Scientic Supervisor / Contact Person
Name and Surname
Localization & Research Area
Faculty / Institute
Faculty of Physical Science
Structure of Matter, Thermal Physics and Electronics
Information Science and Engineering (ENG), Environmental Sciences and Geology (ENV), Physics (PHY)
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)
Membranes and Renewable Energies
Website of the Research team / Research Group / Department
Brief description of the Research Team / Research Group / Department
The research group "Membranes and Renewable Energy" is affiliated to the Campus Moncloa of International Excellence. Its main research fields are:<br />- Design, fabrication, modification and characterization of different types of membranes (dense, porous, flat-sheet, hollow fiber or nano-fibrous membranes)<br />- Design and fabrication of membrane modules for different separation processes (plate and frame, spiral wound, tubular, capillary and hollow fiber membrane modules).<br />- Membrane Processes (reverse osmosis, forward osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, membrane distillation, pervaporation, etc.) for different applications (desalination, wastewater treatment, concentration of different solutes, gas and liquid separations, etc.). <br />- Design of nano-composites, nano-fibers, micro-spheres, etc. for biomedical applications. <br />- Renewable energies (thermal collectors and photovoltaic panels technology)<br />- Solar irradiance measurements, energy storage, energy efficiency and fuel cells.<br />- Study of transport phenomena, theoretical models and optimization of different processes.<br />- Statistical experimental designs using response Surface Methodology (RSM) and artificial neuronal network (ANN) for optimization of different types of plants. <br />- Study of thermal properties (thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity measurements by the transient hot-wire method) of nano-fluids, nano-composites and phase change materials (PCMs).<br /><br />Web: https://www.ucm.es/grupos/gi139<br /><br />
Research lines / projects proposed
- Design, fabrication, modification and characterization of different types of membranes (Dense, porous, symmetric or asymmetric membranes, flat-sheet, hollow fiber or nano-fibrous membranes)<br />- Modification: Interfacial polymerization, nano-composite
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