Show More


Report Abuse

Scientic Supervisor / Contact Person

Name and Surname
Aurora Santos

Localization & Research Area

Faculty / Institute
Faculty of Chemical Science
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials
Research Area
Chemistry (CHE), Environmental Sciences and Geology (ENV)

MSCA & ERC experience

Research group / research team hosted any MSCA fellow?
Research group / research team have any ERC beneficiaries?

Research Team & Research Topic

Research Team / Research Group Name (if any)
Website of the Research team / Research Group / Department
Brief description of the Research Team / Research Group / Department
INPROQUIMA focuses its activities on sustainable development research. The research lines are related to industrial and environmental processes, to improve the quality of products, the energy balance, process safety and environmental concerns. The group"s evolution is strongly linked to the demand for knowledge in processes of industrial or environmental interest. Currently, the group collaborates with different companies (EMGRISA, SARGA, DISEPROSA, EthicalChem, etc), public organizations (Gov. Aragon, Gov. Madrid) and research groups, with a wide network of international contacts. INPROQUIMA has published more than 100 articles (chem. eng., env.eng., biotechnol., aq. resources and env. sciences) and has participated in 10 competitive national projects one European project and 8 projects with private companies, some of them of great importance in the chemical and environmental sector. <br />Dr. ARTURO ROMERO, Full Professor. Scopus 56210133200<br />Dra. AURORA SANTOS, Full Professor. Scopus ID: 7402214017<br />Dr. SERGIO RODRIGUEZ, Lecture (PCD), Scopus ID: 55955160400<br />Dra. CARMEN M DOMINGUEZ, Assistant Professor (PAD), Scopus ID: 56733088200<br />Dr. DAVID LORENZO, Assistant Professor (PAD), Scopus ID: 55253619400<br />Dr. LEANDRO CONTE, MSCA postdoctoral researcher, Scopus ID: 54787361300 <br />Dr. SALVADOR COTILLAS, Assistant Professor (PAD), Scopus ID: 42261192200<br />Dra. PATRICIA SÁEZ, Researcher, Scopus ID: 57204135851<br />RAÚL GARCÍA-CERVILLA, ALICIA CHECA-FERNÁNDEZ, ANDRÉS SÁNCHEZ, Predoc. Students
Research lines / projects proposed
The current research lines are:<br />1.Soil and Water Remediation by In Situ Chemical Oxidation and Reduction processes.<br />2.Water Treatment by Advanced Oxidation Processes<br />3.Caprolactam manufacturing processes. Purification of cyclohexanone.<br />4.Etherification of Glycerol to obtain additives.<br /><br />The research group facilities include two labs, one for environmental research and other for industrial processes<br />intensification. There are facilities for studying homogeneous and heterogeneous catalytic reactions in a wide<br />range of pressure and temperature, in continuous, discontinuous and semi-continuous operation, a laboratory for<br />the treatment of wastewater containing organic pollutants by advanced oxidation technologies, facilities for the<br />study of soil remediation and specialized software for modeling and optimization of chemical and environmental<br />processes.<br />The candidate would join the lines 1 and 2, specifically the candidate will work in a project dealing to the<br />remediation of an old landfill located in the province of Huesca (Spain) dedicated to the manufacture of lindane, in<br />which there is a high contamination of soil and groundwater due to the presence of chlorinated organic<br />compounds (mainly chlorobenzenes and hexachlorocyclohexanes). Currently, different alternatives, in situ and onsite,<br />are being studied depending on the type of contamination:<br />-In situ chemical oxidation: persulfate activated by alkali, by temperature, iron, etc<br />-In situ chemical reduction, using zero valent iron micro and nanoparticles<br />-Advanced oxidation treatments (electrooxidation, Fenton, electro-Fenton, catalytic wet peroxide oxidation)<br />-DNAPL extraction using surfactants (and subsequent recovery of the surfactant)<br />-Alkaline hydrolysis followed by air stripping and adsorption onto activated carbon

Application requirements

Professional Experience & Documents
The candidate must send:<br />1.Curriculum vitae<br />2.Cover letter<br />3.Summary including his/her research experience and the analysis equipment

You can attach the 'One Page Proposal' to enhance the attractiveness of your application. Supervisors usually appreciate it. Please take into account your background and the information provided in Research Team & Research Topic section to fill in it.

Submit an application

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 5 files.
WordPress Cookie Notice by Real Cookie Banner