General Info

Instituto Superior Técnico
Research Group:
Environment and Water Resources
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Contact Info

Avenida Rovisco Pais, nº1
1049-001 Lisboa Lisbon - Portugal

Ana Fonseca Galvão

Assistant Professor

Domains of activity:
  • Water quality and pollution control
  • Sustainable sanitation solutions for small agglomerations
  • Nature based solutions
Present research topics:
  • Modelling constructed wetlands
  • Performance of green walls for greywater treatment
  • Performance indicators for stormwater systems
Title Authors Year Volume DOI Journal Impact factor Clar.Analytics CERIS Members
Assessment of the contribution of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) to urban resilience: application to the case study of Porto Beceiro, P; Brito, RS; Galvao, A 2022 V. 175 (art. 106489) 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2021.106489 Ecological Engineering 4.379 Ana Fonseca Galvão, Paula Maria García Beceiro
Nature-based solutions for water management: insights to assess the contribution to urban resilience Beceiro, P; Brito, RS; Galvao, A 2022 V. 4, n.º 2(108-134) 10.2166/bgs.2022.009 Blue-Green Systems Ana Fonseca Galvão, Paula Maria García Beceiro
Nature-based solutions coupled with advanced technologies: An opportunity for decentralized water reuse in cities Castellar, JAC; Torrens, A; Buttiglieri, G; Monclus, HA; Arias, CA; Carvalho, PN; Galvao, A; Comas, J 2022 V. 340 (art. 130660) 10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.130660 Journal of Cleaner Production 11.072 Ana Fonseca Galvão
Sludge Treatment Reed Bed under different climates: A review using meta-analysis Gholipour, A; Fragoso, R; Duarte, E; Galvao, A 2022 V. 843 (art. 156953) 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156953 Science of The Total Environment 10.754 Ana Fonseca Galvão
Water Quality Assessment of Urban Ponds and Remediation Proposals Rodrigues, A; Calheiros, CSC; Teixeira, P; Galvao, A 2022 V. 9, n.º 7 (art. 114) 10.3390/hydrology9070114 Hydrology Ana Fonseca Galvão
Framework for performance assessment of storm water systems Santos, LF; Cardoso, MA; Galvao, AF 2022 V. 19, n.º 7(743-757) 10.1080/1573062X.2022.2080080 Urban Water Journal 2.675 Ana Fonseca Galvão, Liliana Ferreira dos Santos
Storm water systems' performance: assessment framework application to Portuguese water utilities Santos, LF; Cardoso, MA; Galvao, AF 2022 V. 181 (art. 115169) 10.1080/07900627.2021.2004882 International Journal of Water Resources Development 3.776 Ana Fonseca Galvão, Liliana Ferreira dos Santos
Evaluation of the influence of filter medium composition on treatment performances in an open-air green wall fed with greywater Boano, F.; Costamagna, E.; Caruso, A.; Fiore, S.; Chiappero, M.; Galvão, A.; Pisoeiro, J.; Rizzo, A.; Masi, F. 2021 V. 300 (art. 113646) 10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113646 Journal of Environmental Management 6.789 Ana Fonseca Galvão, Joana Martins Pisoeiro
Assessment of the Treatment Performance of an Open-Air Green Wall Fed with Graywater under Winter Conditions Boano, F; Caruso, A; Costamagna, E; Fiore, S; Demichelis, F; Galvao, A; Pisoeiro, J; Rizzo, A; Masi, F 2021 1, 3, 595–602 10.1021/acsestwater.0c00117 ACS ES&T WATER Ana Fonseca Galvão, Joana Martins Pisoeiro
Closing water cycles in the built environment through nature‐based solutions: The contribution of vertical greening systems and green roofs Pearlmutter, D.; Pucher, B.; Calheiros, C.S.C.; Hoffmann, K.A.; Aicher, A.; Pinho, P.; Stracqualursi, A.; Korolova, A.; Pobric, A.; Galvão, A.; Tokuç, A.; Bas, B.; Theochari, D.; Milosevic, D.; Giancola, E.; Bertino, G.; Castellar, J.A.C.; Flaszynska, J.; Onur, M.; Mateo, M.C.G.; Andreucci, M.B.; Milousi, M.; Fonseca, M.; Di Lonardo, S.; Gezik, V.; Pitha, U.; Nehls, T. 2021 V. 13, n.º 16 (art. 2165) 10.3390/w13162165 Water 3,53 Ana Fonseca Galvão
The contribution of NBS to urban resilience in stormwater management and control: A framework with stakeholder validation Beceiro, P.; Brito, R.S.; Galvão, A. 2020 V. 12, n.º 6 (2537) 10.3390/su12062537 Sustainability 2,576 Ana Fonseca Galvão
Resilience assessment framework for nature based solutions in stormwater management and control: Application to cities with different resilience maturity Beceiro, P.; Galvão, A.; Brito, R.S. 2020 V. 12, n.º 23 (art. 10040)(1-18) 10.3390/su122310040 Sustainability 3,251 Ana Fonseca Galvão, Paula Maria García Beceiro
A review of nature-based solutions for greywater treatment: applications, hydraulic design, and environmental benefits Boano, F.; Caruso, A.; Costamagna, E.; Ridolfi, L.; Fiore, S.; Demichelis, F.; Galvão, A.; Pisoeiro, J.; Rizzo, A.; Masi, F. 2020 V. 711 (art. 134731) 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134731 Science of The Total Environment 6,551 Ana Fonseca Galvão
Laboratórios Vivos para a Água: inovar em ambiente colaborativo e de co-criação Galvão, A. 2020 n.º 122 Indústria e Ambiente Ana Fonseca Galvão
Microplastics in wastewater: microfiber emissions from common household laundry Galvão, A.; Aleixo, M.; de Pablo, H.; Lopes, C.; Raimundo, J. 2020 V. 27 (26643-26649) 10.1007/s11356-020-08765-6 Environmental Science and Pollution Research 3,056 Ana Fonseca Galvão
Metodologia de avaliação de desempenho de sistemas de águas pluviais: aplicação ao caso de estudo da Quinta do Borel Santos, L., Cardoso, M. A., & Galvão, A. 2020 V. IV, n.º 6, 5–17 10.22181/aer.2020.0601 Águas & Resíduos Ana Fonseca Galvão
Storage mechanisms in constructed wetlands: Should we modify heterotrophic bacteria modelling? Galvão, A.; Pisoeiro, J.; Pinheiro, H. 2019 V. 658, 830-835 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.120 Science of The Total Environment 5,589 Ana Fonseca Galvão, Joana Martins Pisoeiro
Performance indicators for urban storm water systems: a review Santos, L.F.; Galvão, A.F.; Cardoso, M.A. 2019 V. 21, n.º 1, 221-244 10.2166/wp.2018.042 Water Policy 1,011 Ana Fonseca Galvão


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Student Name Supervisor External Supervisor Co-Supervisors External Co-Supervisor #1 External Co-Supervisor #2 Title PhD Programme Universities Granting Title Funding Institution Scholarship Total PhD Funding PhD Funding for CERIS Begining Date End Date Year
PDF Joana Martins Pisoeiro Ana Fonseca Galvão Biofilm dynamics and growth in horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands. Environmental Engineering Instituto Superior Técnico Universidade de Évora University of Lisbon scholarship (BD2015) 08/02/2021 2021
PDF Ana Fonseca Galvão José Manuel de Saldanha Gonçalves Matos Desempenho de Leitos de Macrófitas em Regiões de Clima Tropical Seco Environmental Engineering Instituto Superior Técnico IBE – Instituto de Bolsas de Estudo IBE scholarship/2016) 12/02/2021 2021
PDF Paula Maria García Beceiro Rita Sofia Dias Salgado Brito Ana Fonseca Galvão Assessing the contribution of Nature-Based Solutions to urban resilience. A comprehensive assessment framework with focus on stormwater management and control Civil Engineering Instituto Superior Técnico FCT FCT-H2DOC (PD/BD/135216/2017) 11/09/2017 16/07/2021 2021
PDF Liliana Ferreira dos Santos Maria Adriana Canas Mendes de Almeida Cardoso Ana Fonseca Galvão Performance Assessment of Urban Storm Water Systems Civil Engineering Instituto Superior Técnico FCT FCT scholarship (PD/BD/114461/2016) 18/03/2016 28/01/2021 2021
Name Reference Type PI Names CERIS Coordinator Research Group Other CERIS Members Leading Institution Other Institutions Funding Institutions Total Funding Funding for Ceris Beginning Date End Date State Website
SCORE - Smart Control of the Climate Resilience in European Coastal Cities Grant agreement ID: 101003534 International Maria Manuela Portela Correia dos Santos Ramos da Silva Rodrigo de Almada Cardoso Proença de Oliveira Ana Fonseca Galvão INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SLIGO - ITS 44378 45807
PDF SINERGEA – Intelligent system to support the efficient use of resources and the inundation and coastal contamination emergency management in coastal cities ALG-01-0247-FEDER-033595|LISBOA-01-0247-FEDER-033595 National Filipa Maria Santos Ferreira Filipa Maria Santos Ferreira Ana Fonseca Galvão, José Manuel de Saldanha Gonçalves Matos, Rodrigo de Almada Cardoso Proença de Oliveira, Rui Miguel Lage Ferreira, António Jorge Silva Guerreiro Monteiro SIEMENS, SA PT 2020 1119127,29 66595,4 2020 2023
PDF TWIST – Transnational Water Innovation Strategy SOE2/P1/E0506 International José Manuel de Saldanha Gonçalves Matos José Manuel de Saldanha Gonçalves Matos Ana Fonseca Galvão, Filipa Maria Santos Ferreira CENTA – Fundación Pública Andaluza Centro de las Nuevas Tecnologías del Agua (Spain) Interreg Sudoe Program 1198500 75000 2018 2021
PDF GENESIS – Green Roofs/Walls Environmental Economic and SocIal Savings. Modelling Uncertainty and Investors/Users Preferences in all-inclusive Cost-Benefit Analysis of Green Roofs/Walls PTDC/GES-URB/29444/2017 National Maria Cristina de Oliveira Matos Silva Maria Cristina de Oliveira Matos Silva Ana Fonseca Galvão, Carlos Paulo Novais Oliveira da Silva Cruz, Manuel Guilherme Caras Altas Duarte Pinheiro, Patrícia Alexandra Afonso Dinis Ferreira, Vitor Faria e Sousa, Maria de Castro Fonseca Mourão Manso IST-ID – Associação do Instituto Superior Técnico para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento (Portugal) FCT 239811,75 213761,75 2018 2022
PDF SUPERGREEN – Sustainable Purification of wastewatER with GREEN walls International Ana Fonseca Galvão Joana Martins Pisoeiro 141500 2000 2017 2019