Menu Close

João Mário Miranda

João Mário Miranda


João Mário Miranda is FCT Assistant Researcher at CEFT-FEUP at the Transport Phenomena Research Center (CEFT), Chemical Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, University of Porto, Portugal. Current research activities are in the interface between fluid dynamics and biological applications. The main topics are biomimetic fluids, microcirculation, two phase flows in microdevices, hemodynamics, cell trapping and detection, biofouling and cell adhesion.

Research interests

Biofluids; biomimetic fluids; two phase flows; biofilm modeling; cell trapping and detection.

Selected publications

  1. M. Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, J. M. Miranda, C. R. Correia and J. F. Mano. Viscous Microcapsules as Microbioreactors to Study Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells Osteolineage Commitment. Small Methods 2023; 7, e2201503.
  2. I. Moreira, J. B. L. M. Campos and J. M. Miranda. Characterization of gelatin microparticle production in a flow focusing microfluidic system. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2022; 647, 129079.
  3. M. Gracka, R. Lima, J. M. Miranda, S. Student, B. Melka and Z. Ostrowski. Red blood cells tracking and cell-free layer formation in a microchannel with hyperbolic contraction: A CFD model validation. Comput Methods Programs Biomed 2022; 226, 107117.
  4. V. B. Barbosa, C. F. Rodrigues, L. Cerqueira, J. M. Miranda and N. F. Azevedo. Microfluidics combined with fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) for Candida spp. detection. Front Bioeng Biotechnol 2022; 10, 987669.
  5. S. F. Neves, J. Ponmozhi, F. J. Mergulhao, J. Campos and J. M. Miranda. Cell adhesion in microchannel multiple constrictions - Evidence of mass transport limitations. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 2021; 198, 111490.
  6. Moreira, J. Carneiro, J. B. L. M. Campos and J. M. Miranda. Production of hydrogel microparticles in microfluidic devices: a review. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 2021; 25.
  7. J. Carneiro, R. Lima, J. Campos and J. M. Miranda. A microparticle blood analogue suspension matching blood rheology. Soft Matter 2021; 17, 3963-3974.
  8. D. Bento, S. Lopes, I. Maia, R. Lima and J. M. Miranda. Bubbles Moving in Blood Flow in a Microchannel Network: The Effect on the Local Hematocrit. Micromachines (Basel) 2020; 11.
  9. M. J. Romeu, P. Alves, J. Morais, J. M. Miranda, E. D. de Jong, J. Sjollema, V. Ramos, V. Vasconcelos and F. J. M. Mergulhao. Biofilm formation behaviour of marine filamentous cyanobacterial strains in controlled hydrodynamic conditions. Environ Microbiol 2019; 21, 4411-4424.
  10. E. Doutel, N. Viriato, J. Carneiro, J. Campos and J. M. Miranda. Geometrical effects in the hemodynamics of stenotic and non-stenotic left coronary arteries-numerical and in vitro approaches. Int J Numer Method Biomed Eng 2019; 35, e3207.