I graduated in Biology sciences in the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto. A_er, I decided to do a Masters in Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, FEUP, University of Porto

After I finished my Masters, I was involved in two grant scholarship projects, 2011-2015, PTDC/EME-MFE/099109/2008, entitled “ANEURYSM – Hemodynamic Study in Cerebral Aneurysms” and NORTE-07-0124-FEDER- 000025, co financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and FEDER at the Transport Phenomena Research Center, CEFT. The projects consisted on the hemodynamic study of cerebral aneurisms, using in vitro phantom models, on the experimental rheology study of blood rheology (São João University Hospital) and on the creation of blood analogues using several polymer solutions.

Afterwards, I started my PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering in mid-2014 and, in 2016, I won a PhD FCTgrant. The PhD, entitled “Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microparticles synthesis for a novel blood analogue suspension”, consisted on the development of a blood analogue suspension. Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) was chosen for the material of the polymeric particles which was a good candidate to mimic the mechanical properties of Red blood cells (RBC) since is a transparent inert elastomer. Two multiphase methods to produce PDMS microparticles were explored, a microfluidic flow-focusing device and a membrane emulsification process. Since the PDMS microparticles generation was very challenging, a numerical study was also conducted validated by experimental data and enabled the investigation of other conditions to further improve the generation of microparticles.

Research interests


Multiphase flow

Blood analogues


Selected publications

  • Carneiro, J., Campos, J. B. M. L. and Miranda, J. M.
    High viscosity polymeric fluid droplet formation in a flow focusing microfluidic device – Experimental and numerical study
    Chemical Engineering Science, 195, pp. 442-454, 2019.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2018.09.042
  • Carneiro, J., Campos, J. B. M. L. and Miranda, J. M.
    PDMS microparticles produced in PDMS microchannels under the jetting regime for optimal optical suspensions
    Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 580, 2019.
    doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2019.123737
  • Doutel, E., Carneiro, J., Campos, J. B. M. L. and Miranda, J. M.
    Artificial stenoses for computational hemodynamics
    Appl Math Model, 59, pp. 427-440, 2018.
    doi: 10.1016/j.apm.2018.01.029
  • Carneiro, J., Doutel, E., Campos, J. B. M. L. and Miranda, J. M.
    PDMS droplet formation and characterization by hydrodynamic flow focusing technique in a PDMS square microchannel
    Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 105013(10), 2016.
    doi: 10.1088/0960-1317/26/10/105013
  • Doutel, E., Carneiro, J., Oliveira, M., Campos, J. B. M. L. and Miranda, J. M.
    Fabrication of 3d mili-scale channels for hemodynamic studies
    Journal of Mechanics In Medicine and Biology, 1550004(1), p. 1550004 (1550021), 2015.
    doi: 10.1142/s0219519415500049
  • Sousa, P. C., Carneiro, J., Vaz, R., Cerejo, A., Pinho, F. T., Alves, M. A. and Oliveira, M. S.
    Shear viscosity and nonlinear behavior of whole blood under large amplitude oscillatory shear
    Biorheology, 50(5-6), pp. 269-282, 2013.
    doi: 10.3233/bir-130643
  • Doutel, E., Carneiro, J., Campos, J. B. M. L. and Miranda, J. M.
    Experimental and numerical methodology to analyze flows in a coronary bifurcation
    European Journal of Mechanics B-Fluids, 67, pp. 341-356 (316), 2018.
    doi: 10.1016/j.euromechflu.2017.09.009
  • Doutel, E., Viriato, N., Carneiro, J., Campos, J. B. L. M. and Miranda, J. M.
    Geometrical effects in the hemodynamics of stenotic and non-stenotic left coronary arteries—numerical and in vitro approaches
    Int. J. Numer. Meth. Biomed., 35(8), p. e3207, 2019.
    doi: 10.1002/cnm.3207