M. N., Esperança, J. M. S. S. & Guedes, H. J. R., 13 Apr 2005, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 127, 18, p. 6542-6543

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Ionic liquids
    Phase diagrams
    Temperature
    Chloroform

    Liquid-liquid behaviour of ionic liquid-1-butanol-water and high pressure CO2-induced phase changes

    Najdanovic-Visak, V., Rebelo, L. P. N. & Nunes Da Ponte, M., 11 Apr 2005, In : Green Chemistry. 7, p. 443-450

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    1-Butanol
    Butenes
    Ionic liquids
    liquid

    Thermophysical and thermodynamic properties of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate and 1-butyl-3-methylimidazoliuin hexafluorophosphate over an extended pressure range

    De Azevedo, R. G., Esperança, J. M. S. S., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Visak, Z. P., Guedes, H. J. R., Ponte, M. N. D. & Rebelo, L. P. N., 21 Apr 2005, In : Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data. 50, 3, p. 997-1008

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    thermophysical properties
    thermodynamic properties
    specific heat
    liquids
    acoustics
    2004

    A detailed thermodynamic analysis of [C4mim][BF4] + water as a case study to model ionic liquid aqueous solutions

    Rebelo, L. P. N., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Visak, Z. P., Nunes Da Ponte, M., Szydlowski, J., Cerdeiriña, C. A., Troncoso, J., Romaní, L., Esperança, J. M. S. S., Gliedes, H. J. R. & De Sousa, H. C., 11 Aug 2004, In : Green Chemistry. 6, p. 369-381

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Ionic liquids
    aqueous solution
    thermodynamics
    heat capacity
    2003

    Pressure, Isotope, and Water Co-solvent Effects in Liquid-Liquid Equilibria of (Ionic Liquid + Alcohol) Systems

    Najdanovic-Visak, V., Esperança, J. M. S. S., Rebelo, L. P. N., Da Ponte, M. N., Guedes, H. J. R., Seddon, K. R., De Sousa, H. C. & Szydlowski, J., 24 Oct 2003, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 107, 46, p. 12797-12807

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic liquids
    Isotopes
    Alcohols
    Phase diagrams
    Liquids

    Supercritical carbon dioxide-induced phase changes in (ionic liquid, water and ethanol mixture) solutions: Application to biphasic catalysis

    Najdanovic-Visak, V., Serbanovic, A., Esperança, J. M. S. S., Guedes, H. J. R., Rebelo, L. P. N. & Nunes da Ponte, M., 16 May 2003, In : ChemPhysChem. 4, 5, p. 520-522

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Sodium Hydroxide
    Epoxidation
    Reaction products
    Carbon Dioxide
    2002

    Double critical phenomena in (water + polyacrylamides) solutions

    Rebelo, L. P. N., Visak, Z. P., De Sousa, H. C., Szydlowski, J., Gomes De Azevedo, R., Ramos, A. M., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Da Ponte, M. N. & Klein, J., 26 Jan 2002, In : Macromolecules. 35, 5, p. 1887-1895

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polyacrylates
    Water
    Copolymers
    Chain length
    Temperature

    Phase behaviour of room temperature ionic liquid solutions: An unusually large co-solvent e3ect in (water + ethanol)

    Najdanovic-Visak, V., Esperança, J. M. S. S., Rebelo, L. P. N., Da Ponte, M. N., Guedes, H. J. R., Seddon, K. R. & Szydlowski, J., 2 Apr 2002, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 4, p. 1701-1703

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ionic Liquids
    Phase behavior
    ethyl alcohol
    Ethanol
    Water

    Two ways of looking at Prigogine and Defay's equation

    Rebelo, L. P. N., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Visak, Z. P., Nunes da Ponte, M., Troncoso, J., Cerdeiriña, C. A. & Romaní, L., 25 Apr 2002, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. p. 2251-2259

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Thermodynamics
    Derivatives
    loci
    slopes
    thermodynamics