Moreira, Antonio R.

Antonio R. Moreira
Vice Provost, UMBC
AD 1001
Phone: 
410-455-6576
Research Interests: 

My research interests fall under the overall area of bioprocess engineering, i.e., the utilization of engineering principles and tools for the establishment of biologically-based processes. This includes microbial fermentations, cell culture as well as biodownstream technology.

Education: 
  • Post-doctoral., Biochemical Engineering – University of Waterloo, Canada, 1977-1978
  • Ph.D., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering – University of Pennsylvania, 1977
  • M.S., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering – University of Pennsylvania, 1975
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering – University of Porto, Portugal, 1973
Selected Publications: 
  • B. Kondragunta, J. L. Drew, K. A. Brorson, A. R. Moreira, and G. Rao. 2010. "Advances in clone selection using high-throughput bioreactors." Biotechnology Progress. DOI: 10.1002/btpr.392.
  • J. R. Vallejos, K. A. Brorson, A. R. Moreira, and G. Rao. 2010. "Dissolved oxygen and pH profile evolution after cryovial thaw and repeated cell passaging in a T-75 Flask." Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 105, Issue 6, p. 1040-1047.
  • J. Vallejos, K. Brorson, A. Moreira, G. Rao. 2011. "Integrating a 250 mL-spinner flask with other stirred bench-scale cell culture devices: A mass transfer perspective." Biotechnology Progress, Vol. 27, Issue 3, p. 803-810.
  • J. R. Vallejos, K. A. Brorson, A. R. Moreira, and G. Rao. 2011. "Integrating Process Scouting Devices (PSDs) with bench-scale devices: Challenges and opportunities for mammalian cell culture." Comprehensive Biotechnology, 2nd Edition, Vol. 3: Industrial Biotechnology and Bulk Commodity Products. Elsevier Publishing Co..
  • L. Dress, A. Hessel, Y. Cai, J. Meyers and A. Moreira. 2011. "Synthetic Biology." Comprehensive Biotechnology, 2nd Edition, Volume 3: Industrial Biotechnology and Bulk Commodity Products. Elsevier Publishing Co..
  • A. Moreira (Editor). 2011. Comprehensive Biotechnology. 2nd Edition. Volume 3: Industrial Biotechnology and Commodity Products. Elsevier Publishing Co.
Professor of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering
Institution: 
University of Maryland, Baltimore