Sep 26, 2018

The Biological Gas Treatment and Microalgae Research Group attended the 3rd training school of the EUALGAE Action, held in Florence, Italy.
See some pictures of the presentations!

Sep 21, 2018

The Biological Gas Treatment and Microalgae Research Group attended the Final Workshop LIFE TL-BIOFER Project , held in Murcia, Spain.
See some pictures of the presentations!

Sep 19, 2018

Meet our new researchers.
Dr. Igor Milen joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as a visiting researcher from the Federal University of Ceará (Brazil). His research focuses on biological wastewater treatment and microaerobic biodegradation of recalcitrant compounds.

Christian Domínguez joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as a researcher in training. His research focuses on biogas upgrading in photobioreactors inoculated with Cyanobacteria.

Ingrid Mejía joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as a visiting student from the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (México). Her research focuses on the design of wastewater treatment plants and integral management of water resources.

Julia Gutiérrez joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as a Chemical Engineering student from the University of Valladolid (Spain). Her research focuses on the opitimization of PHB accumulation of cyanobacterium Nostoc muscorum at laboratory scale.

Sep 13, 2018

Don´t miss next year the "II Encuentro Nacional de Investigadores de Micro y Macroalgas", to be held in Manabí, Ecuador on January 23-25, 2019
For more information contact with
redficologiaecuador@gmail.com

Sep 10, 2018

The Biological Gas Treatment and Microalgae Research Group attended the 6th International Conference on Environmental Odour Monitoring & Control, held in Milan, Italy.
See some pictures of the presentations!
Dr. Raúl Muñoz presented "Optimization of CH4 Removal from Diluted Emissions and Continuous PHB Production by Methylocystis hirsuta: Towards GHG Biorefineries"
Dr. Raquel Lebrero presented "Comparative Evaluation of a Biotrickling Filter and a Tubular Photobioreactor for the Continuous Abatement of Toluene"
Giusy Oliva presented "Comparative Analysis of AOPs and Biological Processes for the Control of VOCs Industrial Emissions"

Jul 26, 2018

Jun 21, 2018

Meet our new researcher
Cristian Sepúlveda joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as PhD student. His research focuses on the development of processes for the treatment of wastewater using purple phototrophic bacteria and use of their pigments in the manufacture of dye sensitized solar cells.

Jun 4, 2018

Meet our new researcher
Octavio García joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as a visiting PhD student from CIATEJ (Mexico). His research focuses on the production of bioH2 + bioCH4 from the anaerobic digestion of tequila vinasse.

May 30, 2018

Ílker is coming back to Turkey. We will miss you and we want you to come back soon.
Check out the pics from his farewell dinner.

May 28, 2018

INCOVER project won the Water Industry Awards 2018 in the category of ‘Sludge and Resource Recovery’

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May 17, 2018

The Biological Gas Treatment and Microalgae Research Group attended the INNOVA Salamanca: I Jornadas de Jóvenes Investigadores Conference, held in Salamanca, Spain.
Our researcher Juan Carlos was awarded with the first prize to the best oral communication in the field of natural sciences.
See some pictures of the event!

May 15, 2018

Don´t miss this year the 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability (ICWRS) & the 3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment (ICAFEE): Future and Challenges, to be held in Nanjing, China on October 28-31, 2018
To participate, the deadline for abstract submission is open until September 30, 2018
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