Pedro Ribas Araújo

Pedro Ribas Araújo is CEO and cofounder of Advanced Cyclone Systems.

Pedro holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Faculty of Engineering of Porto and an MBA from the NOVA University of Lisbon (currently "The Lisbon MBA").
Pedro Ribas Araújo
Cofounder and CEO
Romualdo Salcedo
Romualdo Salcedo was born in 1953, in Porto, Portugal. He did his Chemical Engineering Degree at the University of Porto, Portugal (1975) and his Master (1977) and PhD (1981) degrees at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He is since 2003 Full Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Porto, and co-founder of Advanced Cyclone Systems, where he is CTO. His mains interests involve research on global optimization and on its application to the optimized design of air pollution control equipment, in particular for the capture of very fine particles using cyclone systems. He is the inventor of the Hurricane and ReCyclone systems.
Romualdo Salcedo
Cofounder and CTO
Raul Silva is the Chief Financial Officer of ACS
Raul Silva is the Chief Financial Officer of ACS. He as a degree in Economics and Management from the faculty of Economics of Porto, Portugal, a Post-Graduation in Accounting and Management and a MBA in Management. He started working in ACS in June 2009 but before he had been working overseas in a multinational company.
Raúl Silva
Chief Financial Officer
Jorge Monteiro
Jorge Figueirinhas Monteiro (17-11-1973) has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minho and Executive MBA in Operations by Porto Business School.He developed his professional activity in Maintenance, Production and Operations in a leading European player of particleboard/MDF. Later took over the role of Industrial Director of one of the first major European Pellet plants. He joined ACS in January 2011 as COO.
Jorge Monteiro
Chief Operating Officer
Júlio Paiva

Júlio Paiva was born in 1983 in Porto, Portugal. He did his Chemical Engineering Degree at the University of Porto, Portugal (2006). After that, for a short period, he worked as a technical engineer in a Project of Biofuels in Portugal. In 2010, he finished his PhD degree in Biological and Chemical Engineering supervised by Professor Romualdo Salcedo. His research involves the modeling of the Electrostatic ReCyclone system and the development of the PACYC computer model for fine particle capture taking into account particle agglomeration in cyclones and ReCyclone systems. He is currently Head of Research and Development at Advanced Cyclone Systems.

Júlio Paiva
Head of Research and Development
Ricardo Pinto
Ricardo Pinto completed in 2008 the integrated cycle of studies leading to Master's Degree in Civil Engineering, at the Faculty of Engineering of Porto. He is working as a Project Engineer in ACS since July 2013.
Ricardo Pinto
Project Engineer
Marta Loureiro
Marta Loureiro has a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Porto, complemented by further studies on New Materials at University of Minho. She worked extensively as a structural designer and project manager before joining ACS´s team in April 2015.
Marta Loureiro
Project Manager
Martha Watson
Martha has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Porto and a MBA from the Ohio State University. She joined the ACS team to promote market growth in February 2013.
Martha Watson
Business Development Director
Helder Teixeira
Helder Teixeira has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minho (2002), Post-graduation in OSH (2005) and an Executive Education in Project Management and Evaluation, from Católica Lisbon University (2006). He developed his professional activity in Sales and Project Management of Noise Control solutions for industrial plants, for about 7 years. Joined ACS in Nov. 2009 and is involved since then in Sales.
Helder Teixeira
Business Development
Paulo Ventura

Paulo Ventura was born in 1982 in the beautiful city of Porto, where he did is Marketing Business degree at IPAM. After he started working in marketing he specialized in Digital where later in 2012 started is master degree in Digital Marketing at ISCAP. He Joined ACS in August 2014.

Paulo Ventura
Marketing Manager
Virginie Ramalho
Virginia Ramalho (19-12-1979) has a degree in Graphic Design from ESAD (Escola Superior de Artes e Design). She is has been working has graphic designer in different areas such as: brand development, illustration, photography, printing, multimedia and editorial design, for almost 11 years. She has been working as a Graphic Designer for ACS since 2013.
Virginie Ramalho
Senior Graphic Designer
Product Designer
Carlos Reis was born in 1971 in Porto. He is currently a Product Designer for ACS specialized in technical design of mechanical constructions. He started working with ACS in June 2009.
Carlos Robalo Reis
Product Designer
Bruno Silva
Bruno Silva was born in 1988 in Porto. Has a degree in designer of mechanical constructions from the CENFIM - Centro de Formação Profissional da Indústria Metalúrgica e Metalomecânica. He is currently a Product Designer, as part of the Design team, with a history as mechanical project designer and product developer. He joined ACS in May 2010 .
Bruno Silva
Product Designer
Joana Rocha

Joana Rocha (1992) has finished in 2015 her MSC in Chemical Engineering, field of Process and Product, at FEUP. Started her professional career in Innovation & Development, and began at ACS in January of 2017 as a Scale-up Engineer.

Joana Rocha
Scale-Up Process Engineer
Filip Szelejewski

Filip Szelejewski comes from Silesia region in Poland and holds a bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering from Silesian University of Technology and a double degree master in Energy Engineering and Management both from Silesian University of Technology and Instituto Superior Tecnico (Lisbon). He started working in ACS in April 2016

Filip Szelejewski
Business Development