Jan 16, 2019

Meet our new researcher.
Jessica San Martín joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as PhD student. Her research focuses on biological elimination of indoor air pollutants.

Nov 22, 2018

Professor Raúl Muñoz has been awarded with the "Agustín de Betancourt y Molina" prize from the Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain.
The "Agustín de Betancourt y Molina" award is intended for researchers or professionals who have performed notable research work in the field of engineering, leading to establish the bases and/or promote new developments and innovations in any of their professional fields
Congratulations Raúl!!!!

Nov 19, 2018

The Biological Gas Treatment and Microalgae Research Group attended the Water Energy NEXUS 2018, held in Salerno, Italy.
See some pictures of the presentation!

Nov 12, 2018

Meet our new researchers.
Graziele Ruas joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as a visiting PhD student from the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil). Her research focuses on the evaluation and optimization of the removal of pathogenic bacteria from domestic wastewater in algal-bacteria systems. 

Priscila Scarcelli joined the gas treatment and microalgae research group as a visiting PhD student from the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil). Her research focuses on the evaluation and optimization of anaerobic digestion of microalgae, macroalgae and waste activeted sludge.

Nov 6, 2018

The Biological Gas Treatment and Microalgae Research Group attended the 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability and the 3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment: Future and Challenges, held in Nanjing, China.
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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.
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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.