ISSN International Science & Technology Awards and Congress (IISTAC-2022)  in association with World Research Council is organizing the fascinating ceremony on November 3, 2022 at Grandeur Hall, Breeze Residency, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. ISSN International Research Awards 2022 (IISTAC-2022) is proud to choose Dr. Teresa Matoso Manguangua Victor, for the research “Production and evaluation of two antibiotics of Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2), prodigiosin and actinorhodin under solid state fermentation, using micro-porous culture” under the title, “INTERNATIONAL BEST RESEARCHER AWARD” in Chemical Engineering / Biotechnology

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Dr. Teresa Matoso Manguangua Victor’s profile

Highly motivated individual with a track record of academic achievement. Equipped with excellent scientific and technical skills, good observational skills, consistently utilising a methodical approach to problem solving. Research areas includes (Chemical Engineering, Process Intensification, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biomaterials and Biofuel). Extremely resourceful and self-motivated, always looking for opportunities for self-development. Currently seeking a challenging opportunity in a position where skill set can be utilized to make a valuable contribution.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Lecture and Researcher, Department of Engineering and Technology (DET), Instituto Superior Politecnico de Tecnologia and Ciences (ISPTEC), Talatona, Luanda, since 2020

Main responsibilities 

  • Lecturer of Introduction to Chemical Engineering, Reactors Calculation and Thermodynamic for Chemical EngineeringII.
  • 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.
  • Data acquisition, analysis and validation process.
  • Planning and organisation of field trials
  • In contact with research students, senior academics and industrial partners.
  • Preparation of project proposals, presentations and scientific reports.
  • Management of knowledge transfer with the aim of marketing and commercialisation.
  • Research Associate, Faculty of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials, University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK, 2010-2014

Main responsibilities 

  • Elaboration of reports on European Union projects (CoPIRIDE, polyCAT).
  • Co-supervisor of graduate students.
  • Development and functionalization of high-phase internal emulsions polymer for various applications.
  • Research and development of the granulation process using intensive granulator.
  • Preparation of heterogeneous catalysts for ammonia production and FT synthesis.
  • Preparation of monolithic membrane by electroless deposition technique.
  • Production of synthesis gas through biomass gasification, to be used as a renewable energy source.
  • Characterization of materials by Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), X-Ray Dispersive Energy (EDX), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) and Gas Chromatography (GC)
  • Preparation and functionalization of polyHIPE polymers for agricultural field trials.
  • 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.
  • Refugee Service Interpreter, Newcastle.upon-Tyne, United Kingdom, 2003-2004

 

Main responsibilities 

  • English to Portuguese and Spanish interpreter 

 

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, UK, 2001.

 

THESIS, DISSERTATION AND MONOGRAPH

  • Intensification of the Bioprocess of Antibiotic Production Using Functionalized PolyHIPE Polymer, Doctoral Thesis, University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, 2009. 
  • 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.

 

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)

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES PUBLISHED

  • Teresa Matoso 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.

BOOKS

  • 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.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  • **Ndlovu, T.M., Akay, G., Ward, A. C.; Bioprocess Intensification of bacterial antibiotic production on a substrate matrix. 17th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF CHEMICAL AND PROCESS ENGINEERING (CHISA 2006), 27-31 August, Prague – Czech Republic.
  • Mohamed, R., Akay, G., Burke, D., Calkan, B., Calkan, O.F., **Ndlovu, T.M. and Noor, Z.Z. Development of catalytic micro-reactors with ultra-high surface area-to-volume ratio for bioprocess and chemical process intensification, 17th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2006), 27-31 August, Prague – Czech Republic.
  • G. Akay Z.Z. Noor, O.F. Calkan, T. M. **Ndlovu and D. Burke, Intensification of chemical reactions in micro-porous media: Preparation of functional nano-structured micro-porous polymeric monoliths for micro-bioreactors, 232th ACS National Meeting, September 10-14,2006, San Francisco, USA

 

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

  • Winner of “INTERNATIONAL BEST RESEARCHER AWARD”, granted by the High society ISSN International Science & Technology Awards and Congress (IISTAC-2022)  in association with World Research Council
  • 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. Teresa Matoso Victor and Miguel Filho.
  • 1st Winner with the project “Intensification of agro-processes” at the UNIPIAGET Inventors Fair in Luanda – Angola. 2022. Teresa Matoso Victor and Miguel Filho.

 

DIVERSE SKILLS AND AFFILIATION IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • 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 
  • Member of the Society of Chemical Industry, since 2006

** Note: Teresa Manguangua Ndlovu changed her name to Teresa Matoso Manguangua Victor