Publications

Papers

P. San-Valero; S. Alcántara; J. M. Penya-Roja; F. J.  Álvarez-Hornos and C. Gabaldón (2015).  A tool for predicting the dynamic response of biotrickling filters for VOC removal  Chemical Engineering Communications DOI: 10.1080/00986445.2015.1025954

C. Lafita, J.M. Penya Roja, C. Gabaldón. (2015). Anaerobic removal of 1-methoxy-2-propanol under ambient temperature in an EGSB reactor. Bioprocess Biosyst. Eng., 38(11), 2137-2146.

San-Valero, P., Penya-Roja, J. M., Álvarez-Hornos, F. J., Marzal, P y Gabaldón, C. (2015). Dynamic mathematical modelling of the removal of hydrophilic VOCs by biotrickling filters. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12, 746–766.

K. Portune, M.C. Pérez, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, C. Gabaldón (2014). Investigating bacterial populations in styrene-degrading biofilters by 16S rDNA tag pyrosequencing. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99(1), 3-18.

M.C. Pérez, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, K. Portune, C. Gabaldón (2014) Abatement of styrene waste gas emission by biofilter and biotrickling filter: comparison of packing materials and inoculation procedures. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99(1), 19-32.

Pau San-Valero, Josep M. Penya-Roja, F. Javier Álvarez-Hornos, Carmen Gabaldón (2014). Modelling mass transfer properties in a biotrickling filter for the removal of isopropanol. Chemical Engineering Science 108, 47-56.

M.C. Pérez, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, D. Dobslaw, K.H. Engesser, C. Gabaldón (2014). Comparison of inoculums in the removal of 2-butoxyethanol from air emissions by biotrickling filter: performance and microbial monitoring. New Biotechnology 31 Supplement, S133-S134.

M. Carmen Pérez, F. Javier Álvarez-Hornos, Pau San-Valero, Paula Marzal and Carmen Gabaldón (2013). Microbial community analysis in biotrickling filters treating isopropanol air emissions, Environmental Technology, 34 (19), 2789-2798.

Pau San-Valero, Josep M. Penya-Roja, Feliu Sempere, Carmen Gabaldón (2012). Biotrickling filtration of isopropanol under intermittent loading conditions, Bioprocess Biosyst. Eng., 36(7), 975-984.

M.C. Pérez, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, P. San-Valero, C. Gabaldón and V. Martínez-Soria (2012). Evolution of bacterial community in a full-scale biotrickling filter by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), Procedia Engineering 42, 666-671.

P. San-Valero, C. Gabaldón, J. Penya-Roja and M.C. Pérez (2012). Study of mass oxygen transfer in a biotrickling  filter for air pollution control, Procedia Engineering 45, 1895-1900.

M.C. Pérez, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, P. San-Valero, C. Gabaldón (2012). Evolution of bacterial community in isopropanol-degrading biotrickling filters by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Environmental Engineering And Management Journal 11, S6-S6.

 

Conferences

C. Lafita, J.M. Penya-roja and C. Gabaldón (2015). Removal of 1-methoxy-2-propanol under ambient temperature using an ESGB reactor. BioTechniques Ghent 2015. The 6th International Conference on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control. Ghent, Belgium.

F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, C. Lafita, P. Marzal, F. Sempere, C. Gough and V. Martínez-Soria (2015). Feasibility of biotrickling filter for removing styrene from industrial emissions. BioTechniques Ghent 2015. The 6th International Conference on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control. Ghent, Belgium.

P. San-Valero, J.M. Penya-roja, F. J. Álvarez-Hornos and C. Gabaldón (2015). Dynamic simulations of biotrickling filters: Application to laboratory and industrial scale. BioTechniques Ghent 2015. The 6th International Conference on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control. Ghent, Belgium.

D. Bravo, F. J. Álvarez-Hornos,  J. M. Penya-roja, and C. Gabaldón (2015). Anaerobic bioscrubber to remove VOCs from flexographic printing: industrial prototype. BioTechniques Ghent 2015. The 6th International Conference on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control. Ghent, Belgium.

M. Henares, M. Izquierdo, C. Gabaldón and V. Martínez-Soria (2014). Methane recovery from anaerobic bioreactor effluents by degassing membrane technology. In 13th Mediterranean Congress of Chemical Engineering (13MCCE), Barcelona, Spain.

M. Henares, J. Palau, A.A. Assadi, A. Bouzaza, D. Wolbert, M. Izquierdo, J.M. Peña-Roja and V. Martínez-Soria (2014). Synergetic effect of coupling dielectric barrier discharge and photocatalysis in the VOC removal. In 13th Mediterranean Congress of Chemical Engineering (13MCCE), Barcelona, Spain.

P. Marzal, J. Palau, M. Izquierdo, V.Martínez-Soria (2014). Influence of the presence of activated carbon passive prefilter on the VOC removal performance for a full-scale biotrickling filter. In 21th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2014) & 17th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2014). Prague, Czech Republic.

P. Marzal, C. Álvarez, C. Lafita, M. Izquierdo (2014). Performance of heavy metals in anaerobic reactors: study of biosorption onto anaerobic granular biomass. In 21th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2014) & 17th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2014). Prague, Czech Republic.

C. Lafita, V.  Martinez-Soria, P.  Marzal, C. Gough, J. Palau (2014). Styrene industrial emission treatment by a pilot unit biotrickling filter. In 21th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2014) & 17th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2014).  Prague, Czech Republic.

C. Lafita, J.M. Penya-Roja, C. Gabaldón (2014). EGSB reactors treating a solvent containing wastewater: enhanced sludge granulation by Al3+. In 21th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2014) & 17th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2014). Prague, Czech Republic.

P. San-Valero, S. Alcántara, J.M. Penya-Roja, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, C. Gabaldón (2014). A software tool for the simulation of biotrickling filters under intermittent and oscillating conditions. In 21th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2014) & 17th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2014). Prague, Czech Republic.

K.J. Portune, M.C. Pérez, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, C. Gabaldón (2014). Evaluation of dynamic microbial communities in a styrenedegrading biotrickling filter using 16S rDNA tag pyrosequencing and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis. In 16th European Congress on Biotechnology, Edinburgh, Scotland.

M.C. Pérez, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, D. Dobslaw, K.H. Engesser, C. Gabaldón (2014). Comparison of inocula in the removal of 2-butoxyethanol from air emissions by biotrickling filter: performance and microbial monitoring. In 16th European Congress on Biotechnology, Edinburgh, Scotland.

P. San-Valero, Álvarez-Hornos F.J., J.M. Penya-roja, Marzal P. and C. Gabaldón (2013). Dynamic model for the treatment of VOC emissions in air under intermittent and oscillating conditions using biotrickling filters. In 5th International Conference on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control and Bioenergy, Nimes, France.

M.C. Pérez, K. Portune, C. Gabaldón and F. J. Álvarez-Hornos (2013). Abatement of styrene waste gas emission by biotrickling filter. In 5th Conference on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control&Bioenergy. Nimes, Francia.

K. Portune, M.C. Pérez, F. J. Álvarez-Hornos and C. Gabaldón (2013).Investigating microbial populations in bioreactors using pyrosequencing and fluorescence in situ hybridization: a comparison of techniques. In 5th Conference on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control&Bioenergy. Nimes, Francia.

C. Lafita, J.M. Penya-roja and C. Gabaldón (2013). Treatment of packaging wastewater using an expanded granular sludge bed reactor (EGSB) under ambient temperature. In 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

P. San-Valero, F. J. Álvarez-Hornos, J.M. Penya-Roja and C. Gabaldón (2013). Modelling the performance of biotrickling filters treating hydrophilics compounds working with spraying/non-spraying period. 9th International Conference on Biofilms Reactors. Paris, France.

C. Pérez M, F. J. Álvarez-Hornos, J.M. Penya-Roja and C. Gabaldón (2013). Styrene biofiltration by an culture enriched with Pseudomonas putida. In 5th IWA Conference on Odours and Air Emissions, jointly held with 10th Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control. San Francisco, USA.

V. Martínez-Soria, J. Álvarez-Hornos, J. Palau, and G. Elsworth (2013). Evaluation of the buffering effect of different activated carbons over VOCs in air as a pretreatment. In 5th IWA Conference on Odours and Air Emissions, jointly held with 10th Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control. San Francisco, USA.

P. San-Valero, C. Gabaldón, J. Penya-Roja and M.C. Pérez (2012). Study of mass oxygen transfer in a biotrickling  filter for air pollution control. In 20th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2012) & 15th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2012).  Prague, Czech Republic.

M.C. Pérez, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, P. San-Valero, C. Gabaldón and V. Martínez-Soria (2012). Evolution of bacterial community in a full-scale biotrickling filter by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). In 20th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2012) & 15th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2012).  Prague, Czech Republic.

M.C. Pérez, F.J. Álvarez-Hornos, P. San-Valero, C. Gabaldón (2012). Evolution of bacterial community in isopropanol-degrading biotrickling filters by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). In proceedings of Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology in the frame of the Knowledge-Based Bio and Green Economy congress. Bologna, Italy.