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I am Davide Bocciardo, a final year PhD student from the Carbon Capture group at the University of Edinburgh. Thanks to the ECR International Exchange Fund from the UKCCSRC, I had the unique opportunity to spend a month in Brazil as a visiting researcher in Fortaleza at Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC) in the Grupo De Pesquisas Em Separações por Adsorção (Separation by Adsorption Research Group - GPSA) led by Professor Célio Loureiro Cavalcante Jr. I had the possibility to visit their labs where high-pressure adsorption measurements are carried out for CO 2 capture and high-pressure gas separations, thanks to instruments as Rubotherm magnetic suspension balances. I was also involved in the preparation of training material on membrane separation and...Read more