[Thesis] Fractionation process of surplus biomass by autohydrolysis in subcritical water obtaining added value products by Florencia M. Yedro

In the past years, the challenge is a society based on the concept of bioeconomy. This term refers to the sustainable production and conversion of biomass into a range of food, health, fibre, industrial products and energy developed in futures biorefineries. The hydrothermal process has been proposed to develop sustainable and efficient conversion of natural […]

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[Paper] Perspectives in the H2O2 direct synthesis reaction process – Special Issue Published

The Special Issue “Perspectives in the H2O2 direct synthesis reaction process” edited by Dr. Pierdomenico Biasi and Dr. Juan García Serna just came out in Catalysis Today. Front cover is an art design by Dr. Irene Huerta Illera from her doctoral thesis. Specifically, this volume contains 5 mini-reviews and 15 original papers devoted to the […]

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Nanoparticle project – SHYMAN Consortium Meeting – Barcelona (2014)

SHYMAN Project is devoted to the Sustainable Manufacturing of Nanoparticles using Hydrothermal Processes. The consortium meeting is taking place in Barcelona (24-26th November 2014) at the Scientific Park hosted by Endor Nanotechnologies. In this meeting, after almost 24 months, many achievements have been presented. A number of nanoparticles by Promethean Particles Inc. have been produced […]

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Johan Gadolin Scholarship granted to research in renewable polymers incorporating CO2

The prestigious Johan Gadolin Scholarship from the Abo Akademi University has been granted to one of our researchers (MEng. María Pinilla de Dios) of the High Pressure Processes Group to work on renewable polymers  incorporating CO2. The Johan Gadolin Scholarship Programme has nominated Mss. Pinilla as a PhD student to join the Åbo Akademi Process […]

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[Course] Introduction to Supercritical Fluids. A Spreadsheet-based Approach by Prof. Richard Smith

“Introduction to Supercritical Fluids. A Spreadsheet-based Approach” course will be held at the computer classroom of the School of Industrial Engineering (Mergelina) in Valladolid (Spain). From Monday (03/11/14) until Wednesday (05/11/14) from 9.30h to 11.00h and from 11.30h to 13.00h. Every one is welcome ! Professor of Environmental Science at the Graduate School of Environmental […]

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[Award] CFS – Jerry King Poster Award: Encapsulation of fungicide to enhance its penetration through the cell wall of the fungi

One of our PhD students, Marta Salgado, won the Jerry King Poster Award to the best poster presented by a graduate student, sponsored by Critical Fluid Symposia, in the recent 14th European Meeting on Supercritical Fluids. All presented posters were evaluated by the Poster Judging Committee, chaired by Jerry King and composed of members of […]

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[Course] SHYMAN Summer School

Course:  “Sustainable Manufacturing of Nanomaterials. Large-scale green & economical synthesis of nanoparticles and nanostructures” Place: University of Valladolid (Valladolid, Spain) Dates: 28th May to 3rd June 2014 Are you motivated enough to enroll this nanoparticle course? Nanoparticles, CFD, plant design, sustainability, patents and intellectual property… and much more. BOOK YOUR SEAT NOW!! CLICK HERE FOR […]

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